A key Taliban commander, identified as Safiullah alias Shafiq, has been killed in Afghanistan`s Wardak province, an official said.
Militants are deciding in Pakistan`s restive Federally Administered Tribal Areas about who can and who cannot contest the General Elections, said a daily.
A roadside bomb in Afghanistan exploded under a bus, killing nine people and wounding at least 22 people in an attack by suspected Taliban militants.
So far, Afghanistan has been unsuccessful in getting militants to negotiate peace and needs Pakistan`s help.
Regional power Pakistan is seen as critical to stabilising Afghanistan because of its long ties to insurgent groups.
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls` education, has signed a deal for a whopping USD 3 million to pen down her memoir.
After nearly five years in self-exile, former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf returned to his homeland.
The Pakistani Taliban suspended their offer of talks with the government and warned of attacks against the Pakistan People`s Party and Awami National Party.
The Pakistani Taliban have suspended peace talks with the Pakistani government, claiming that they are "not serious" with the peace initiative.
Pakistan had put on hold the release of Afghan Taliban prisoners to boost the troubled peace process in Afghanistan.
Banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan`s operational commander and an unidentified foreigner have been arrested by intelligence operatives in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
The new US Defence Secretary made for grim news in India even before he took oath.
The Pakistani Taliban have mocked Interior Minister Rehman Malik by describing him as a "comedian".
Pakistan said it had asked Afghanistan to hand over all persons engaged in "anti-Pakistan activities", including a senior Taliban commander captured by Afghan forces.
US envoy in Pakistan Richard Olson has assured that his country will not repeat mistakes it made in 1989 and will not disengage from the region in 2014.
The Taliban-linked Haqqani network mostly operating in Afghan provinces and Kabul is responsible for many anti-security forces attacks.
US District Judge Robert Scola ruled there was insufficient evidence against 26-year-old Izhar Khan.
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls` education.
Pakistani teenage woman education activist Malala Yousafzai was admitted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on October 15.
Pakistani teenage woman education activist Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the 2012 Tipperary International Peace Award from Ireland.
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