Italian envoy formally reopens Swat Museum closed by militants

The famous Swat museum, shut down by Taliban militants six years ago, has been reopened to the public in a bid to revive tourism in Pakistan's scenic Swat valley.

QWP leader among three killed in explosion in northwest Pak

Three persons, including a local political leader, were killed on Saturday in a remote-controlled explosion in northwest Pakistan, police said.

15 killed, Spaniard injured in attacks in Pak`s restive areas

At least 15 people, including 13 Pakistani policemen and a child, were today killed and a Spaniard cyclist injured in three separate attacks in the country`s restive areas.

Annual festival of Kalash community ends in Pakistan

The annual religious festival of the Kalash community, Chatarmas or Chomas, concluded in a remote valley of Pakistan`s Khyber-Pakthunkhwa province on Monday.

Anti-polio drive launched in Pakistan amid Taliban threat

A three-day special anti-polio campaign was on Wednesday launched in Khyber-Pakthunkhwa province of northwest Pakistan amidst a Taliban ban on vaccinations that threatens to derail global efforts to root out the disease.

Female polio aid worker killed in NW Pakistan

A woman polio worker was on Wednesday shot dead by suspected militants in northwest Pakistan during an anti-immunisation drive, the latest in a series of attacks targeting the government`s vaccination campaign.