We targeted school in revenge for military attacks: Pak Taliban

"We selected the army's school for the attack because the government is targeting our families and females," said Taliban spokesman Muhammad Umar Khorasani. "We want them to feel the pain."

Peshawar school attack: Over hundred killed so far

According to the latest update, the death toll has reached 104, in the Army school terror attack at Peshawar in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Students killed as Taliban take hundreds hostage at Army school

An Army school in Peshawar's cantonment area has been attacked by six terrorists on Tuesday morning. According to reports, the terrorists are holding some 500 students and children hostage.

Pak militant group renounces violence

 

Islamabad: A Pakistan Taliban militant group on Saturday renounced violence to pursue implementation of Sharia in the country through peaceful means.

Pak Taliban had sleeper cells in Karachi for attack: Report

The brazen Karachi airport attack clearly suggests the role of the Pakistani Taliban`s sleeper cells in the city that must have planned it during the interval when their central leadership was busy talking peace with the government, a media report said today.

Pak airstrikes, clash kill 18 militants

At least 18 militants were on Monday killed, including a key TTP commander, and over 30 injured in airstrikes on their hideouts near Pak-Afghan border and clash between two rival militant groups in northwest Pakistan`s restive tribal region.

Formal talks between govt, Pak Taliban to start this week

Pakistan on Sunday said it will start formal comprehensive peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban in a couple of days, and would also release 12-13 "non-combatants" as part of confidence-building measures.

Islamabad blast: Pak Interior Ministry says United Balochistan Army`s claims "ridiculous"

Islamabad: Pakistan`s Interior Ministry on Wednesday said the separatist outfit claiming responsibility for a bombing at a fruit market earlier in the day was "ridiculous" as investigation so far found links to "somewhere else".

Blast in fruit market in Islamabad kills 23, injures over 100

Islamabad: A powerful bomb ripped through a bustling fruit and vegetable market here on Wednesday, killing at least 23 people and injuring over 100 others, in one of the deadliest attacks in the Pakistani capital.

Self-censorship creeps into Pak media due to terror threats

Faced with direct threats from militant groups and a lack of security, self-censorship has slowly crept into the Pakistani media with many journalists playing safe when reporting on sensitive issues.

Pak peace talks hit by beheading of 23 soldiers by Taliban

Pakistani negotiators on Monday cancelled a scheduled meeting with the Taliban after the insurgents claimed they had killed 23 soldiers kidnapped by them in 2010, dealing a severe blow to the fledgling peace process.

Pak Taliban negotiators meet militants leaders on peace talks

Two negotiators representing the Pakistani Taliban in the peace talks with the government have met the militant leadership in the lawless North Waziristan Agency and briefed them about the first round of talks.

Purpose behind talks is Sharia enforcement: Pak Taliban

The Taliban has said it is fighting for implementing the Islamic sharia law in Pakistan and the purpose behind talks with the government was its implementation.

US non-committal to supporting talks with Pak Taliban

The US on Tuesday refused to lend its support to talks between the Pakistan government and the Taliban, describing it as an internal matter of the country.

Former Pak Taliban head among 50 killed in military operation

The former interim chief of the Pakistani Taliban was among 50 militants, including 36 foreign fighters, killed in heavy air strikes in the lawless North Waziristan region, military sources said on Wednesday.

Malala Yousafzai says she could not imagine hurting assailant even with needle

Pakistan student and education activist Malala Yousafzai has said she has forgiven the terrorist, who shot her on her head last year, and would never want revenge on him as she believed in peace and mercy.

Pakistani Taliban demand release of prisoners

Pakistani Taliban on Sunday demanded the release of their prisoners and withdrawal of army from the country`s restive tribal regions, which it says could be part of confidence building measures for the possible peace talks, Xinhua reported.

Pakistan says framework ready for talks with Taliban

Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the framework for holding talks with the Taliban was ready and there was no foreign pressure for this.

US seeking more info on presence of Pak Taliban in Syria

United States is seeking more information on the presence of the Pakistani Taliban in Syria, an official has said.

Pak Taliban says govt impotent in fight to end bloodshed

Pakistan Taliban has blamed the government for lacking powers to end the bloodshed in the country.