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Nine Taliban militants arrested from mosque in Pakistan

Nine Pakistani Taliban militants, who were planning to attack senior military and police officers, were arrested on Friday after security forces raided a mosque here, police said.

Taliban's Sindh unit attacked Karachi dockyard: Report

 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.

Pakistan teenage activist Malala's attackers arrested: Army

 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.

Pakistani Taliban splits

Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday suffered a major split as leading commanders of the banned outfit formed a splinter group, accusing its leadership of promoting personal and narrow objectives.

Pakistan begins operation against militants hiding in north and near Afghan border

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.

Al Qaeda releases video claiming jihadists now headed towards Kashmir: Report

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.

US not worried about safety of Pakistan`s nukes

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.

Taliban kill two Pakistan army officers

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.

Pak airstrikes, clash kill 18 militants

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.

Three die in clash between Pakistani Taliban factions

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.

Three children killed in Pakistan grenade blast

Three children were killed and 12 others injured today when unknown persons lobbed a hand grenade on them near a religious seminary here, police in this southern Pakistani port city said.

Pakistan-TTP should focus on talks not ceasefire

A member from the Taliban negotiating committee said Sunday that the Pakistan government and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) should focus on the peace talks rather than on a ceasefire.

Afghan Taliban broker ceasefire between rival Pakistan factions

The Afghan Taliban said Friday they have brokered a ceasefire between two rival factions of the Pakistani Taliban, halting a fresh wave of infighting that has killed more than 60 people.

Cannot succeed without ceasefire: TTP negotiator

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.

Pak Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks

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.

TTP discusses extending truce in Pakistan

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has met to decide on extending the ceasefire in Pakistan and the progress of peace talks with the government, a media report said Saturday.

Pakistan Taliban divided over continuation of ceasefire

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 Taliban agrees to extend ceasefire

The month-long ceasefire announced by the Pakistani Taliban, which ends tomorrow, will be extended as the government and the banned group work towards a solution to end the menace of violence here.

Pak-TTP talks to discuss recovery of Gilani`s son, two others

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.

TTP intermediaries to decide on venue for Taliban talks

Members representing the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Thursday reached Waziristan in a special-charter helicopter to meet leaders from the Taliban shura ahead of peace talks with Pakistan government-nominated negotiators.