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Al Qaeda condemns TTP for Peshawar school massacre, calls it 'deeply ...
Islamabad/New Delhi : A new statement has been released by Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) condemning the Peshawar school massacre by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) saying that it was "deeply saddening".
Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high with 3,188 dead in ...
Johannesburg, Dec 21 : According to a United Nations report, civilian casualties in Afghanistan have hit a record high this year with 3,188 dead and 6,429 injured as violence worsens with the withdrawal of U.S.-led troops after more than a decade of fighting the Taliban.
Pakistan needs paradigm shift to battle terror: expert
Islamabad, Dec 21 : Pakistan must dump its policy of using the Taliban and other militants against its foes and the paradigm shift should include an overhaul of its education policy, a Pakistani expert says.
Arrest warrant against Taliban chief, Pakistan assures Lakhvi in jail
Islamabad, Dec 20 : An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah, spokesman Shahidullah Shahid and nine others even as Pakistan assured India that Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman ...
Arrest warrant issued against Pakistan Taliban chief
Islamabad, Dec 20 : An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah, spokesman Shahidullah Shahid and nine others for storming the Karachi airport in June 2014, Dawn online reported.
UN, Afghan Taliban in talks to reduce civilian casualties
By Arul Louis, United Nations, Dec 20 : The top UN official in Afghanistan has said the world body has been in touch with the Afghan Taliban in an effort to cut down on civilian casualties and to make the group aware of its obligations under international human rights laws.
Pakistan battles terror, assures Lakhvi still in jail
Islamabad, Dec 20 : Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah may have been killed as Pakistan Saturday stepped up its war against terror, ordering the execution of 10 more terrorists and assuring that Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has not been released.
Pakistani Taliban chief killed?
Islamabad, Dec 20 : Even as the Pakistani Army intensified its anti-terrorism operations in the wake of Tuesday's Taliban attack on a Peshawar school that left 148 students and teachers dead, unconfirmed reports said that Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Mulla Fazalullah was killed in an airstrike ...
Afghan army operations kill 141 militants
Kabul, Dec 20 : At least 141 Taliban militants have been killed as the Afghan army waged offensives in the last 48 hours to Saturday morning, Xinhua reported, quoting a defence ministry statement.
TTP chief Maulvi Fazlullah on Pak army, ISAF's urgent hit list
Islamabad, Dec 20 : The Pakistan army and ISAF are reportedly set to take out Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Maulvi Fazlullah in a drone attack.
UN, Afghan Taliban dialogue to reduce civilian casualties
By Arul Louis, United Nations, Dec 20 : The top UN official in Afghanistan said the world body has been in touch with the Taliban in an effort to reduce civilian casualties and to make them aware of their obligations under international human rights laws.
Two Taliban terrorists killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 20 : Two Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists were killed Saturday in a gunbattle with the police in Pakistan's Karachi city.
Pakistan authorities agree on tough anti-terror policy
Islamabad, Dec 19 : Pakistan's top political and military leaders Friday agreed to pursue a tough policy against the militant groups following the recent massacre of children in a Taliban attack on a school.
NHS surgeon turned Taliban commander wanted for role in Peshawar ...
London, Dec 19 : A former NHS surgeon who allegedly became a Taliban leader is being hunted for his role in the Peshawar school carnage that left 132 children dead.
Boxer Aamir Khan to donate shorts to Peshawar school attacked by ...
London, Dec 19 : English professional boxer Aamir Khan has said he will donate a pair of shorts worth 30,000 pounds to help rebuild the Peshawar army school where 148 children and staff were killed by the Taliban this week.
Peshawar gunmen used 'hit list' to identify young boys of important ...
Washington, Dec 19 : Militants from the Pakistani Taliban, responsible for the Peshawar school bloodbath, reportedly had a hit list of young boys that was used by them to identify and kill sons of important army officers.
Peshawar gunman's last conversation with commanders was 'we've killed ...
London, Dec 19 : Disturbing details of the final conversation between the Peshawar gunmen and their commanders have emerged where the Taliban terrorists can be heard telling their handlers that they have killed all the children.
Boxer Amir Khan to donate shorts worth 30,000 pounds to rebuild ...
London, December 19 : British two-time world champion Amir Khan has expressed his desire to donate a pair of shorts worth 30,000 pounds, in an attempt to extend his support to rebuild the Peshawar army school where 141 children and staff were killed by the Taliban.
Four Pakistan Taliban militants killed
Islamabad, Dec 19 : Four Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants, including a key commander, were killed Friday during a raid carried out by Pakistan Rangers in the port city of Karachi.
Finding Bollywood stars' roots in Peshawar
New Delhi, Dec 18 : Celebrities from the Indian film world have condemned the recent bloodbath in Pakistan's Peshawar city, which has a strong connect to Bollywood. From Prithiviraj Kapoor to Dilip Kumar to Shah Rukh Khan -- they all have their roots in the city that is mourning the death of 148 ...
Taliban threat looms over Pakistani jails
Peshawar, Dec 18 : As Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif decided to lift the moratorium on death penalties in terrorism cases, jail authorities are on their toes to tackle any terrorist activity, media reported Thursday.
Taliban has been attacking Pakistani schools for long
Islamabad, Dec 18 : Although it was savagery at its worst, the Tuesday attack on a school by militants is not the first time terrorists have targeted educational institutions in Pakistan.
ISPR chief confirms death of 57 terrorists in fresh air strikes
Islamabad, Dec.18 : Following the deadly Taliban attack on an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan's military has confirmed the death of 57 terrorists in 20 air strikes in the Khyber Agency's Tirah Valley.
Pakistan needs leaders to battle Taliban: daily
Islamabad, Dec 18 : Pakistan needs to do a lot more to fight terrorism but more than anything else it needs leaders who can take up the challenge, a leading newspaper said Thursday.
Peshawar tragedy needs no sympathy, but prayers: Amitabh Bachchan
Mumbai, Dec 18 : The gruesome Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan's Peshawar city has left Bollywood in a state of shock and megastar Amitabh Bachchan says instead of sympathising, the world should pray for the survivors and victims.
Pakistan to prepare national anti-terror plan
Islamabad, Dec 18 : Pakistan will prepare a national anti-terror plan in a week, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Wednesday a day after a group of Taliban militants attacked an army school and killed 141 people including 132 children.
Russell Brand under fire for views on terrorism on day of Peshawar ...
London, Dec. 17 : Russell Brand recently caused fury for accusing USA of terrorism as Taliban target Pakistan school on the same day.
Pakistan to lift ban on execution in terror cases
Peshawar, Dec 17 : A day after a horrendous attack by the Taliban on an army-run school left Pakistan numb with grief, political parties cutting across all sections Wednesday expressed their resolve to stay united in the fight against terrorism even as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that the ...
Afghan Taliban says TTP attack on Peshawar school 'against basics of ...
Karachi, Dec 17 : Afghan Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid has said in a statement that the attack by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on a school in Peshawar where 141 people including 132 children died is "against the basics of Islam".
Expert dubs Peshawar school attack Pak Taliban's revenge for Malala's ...
New York, Dec 17 : An expert on Islamic militants has dubbed the Pakistan Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar as a "message to the supporters of Malala Yousafzai" who has been an avid advocate of right to education for women and kids.