A breakaway faction of Pakistan Taliban, whose militants had pumped bullets into her two years ago, has criticised the choice of Malala Yousafzai for the 2014 Nobel Peace prize, calling her "an agent of non-believers".
Pakistani Taliban's Sindh unit, which had penetrated into various departments of the provincial government, was involved in a foiled terror attack at a Naval dockyard here in the country's financial capital.
The 10 Taliban militants who tried to kill Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai for her outspoken views on girls' education in the country's troubled northwest in 2012 have been arrested, the army announced today.
A week after the Pakistani Taliban brazenly attacked the Karachi airport, Pakistan on Sunday launched military operation against foreign and local militants hiding in sanctuaries near the Afghan border, reports said.
In a chilling reminder to India`s new government under Narendra Modi of the perils that be, al Qaeda has reportedly released a video calling upon Muslims in Kashmir to follow example of Iraqis and Syrians and revolt against the authorities.
Condemning the deadly militant attack on Karachi airport that left 28 dead, the US has offered Pakistan assistance in investigating the crime, but at this point was not concerned about the safety of Islamabad`s nuclear arsenal.
At least five people including two military officers were killed in a suicide attack in Pakistan Wednesday, the army said. Banned militant outfit Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack.
At least 18 militants were on Monday killed, including a key TTP commander, and over 30 injured in airstrikes on their hideouts near Pak-Afghan border and clash between two rival militant groups in northwest Pakistan`s restive tribal region.
At least three alleged militants died Wednesday in northeastern Pakistan following a clash between rival factions of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the main Taliban group of the country, official sources here said.
Peace talks cannot succeed without a permanent ceasefire and the Pakistani Taliban`s negotiating team will soon meet the banned group`s shura to convince them on the issue, a Taliban negotiating committee member said today.
In a major setback to peace talks, the Pakistani Taliban today refused to extend the ceasefire but said they are committed to the process that the government has initiated to find an end the decade-long insurgency.
The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) seems split on whether or not to extend the ceasefire with one faction claiming that they will launch attacks soon while another saying a formal decision is yet to be made.
Pakistan government would seek the release of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani`s abducted son and two others during the second phase of direct peace talks with the Taliban set to resume on Tuesday.