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    Islamabad asks Kabul to hand over Fazlullah

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Islamabad on Tuesday once again asked Kabul for handing over Pakistani Taliban chief Maulvi Fazullah, saying border security would be beefed up to check the movement of terrorists and militants.



    Security and Crime

    Islamabad lodges protest with Kabul over Dir attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Islamabad lodged a protest with Kabul on Wednesday over a cross-border insurgent attack in Pakistan’s remote upper Dir district in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.



    Security and Crime

    71 Pakistani rockets hit 3 Kunar towns

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces once again fired up to 71 rockets into three districts of eastern Kunar province, inflicting financial losses on residents, an official said on Monday.



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    500 Waziristan families return from Khost

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of families, who had migrated to Afghanistan from Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan, have returned to Kurram Agency, a news report said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Plane comes under fire at Peshawar airport

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): One woman was killed and two others were wounded during a gun attack on a landing plane at the Peshawar airport in neighbouring Pakistan, an official said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Sharif urges Karzai to seal Durand Line

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has sought Afghanistan's cooperation with an ongoing military offensive in the North Waziristan tribal region, where thousands of terrorists have allegedly been hiding, the Presidential Palace said on Tuesday.



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    50 militants killed in Waziristan blitz

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 50 suspected militants were killed on Sunday when Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets pounded their hideouts in the North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghanistan border, the military said.



    Security and Crime

    23 dead in Karachi airport attack

    KARACHI (Pajhwok): At least 23 people were killed and 18 others injured after a 10-member heavily armed suicide bomber squad attacked Pakistan´s busiest airport in the southern port city of Karachi on Sunday night.



    Governance

    Islamabad calls Afghan diplomat to lodge protest

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Foreign Ministry in Islamabad on Saturday summoned an Afghan diplomat and lodged a protest with him over an insurgent attack on a military check-post in the Bajaur tribal region near the Afghan border.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan shelling leaves 1 dead, 15 injured

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Rockets fired by Pakistani troops into eastern Kunar province on Monday left one person dead and 15 others wounded, the provincial police chief said.