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US Places Pakistan on ‘Special Watch List’ for Severe Violations of Religious Freedom

STATE DEPARTMENT The U.S. State Department has placed Pakistan on a Special Watch List for severe violations of religious freedom, at the same time it announced cuts to security assistance to that country.

The protection of religious freedom is vital …

Prime accused in Mashal Khan murder case arrested in Mardan

The prime accused in Mashal Khan murder case, Izhar alias Juni was arrested in Saddar area of Mardan city this morning.

According to District Police Officer Mardan, arms and ammunition, including Kalashnikov, were also recovered from him.

So far, fifty-eight …

Pakistan Warns US to Avoid ‘Collision Course

ISLAMABAD Pakistan is rife with uncertainty and speculation on steps the United States may possibly take in the wake of President Donald Trump’s New Year’s Day tweet about slashing the country’s aid for treating U.S. leaders as fools and giving …

KP govt to utilize hydel power generation potential

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has chalked out a programme to utilize the hydel power generation potential in the province.

This was told at a meeting in Peshawar with Chief Minister Pervez Khattak in the chair.

The meeting was informed that over …

Road accident kills 3 in Mansehra

Three people including two women were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Balakot area of district Mansehra on Thursday.

According to police, the incident occurred when a passenger jeep plunged into a deep ravine.

Source: Radio …

US Suspends Security Assistance to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN The United States is suspending security assistance to Pakistan’s army until it takes “decisive action” against the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network.

“We consider them to be destabilizing the region and also targeting U.S. personnel,” State Department …