Akash Bashir is the first Asian to be given the title; his elder brother is now a volunteer guard at the same church attacked by the Taliban splinter group.
Islamabad is mulling over adopting the 'Iran model', which means keeping new waves of Afghan refugees in camps along the border and away from cities and towns.
The estranged Pakistani Taliban leaders shunned their differences in light of Daesh's growing foothold and joint anti-terror operations by the US, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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