Pakistan military to target Quetta militia

MYSORE, India, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez has ordered a "targeted operation" against militants in Quetta.

Cellphone service halted in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik ordered Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to suspend mobile phone services in 60 cities Friday.

Qadri supporters reach Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- An Islamic religious scholar leading Pakistanis on his human rights and anti-corruption campaign reached Islamabad Tuesday, calling on the government to quit.

Pakistan rejects Taliban peace offer

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- A Taliban group's offer of a conditional truce is unacceptable since militants cannot dictate to Pakistani officials, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.

Cell service temporarily stopped in Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Cellphone service was suspended in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, after police expressed concerns about a possible terrorist threat.

Pakistani Taliban says no peace talks

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The Pakistani Taliban, rejecting peace talks with the government, said it will keep fighting until Pakistan's "secular rulers" are ousted, a spokesman said.

At least 7 dead, 18 hurt in Pakistan blast

BANNU CHUNGI, Pakistan, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- At least seven people, including three children, were killed and 18 were injured in a bomb attack on a Shiite religious procession in Pakistan, officials said.

Pakistan trying to filter YouTube

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Pakistani lawmakers are working to find a way to filter anti-Islam content on YouTube so Pakistani users will be able to access the site, officials said.

2 Pakistani schoolgirls to be honored

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Two Pakistani girls injured in a Taliban attack will be given a medal usually reserved for members of the military, the interior minister said Saturday.

2 boys sought in Pakistani girl's shooting

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Pakistani authorities said Monday they were looking for two youths suspected of wounding a teen girl known for her activism for girls' education.

Malala's father: Her progress 'a miracle'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The father of Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by a militant gunman, said his daughter's progress is "a miracle for us."

Girl activist recovering after being shot

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani girl who won admiration for her anti-Taliban campaign, was recovering after being shot in the head by a militant.

Wounded girl may get treatment abroad

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A 14-year-old Pakistani girl, critically wounded after being shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting education, may go abroad for further treatment.

Girl accused of Koran-burning is released

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A Christian girl accused of setting a Koran on fire was released on bail Saturday from the Pakistani jail where she had been held.

Karzai to find replacements for ministers

KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Two top Afghan ministers, dismissed by Parliament, have been asked to stay until their replacements are found, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said.
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Senator A. Rehman Malik (Urdu: رحمان ملک ) (born 12 December 1951) is Pakistani politician, member of the Senate of Pakistan, and the current Interior Minister of Pakistan under the Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani administration. He was upgraded to latter position from Adviser to the Prime Minister on Interior Affairs and Narcotics Control after he was elected in the Senate of Pakistan. He took the oath as the federal minister on 27 April 2009. He has been the interior adviser since 27 March 2008.

Malik is a former Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) intelligence officer who rose to head the FIA during Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's second tenure. He later joined the Pakistan Peoples Party and was the trusted lieutenant and chief security officer (CSO) of Benazir Bhutto.

Rehman Malik was born in Dalowali Sialkot. He began his career as an immigration officer and protector of immigrants in Rawalapindi Office. All the recruiting agents knew him then. He became the top-man in the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in the mid 90’s. During 26 years of active service as an officer of FIA, he has held the post of Additional Director General of FIA besides heading various regional offices of the department such as Crime Zone Peshawar, Immigration, Interpol and National Security Cell. He had been associated with anti-terrorism and anti-money launching operations of FIA which have earned for him recognition by the international law enforcement community. He was bestowed with Sitara-e-Shujaat in 1995.

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