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Jun 01, 2018
Pakistan's move to 'merge' FATA with rest of country may be smokescreen to hide attempt to quell Pashtun protestsIt appears that the FATA merger is nothing but a shrewd move to cut the ground from under the rising Pashtun resistance movement in Pakistan.
May 24, 2018
Pakistan passes constitutional amendment to merge tribal areas along Afghan border with Khyber-PakhtunkhwaPakistan's National Assembly passed a key constitutional amendment to merge the restive tribal region along the Afghan border with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
Apr 19, 2018
Pashtuns' protests against bombings, enforced disappearances force Pakistan's political class to belatedly wake up to their grievancesThe Pashtuns are angry, and it’s been a long time coming. The wave of resentment against the years of exploitation resulted in massive protests recently.
Mar 27, 2018
Pakistan: Hundreds of Pashtuns protest against arrest of Fata Political Alliance chief Arif Khan Wazir, threaten nationwide sit-inHundreds of supporters of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement joined activists and political party workers to protests against the arrest of Fata Political Alliance chief Arif Khan Wazir and three other PTM leaders in Wana
Feb 21, 2018
'Our efforts paid off': Pakistan claims it foiled US bid to place it on terror finance watch-listPakistan has been given a three-month reprieve by the global watchdog FATF over a US-sponsored motion to put it on a terrorist financing watch-list,
Oct 28, 2017
US waiting to see 'practical steps' by Pakistan to counter terrorism in coming weeks, says officialThe United States is waiting to see practical steps taken by Pakistan over the next weeks and months in its war against terrorism, a top American diplomat said asserting that the Trump administration is moving quickly on its own strategy to fight against terror groups
Oct 14, 2017
US-Canadian family rescued: Washington must not put up with Pakistan's pretence of 'co-operation' in hostage releasesThe US administration does not seem to be too enthused by the Pakistani cooperation in the hostage release drama. Pakistan has played this game far too often.
Oct 10, 2017
Pakistan fences border with Afghanistan to prevent militants from crossing overThousands of Pashtun tribal people who for decades ignored the invisible line that bisects their dusty villages and demarcates the Afghanistan-Pakistan frontier are bracing for a Berlin Wall-style divide of their neighbourhoods.
Jul 31, 2017
Pakistan witnesses no let-up in executions by military courts, UN Human Rights Committee expresses concernThe United Nations (UN) has asked Pakistan to review the legislation relating to military courts that gives them the authority to impose the death penalty, reform military courts to ensure fair trial and to ensure that coerced confessions are never admissible in legal proceedings, after a recent, first-ever UN review of the country’s record of implementing its civil and political rights.
Jul 10, 2017
UN slams Pakistan over repeated terrorist attacks on schools, police abuse of Afghan refugeesThe United Nations (UN) is “concerned” about continuing terrorist attacks on educational institutions and the military’s use of schools, especially in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan, a report of the UN’s review of Pakistan’s social, cultural and economic rights says.