Thousands of people, including hundreds gathering in Jauzjan`s provincial capital Shiberghan city, 390 km north of Kabul, Monday denounced the Taliban outfit and announced their support to Afghan national security forces in the war against Taliban militants, provincial police chief Faqir Mohammad Jauzjani said.
At least eight Taliban militants were killed today in a US drone strike in Pakistan's troubled North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, the first such attack this year by CIA-operated pilotless aircraft in the country.
At least 18 suspected Taliban militants were killed Saturday, in an airstrike by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) jets in the southwestern Afghan province of Paktika, an Afghan police official said.
Afghan army chief and ISAF commander on Tuesday made an unscheduled visit to Pakistan and held talks with army chief General Raheel Sharif to discuss action against Taliban militants following the Peshawar school massacre.
As Pakistan vigorously battles to overcome the heinous Peshawar's Army school attack carried out by Taliban militants on Tuesday, India came out in support of it's neighbouring nation. Many Indians took to Twitter and expressed their solidarity with Pakistan by tweeting #IndiawithPakistan.
Taliban militants attacked a foreign guesthouse in central Kabul on Thursday, hours after a suicide bomber targeted a British embassy vehicle in a blast that killed six people, triggering fears of spiralling unrest.
The arrest of Taliban militants who tried to kill teenage activist Malala Yousafzai offers an opportunity for Pakistani authorities to address their poor record in protecting human rights defenders, a leading rights group has said.
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 has been arrested, the army announced on Friday.