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CHARSADDA: Awami National Party president Asfandyar Wali Khan has said that merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is ... Criticising Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan, he said that the champion of so-called change had nothing to do with the progress and ...
It is a truism that there is no such thing as a free lunch, and the last people to hand anything resembling a gratis feed to Pakistan are the Americans. The US ... There is a culture of lawlessness in Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). Enforced ...

Ali Wazir, one of the main PTM leaders, had earlier appealed to Lahore's residents to join the gathering to learn about the ordeal residents experienced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. He said the gathering was aimed at uniting the exploited and oppressed ...
He said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf deceived Maulana Sami-ul-Haq in the Senate elections. He said that the Pashtuns are divided between the Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “Why are Mahmood Achakzai and Fazl-ur-Rehman against the FATA-KP merger?” said the ...
RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday reiterated that the mainstreaming of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is the key to prosperity, adding that it is time to be aware of 'inimical forces' creating uncertainties. DG ISPR, in his tweet, said; “We are through with challenges of ...
Islamabad: Pakistan's Senate on Friday unanimously passed a landmark bill extending the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court (SC) and Peshawar High Court (PHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The Supreme Court and High Court (Extension of Jurisdiction to Fata) Bill 2017 has already ...

The extension of the superior courts' jurisdiction is one of several demands of the people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) who seek to be ... Later, the Pakistan Peoples Party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz managed to pass the bill, titled The Supreme Court ...
“People who say those things are killed”. Pashteen is one of eight siblings from a family in South Waziristan, in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas. When he was a child, his family fled home four times as clashes erupted between the Pakistani military and insurgents. His father, a schoolteacher, ...
Using an alternative system of military counterterrorism courts along with an extensive network of covert jails, security and intelligence officers wield life-or-death power — often instantly — over the Pakistani region known as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, a leftover from the British colonial system.
According to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Development Authority, the feasibility study of the dam has been completed while detailed design work is in progress, Radio Pakistan reported. On completion, it will provide clean drinking water to more than one million people of the agency ...
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is the region worst hit by the terror attacks over the past four years, Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) informed the Senate on Sunday. According to a reply submitted by ministry the during the house's session, at least 3,062 belonged to FATA ...
As Pakistani forces entered into Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to conduct military operations against militants, their post-operation measures to curtail the movement of potential terrorists brought enormous difficulties for ordinary people. Contrary to the claims of Director General, Inter-Services ...
ISLAMABAD: People belonging to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) once again face discrimination as compared to Rs 0.5 million compensation for terror victims in rest of the country, they are being paid only Rs 0.3 m. Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Abdul Qadir Baloch ...
RAWALPINDI: People of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) can now use Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) for identification instead ... In response to the flood crisis in 2010, the government of Pakistan in collaboration with the provincial governments launched the Citizens' Damage ...
Pakistan is building a fence along its border with Afghanistan, and it wants Donald Trump to pay for it – or at least some of it. ... At a briefing in Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan – one of the semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Areas – Pakistani officials laid out a timetable for ...
Not so long ago, Barack Obama called Waziristan 'the most dangerous place in the world'. It was the losing front in the war on terror, a lawless region in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan infested with Taleban and terrorism. Today, thanks to the Pakistan army, even a risk-averse hack like ...
New Delhi: Tension between the Pakistan government and Pashtuns has been on a rise since the Pashtun's of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) came together to protest against the killing of fellow Pashtun Naqeebullah Mehsud in Karachi last month. Although the march was started by the ...

