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Pakistan's interior minister calls government-Taliban meeeting
Islamabad, April 23 : Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has called a joint meeting Wednesday of the government and Taliban committees engaged in attempting to restore peace in the country's troubled north.
Four militants killed, eight captured in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 22 : At least four militants were killed and eight others were detained Tuesday as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said.
15 Afghan Taliban killed since Saturday
Kabul, April 21 : A total of 24 militants have been killed in different parts of the country during security operations launched by Afghan police with the help of army since Saturday, the government said Sunday.
Accidental blast kills six militants in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 20 : Up to six Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday in a blast in Afghan province of Ghazni, police said.
Six Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan blast
Kabul, April 19 : Six Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday in a blast in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni, police said.
Like India, China too concerned over Taliban, Al-Qaeda return in ...
Beijing, Apr.18 : Like India, China has also reportedly expressed its concern over the Taliban and Al-Qaeda regaining control over most parts of Afghanistan, after NATO troops exit from the war-torn nation at the end of this year.
Malala portrait up for grabs at Christie's
New York, April 17: A sketched portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman, is up for auction in New York next month for her charity Malala Fund.
Taliban attack prison in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 18 : Taliban militants attacked a prison with rockets in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province and set free four inmates, police said Friday.
Pakistan to continue peace process despite TTP ending truce
Islamabad, April 17 : The Pakistan government said Thursday that the peace process with the Taliban would continue, albeit slowly in a wait-and-watch mode, despite the militants having ended a 40-day truce.
TTP: Pakistan to continue peace talks process
Islamabad, Apr 17 : A day after the Paksitan Taliban refused to extend their 40-day long ceasefire, the Pakistan government on Thursday said the peace talks process with them would continue on a slow place based on a wait and see policy, media reports said.
TTP refuse to extend ceasefire
Peshawar, Apr 16 :The Paksitan Taliban on Wednesday refused to extend their 40-day long ceasefire , media reports said.
18 Taliban killed in army operations
Kabul, April 17 : At least 18 Taliban insurgents were killed and seven injured in Afghan army operations, the defence ministry said Thursday.
Pakistan Taliban favour talks with government but no truce
Islamabad, April 16 : The Pakistani Taliban has decided against extending its ceasefire but the dialogue process with the government will continue, a spokesperson of the militant outfit said Wednesday.
Afghan Taliban local commander killed, 4 injured
Kabul, April 16 : Afghan security forces during operations against Taliban militants in the northern Badakhshan province killed a local commander and injured four others, Ahmad Naved Frotan, provincial government spokesman, said Wednesday.
Pak govt released Taliban prisoners after consulting army, says ...
Islamabad, Apr. 14 : The Pakistan Government had held consultations with the Army before releasing non-combatant Taliban prisoners.
Five militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 13 : At least five Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants were killed Sunday in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said.
Nawaz Sharif approves release of 12 Taliban prisoners
Islamabad, April 13 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved release of 12 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture for bolstering the peace process, Dawn reported Sunday.
Taliban militants killed in infighting
Islamabad, Apr 11 : The latest infighting between Taliban factions has left several militants killed in Pakistan's Waziristan area on Friday, media reports said.
Afghan forces kill 10 militants
Kabul, April 12 : At least 10 people were killed and eight injured Saturday in a clash between Afghan police and Taliban militants, an official said.
TTP discusses extending truce in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 12 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has met to decide on extending the ceasefire in Pakistan and the progress of peace talks with the government, a media report said Saturday.
Five militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 10 : At least five Taliban militants were killed and eight injured during a clash in Afghanistan, an official said Thursday.
Pak Taliban website mysteriously taken down taken down 24 hours after ...
Islamabad, Apr. 8 : A Pakistani Taliban website was mysteriously taken down taken down less than a day after its launch.
10 killed in clash between Taliban groups
Islamabad, April 8 : At least 10 militants were killed and three others injured in a clash Tuesday between two groups of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the South Waziristan region of Pakistan, media reported.
TTP playing double game on talks?
Islamabad, April 8 : Is the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) playing a double game -- holding peace talks with the government on one hand and on the other quietly urging its "informal affiliates" to stage attacks in cities like Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta?
Pakistan urges Taliban to release ANP leader
Islamabad, April 8 : Awami National Party (ANP) leader Arbab Zahir Kasi's name should also be included in the list of people the Taliban shura is releasing, a media report said Tuesday.
TTP website shut down 24 hours after launch
Islamabad, April 7 : Less than 24 hours after the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) launched its official website, UmarMedia.com, it was shut down Monday.
Four Taliban militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 7 : At least four Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants were killed Monday in the tribal region of Pakistan's South Waziristan region.
Pakistan set to free 13 more Taliban prisoners to bolster peace ...
Islamabad, Apr. 6 : Pakistan has decided to free 13 more Taliban prisoners in a bid to carry forward its peace initiative.
'Malalas' on Indian side of Line of Control, want higher education ...
By Hamid Shah Hashmi, Poonch, April 6 : Malala Yousufzai, the child advocate from across the border who gained respect worldwide for her activism in the field of girls' education, was recently conferred with Pakistan's Civil Awards. This sixteen-year old human rights crusader, who now lives in ...
Afghan elections hailed a 'success' as millions defy Taliban threat ...
London, Apr. 6 : The turnout in Afghanistan's presidential election has been praised by Afghan and Western leaders, describing the vote as a success.