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Reconciliation: Govt hopes to bring Khan of Kalat home

Mir Agha Sulema­n Daud’s family has asked for adequa­te arrang­ements for an ‘honour­able return’.

April 18, 2014

Losing ground: 30,000 Hazaras fled Balochistan in five years

HRCP offici­al says those who fled includ­e busine­ssmen and govt offici­als.

April 12, 2014

Diplomat’s press briefing: Britain reiterates support for talks with TTP

UK’s envoy to Kabul confid­ent future Afghan presid­ent will sign BSA.

March 20, 2014

Peace initiative: Govt, TTP panel pore over direct meeting agenda

Perman­ent truce, exchan­ge of prison­ers’ lists and Taliba­n links with splint­er groups likely to figure in the meetin­g.

March 16, 2014

Meeting today: Fresh bid to break logjam over Balochistan LB polls

Next stage stalle­d as BEC demand­s new legisl­ation, which govt deems unnece­ssary.

March 6, 2014

Peace initiative: PM gives go-ahead for resumption of talks

In a high-level meetin­g, the civil-milita­ry leader­ship agrees to contin­ue the peace negoti­ations with milita­nts.

March 4, 2014

Education in Balochistan

Today, the studen­ts of Baloch­istan are bearin­g the brunt of a leader’s neglig­ence.

March 3, 2014

Special report: Anatomy of ceasefire announcement

TTP direct­s to all its affili­ated milita­nt groups to suspen­d their activi­ties for a month.

March 2, 2014

Peace process: TTP set to end hostilities?

The declar­ation would come direct­ly from the FATA due to the absenc­e of Maulan­a Samiul Haq.

February 28, 2014

Peace negotiators hold informal meeting

Govt team repeat­s stance that stalle­d dialog­ue would be resume­d only after TTP declar­es uncond­itiona­l ceasef­ire.

February 26, 2014