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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.
Afghanistan votes to elect new president
Kabul, Apr 5 : Defying Taliban threats , more than seven million voters exercised their franchise in the presidential and provincial polls in Afghanistan on Saturday, country's Independent Election Commission (IEC) said.
Pakistan to free 13 more Taliban prisoners
Islamabad, April 6 : Pakistan has decided to free 13 more Taliban prisoners as part of an ongoing peace initiative, a leading Pakistani daily reported Saturday.
Crucial presidential polls in Afghanistan today
By Gurinder Randhawa, Kabul, Apr.5 : The stage is set for the first-ever peaceful and democratic transition of government in Afghanistan with the presidential election to be held tomorrow (April 5) under the shadow of Taliban guns.
Next round of Pakistan government-Taliban talks being planned
Islamabad, April 5 : Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has convened a joint meeting Saturday between the peace talks committees of the government and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
Pakistani Taliban extends ceasefire
Miranshah, Apr 4 : The Pakistani Taliban on Friday extended the ceasefire till Apr 10, media reports said.
Pakistan releases 19 Taliban members as 'goodwill gesture'
Islamabad, Apr. 4 : Pakistan has released 19 non-combatant Taliban members as a goodwill gesture for bolstering the peace process with the group.
Pak Taliban extends ceasefire till April 10 post TTP members release
Peshawar, Apr. 4 : The Pak Taliban has extended its ceasefire until April 10, the group's spokesman Shahidullah Shahid has said.
Crucial presidential polls in Afghanistan tomorrow
By Gurinder Randhawa, Kabul, Apr.4 : The stage is set for the first-ever peaceful and democratic transition of government in Afghanistan with the presidential election to be held tomorrow (April 5) under the shadow of Taliban guns.
Afghanistan heads for polls amid Taliban threats
Kabul, April 4 : Afghanistan has its date with history Saturday when it will go for presidential and provincial council elections under the shadow of threats from the Taliban who have vowed to disrupt the poll process.
Pakistani Taliban extend ceasefire by 10 days
Islamabad, April 4 : The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has decided to continue the peace talks with the Pakistan government and has extended the ceasefire by 10 days till Aporil 10, media reported Friday.
19 non-combatant Taliban freed as 'goodwill gesture'
Islamabad, April 4 : The Pakistan government has released 19 non-combatant Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture for bolstering the peace process with the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).