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Ahmad Ali's Wife

No Access to Justice; Prisoners face pathetic conditions in Fata

Conditions of Prisoners in Fata are worsening. They are provided with substandard foods, no clean drinking water and no easy access to toilets and washrooms.
AIDS in FATA

Fata more vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, increasing number of patients alarming

After 13 years, when the Fata AIDS Control Programme was launched in 2003, no single patient could be examined in Fata based laboratories due to lack of facilities, medicine and proper awareness.
Tirah

Political Administration demolishes house in Khyber Agency

The Khyber Agency political administration demolished the house of a proclaimed offender Sheharyar Afridi in Nawy Abadi village of Jamrud tehsil on Wednesday.
FSO Youth

Youth stage sit-in in Peshawar demanding Fata’s merger with KP

Governor KP assured to accept demands of the youth protesting Fata's immediate merger with and promised to take actions for mainstreaming Fata until August 14.

Unregistered Afghans have to leave Mohmand in six days; Administration

Authorities have also announced on loudspeakers in mosques warning tribesmen to stop renting houses and supporting Afghans who are living illegally in the areas.
Parachinar

Twin blasts kills 45, injures 284 in Parachinar, Kurram Agency

People were busy in shopping for Eid in the evening when the blasts targeted Turi Market near Karman Adda, government sources said.
Cow

Mysterious disease kills 71 animals in Kurram Agency

The diseased is seemed to be spread because of the anthrax infection among the effected animals. Blood samples of animals have been sent to laboratories in Peshawar.
Landmine victims

Landmine victims in Fata are helpless to survive

Neither government nor non-governmental organizations payed attention to clean the area of mines. Most of the landmines were found in cultivating fields and in foothills near to the villages like Basharah.
FSO

Delaying tactics in reforms hurt wishes of tribal people; Fata students

Delaying tactics of government has created unrest in Fata’s people who were eagerly ready to merge in KP. The delay means denying fundamental rights of Fata’s people.
Khyber Agency School

Despite govt tall claims, education is still in dismal state in war-frayed Fata

Thousands of students have no textbook in Mohmand Agency. Govt initiated mass enrollment campaigns while hundreds of schools exist in tents without buildings, drinking water and toilets.
Imtiaz Gul

FATA – A victim of vested political interests

A big majority categorically favoured the FATA merger with KP, saying this was natural and logical in view of the geographical contiguity and historical ethnic linguistic links between the two regions.
Ijaz Khan

A FATA-L delay

If the change is announced after a few months, it will face more problems than it would have faced earlier. Dragging feet on Fata’s merger with KP will have negative political implications for the state of Pakistan.