Pakistan: Jets kill 20 suspected militants in NW

A government official says fighter jets have bombed suspected militant hide-outs in a new assault on a Pakistan tribal region where the army had previously declared victory. He says at least 20 people have died.

8 dead in violent protests in Pak

One person was killed and three others injured during demonstrations in Abbottabad today over the renaming of the North West Frontier Province in Pakistan.

US to construct priority road in NWFP with Pak

The United States and Pakistan on Thursday signed a USD 40 million letter of intent regarding cooperation in construction of priority roads in Pakistan`s NWFP to aid in Malakand Reconstruction.

Pak security forces kill 14 militants in NW

At least 14 militants were killed and 17 injured in a clash with security forces in northwest Pakistan`s tribal area Wednesday.

229 cops killed in NWFP since 2009 while fighting terrorism

A total of 229 policemen have been
killed and 578 injured while combating terrorism and militancy
in Pakistan`s North West Frontier Province, a senior official
said on Thursday.

Centre to decide political asylum to NWFP Sikhs: Sukhbir

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister
Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday said it was for the Centre to decide
regarding the political asylum for Sikhs of North West
Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan.

Bomb kills three children in NW Pakistan

Three children were killed when a
bomb exploded today in a village in northwest Pakistan, a
police official said, blaming Islamist militants for planting
the device in the restive area.

Pakistan offers incentives to bomb-hit NWFP

Pakistan on Thursday offered millions of dollars in tax breaks, financial aid and relief measures for its war-torn northwest that business leaders rubbished as insufficient.

Pak govt to soon decide on declaring NWFP `war affected zone`

Pakistan government will soon
decide on a request from the business community to declare the
North West Frontier Province a "war affected zone" as the
region`s economy has suffered due to increasing militancy.

Militants blow up police check post in NWFP

Militants on Monday blew up a
police check post on the outskirts of this troubled city in
northwest Pakistan though there were no reports of casualties,
police said.

NWFP Government asks EC to postpone by-elections in Swat

The government of Pakistan`s troubled NWFP on Saturday asked the Election Commission to postpone by-elections in the Swat valley due to fears that Taliban militants could disrupt the polls and target provincial ministers.

Baitullah’s right-hand commander nabbed in NWFP

Pakistan security forces have claimed that they have arrested a close aide of former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud, Rafiuddin , along with five other militant commanders from Hangu region of the NWFP

Truck loaded with Indian arms captured in NWFP: Malik

Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has claimed that security forces have captured truck loads of Indian arms and ammunition in the Bara region of North West Frontier Province (NWFP).

Three policemen injured in Peshawar blast

At least three policemen were injured on Thursday in a remote-controlled blast at a check post in this Pakistani frontier city.

Declare NWFP war-hit, says provincial government

The federal government must declare Pakistan`s restive North West Frontier Province (NWFP) as war-affected and compensation must be announced for those killed in terror attacks, the provincial government has demanded.

UN pulls out staff from NWFP and tribal areas in Pak

Citing "intense security situation" in the region, the United Nations on Monday announced that it was pulling out all but essential international staff from Pakistan’s northwest and tribal areas.

Suicide blast kills 5 in Pakistan’s NWFP

At least five persons were killed when a suicide bomber targeted an anti-Taliban tribal elder in a volatile region in Pakistan`s North West Frontier Province Monday.

Mayor killed in blast in NWFP

The mayor of a town in northwest
Pakistan was killed when a bomb blast ripped through a mosque
within his home on Thursday, police said.

Two Pakistan cops injured in suicide attack

policemen were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a police station in Pakistan`s troubled North West Frontier Province on Saturday.

Pak troops capture 39 militants in NWFP

Pakistani security forces have
captured 39 militants in search and clearance operations in
Swat and other parts of the restive Malakand division.