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    17 dead in Karachi, Balochistan shootouts

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Seventeen people were killed and dozens wounded in two separate overnight shootings in southern Pakistan, officials said.



    Governance

    Pakistan has no favourites in Afghanistan: Aziz

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan has reaffirmed its commitment to continued support for the Afghan-owned reconciliation process for the sake of durable stability in the region.



    Governance

    Taliban assure security of Pakistani negotiators

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan militants have offered security to members of negotiating committees in areas under their control, as preparations continue for peace talks in the nuclear-capable South Asian country.



    Governance

    Islamabad rejects Spanta’s remarks

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan has reiterated its commitment to supporting an Afghan-led peace process, denying Kabul’s allegation of interference from Islamabad in its internal affairs.



    Governance

    Sharif offers olive branch to Taliban

    ISLAMABAD (Pajwhok): The Pakistan government on Wednesday promised to pursue peace negotiations with Taliban militants, announcing a four-member committee to facilitate the process.



    Governance

    6 dead, 9 injured in Peshawar explosion

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Six people, including two children, were killed and nine others wounded on Thursday when a bomb tore through a car workshop in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar, the capital of troubled Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    22 Shiite pilgrims killed near Pak-Iran border

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): A powerful explosion killed at least 22 Shiite pilgrims on a bus and injured another 32 in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province on Tuesday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    13 dead, 29 injured in Rawalpindi suicide blast

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): A suspected suicide bombing killed 13 people, including eight security officials and three children, near the Pakistan’s army general headquarters (GHQ) in the garrison city of Rawalpindi in Punjab province on Monday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Peshawar Tablighi Markaz blown up, 8 dead

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): A bomb blast ripped through a religious centre in the capital of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Thursday evening, killing at least eight people and wounding 67 others, officials said.



    Governance

    Civilians among 6 dead in Swat bomb attack

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Six people were killed and two others wounded in a bomb attack in Pakistan’s northwestern picturesque valley of Swat on Sunday, officials said.