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80 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 24 : As many as 80 Taliban militants were killed and 47 others injured in military operations across Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry Sunday.
Taliban launch massive offensive in east Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 19 : Taliban militants, in their latest offensive against government facilities, launched a massive attack involving hundreds of fighters on security check points in Charkh district of eastern Afghanistan's Logar province Tuesday, an official said.
Five Taliban killed in Afghanistan
Tehran, Aug 18 : Five Taliban militants, including a commander, were killed in Afghanistan Sunday as clashes erupted in Kunduz province, police said.
Pakistan Taliban claim attack on Balochistan airbases
Islamabad, Aug 15 : A faction of the outlawed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Friday claimed responsibility for an attack on airbases in volatile Balochistan province in which 10 militants were killed by security forces, a leading Pakistani daily reported.
Taliban detainees launch offensive in Afghan jail
Kabul, Aug 13 : Taliban detainees attacked a jail in Afghanistan Wednesday, triggering a gun battle with security personnel, police said.
Given special injection before attack: suicide bomber
Kabul, Aug 13 : A suicide bomber arrested in southern Aghanistan's Kandahar province, a Taliban stronghold, has said suicide attackers receive special injection before conducting an attack.
45 Taliban militants surrender arms in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 12 : Forty-five Taliban militants Tuesday gave up fighting and joined the government-backed peace process in Afghanistan's Saripul province, police said.
22 Afghan Taliban killed in army operations
Kabul, Aug 11 : At least 22 Taliban militants, including two commanders, were killed in cleanup operations launched in Ghazni province Monday morning, an army spokesperson said.
Four killed in Kabul suicide attack
Kabul, Aug 10 : At least four people were killed when a suicide car bomber rammed into a convoy of foreign troops here Sunday. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
Pakistan rejects Afghan allegations of supporting Taliban
Islamabad, Aug 7 : Pakistan Thursday rejected recent allegations by the Afghan government that the country "supports Afghan Taliban" and it does not "abide by its commitment to fight against terrorism".
US Army questions Bergdahl over Taliban capture
Washington, Aug 7 : The US Army has begun questioning former Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner of war of the Taliban in Afghanistan, over how he ended up in captivity that lasted five years, the media said.
Seven Afghan policemen killed
Kabul, Aug 6 : Taliban militants Wednesday shot dead seven of the eight Afghan policemen poisoned earlier by a policeman sympathetic to the rebels, a media report said.
HRW: Taliban should stop blocking polio teams
New York, Aug.5 : The Taliban insurgency should stop preventing mobile polio vaccination teams from operating in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, Human Rights Watch said today.
Taliban told to stop blocking polio teams
New York, Aug 5 : The Taliban insurgency should stop preventing mobile polio vaccination teams from operating in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
Four killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 3 : At least four people were killed and three injured during a gun battle between Taliban and security personnel in Afghanistan, an official said Sunday.
Pakistan deploys army for Islamabad's security
Islamabad, Aug 1 : Pakistan has started deployment of army troops for the security of Islamabad over concerns that the Taliban militants could carry out attacks in reaction to the ongoing major operation against in North Waziristan, officials said Friday.
Taliban may be in possession of missing US weapons in Afghanistan
Johannesburg, July 29 : The records of thousands of weapons provided by the United States to Afghanistan are missing and may have ended up in the hands of militants, revealed a US audit report.
Karzai urges Taliban to end violence, restrict 'foreign terrorists'
Karachi, July 29 : Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged Taliban leaders to stop violence and restrict the entry of foreign terrorists in Afghanistan.
Eight militants killed in Afghan attack
Kabul, July 27 : At least eight militants were killed Sunday in a Taliban attack on a police official's house in Afghanistan, a security source said.
Taliban does not intend to meddle with other countries' affairs, says ...
Karachi, July 26 : While sending Eid greetings to Muslims this year, Taliban leader Omar Abdullah has reportedly said that Taliban does not want to interfere with the internal affairs of other countries.
Omar Abdullah claims US prisoner swap brokered by Taliban, ...
Johannesburg, July 26 : While sending Eid greetings to Muslims, Taliban leader Omar Abdullah reportedly termed the controversial exchange of five Taliban commanders for one US soldier, a remarkable achievement for the militant outfit.
15 killed in sectarian violence in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 25 : Suspected Taliban insurgents Friday killed 15 Shia Muslims they found travelling aboard three buses in the central Afghan province of Ghor, the provincial governor said.
Pakistan to deploy troops for Islamabad's security
Islamabad, July 25 : Pakistan will deploy army troops for the security of capital Islamabad amid Taliban threats as the security forces have launched a major anti-terrorism operation in North Waziristan, the interior ministry said Friday.
US, Pakistan review operation against Taliban
Washington, July 24 : Senior American and Pakistani officials reviewed the ongoing military operation against militants in North Waziristan during a visit to the State Department by a top official representing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Taliban capture land in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 22 : Taliban militants, after three days of fighting with security personnel, occupied land in Afghanistan's Faryab province, police said Tuesday.
Five killed in Afghanistan shootout
Islamabad, July 22 : At least five people were killed when Taliban militants attacked a vehicle in Afghanistan's Laghman province, an official said Tuesday.
Taliban attacks Kabul International Airport: Afghan officials
London, July 17 : Gunmen, using rockets and automatic weapons, have attacked Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan, Afghan Police said on Thursday.
Kabul airport attacked, five Taliban militants killed
Kabul, July 17 : A group of Taliban militants attacked the international airport of Kabul Thursday morning but all the attackers were killed within hours, an interior ministry official said.
Terror attack near Kabul airport
Kabul, July 17 : Taliban guerrillas mounted a brazen attack Thursday on a building adjoining the Kabul International Airport (KIA) in Afghanistan, police said.
Pakistani Taliban confirm arrest of key commander
Islamabad, July 16 : The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Wednesday confirmed the arrest of senior commander Adnan Rashid, who was convicted of trying to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf.