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    Anti-Taliban leader among 5 killed in suicide attack

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): At least five people, including an anti-Taliban peace force commander, were killed during a suicide attack in Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday.



    Governance

    Clean polls impossible in NATO presence: HIA

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The second largest anti-government armed group in Afghanistan, Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) said it is impossible to conduct transparent elections due to the presence of foreign troops in the country.



    Governance

    US praises Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN):  The US, Pakistan and Afghanistan are working on new strategies to bring stability to the region through mutual cooperation, an American diplomat said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    HRW to Pakistan: Protect students, schools

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday asked the government of Pakistan needs to take immediate steps to protect schools, teachers, students and rights activists



    Security and Crime

    HRW to Pakistan: Protect students, schools

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday asked the government of Pakistan needs to take immediate steps to protect schools, teachers, students and rights activists



    Security and Crime

    Police officer among 7 killed in Peshawar

    ISLAMABAD (PAN):  A senior police officer was among seven security men killed during a fierce clash with the militants in Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, bordering Afghanistan, an official said on Monday.



    Health

    Malala flown to UK for treatment

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): A Pakistani girl activist, shot in the head by Taliban militants in the northwestern valley of Swat last week, was flown to the United Kingdom for medical treatment on Monday, the military said.



    Business & Economics

    Afghans allowed cargo transportation to Wagah

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The Pakistan government has allowed Afghan traders to take their goods to the Wagah port on its border with India, an official said on Saturday. 



    Security and Crime

    14 dead in Balochistan bomb attacks

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Fourteen people were killed and 28 others wounded in two separate bomb attacks in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, bordering southern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    8 dead, 22 injured in Orakzai bomb attack

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Eight people were killed and more than 20 others injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region near the Afghanistan border on Thursday morning.