600 arrested in Pakistan as part of heightened security measures

Over 600 people, including 125 illegal Afghan immigrants, have been arrested and a large quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered during raids by police in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as part of measures to counter terrorism and improve security.

Hand grenade hurled at policeman's house in Pak, 4 killed

 At least four persons including a police officer were killed today when some unidentified people hurled a hand grenade at his house in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Post Taliban massacre, Peshawar's Army Public School to reopen on 12th January

Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced that the Army Public School in Peshawar will be reopened on January 12, almost a month after the Taliban massacre that left 132 children dead.

Bill for disposition of property by Hindus in Pakistan deferred

The tabling of a bill to remove "certain existing disabilities" in disposition of property by Hindus in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in the assembly was deferred today.

Pakistan cancels 2015's first anti-polio campaign

Pakistan today cancelled this year's first anti-polio campaign due to security reasons amid an attack on a polio worker in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Pakistan cancels 2015's first anti-polio campaign

Pakistan today cancelled this year's first anti-polio campaign due to security reasons amid an attack on a polio worker in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Pakistan hangs man convicted in Musharraf assassination bid case

Pakistan on Wednesday hanged a man convicted for attempting to assassinate former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, the seventh execution in the country after a moratorium on death penalty was lifted following the Peshawar school carnage.

'Afghan refugees constant source of crime in Pakistan'

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday said that Afghan refugees are the constant source of worsening law and order situation in the troubled province and called for their rapid repatriation.

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt to issue arms permit to private school

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday decided to issue arms permit to private schools in the province in wake of a Taliban assault on an army-run school here that killed 150 people, mostly children.

Pakistan arrests 105 terror suspects

At least 105 terror suspects, including Afghans, were arrested here on Saturday as part of the Pakistan government's offensive against militants after the Taliban's deadly school attack in the city.

Peshawar school massacre probe extended to Afghanistan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CM

The Peshawar school massacre probe has been extended to Afghanistan as Pakistani security forces have arrested accomplices and facilitators of the Taliban attackers, Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said on Saturday.

20 terrorists killed in Pakistan

 At least 20 terrorists were killed in an attack on a check post in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, media reported on Saturday.

'Steps to be taken to send back Afghan refugees from Pakistan'

The provincial government of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday said that it will take steps to send back illegal Afghan refugees, alleging that their presence was main reason for persistent occurrences of terrorism, unrest and crimes in the northwestern province.

Schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to be named after Peshawar attack victims: CM

State-run educational institutions in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would be named after children killed in the Taliban's deadly assault on an army-run school in Peshawar last week, the provincial government has said.

Pakistani schools to be named after Dec 16 victims

 Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has announced that government educational institutions in the province would be named after the children killed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants in the barbaric attack Dec 16 on the Army Public School in Peshawar.

Colleges in Peshawar region to reopen only if secure

 Government colleges and universities in Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province have been told not to reopen until security checks are in place.

Absentia funeral prayers for Peshawar victims

 Funeral prayers for the victims of the Army Public School in Peshawar were held Wednesday at various places in Pakistan, including Peshawar Corps Headquarters, media reported.

Welcome planned for Pak hockey team cancelled after attack
Welcome planned for Pak hockey team cancelled after attack

A grand welcome planned for Pakistan's hockey team which won a silver medal in Champions Trophy was on Tuesday called off after a brazen Taliban attack on a military-run school that killed at least 160 people, mostly children.

Six polio cases reported in Pakistan

 Six new cases of polio have been reported in Pakistan`s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, media reported Sunday.

Five militants, 2 Afghan officials killed in border post attack

At least five militants and two Afghan security officials were killed on Saturday when militants attacked a border post on the Pak-Afghan border in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region.