Targeted killings Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan's new terror style?

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has adopted targeted killing to terrorize people. Peshawar school attack and the recent threats to kill the children of Army personnel and politicians explains it well.

Peshawar gunmen used ''hit list'' to identify young boys of important Army officers

Militants from the Pakistani Taliban, responsible for the Peshawar school bloodbath, reportedly had a hit list of young boys that was used by them to identify and kill sons of important army officers.

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan hostile to India: Govt

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, which was responsible for the killing of 141 people, mostly children in a school in Peshawar, is considered to be hostile to Indian interests and has been maintaining links with al-Qaeda in the Indian sub-continent, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Pak Taliban seek 2 days to decide venue for meeting with government

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) today asked for two days to decide the location of a meeting between its political council and the government committee.

Pakistan Taliban divided over continuation of ceasefire

The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) seems split on whether or not to extend the ceasefire with one faction claiming that they will launch attacks soon while another saying a formal decision is yet to be made.

Pakistan Taliban agrees to extend ceasefire

The month-long ceasefire announced by the Pakistani Taliban, which ends tomorrow, will be extended as the government and the banned group work towards a solution to end the menace of violence here.

Pak-TTP talks to discuss recovery of Gilani`s son, two others

Pakistan government would seek the release of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani`s abducted son and two others during the second phase of direct peace talks with the Taliban set to resume on Tuesday.

Taliban blame security agencies for killing of commander

The Taliban on Tuesday blamed Pakistani security agencies for the killing of their senior commander Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani.

PPP irked by minister`s offer to play cricket with Taliban

The main opposition Pakistan People`s Party (PPP) on Tuesday submitted an adjournment motion in the National Assembly over Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan`s invitation to the Taliban to play a cricket match.

Pak govt to target militants; stamp state`s writ at all costs

The Pakistan government on Tuesday decided to continue targeted operations against militants alongside efforts to start a dialogue with the Taliban as part of steps to establish the state`s writ at all costs, according to media reports.

No woman or child ever taken into custody: Pak military

The Pakistani military on Saturday dismissed as baseless the Taliban`s allegations that women and children were in the custody of security forces, describing it as "propaganda" by the banned group.

Pakistani Taliban to announce ceasefire: Reports

The Taliban have decided in principle on a ceasefire that is likely to be announced in the next 24 hours but have demanded the Pakistan Army`s withdrawal from North Waziristan region and release of detained non-combatants, media reports said on Sunday.

Negotiators discuss Pakistani Taliban`s demands

Pakistani government and Taliban negotiators met informally on Tues to discuss the banned group`s demands for a dialogue aimed at ending a bloody insurgency that has killed thousands.
The talks were held ahead of a formal meeting tomorrow at which will the two sides are expected to discuss, among other things, the possibility of a ceasefire.

Taliban want Mullah Fazlullah to lead Pakistan

In a move that could affect ongoing peace talks with the government, the Pakistani Taliban has said it wants commander Mullah Fazlullah to lead the country.

Cinema attack kills 12 as Pakistan holds Taliban talks

A triple grenade attack on a cinema showing pornography in northwest Pakistan killed 12 people on Tuesday as government and Taliban negotiators met for a second round of peace talks.

Eight killed in attack on religious gathering in Karachi

At least eight persons were killed and over 14 injured, including women, when armed men fired indiscriminately at a religious gathering in this Pakistani port city on Sunday.

Members of Taliban committee to meet militant commanders

Two members of a Taliban-nominated committee on Saturday flew in a government helicopter to the lawless tribal belt to inform militant commanders about their first meeting with Pakistani state negotiators.

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.

Taliban form committee for talks with Pakistan government

The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Sunday named a 10-member committee led by commander Qari Shakil to hold peace talks with the government.

Bangladesh arrests three Pakistani militants

Three operatives of Pakistani Taliban have been arrested in Bangladesh and a laptop containing bomb making information has been seized from their possession, police here said on Monday.