Around 27 contestants from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Tuesday filed their nomination papers for four seats ahead of the Senate elections. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) would publish the final list of approved candidates after scrutinising their papers. So far, ECP had ...
He also instructed officials to request for the army's assistance if required. According to the meteorological department, more rain and thunderstorm (with snowfall on the hills) are expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Zhob divisions, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Kashmir and Gilgit ...
... for decades, Pashtuns have suffered targeted killings by the Pakistani military and have protested against injustice and state-sponsored terrorism in their areas. Now, protesters are asking for justice for Mehsud and demanding freedom for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ...
LAHORE: Chief Minister (CM) of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Monday night issued orders to rescue stranded citizens in northern parts of the country after a heavy rain and snowfall paralysed movement in affected areas. A spell of heavy snowfall and rainfall in parts of Azad Kashmir, Nathia Gali in Abbottabad ...
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued the schedule for the upcoming Senate elections in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). According to the schedule, polling on the four FATA seats will be held on March 3. February 12 was the last date for filing the nomination papers and the ...
North Waziristan and other federally administered tribal areas around it have long hosted militant bases blamed for attacks on both sides of the porous border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. However, Pakistani military officials say major ground and air offensives launched in 2014 have mostly cleared ...
GHALLANAI: A public meeting arranged here on Sunday by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Mohmand Agency chapter demanded immediate merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to mainstream the tribal region. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf local chapter had ...
Millions of ethnic Pashtuns have endured years of terrorist violence, military operations, and displacement in northwestern Pakistan, and yet their ... in particular, authorities should avoid imposing curfews and beating civilians,” the pamphlet said, referring to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas by its ...
Massive rallies were held in the northwest of Pakistan, including the tribal region commonly known as FATA, on Monday to mark the Kashmir Solidarity Day. ... PESHAWAR: Residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) held ceremonies on Monday to observe ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Sunday promised the protesting Mehsud tribe to find Rao Anwar — wanted for the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah ... The PTI chief stressed that the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and KP must merge at the earliest possible.
RAWALPINDI: Journalists from South Waziristan on Sunday thanked the Pakistan Army for restoring peace in Waziristan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Director General (DG) ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor briefed the journalists about ...
China and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday signed a 4-million-U.S.-dollar agreement to support the recovery of Pakistan's remote area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan that have been affected by natural and human-made crises. (Xinhua/Liu ...
ISLAMABAD: The eight senators belonging to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have different views on the future of the tribal areas and the proposed reforms about the region. This diversity of opinion emerged after Dawn talked to the Fata senators on the controversial issue. Shah Jee Gul ...
Of the 5,994 government-run schools in Pakistan's semi-autonomous tribal regions, more than 2,300 are effectively shuttered, according to statistics from the secretariat of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, or FATA. During a decade of conflict, sectarian violence uprooted more than five million people ...
In 2014, a jirga (tribal council) in Musa Khel, Pakistan, situated in the Frontier Region of Kohat, ordered the killing of Abdul Wahab, a resident of Dara Adam ... legal because the tribal region, or Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), is ruled by the Frontier Crimes Regulations, not by Pakistani laws.
PESHAWAR: Pakistan's recent National Assembly bill that placed the country's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) under the jurisdiction of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) and the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan has been widely hailed across the country as a landmark political decision. The bill ...
The programme aims at benefitting around 200,000 adolescent girls between the ages of 10 to 19 in Pakistan. ... communities in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to address community-specific barriers that prevented adolescent girls from getting an education.
In April, Lahore was once again targetted by terrorists, this time a census team, escorted by Pakistan Army was the target. Security officials collect evidence from the scene of a suicide bomb attack on a census team in Lahore on April 5, 2017. Photo: AFP. At least six people were killed and 15 others were ...
... the federally administered tribal areas (FATA)are merged with KP. Reforms in FATA will enable improved administration and enhance people's confidence in the state. At the same time, the state must ensure that it breaks alliances with violent groups that find safe havens in FATA and attack both Pakistan ...
In his December 14 speech in the National Assembly, Achakzai, while quoting Indian Independence Act, 1947, said that Federally Administered Tribal Areas were not part of Pakistan. Similarly, in an interview, dated March 22, 2017, with BBC Pashto Service, he said that as per section 311 of Government of ...
ISLAMABAD: MNA Ayesha Gulalai was barred to sit on a stage occupied by men at a protest against the proposed merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) here on Saturday. Gulalai, who had wanted to join the protestors from FATA, was denied a seat on the ...
Hundreds of tribesmen on December 14 gathered in the Khyber tribal district to express their opposition to a proposal to merge Pakistan's tribal areas with the adjacent Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. While the tribes living in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas that stretch from North to South along the ...
Ghulam's home, along with the tract of pine trees, is on the Pakistani side of the border, in North Waziristan Agency, part of the semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). Thickly forested and mountainous, his district of Datta Khel is bisected by the Tochi River, along which runs a main ...
PESHAWAR: The first Mandarin language courses offered in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have proved very popular, according ... Farooq claimed that 300 students have so far enrolled in the course, mainly attracted by the “huge” China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, ...
Afghans poured in support for hundreds of Pashtuns from Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan who have been protesting in Islamabad for the arrest of fugitive police official Rao Anwar who is involved in the fake encounter of Naqeebullah Mehsud, a tribal man from Waziristan. While Pakistan ...
Last month, three people were reported dead in a drone strike targetting a Taliban commander near the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency – one of the seven tribal agencies in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas. In October, at least 31 people were killed in three drone strikes targetting areas ...
JAMRUD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday said the government was resolved to elevate the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) ... the prime minister said the government was in the process of enacting legislation to replace Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) with the laws of Pakistan.
If and when the move takes final shape, Pakistan will have four provinces: Sindh, Baluchistan, Punjab, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. ... The government had formed a Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) reforms committee headed by Sartaj Aziz, ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's adviser on foreign affairs, in 2017, ...
In July 2016, the Pakistani senate was informed that the armed forces ... KPK (Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa).
According to Annual Status of Education Report (ASER-Pakistan 2016) ... in nine rural territories of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) ...
ISLAMABAD: A three-day anti-polio campaign begins in Karachi, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, ...
US top defence officials to land in Pakistan soon ... has dens in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) to carry out attacks into Afghanistan.
LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan (JIP) chief Senator Sirajul Haq has ... Referring to the issue of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), ...


 

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