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    Afghan policewoman stabbed to death

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A female Afghan police officer from southern Helmand province has been stabbed to death by armed rebels in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    NATO pullout to create vacuum: Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): A drawdown of foreign forces from Afghanistan later this year might create a security vacuum that would be hard to fill, a Pakistani minister said on Thursday.  



    Governance

    CIA cuts drone strikes amid Pakistan peace moves

    KABUL (PAN): The CIA has slowed down its drone campaign in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region near the Afghanistan border, as Islamabad woos the Taliban to the negotiating table, a media report said on Wednesday.



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    8 dead, 42 injured in Peshawar suicide bombing

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Eight people were killed and more than 40 others wounded on Tuesday night when a powerful bomb blast tore through a hotel in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, media reports said.



    Security and Crime

    3 Pakistani security personnel killed in blast

    KABUL (PAN): Three Pakistani security personnel were killed on Friday when their convoy came under improvised explosive device (IED) attack in southwestern Balochistan province.



    Security and Crime

    Missing Pakistani journalist found dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A journalist was found dead a day after he went missing in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Students abused in Pak seminaries: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A man arrested on charges of planting bombs has alleged children are sexually abused in Pakistani seminaries, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    26 illegal Afghans detained in Peshawar raids

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Security forces have detained 26 undocumented Afghan refugees along with more than a hundred local residents during an operation in the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, reports said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    7 killed, 11 injured in Charsadda blast

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): As many as six policemen and a student were killed and 11 others injured when a blast ripped through a police van in the Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province in Pakistan on Wednesday, 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.