23 militants, 3 civilians killed in clashes in NW Pakistan

At least 23 pro-Taliban fighters and three civilians have died in a fierce exchange of fire between Pakistani security forces and militants in the lawless North Waziristan tribal region.

10 Taliban fighters lay down arms in Afghanistan

Ten Taliban militants gave up fighting and resumed normal life in the western Afghanistan province of Herat Wednesday.

Afghan police kill 12 Taliban fighters

Units of Afghan national police during series of operations across the country over the past 24 hours have killed 12 Taliban militants, Interior Ministry said in a statement released here on Monday.

Pak police foil major terrorist attacks, arrest two militants

Pakistani police said they had foiled major terrorist attacks by arresting two alleged Taliban fighters at Gujrat in Punjab province and seizing a huge quantity of weapons and explosives from their possession.

Air strike kills 10 Taliban fighters in Afghan

Ten Taliban militants were killed as NATO-led forces aircraft raided their hideout in Helmand province 555 km south of capital Kabul.

3 soldiers, 10 militants killed in Pak clash

Dozens of pro-Taliban fighters attacked a security check post in the Orakzai tribal region of northwest Pakistan.

100 Taliban militants give up fighting

One hundred Taliban fighters have laid down arms in Afghanistan and joined a government-backed peace process, an official said.

Urination video sets Taliban against commanders

A video shows US marines urinating on three corpses, believed to be insurgents.

Three Afghan civilians killed at anti-NATO rally

Insurgents opened fire on Afghan police at an anti-NATO rally in southern Afghanistan.

Elusive Mullah Omar still sways Taliban fighters

Afghanistan`s elusive Taliban
leader Mullah Muhammad Omar still has a "very powerful" effect on his followers, who are ready to fight on his orders.

Pak minister `ready to forgive` Taliban if they lay down arms

Talibanis were responsible for killing his only son Mian Raashid Hussain.

37 cases filed against detained Taliban fighters in Pak

Pak authorities have filed 37 cases in anti-terrorism and Islamic courts in the country`s northwest against detained Taliban fighters charged under an
anti-terrorism law.

Pak jets target Taliban positions; 24 militants killed

At least 24 Taliban fighters were killed and 14 more injured on Sunday when Pakistani jets target militant positions in the restive Orakzai and Kurram
tribal regions in the country`s northwest, officials said.

Air strike in Pak kills 20 Taliban fighters

The air strikes targeted rebel positions in the areas of Orakzai Agency.

Three German soldiers killed in north Afghan clash

Taliban fighters attacked a detachment of German troops Friday who were on a bridge-building and mine-clearing mission, triggering a gunbattle that left three soldiers dead, the German Defense Ministry said.

Karzai plans to offer money, jobs to Taliban fighters

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Thursday he plans to offer money and jobs to Taliban fighters to draw them back to civilian life and away from their warlord masters.