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Rise in Taliban activities around Peshawar

Peshawar, May 11 (ANI): Taliban activities are surging in and around Peshawar after the Swat operation began, as traders staged a protest against what they call the government’s failure to curb the increasing incidents of abduction. A suicide attack, bomb ... Read More »

Pak Govt. must rehabilitate 800,000 swat refugees

Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): As many as 600,000 to 800,000 Pakistani refugees are streaming from the mountains and valleys of the greater Swat region, leaving the Pakistan Government with the gigantic task of rehabilitating them, the Central Science Monitor reports. ... Read More »

24 more militants killed in Swat military operation

Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): Security forces on Friday claimed that  they had killed 24 more militants in Lower Dir and Swat. According to the sources, security personnel targeted terrorist positions in Maidan tehsil of the region killing at least 24 ... Read More »

Newspapers, Cable TV services shut down in Swat

Peshawar May 7 (ANI): The prevailing precarious security conditions in the Swat Valley have forced media houses to suspend publication and distribution of news papers in the valley. Due to the curfew imposed by the security authorities following their offensive ... Read More »

Swat peace deal ‘dead’ : Holbrooke

Lahore, May 6 (ANI):  The United States Special Envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke has termed the Swat peace deal as ‘dead’, the Daily Times reported. Addressing the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in Washington, Holbrooke said Pakistan President ... Read More »