US cautious on reported death of Pak Taliban No. 2

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney at his daily news conference did not confirm the death of Rehman today in a US drone strike in the tribal regions of Pakistan.

Death of Wali-ur-Rehman may hit talks with Taliban

The death of Wali-ur-Rehman, the deputy chief of the Pakistani Taliban, in a US drone strike could hit the incoming PML-N government`s plans to hold peace talks with militants.

‘Pakistan Taliban No. 2 Wali-ur-Rehman buried’

Wali-ur-Rehman, Pakistan Taliban number 2 commander, was buried on Thursday in Pakistan after he was killed by a US drone strike in country’s lawless North Waziristan, intelligence officials said.

Pakistan condemns US drone attack that killed Taliban`s Wali-ur-Rehman

Issuing a strong condemnation of a drone attack that killed a top Taliban official, Pakistan has said that the attack in North Waziristan infringed the nation’s sovereignty.

Pak Taliban number 2 Wali-ur-Rehman killed in US drone strike

At least six suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan`s lawless North Waziristan tribal region.

Pak Taliban rejects reports of rift in its top leadership

The outlawed Pakistani Taliban rejected reports of a rift in its top leadership and said there was no move to replace its chief Hakimullah Mehsud.

Pak Taliban commanders ‘at each other`s throats’

Hakimullah Mehsud, the head of the Pak Taliban and his deputy, Wali-ur-Rehman, are at each other`s throats, sources say.