Pakistani PM praises army for defeating Waziristan militants

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has praised the country's armed forces for defeating militants in the North Waziristan tribal area, which was once considered the main base for the Pakistani Taliban.

Pakistani Taliban blames govt for rights activist murder

The Pakistani Taliban on Sunday blamed government agencies for the killing of prominent social rights activist Sabeen Mahmud, as the outlawed outfit denied its involvement in the murder.

Pakistan militant mourns loss of al Qaeda commander

A former spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban says an al Qaeda commander killed by a CIA drone strike played an important role in the 'war against America.'

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US drone strike kills 11 Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan, sources say

A US drone strike killed 11 Pakistani Taliban militants in northeastern Afghanistan, including six or seven senior commanders, intelligence officials said on Wednesday, hours after a strike killed at least nine militants in the same area.

US drone strike kills nine Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan

A US drone strike killed at least nine Pakistani militants in Afghanistan`s Nangarhar province early Tuesday, intelligence officials said, part of an intensifying drone campaign against Pakistani militants in Afghanistan.

US drone kills Pakistani Taliban commander: Militants

The Pakistani Taliban on Thursday said a US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan had killed a senior commander who was a close associate of two of the group`s former chiefs.

Pakistan hangs nine as death row convict's mother begs for mercy

 Pakistan hanged nine death row convicts on Wednesday, media said, as the mother of a man charged as a child with murder and due to be hanged this week begged the president for mercy.

Five militants, soldier killed in Pakistan exchange of fire

An exchange of fire between the Pakistani security forces and militants Friday killed five rebels and a soldier in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, the military said.

Pak court declares Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah 'proclaimed offender'

Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah and the outfit's former spokesman Shahidullah Shahid were on Thursday declared "proclaimed offenders" by a court here in connection with last year's deadly assault on Karachi airport.

Ex-Pak Taliban militants join IS group, behead man

An online video released on Saturday purports to show former militants of the Pakistani Taliban pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and beheading a man they identify as a Pakistani soldier.

Pakistani Taliban claim attack on Shiite mosque

A faction of the Pakistani Taliban on Saturday claimed responsibility for an apparent suicide attack on a Shiite mosque in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, which killed seven people and wounded 15 others.

Pakistan begins repatriation of IDPs next month

Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Sunday said that repatriation of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) as the result of a major military offensive in North Waziristan tribal area will begin next month.

Peshawar attack: Pak school to reopen after terror assault

The army school here that was attacked by the Pakistani Taliban will be reopened early next month after being renovated following the brutal terror assault that killed 150 people, including 134 children.

Pakistani Taliban commander, who 'facilitated' Peshawar school attack, killed
Pakistani Taliban commander, who 'facilitated' Peshawar school attack, killed

Pakistani security forces have killed a Taliban commander who allegedly facilitated the Peshawar school massacre, which left 150 people dead in the country`s worst ever terror attack, officials said Friday.

Pak Red Mosque cleric calls anti-Taliban fight 'un-Islamic'

The hardline cleric of Pakistan's infamous Red Mosque here on Friday stoked fresh controversy by calling the military offensive against Taliban militants in the North Waziristan region "un-Islamic".

Pak school attack survivors vow to fail militants

The students who survived a brutal attack on an army-run school here by Pakistani Taliban have vowed to continue their studies despite the gory incident, saying such acts of cowardice cannot deprive them of their right to education.

Peshawar school terror attack: Pakistan authorities agree on tough anti-terror policy
Peshawar school terror attack: Pakistan authorities agree on tough anti-terror policy

Pakistan's top political and military leaders Friday agreed to pursue a tough policy against the militant groups following the recent massacre of children in a Taliban attack on a school.

Peshawar gunmen used ''hit list'' to identify young boys of important Army officers

Militants from the Pakistani Taliban, responsible for the Peshawar school bloodbath, reportedly had a hit list of young boys that was used by them to identify and kill sons of important army officers.

Peshawar tragedy needs no sympathy, but prayers: Amitabh Bachchan
Peshawar tragedy needs no sympathy, but prayers: Amitabh Bachchan

The gruesome Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan's Peshawar city has left Bollywood in a state of shock and megastar Amitabh Bachchan says instead of sympathising, the world should pray for the survivors and victims.