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Pakistani Taliban reject call for unconditional ceasefire

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 15:30

The outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan has rejected the Nawaz Sharif government’s call for an unconditional ceasefire, a media report said.

Pakistani police file FIR in drone attack case

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 23:15

An FIR filed by Pakistani police over a rare US drone strike outside the tribal belt states all those killed were Afghans, contradicting the government`s assertion that the victims were innocent citizens.

Pakistani Taliban say chances of peace talks `below zero`

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 16:21

The Taliban have ruled out talks with the Pakistan government, saying the chances of negotiations after the killing of their leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike were "below zero".

Pakistan Taliban appoint Asmatullah Shaheen as interim chief

Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 17:52

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan have appointed Asmatullah Shaheen as their interim leader after differences emerged among the ranks on a successor to Hakimullah Mehsud.

Pakistan PM to hold meeting on US ties after Hakimullah Mehsud`s killing

Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 12:48

Pakistan`s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will preside over an important meeting to discuss his country`s relationship with the US following the drone strike which killed Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud.

US dismisses claims drone strike hurt Pakistan-Taliban peace talks

Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 09:49

The United States brushed aside claims a drone strike that killed Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud had scuttled the government`s efforts to launch talks to end a bloody insurgency.

Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud dies: 10 facts

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 17:06

A US drone strike killed Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, who was thought to be in his mid-30s.

Pakistan peace talks at risk after Mehsud`s death

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 16:38

The death of Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone attack derailed the government`s plan to hold peace talks with Taliban militants.

Block NATO supplies to Afghanistan: Imran Khan to Pak govt

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 15:13

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Khan has urged the government to block NATO supplies to Afghanistan, following the killing of the Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud.

Security beefed up across Pakistan after Hakimullah Mehsud`s killing

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 14:32

Security has been beefed up across the country in the wake of the killing of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud in a CIA-operated drone strike in the restive North Waziristan tribal region.

Mehsud killing seen as major victory by US media

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 12:56

The reported death of Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike has been described as a "victory" by the US media, but analysts also cautioned that it could further strain US-Pakistan relations.

Who will lead Pakistan Taliban after Hakimullah Mehsud?

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 08:59

After the funeral of Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed by a US drone on Friday, the Pakistani Taliban first announced then deferred the appointment of Khan Said Mehsud alias Sajna as their new chief after several militant commanders opposed the move.