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.

Pakistan dockyard attackers planned to hijack navy frigate

The Taliban militants who attacked Karachi's naval dockyard last week were planning to hijack a Pakistani navy missile frigate with inside help, indicating the extent of radicalisation within the forces.

Taliban attack on key Pakistan naval dockyard foiled


Karachi: Taliban militants aided by some Pakistan navy officials tried to storm the strategic naval dockyard here but security forces foiled the assault after a fierce gun-battle in which a naval officer and two militants were killed.

Renegade Pak Taliban supports al Qaeda's South Asia branch

The newly formed breakaway faction of Pakistani Taliban on Friday announced its support for al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).

Pakistan Taliban group behind Peshawar plane attack

Pakistan security officials on Friday said that a group of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was responsible for an attack on a plane Tuesday that killed one passenger, media reported.

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.

Karachi airport attack: `Pakistan probing use of foreign made weapons`

Pakistan on Thursday said that investigations regarding the use of foreign made weapons in the Karachi airport attack by terrorist was underway.

Pakistan government-Taliban meet likely in two days

Maulana Yousuf Shah, coordinator of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) committee, said Saturday that contact has been established with the shura and a meeting with the Pakistan government is expected to take place in two days` time, a media report said.

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.

Next round of Pakistan government-Taliban talks being planned

Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has convened a joint meeting Saturday between the peace talks committees of the government and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Pakistani Taliban split on ceasefire extension

The Pakistan government committee and the TTP Saturday agreed to take measures to speed up the peace talks.

One killed as journalist Raza Rumi`s car attacked in Pakistan

Two unidentified gunmen on Friday opened fire on the car of a prominent journalist in Lahore, leaving his driver dead and guard injured. TV anchor and editor Raza Rumi`s car was fired at near Raja Market area of the city.

Pakistan government to hold direct talks with Taliban

The Pakistan government has finalised direct talks with the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the venue will be decided in the next 48 hours, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Thursday morning.

Ensuring safe polls a challenge: Pakistani daily

A leading Pakistani daily feared militants could launch offensive in their bid to scuttle elections so as to weaken fledgling democratic institutions and push the country into turmoil again.