Hardline Pakistan Taliban group claims police attack

A new hardline breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban Tuesday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on police in Pakistan`s restive northwest that killed one official.

Renegade Pak Taliban supports al Qaeda's South Asia branch

The newly formed breakaway faction of Pakistani Taliban on Friday announced its support for al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).

Pak Taliban commander revolts against Fazlullah

A powerful brash commander of the Pakistani Taliban on Thursday revolted against the leadership of Mullah Fazullah and announced the militant group's split, in what appeared to be a serious blow to the outfit linked to brazen attacks inside Pakistan.

Freed Pakistani academic taught Taliban captors' children

A Pakistani academic freed after four years in Taliban captivity on Friday told how he taught the militants' children maths and English and met their feared former leader Hakimullah Mehsud.

Drone kills six in NW Pakistan, Army seizes most of key city from Taliban

Drone strikes in Pakistan resumed after a six-month hiatus, days before the military launched an air campaign on June 15 to drive Pakistani Taliban militants out of the remote border region of North Waziristan. 

Saudi airline suspends operation to Peshawar

Saudi Arabia`s flag carrier has stopped flights to northwestern Peshawar city in Pakistan after this week`s attack on a plane that killed a passenger.

Pakistani jets kill 17 in anti-militant offensive

Pakistani jets killed 17 militants in the latest raid on rebel hideouts in the country`s restive northwest, officials said on Saturday.

Pak Taliban chief asks govt to surrender to `Allah`s writ`

The head of the Pakistani Taliban on Monday asked the government and military to surrender to "Allah`s writ" and vowed to continue fighting until Islamic law was enforced in the country, as the group faces bloody infighting that hampered the peace talks.

Pak Taliban says govt not serious about peace talks

A member of the Pakistani Taliban`s negotiating team on Friday accused the government of not being serious in peace talks.

4 killed, 30 injured in blast in Karachi`s Delhi Colony

Four persons were killed and 30 others injured when a powerful bomb exploded outside a mosque in Karachi`s Delhi Colony today, minutes after Friday prayers.

Pakistan TV station off-air in some army areas

A Pakistani TV station embroiled in a row with the military over the shooting of one of its presenters has been taken off-air in some parts of the country, cable operators said Thursday.

Geo News slapped with shut down notice

Following complaints from the defence ministry and ISI, Pakistan`s media regulator has slapped Geo News with a notice asking why its operations should not be shut down.

24 suspected militants killed in Pakistan

At least 24 suspected militants were killed and 20 others injured in a massive aerial assault launched Thursday by Pakistani security forces in parts of the Khyber tribal region.

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir attacked; Nawaz Sharif convenes high-level meeting

After senior Pakistani journalist and TV anchor Hamid Mir was shot at in Pakistan`s financial capital Karachi on Saturday evening, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened a high-level meeting on Sunday to discuss the attack.

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir shot at, brother suspects ISI involvement

Senior Pakistani journalist and TV anchor Hamid Mir was shot at in country`s financial capital Karachi on Saturday evening, reports said.

Pak Taliban warns of attacks on govt targets

On the eve of a fresh round of peace talks with the government, the Pakistani Taliban has warned that they could attack state installations as the ceasefire was no longer in place.

Pak govt, Taliban negotiators to meet on Saturday

Negotiators from the government and the Pakistani Taliban will meet on Saturday even as a senior minister on Thursday stressed that peace talks cannot move forward without a ceasefire.

Four more killed in Pakistani militant infighting

A fourth day of infighting between two feuding factions of the Pakistani Taliban killed four people in the restive northwest on Wednesday, intelligence and militant sources said.

Pakistanis target drones with giant posters of child victims

A group of Pakistani artists are hoping to generate "empathy" among US drone operators by placing giant posters of children meant to be seen from the air in the country`s troubled tribal regions.

Pak Taliban extends ceasefire until April 10

The Pakistani Taliban on Friday extended the ceasefire until April 10 and said it would decide later on the future course of action on peace talks with the government.