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Pakistan's CPEC expressway hits environment roadblock as locals protest

According to the KP forest department, 27,059 trees have already been cut down and 50,000 more will be felled for the project.

 

Pakistan begins fencing border with Afghanistan amid tense ties

The Pakistan Army said the "phased fencing of entire Pakistan-Afghanistan border has commenced".
 

Top Haqqani commander killed in drone attack in Pakistan

The drone attack comes days after Afghan officials blamed the Pakistan-based Haqqani network of carrying out the bombing in Kabul on May 31 in which 150 people died.

Pakistan's secret nuclear weapons storage facility tracked in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan's secret nuclear weapons storage facility tracked in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan, which recently test-fired the 2,750-km range Shaheen-3 missiles to prevent India from gaining a second-strike nuclear capability from Andaman and Nicobar islands, has built a secret nuclear weapons storage facility at the foot of Peer Than Mountain near Haripur in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Bomb hits girls' school in NW Pakistan, injures 4: Police

A bomb exploded outside a girls` school in northwestern Pakistan early Monday, wounding two police officers but injuring no students as classes had not yet begun, authorities said.

Two Pakistani soldiers killed against militants in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

At least two Pakistani soldiers were killed in a military operation against suspected militants in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, ISPR said.

Pakistan Army asks public to report suspicious activity

The Pakistan Army on Sunday called upon the general public to report "suspicious" militant activity "regarding terrorists" on helplines which were set up in December 2014 following the Army Public School attack.

Baloch, Sindhi activists protest against CPEC, China, Pakistan outside Chinese Embassy

Baloch, Sindhi activists protest against CPEC, China, Pakistan outside Chinese Embassy

The Baloch and Sindhi leaders staged a joint protest against the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor outside the Chinese embassy in London on Wednesday.

Pakistan: 7 killed, several injured in multiple blasts in Charsadda; police hunt suicide bomber inside court

Pakistan: 7 killed, several injured in multiple blasts in Charsadda; police hunt suicide bomber inside court

The terrorists resorted to indiscriminate firing after the blasts in Tangi in northwestern Charsadda district.

Pakistan Senate committee dissatisfied over government's attitude on CPEC

Pakistan Senate's Standing Committee on Communications has expressed dissatisfaction over the federal government's attitude regarding the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. 

Pakistan arrests two for spreading Islamic State propaganda

Police arrested two men suspected of distributing pamphlets for Islamic State (IS) following a raid in the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said on Wednesday, amid lingering fears that the Middle East militant group was making inroads in Pakistan.

UN opens new centre in Pakistan for safe return of Afghan refugees

The UN on Wednesday inaugurated its second voluntary repatriation centre in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to facilitate safe return of up to 10,000 refugees daily.

ISIS claims responsibility for killing three Pak soldiers in Peshawar

Three Pakistani soldiers were killed in an ambush in Peshawar city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province yesterday in an attack, for which both the Islamic State and Jamaatul Ahrar, a Pakistani Taliban faction, have claimed responsibility. Senior police officer Shaukat Khan said the gunmen struck in Garhi Sohbat Khan on the outskirts of Peshawar, attacking a private vehicle carrying the three soldiers, reports the New York Times.

Afghan refugees leave Pakistan over tougher measures on visits home

More than five times the number of Afghan refugees returned home from Pakistan in August than in July, the United Nations` refugee office said on Tuesday, seeking to escape harassment in the host nation and stiffer measures on visits home. 

Terror strikes Pakistan: 12 dead, 52 wounded in blast at court; 4 suicide bombers killed in Peshawar

Terror strikes Pakistan: 12 dead, 52 wounded in blast at court; 4 suicide bombers killed in Peshawar

The Pakistani Taliban faction Jamaat-ur-Ahrar has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack on a Christian colony in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial capital of Peshawar.

`Not just Pakistani military, leaders too embracing jihadis`

`Not just Pakistani military, leaders too embracing jihadis`

British journalist Owen Bennett-Jones said the jihadis, if circumstances permitted, would like to see the politicians, with whom they shook hands, not only out of power but dead and buried too. 

Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

A tussle has erupted between Pakistan's powerful military and the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over a sprawling piece of land in the garrison city of Abbottabad where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden lived and was killed in 2011.

Earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit parts of Pakistan's capital Islamabad, northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and west Punjab provinces on Thursday afternoon.

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan claims responsibility of Sikh legislator Soran Singh's killing

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in a statement on Saturday claimed the responsibility for "successfully" targeting Sikh politician Sardar Sooran Singh.