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    Rebels kill 5 peace activists in Khyber

    ISLABAMAD (PAN): Five members of a peace force were killed in clashes with militants in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of Khyber near the Afghanistan border on Saturday.



    Governance

    Kabul, Islamabad discuss border tiff

    ISLAMABAD/ KABUL (PAN): Senior Afghan and Pakistani military officials met in Islamabad to discuss the situation along their porous border, a thorny issue between the neighbours, officials said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Putin postpones Islamabad visit

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): A quadrilateral meeting among Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia and Tajikistan is being rescheduled after Russian President Vladimir Putin postponed his much anticipated next week visit to Islamabad.



    Security and Crime

    4 dead in Waziristan drone attack

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Four people were killed Monday night in a US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, near the Afghanistan border, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    4 dead in Waziristan drone strike

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Four suspected insurgents were killed Friday in a fresh US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    9 dead in Peshawar bombing

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Nine people were killed and more than 20 others wounded in a bomb attack targeting a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) vehicle in the northwestern city of Peshawar near the Afghanistan border on Wednesday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    16 civilians dead in Dir bus bombing

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Sixteen civilians were killed and a dozen others wounded as a result of a roadside bombing in the Dir district of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    10 perish in Parachinar suicide attack

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): At least 10 people were killed and more than 40 others wounded on Monday when a car bomb ripped through Pakistan's troubled northwestern tribal region, officials said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    9 Afghan refugees die in Pakistan roof collapse

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Nine members of a refugee family died as their house roof collapsed in the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, officials said on Monday.



    Governance

    Safe passage for Taliban discussed

    KABUL (PAN): The Safe Passage Working Group, seeking to promote Afghan-led reconciliation efforts, held its inaugural meeting in Islamabad late on Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.