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No FIR registered in attack on senior Pakistani journo

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 22:27

More than 24 hours after the attack on leading Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, police have yet to register an FIR.

Pak to release 12 Taliban militants: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 16:33

Pakistan will release 12 "low profile suspected militants" from detention as part of confidence-building measures to prepare for the second round of direct peace talks with the banned Taliban.

Pakistan official kidnapped by Taliban released after paying ransom

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 19:18

A senior Pakistani official kidnapped by the Taliban in January was released after paying a hefty ransom of Rs 50 million.

Market blast in Pakistan`s Islamabad kills 23, explosives kept in fruit boxes

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 11:10

At least 23 people were killed and more injured when explosives were detonated in a vegetable market area of Islamabad on Wednesday morning.

Pakistan urges Taliban to release ANP leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 16:29

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.

Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan playing double game on talks?

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 15:59

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?

Pak to release Taliban prisoners; 2nd round of talks soon

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 00:25

Pakistan government on Saturday decided to release up to 13 non-combatant Taliban prisoners as part of a goodwill gesture with the second round of the peace dialogue expected during the next two to three days.

Next round of Pakistan government-Taliban talks being planned

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 15:34

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).

Pakistan Taliban extend ceasefire for 10 days after prisoner release

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 13:19

The Pakistani Taliban have extended their March ceasefire until April 10, a spokesman said Friday, following the release of a batch of low-level prisoners by the Pakistani government.

Pak releases 19 non-combatant Taliban prisoners

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 23:51

Pakistan government has released 19 Taliban non-combatants picked up by security forces on grounds of suspicion and intelligence inputs.

Pakistan denies releasing Taliban prisoners

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 19:40

The Pakistan government Thursday denied reports that Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) prisoners have been released in an effort to revive the peace talks.

Pakistan frees 16 Taliban prisoners in bid to revive peace talks

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 15:05

Pakistan has freed at least sixteen Taliban prisoners with the approval of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, officials said on Thursday, in a move designed to invigorate a shaky peace process with the militant group.