US to provide USD 14.1 million to Pak for construction of bypass

The US will provide USD 14.1 million to Paksitan for the construction of 27.45 km Mattani bypass in the restive semi-autonomous FATA to beef up security in the key region close to the border with Afghanistan.

Girls school blown up in Pakistan

A government school for girls was blown up by militants in Pakistan Sunday, media reported.

New polio case reported in Pakistan

A new polio case has been reported in Pakistan's Khyber Agency, bringing the total number of cases detected this year to 200.

Polio virus finds two new victims in Pakistan

 Two new cases of polio were reported from Pakistan today, taking the total number of those affected this year with the crippling disease to 160, officials said.

Pak Tribunal once again seeks Osama doc`s conviction record

he political agent of Khyber Agency has been once again put on notice by the Federally Administered Tribal Areas Tribunal (FATA) in Pakistan to produce record of Dr Shakil Afridi`s trial and conviction for links with banned militant outfit of Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency.

Six die as school van blown up in Pakistan

At least six people, including three children, were killed Tuesday when their school van was blown up in Pakistan`s Bajaur Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Pentagon praises Indian developmental assistance in Afghan

The US Pentagon, in a report to the Congress has praised the Indian contribution in the peaceful development of Afghanistan.

No military operation under way in FATA: Pakistani minister

Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Friday said no military operation was going on in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and only targeted action was being carried out.

Pak religious groups call for immediate talks with Taliban

Pakistan’s Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC) has called on the government to immediately initiate talks with the Taliban and stop military operations in the tribal areas.

Kayani urges tribal elders to cooperate with Army

Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has urged tribal elders in FATA to cooperate with the military forces for restoring peace.

Anti-Taliban Pakistani beheaded

The beheaded body was found in the Bara area Thursday, Dawn reported.

Pakistan amends 150-year-old political regulation

The amendment gives people of FATA the right to challenge the decisions of the political agent.

Dawood’s aide Shakeel traced to Pak’s FATA: Report

The IB intercepted calls made by Shakeel to his aides shortly after Dawood`s brother was attacked in Mumbai.

Pakistan`s tribal belt: A militant hotbed

Pakistan`s tribal belt has named the area the most dangerous place on Earth.

US drone attacks against country`s sovereignty: Pak court

Lahore court has observed that US drone strikes are against Pak integrity.

35 Pakistan troops missing after Taliban attack

Dozens of Pakistani soldiers are reportedly been held captive by the Taliban.

Pak fighter jets pound FATA, 13 militants killed

At least more 13 militants were killed and over 20 injured in the latest air strikes as Pakistani security forces continued their offensive in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas’ (FATA) Orakzai Agency.

US military considers FATA in Pak within war theatre: Report

The US military, fighting al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan, treat the terrorist safe havens in Pakistan`s FATA "as part of the war theatre".

Hundreds of foreign fighters based in FATA: Brown

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Tuesday said several hundred foreign fighters were still based in the FATA area of Pakistan and were travelling to training camps to learn bomb making and weapons skills.