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30 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 23 : At least 30 Taliban militants were killed in operations across Afghanistan, authorities said Sunday.
Martin Freeman set to join Tina Fey in 'Taliban Shuffle'
Washington, Nov 22 : 'Hobbit' star Martin Freeman is reportedly in talks to join Tina Fey and Margot Robbie for movie 'Taliban Shuffle'.
Afghanistan signals Kabul's focus on ties with Pakistan, China
By Arul Louis, United Nations, Nov 21 : Reflecting the new Afghanistan government's high priority on reconciliation with the Taliban, ending conflicts and curbing terrorism, Kabul's Ambassador to the UN Zahir Tanin signalled Kabul's focus on relations with Pakistan and China, which it feels can ...
India gives qualified nod to Afghan reconciliation moves
By Arul Louis, United Nations, Nov 21 : India has given a qualified nod to Afghanistan's reconciliation moves towards the Taliban, provided it is "transparent, led by the Afghan government" and respects the nation's constitution.
One killed in Afghanistan rocket attack
Kabul, Nov 20 : A Taliban rocket slammed into Afghanistan's eastern city of Assadabad Thursday, leaving one person dead and six others injured, police said.
Taliban claim responsibility for Kabul suicide bombing
Kabul, Nov 20 : Taliban have claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing aimed at foreign targets here that left four militants dead and three injured, the media reported Thursday.
US says Haqqani network, Pak Taliban as much threat to security as ...
Karachi, Nov 19 : A day after Pakistan's National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz said that they should not target militant groups that do not pose "a direct threat" to the nation, the United States Department sought to remind Pakistan that all militant outfits including, the Haqqani network and the ...
Two die in Kabul suicide attack
Kabul, Nov 18 : Two Afghan security guards were killed Tuesday when a Taliban suicide truck bomber targeted a NATO-led coalition's base here, triggering firing that left two militants also dead.
Two killed in Kabul suicide attack
Kabul, Nov 18 : At least two Afghan security guards were killed Tuesday morning after a Taliban suicide car bombing targeted a NATO-led coalition's base in the eastern part of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, the latest in a string of deadly attacks in the war-torn country, sources said.
Massive offensive by Taliban in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 17 : Taliban militants Monday launched a massive offensive involving some 400 fighters in Balablok district of Afghanistan's western Farah province, media reported.
Three policemen, 10 militants killed in Afghanistan attack
Kabul, Nov 15 : At least three Afghan border policemen and 10 militants were killed after Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in the country's eastern province of Kunar Saturday morning, police said.
Wagah suicide bomber was 25-year-old: militants
Islamabad, Nov 13 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) Jamaat-ul-Ahrar faction Thursday released details of a man it said carried out the deadly suicide bombing near the Pakistan-India border crossing killing 60 people.
Pakistan military vows to continue anti-militancy operations
Islamabad, Nov 12 : Pakistan's top military commanders Wednesday decided to continue two major operations against the Taliban and other militant groups.
TTP affiliated Jamaatul Ahrar confirms death of key commander in ...
Karachi, Nov 10 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) affiliated Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JA) has confirmed that their key commander Abu Jandal was killed in Khyber Agency's Tirah Valley in Pakistan during the November 9 airstrikes.
Car bomb kills four militants in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 8 : Four Taliban militants were killed and seven sustained injuries as a car bomb went off outside Helmand's provincial capital Lashkar Gah Saturday, police said.
10 killed by Taliban in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 6 : At least nine civilians and a policeman were shot dead by the Taliban in the eastern Afghan province of Paktia, an official said. adding their bodies were found Thursday.
TTP affiliated Jamaat-ul-Ahrar threatens to attack India post Wagah ...
Karachi, Nov 05 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) affiliated Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JA) that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing on the Wagah border this week has threatened India saying that "if we can attack this side, the other side could also be attacked".
TTP affiliated outfits claim Wagah border attack
Karachi, Nov 03 : The outlawed Jundullah and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) affiliated Jamaat-ul-Ahrar outfits have claimed responsibility for the blast near the Wagah border wherein 60 people were killed on Sunday.
Tribal jirga meets Mehsud Taliban for peace talks
Islamabad, Nov 2 : A tribal jirga, a traditional assembly of leaders, in Pakistan met the Mehsud Taliban chief Khan Said Sunday to negotiate a peace agreement between government and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a media report said.
17 militants killed in Afghan operation
Kabul, Nov 2 : At least 17 Taliban militants were killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said Sunday.
New Afghan President omits 'terror list tagged' Mullah Omar from ...
New York, Oct 01 : Prominent Taliban leader Mullah Omar has been reportedly left out of the proposed peace talks between the Taliban and the government by new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
Afghan president invites Taliban to join peace process
Beijing/Kabul, Oct 31 : Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Friday called upon the Taliban group to join the peace process in the country as the group has stepped up its insurgency activities across the country.
Nobel laureate Malala donates $50,000 for Gaza schools
London, Oct 30 : Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Pakistani girl once shot by Taliban for promoting girls' education, has decided to donate her $50,000 prize to the UN to help rebuild Gaza schools damaged by Israel during the recent conflict.
Taliban attack on Afghanistan court kills 7
Karachi, Oct 28 : Taliban militants have reportedly attacked a court in northern Afghanistan killing at least seven people including prosecutors, who they shot in their offices at close range.
Four Afghan Taliban members arrested in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 26 : Pakistani security forces Sunday arrested four Afghan Taliban members in Balochistan province.
Margot Robbie set to star in Paramount's wartime adaptation 'Taliban ...
Washington, Oct 23 : Margot Robbie is reportedly in talks to join Tina Fey in Paramount's adaptation of the Kim Barker's wartime memoir 'Taliban Shuffle'.
Pak Taliban deputy leader Khan Said 'Sajna' declared global terrorist
Islamabad, Oct 22 : Pakistani Taliban's deputy leader Khan Said 'Sajna' has been listed as a 'global terrorist' by the US.
Pakistan Taliban sacks its spokesman
Islamabad, Oct 21 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has sacked its spokesman, media reports said Tuesday.
Taliban fighters launch deadly attacks in Afghanistan killing four ...
London, Oct 20 : Hundreds of Taliban militants have launched two attacks in Logar and central province of Ghor in Afghanistan killing at least four soldiers, said local officials.
30 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 19 : Thirty armed Taliban militants have given up fighting and resumed normal life in Qaisar district of Afghanistan's Faryab, Mohammad Naeem Andarabi, deputy to the provincial police chief, said Sunday.