North-West Frontier Province

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North-West Frontier Province:

see Khyber PakhtunkhwaKhyber Pakhtunkhwa,
formerly North-West Frontier Province,
province and historic region (1998 pop. 17,554,674), c.41,000 sq mi (106,200 sq km), NW Pakistan, bounded on the N and W by Afghanistan. Peshawar is the capital.
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North-West Frontier Province

a province in N Pakistan between Afghanistan and Jammu and Kashmir: part of British India from 1901 until 1947; of strategic importance, esp for the Khyber Pass. Capital: Peshawar. Pop.: 20 170 000 (2003 est.). Area: 74 522 sq. km (28 773 sq. miles)
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The former captive, from North Western Frontier Province, which borders Afghanistan, flew home on a US plane.
It said Pakistan has ample reason to doubt the predominantly militaristic approach to defusing terror because of its negative fallout in mainly the North Western Frontier Province, where the Pakistani security forces are currently engaging Taliban militants in a massive military crack down which has, among other things, produced displaced persons in their thousands.
ISLAMABAD, 24 May, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Internally displaced persons (IDPs) need more medical and healthcare facilities at their camps in different areas of the north western frontier province.
The attacks were aimed at igniting sectarian unrest, provincial information minister Iftikhar Hussain said in Peshawar, capital of the North Western Frontier Province, where army is engaged in operations against militants in tribal areas and the Swat valley.
29 (ANI): Even as the PML-N remains caught over the issue of renaming the North Western Frontier Province (NWFP) under new constitutional reforms, the PPP-led Pakistan Government has started efforts to get the 18th Amendment passed in parliament without its support.
ISLAMABAD, 24 May, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Internally displaced persons (IDPs) need more medical and healthcare facilities at their camps in different areas of the north western frontier province.
They have also included in their coalition the Pushtun Awami Nationalist Party, which defeated religious parties in the strategically sensitive North Western Frontier Province (NWFP).
23 (ANI): Four American citizens carrying illegal weapons in Pakistan's North Western Frontier Province were let go by the police due to orders from the higher authorities.
ISLAMABAD, 20 May , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- International Organization for Migrants (IOM) on Wednesday dispatched another consignment of relief goods for displaced persons at different relief camps in North Western Frontier Province.
Under the newly introduced judicial system, there will be Qazi courts in Swat, Dir, Chitral, Kohistan, and other districts of north western frontier province, which borders war-stricken Afghanistan, bringing an forces.
The hand of India in terrorist activities taking place in Punjab, Balochistan, Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) and North Western Frontier Province (NWFP) cannot be ruled out", he added.

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