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Pakistan Election commission proposes to hold polls in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in April
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Pakistan Election commission proposes to hold polls in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in April

The provincial assemblies in the two provinces were dissolved prematurely this month by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party to force the government to call for early general elections.

Pakistan: Several policemen killed, injured as Taliban attacks checkpost in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Pakistan: Several policemen killed, injured as Taliban attacks checkpost in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Two police personnel were killed and another was injured after suspected Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) gunmen attacked a checkpost at Dheri Zardad in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan

Pakistan: Several killed as blast derails train in Balochistan
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Pakistan: Several killed as blast derails train in Balochistan

According to a Pakistan Railways spokesperson in Balochistan, the blast occurred when the Peshawar-bound Jaffer Express was passing by the Paneer area

Pakistan: Three killed in terrorist attack in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Pakistan: Three killed in terrorist attack in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The police checkpost on which the attack took place was situated in Jamrud Tehsil of Khyber district in Peshawar Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Pakistan begs before Afghan Taliban, urges action against TTP bases in Afghanistan
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Pakistan begs before Afghan Taliban, urges action against TTP bases in Afghanistan

In recent months, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has stepped up attacks against security forces across Pakistan. While most of the attacks have taken place in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces, Punjab – the heartland of Pakistan – has also been targeted.

After Punjab, now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly dissolved in Imran Khan's bid for early general elections
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After Punjab, now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly dissolved in Imran Khan's bid for early general elections

As per Pakistan's constitution, fresh elections in both legislatures must be held within three months. Federal and provincial elections have always been held simultaneously in Pakistan, but the constitution does allow for separate polling dates. General elections are due no later than mid-October

Pakistan:  Imran Khan’s PTI prepares to dissolve Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly
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Pakistan: Imran Khan’s PTI prepares to dissolve Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly

After holding a series of rallies and political meetings across Pakistan, Imran Khan has now decided to intensify his campaign against the current administration by dissolving the assembly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Pakistan’s Taliban challenge: With over 100 attacks in two months, Islamabad faces grim security situation
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Pakistan’s Taliban challenge: With over 100 attacks in two months, Islamabad faces grim security situation

A year and a half after the Taliban captured Kabul the euphoria has vanished, the mood is grim and Pakistan’s policy is in tatters

Pakistan: Wheat shortage, inflation trigger protests in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Pakistan: Wheat shortage, inflation trigger protests in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Protests were staged in various cities of Swabi district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan on Saturday against wheat flour shortage and skyrocketing inflation

3 cops killed in cross-firing as TTP terrorists attack police station in Pakistan
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3 cops killed in cross-firing as TTP terrorists attack police station in Pakistan

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The three slain policemen include the Deputy Superintendent of Police Sardar Hussain and two constables

Pakistan's dream of wresting Kashmir from India in tatters as Taliban wages 'jihad'
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Pakistan's dream of wresting Kashmir from India in tatters as Taliban wages 'jihad'

The volatile Afghanistan-Pakistan region is again the global hub of terrorism after the revocation of the peace deal by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Taliban taking over Afghanistan

Riots, stampedes across Pakistan as food crisis worsens
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Riots, stampedes across Pakistan as food crisis worsens

The insurgency-affected provinces of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are the worst affected along with Sindh and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)

WATCH: Long ques, fights ensue as food shortage worsens across Pakistan
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WATCH: Long ques, fights ensue as food shortage worsens across Pakistan

The insurgency-affected provinces of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are the worst affected along with Sindh and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)

Compared to India, Pakistan lost 6 times more soldiers in 2022
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Compared to India, Pakistan lost 6 times more soldiers in 2022

According to a report by the Islamabad-based non-government group Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS), a total of 282 security forces personnel were killed across Pakistan in 2022

WATCH: Taliban mocks Pakistan Army with video of TTP snipers targeting soldiers with US weapons
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WATCH: Taliban mocks Pakistan Army with video of TTP snipers targeting soldiers with US weapons

The video shows TTP snipers attacking soldiers from the Pakistan Army and the country's various paramilitary forces at various locations across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces of Pakistan

TTP sets conditions for ceasefire with Pakistan, seeks direction from Islamic clerics
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TTP sets conditions for ceasefire with Pakistan, seeks direction from Islamic clerics

In a video message, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mufti Noor Wali Mehsood said the Taliban fighters will maintain the ceasefire if Pakistan Army halts its operations

Pakistan: Several killed as gunmen storm police station in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Pakistan: Several killed as gunmen storm police station in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

A police constable and a militant were killed in Pakistan on Sunday after a gunman attacked a police checkpost in the Shahbaz Khel area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Lakki Marwat District

Watch: Taliban warns Pakistan, threatens jihad till 'freedom' is achieved
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Watch: Taliban warns Pakistan, threatens jihad till 'freedom' is achieved

In a video that has gone viral on social media platforms, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Omar Shahid has threatened to launch a religious war against the Pakistan government

Watch: Baloch group releases video of attack on Pakistan Army in Balochistan
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Watch: Baloch group releases video of attack on Pakistan Army in Balochistan

Attacks on security forces in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have increased in recent months. On Sunday, At least 15 people were injured in five separate grenade blasts targeting the Pakistan Army in Balochistan

Pakistan: 6 killed, dozens injured in multiple blasts across Balochistan
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Pakistan: 6 killed, dozens injured in multiple blasts across Balochistan

Attacks on security forces in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have increased in recent months. On Sunday, At least 15 people were injured in five separate grenade blasts targeting the Pakistan Army in Balochistan