Grenade attack kills policeman in NW Pakistan

A policeman was killed and two others wounded in a grenade attack in Pakistan`s restive northwest on Tuesday, police said.

Afghanistan to dismantle Pak Taliban's safe havens on its soil

 Afghanistan has agreed to target militants attacking Pakistan from alleged sanctuaries on its soil, in a significant move which suggests a thaw in their frayed ties and anti-terror cooperation between them.

TTP joins hands with Lashkar-i-Islam

 Pakistan's main terrorist outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on Friday joined hands with outlawed Lashkar-e-Islam in the country's northwest to confront the military, which has launched an all-out campaign against militants holed-up in the tribal region.

Taliban spokesman vanishes from Twitter after issuing threats

After claiming responsibility for Sunday's Wagah blast and also threatening Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter, Ehsanullah Ehsan, self-styled spoksperson of the breakaway faction of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan terror group, has disappeared from the micro-blogging site.

Who staged Wagah suicide attack? 3 Pak Taliban factions claim hand
Who staged Wagah suicide attack? 3 Pak Taliban factions claim hand

Rubbishing the claims of other terror outfits, former Tehreek-e-Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan has asserted that its Jamat-ul-Ahrar group was responsible for the deadly suicide attack at Wagah border crossing that killed at least 60 people.

Pakistani Taliban leaders vow to support Islamic State militants: Report
Pakistani Taliban leaders vow to support Islamic State militants: Report

In a move that can cause a rift within the militant circles, six senior members of the Pakistani Taliban, including prominent regional leaders vowed to support the Islamic State (IS) militants and its head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a media report said on Tuesday.

Pak Taliban criticise awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai
Pak Taliban criticise awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai

A breakaway faction of Pakistan Taliban, whose militants had pumped bullets into her two years ago, has criticised the choice of Malala Yousafzai for the 2014 Nobel Peace prize, calling her "an agent of non-believers".

Pakistan teenage activist Malala's attackers arrested: Army

 The 10 Taliban militants who tried to kill Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai for her outspoken views on girls' education in the country's troubled northwest in 2012 have been arrested, the army announced today.

Al Qaeda opens new South Asia branch: Who is Asim Umar?

The head of the newly-created South Asia branch of al Qaeda, Asim Umar, is a Pakistani ideologue who has produced a number of online calls to jihad but has a relatively low profile.

Pakistani Taliban splits

Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday suffered a major split as leading commanders of the banned outfit formed a splinter group, accusing its leadership of promoting personal and narrow objectives.

Pakistan seeks extradition of Taliban chief from Afghanistan

Pakistan has sought extradition of outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah from Afghanistan and dismantling of the militant group`s hideouts in Kunar and Nooristan provinces.

Taliban ambush Pakistan border post, 17 killed

A soldier and 16 Taliban militants were killed Saturday after an ambush on a border post in Pakistan`s restive northwestern tribal area, military officials said.

4 killed, 30 injured in blast in Karachi`s Delhi Colony

Four persons were killed and 30 others injured when a powerful bomb exploded outside a mosque in Karachi`s Delhi Colony today, minutes after Friday prayers.

US "very carefully" watching Pak, Taliban peace talks

The United States is very carefully watching the peace talks between the Pakistani government and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a top American commander based in Afghanistan has told lawmakers.

Pak officials warn of Taliban attacks in mountainous north

The Pakistani Taliban may be planning attacks on tourists in the country`s mountainous north, where 10 foreign climbers were massacred last year, officials warned on Monday.

New Taliban chief returns to Pak tribal areas

Mullah Fazlullah, the new chief of outlawed Pakistani Taliban, has made his way into Pakistan`s unruly tribal areas from neighbouring Afghanistan where he was based since the 2009 military operation in Swat.

Taliban rule out talks with Pakistan government

The Pakistan Taliban has ruled out the possibility of holding any peace talks with the Pakistan government, a media report said Friday.

TTP militant threatens attacks on European embassies in India, Pak, Bangladesh

A key militant commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Punjab (TTP),has urged Muslim youth to attack European embassies across the world, including those located in India, Pakistan and Bangaldesh.

Pak govt planning to hold peace talks with Taliban

Pakistani government is reportedly planning to form a working group to hold talks with the militant groups so as to establish peace in the country.