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Kabul summons Pak envoy post Punjabi Taliban leader's declaration of ...
Karachi, Sep 16 : Afghanistan has reportedly summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat to register protest over remarks made by the Punjabi Taliban leader, in which he said that the group has stopped all terror activities in Pakistan but will continue operations in Afghanistan.
Pak military claims Waziristan offensive neutralized Taliban's ...
London, Sep 16 : The Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has reportedly said that the military offensive launched by the Pakistani government, Operation Zarb-i-Azb, targeting the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan in North Waziristan has neutralized the militant group's capacity ...
Sindh Taliban involved in Karachi naval dockyard attack: Report
Karachi, Sep 15 : Intelligence agencies in Pakistan have reportedly revealed the involvement of the Sindh chapter of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the attack on the naval dockyard in Karachi last week.
Senior Taliban leader killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 15 : Afghan security forces killed a senior Taliban leader along with four other insurgents in the country's western province of Herat overnight, police said Monday.
Taliban involved in Pakistan dockyard attack, probe shows
Islamabad, Sep 15 : A preliminary probe into the attack on a naval dockyard in Karachi last week has revealed that the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) militants from Sindh province were involved in it, media reported Monday.
25 militants killed across Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 13 : At least 25 Taliban militants were Saturday killed in counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan.
Pakistani Taliban's Punjab wing to give up arms
Islamabad, Sep 13 : Pakistani Taliban's "Punjabi Taliban" faction Saturday announced it is giving up militancy permanently and vowed to start welfare work in the country, media reported.
Malala Yousafzai's suspected Taliban attackers arrested: Pak army
London, Sep 13 : Pakistani Taliban militants who were suspected of shooting activist Malala Yousafzai during her campaign for girls' education have been arrested, say army officials.
Malala's attackers held, says Pakistan Army
Islamabad, Sep 12 : A group of Taliban terrorists who attacked Malala Yousafzai, the teenaged Pakistani girl education activist, and her friends in the country's Swat district in 2012 has been arrested, the Pakistan Army announced Friday.
TTP poses significant threat in Pak, warns US counterterrorism agency
Karachi, Sep 12 : The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), a United States government agency responsible for national and international counterterrorism efforts, has reportedly told the U.S. Senate that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) remains a significant threat in Pakistan despite the ...
A journey from cyberspace to social change (Books This Weekend)
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Afghan forces wipe out Taliban in northern district
Kabul, Sep 10 : Units of police backed by the army have rooted out militants in Chardara district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province after a month-long clean up operations, provincial police chief Ghulam Mustafa Mohsini said Wednesday.
TTP claims responsibility for attack on Karachi naval dockyard
Islamabad, Sep 09 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for an attack on a naval dockyard that left one officer and two militants dead.
Pak Taliban claim responsibility for weekend attack on Karachi navy ...
Karachi, Sept.9 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the weekend attack on a naval dockyard.
Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for attack on dockyard
Islamabad, Sep 9 : The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Tuesday claimed responsibility for an attack on a naval dockyard in Karachi, in which a navy officer and two militants were killed.
Pak Punjabi Taliban to change focus of insurgency to Afghanistan
Islamabad, Sep 06 : A major TTP faction, Punjabi Taliban, has announced that the group will no longer carry out insurgent activities on Pakistani soil and instead shift its focus to Afghanistan.
TTP expels Mohmand Agency chief for interfering in Afghan Taliban ...
Islamabad, Sep 05 : The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has expelled a commander of the Mohmand Agency chapter, a move that is likely to create further friction within the terror organization.
33 killed, 147 injured in Afghanistan militant attack
Kabul, Sep 5 : At least 33 people have been killed and 147 others injured Thursday when Taliban militants attacked a government compound in Afghanistan, officials said.
12 killed in Taliban attack on govt compound in eastern Afghanistan
Washington, Sept. 04 : The Taliban attacked a government compound in eastern Afghanistan early today killing at least 12 people, including eight off- duty policemen, who were asleep in their quarters nearby when the assault took place.
New TTP faction 'Jamatul Ahrar' announces split from Mullah Fazlullah
Islamabad, Sep 04 : Leaders of the new TTP faction 'Jamatul Ahrar' have announced that the group has split from the Pakistani Taliban and claim that the outfit has the backing of 70 to 80 per cent of TTP commanders and fighters.
Taliban now trailing IS in recruitment of foreign fighters: Expert
New York, Sep 4 : According to a West Point terrorism expert, the Taliban is losing its battle to Islamic State militants in recruitment of foreign fighters due to United States' and Pakistani airstrikes.
Taliban wants to play constructive role in war-torn Afghanistan
Karachi, Sep 04 : A report has revealed that the Afghan Taliban has offered to play the role of trouble-shooters, bridge-builders and problem-solvers in the conflict-torn nation.
24 killed in Afghan militants' attack
Kabul, Sep 4 : At least 24 people were killed and 150 injured Thursday when Taliban militants attacked government buildings in Afghanistan.
35 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 3 : At least 35 Taliban militants have been killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Wednesday.
Taliban chief Fazllullah says time ripe to rid Pakistan of western ...
Islamabad, Sep 01 : Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief, Mullah Fazllullah, said that the time was ripe to rid the country of western brand of democracy and vowed to continue struggle until Shariah was the law of the land.
Taliban kill 11 people in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 31 : Taliban militants killed at least 11 civilians in Farah province of Afghanistan early Saturday, officials said.
Five Afghan policemen kidnapped
Kabul, Aug 29 : Five Afghan policemen were kidnapped Friday after their checkpoint was attacked by Taliban militants in country's western Herat province, police said.
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.