Pak releases 19 non-combatant Taliban prisoners

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

Silent, fearful support for US drones in tribal Pakistan

While Pakistani govt routinely denounces US drone strikes, locals say that a sizeable number of people in the country`s tribal areas support them.

Pakistan frees nine Taliban leaders

The Pakistani government has released nine leading members of the Taliban at the request of the Afghanistan government and the Afghan High Peace Council.

Pak SC objects to Swiss draft; asks govt to amend it by Oct 10

Dissatisfied with a fresh draft of a letter to be sent to Swiss authorities over graft charges against President Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan Supreme Court on Friday directed the government to finalise it by October 10 as per its order that sought revival of the cases.

No decision to approach Swiss authorities on Zardari: Pak govt

Pakistan govt asked the Supreme Court to review its order for reopening graft cases against the President Zardari.

Not holding negotiations with Taliban: Pak Army

Western news agencies claimed Taliban commanders were holding exploratory peace talks with Pakistan Army.