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Pak army will not be part of govt peace committee to facilitate ...
Islamabad, March 8 : The Pakistan military will reportedly not join the new government peace committee, which is to be formed by the country's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, to facilitate direct talks with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), officials said.
Pak Govt to enter into direct talks with Taliban next week
Islamabad, Mar. 7 : The Pakistan Government is set to hold direct talks with the Taliban next week in a bid to accelerate the peace process.
Five Taliban killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 6 : Afghan security forces raided a Taliban hideout killing five militants Thursday, an official said.
Pakistan to form new panel to step up peace talks
Islamabad, March 6 : The Pakistan government Thursday decided to form a new committee to accelerate peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban.
Pakistan government resumes peace dialogue with Taliban
Islamabad, March 5 : The peace dialogue between the Pakistan government and the Pakistani Taliban resumed Wednesday after weeks of deadlock over terror attacks.
Attacks may harm Taliban talks: Pakistan peace negotiators
Islamabad, March 5 : Pakistani peace negotiators Tuesday said that terror attacks after the Taliban ceasefire could harm the dialogue process.
Key Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 4 : Two militants, including a key Taliban commander, were killed and six others injured in Afghanistan Tuesday, a statement by the provincial government said.
Malala Yousafzai admits to not owning mobile phone
Washington, March 4 : Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, who stood up against Taliban and was shot in the head for promoting education for girls, has reportedly admitted that she does not have a mobile phone.
Sharif to meet government committee on peace talks
Islamabad, March 4 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will Tuesday evening meet the government committee negotiating with the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on restoring peace.
Pakistan government likely to include militarily in peace talk team
Islamabad, March 3 : A top security service member is most likely to be included in the Pakistan government's new peace team to engage the Tehreek-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leadership in a constructive and positive peace dialogue, a media report said.
Judge among 11 killed in Pakistan court attack
Islamabad, March 3 : At least 11 people, including a judge and three lawyers, were killed and 29 others injured in firing and twin suicide blasts here Monday morning, police said even as the Tehrik-i-Taliban dissociated itself from the incident.
Pakistan suspends air strikes against militants post ceasefire ...
Islamabad, March 3 : Following a month-long ceasefire announcement by Taliban recently, Pakistan government has reportedly suspended air strikes against the militant group in order to resume peace talks.
No hand in Islamabad court attack: Pakistani Taliban
Islamabad, March 3 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has said that is had no hand in the attack on an Islamabad court Monday that claimed 11 lives, including that of a judge.
16 Afghan militants killed in security operations
Kabul, March 3 : At least 16 Taliban militants were killed in two military operations carried out by Afghan security forces, officials said Sunday.
Pak Taliban announce month-long ceasefire to resume peace talks
Johannesburg, Mar. 2 : The Pakistan Taliban has announced a month-long ceasefire to allow the resumption of stalled peace talks with the government.
Pakistan suspends air strikes after Taliban ceasefire
Islamabad, March 2 : Pakistan Sunday announced it was suspending air strikes against the Taliban, a day after they announced a unilateral one-month ceasefire.
Pak Taliban announces month-long ceasefire
Islamabad, Mar 1 : The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday announced a month-long ceasefire, media reports said.
Pakistani Taliban announce month-long ceasefire
Islamabad, March 1 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Saturday announced a month-long ceasefire in what is being seen as a move to break a deadlock in peace talks with the government.
Pakistani Taliban announce month-long truce
Islamabad, March 1 : The outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Saturday announced a month-long ceasefire.
Pak Taliban not serious about peace talks: Sartaj Aziz
Islamabad, Feb. 28 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is not serious about peace talks with the Pak govt., Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz has said.
Pakistan set to launch military operation against Taliban in North ...
Islamabad, Feb. 27 : The Pakistan Government could soon launch a major military offensive in the North Waziristan, a US publication has reported.
'Taliban will not come back in Afghanistan'
New Delhi, Feb 27 : The Taliban will not be able to make a comeback in Afghanistan, Sima Samar, the war-torn country's human rights commissioner, asserted Thursday.
US army chief fears complete troop withdrawal would encourage Afghan ...
London, Feb. 27 : America's top military officer has said speculation over the US withdrawal from Afghanistan could 'encourage the enemy'.
Pakistan govt. gives go-ahead for 'preemptive strikes' on TTP ...
Islamabad, Feb. 26 : The Pakistan federal government has reportedly given a go ahead for 'preemptive strikes' on hide-outs of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants and their affiliates.
Pakistani Taliban hint at continuing peace talks
Islamabad, Feb 26 : Maulana Samiul Haq, chief of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) three-member peace talks committee, Wednesday contacted the TTP 'shura' (assembly) to convey some requests on behalf of the committee.
Pakistani Taliban rejects call for unconditional ceasefire
Islamabad, Feb 26 : The outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has rejected the Nawaz Sharif government's call for an unconditional ceasefire, a media report said.
Eighty percent Afghans believe government still in control of ...
Islamabad, Feb. 25 : A majority of Afghans reportedly believe that the government is in control of the country despite surging violence, and are opposed to the return to the Taliban, a survey revealed.
Now, Malala backs campaign against female genital mutilation in UK
London, Feb. 25 : Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls education, has offered her support to a campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain.
Pak Taliban refuses govt's 'cricket for peace' offer over 'turning ...
Karachi, Feb 25 : The Pakistani Taliban has reportedly rejected an offer by the government to play a match for peace, saying that cricket is responsible for 'turning youth away from jihad'.
Pakistani fighter jets kill 30 militants
Islamabad, Feb 25 : Pakistani fighter jets and helicopter gunships Tuesday bombarded hideouts of the Taliban militants in the Waziristan region, killing at least 30 militants.