Police in Lahore and the capital Islamabad have been conducting raids to arrest the leaders and workers of Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, police and party members confirmed.
The Pakistani Taliban have ramped up deadly attacks across the country, putting pressure on political and military leaders.
Five soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb exploded in a remote area in the southwestern province of Balochistan, while the sixth was killed in a shootout with the Pakistani Taliban in Zhob district.
The raid by army commandoes was carried out two days after militants took control of the compound of a counter-terrorism centre in the northwestern city of Bannu and took hostages.
Munir takes control at a time when the army has been drawn into a political showdown between government and ex-PM Imran Khan, even as the country faces an economic crisis and latest threat from TTP terror group.
As the military takes a back seat, an embattled Imran Khan says he’ll fight till the end.
At least four soldiers and 15 insurgents have been killed after separatist militant group Baloch Liberation Army night-time attacks on two southwest bases.
Pakistan's military said it had granted asylum to at least 46 Afghan soldiers who crossed the Durand Line into northwestern Pakistan after their military posts in Afghanistan were overrun by Taliban insurgents.
Pakistan seems to be making a holistic policy shift from geopolitics to geoconomics.
US President Joe Biden’s South Asia policy could be one reason that spurred the nuclear-armed rivals to talk peace.
Wearing traditional woollen hats and festooned with garlands, the climbers were received as heroes on the first leg of their journey back home.
Pakistan's army reports at least seven dead in an attack by a group of militants at a paramilitary checkpoint in southern Balochistan province.
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