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    Kabul, Islamabad to intensify cooperation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday agreed on the need for intensifying bilateral cooperation in meeting economic, social and security challenges confronting the two neighbouring countries.


    Kabul, Islamabad facing similar problems: Sharif

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday acknowledged that terrorism posed a grave threat to his nuclear-capable country.

    Security and Crime

    Khyber IED blast leaves 3 militants dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three suspected insurgents were killed in a remote-controlled explosion in Pakistan’s northwestern region of Khyber near the Afghanistan border on Friday.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    2 protesters dead, hundreds hurt in Islamabad clash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least two protesters have been killed and hundreds other wounded in clashes between police and supporters of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad.

    Security and Crime

    2 journalists among 3 gunned down in Quetta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three people, including two journalists, were shot dead inside their office in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, on Thursday night.

    Security and Crime

    Foreign militants among 14 killed in airstrikes

    PUL-I-ALAM/QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): At least 15 Taliban, including six fighters of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), have been killed in clashes and drone strikes in central Logar and eastern Kunar provinces, officials said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    12 militants eliminated in Balochistan clash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A dozen militants were killed in an encounter with paramilitary troops in the Kech district of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province on Friday evening, a news report said.

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    Police among 8 wounded in Balochistan blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Eight people, including two security personnel, were wounded in a bomb explosion in the Chaman sub-district of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Thursday, a media report said.


    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.