Pakistanis target drones with giant posters of child victims

A group of Pakistani artists are hoping to generate "empathy" among US drone operators by placing giant posters of children meant to be seen from the air in the country`s troubled tribal regions.

US targeted Baitullah Mehsud on Pakistan’s request: Husain Haqqani

Pakistan`s former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani, in his book, has revealed that Islamabad has often asked the United States to use drones to eliminate Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan leaders.

ISI knew about Baitullah, Zawahiri meeting: Report

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri and slain TTP head Baitullah Mehsud reportedly met in 2008.

Zardari said Mehsud not behind Benazir`s killing: WikiLeaks

Pak`s Prez had dismissed a suggestion by then US Ambassador Anne Patterson that Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud was responsible for Benazir Bhutto`s death.

Baitullah Mehsud`s brother shot dead in Pak: report

: Slain Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud`s brother was shot dead by unidentified men in the restive North Waziristan tribal region of northwest Pakistan, according to a media report today.

Pak Taliban set Baitullah’s in-laws free

After keeping them in custody for months, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has released the family members of its chief Baitullah Mehsud, who was killed in a US drone strike in August last year.

Taliban plot to target flag-hoisting at Wagah foiled: Pak

Acting on an intelligence tip-off, security agencies have nabbed the Punjab chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Khalilullah, along with a trained suicide bomber.

`Baitullah killed Benazir with Musharraf’s consent`

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hassan has said that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud could not have proceeded with plans of assassinating Bhutto without Musharraf’s nod.

Al Qaeda No 2 calls Obama a `fraud`, eulogises Baitullah Mehsud

Al Qaeda`s deputy leader on Monday seized upon President Barack Obama`s failure to bring about a freeze in Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank and called him a "fraud" in a new audio message.

Fazlullah close to Baitullah`s fate: Malik

Pakistan Taliban commander in the northwestern Swat valley, Maulana Fazlullah, has been "badly injured" in operations by the Army and will soon meet "the fate of Baitullah Mehsud", Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.

Govt sought Taliban help against India, claims Pak ex-MP

Former Pak MP Shah Abdul Aziz has claimed that Pak govt had deputed him to hold secret talks with Baitullah Mehsud on forging "unity against India".

New Pak Taliban chief is `fake` Hakimullah?

Pak intelligence agencies believe new Taliban chief is a "look alike brother" of Hakimullah Mehsud.

Pak Taliban admits chief Baitullah Mehsud is dead

After weeks of denial, the
Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday acknowledged for the first time that
their chief Baitullah Mehsud has died of wounds sustained in a
US drone strike in the country`s lawless tribal belt.

Pakistani Taliban admit Mehsud killed in US strike

Two commanders of the Pakistani Taliban say the militants` top leader, Baitullah Mehsud, is dead. They say he died from wounds from a US missile strike.

‘Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud is alive’

A commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday said his organisation will select a new chief in the next five days according to the instruction of their leader Baitullah Mehsud, a media report said.

Taliban executes Baitullah`s relatives on spying charges

Pakistani Taliban have executed
Baitullah Mehsud`s father-in-law and three of his relatives on suspicion of tipping off authorities of the slain commander`s whereabouts, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Sunday.

Hakimullah appointed as new Pak Taliban chief

Hakimullah Mehsud has been nominated as the successor of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud, Pak Taliban said.

Pakistani Taliban quiz Mehsud kin over ‘spying’

Pakistani Taliban have detained four relatives of their leader Baitullah Mehsud, believed to have been killed this month in a US missile strike, on suspicion of tipping off authorities about his whereabouts.

Baitullah Mehsud is dead: Arrested Taliban spokesman

A spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban who was arrested by security forces a day ago told investigators that top militant leader Baitullah Mehsud had died in a US missile attack, intelligence officials said Tuesday.

Arrest of two top aides of Mehsud `significant success`

Pakistani security forces have
scored a significant success in their drive against the
Taliban by apprehending two close aides of militant commander
Baitullah Mehsud.