After Peshawar massacre, Goa Police tighten security in schools

Goa Police have started a security drive across the state's schools in the wake of the massacre of students in Pakistan's Peshawar city by terrorists on Tuesday.

'Massacre of school children reflects inhuman state of mind'

 The massacre of school children in Peshawar reflects the "inhuman and depraved state of mind" of the Taliban, CPI(M) said on Wednesday.

Indian polls figure in Pak National Security Committee meeting

Pakistan`s ties with India and the ongoing Lok Sabha polls figured on Thursday during a meeting of the country`s top body of civilian and military leadership held to review the internal and external security situation.

Pak to release Taliban prisoners; 2nd round of talks soon

Pakistan government on Saturday decided to release up to 13 non-combatant Taliban prisoners as part of a goodwill gesture with the second round of the peace dialogue expected during the next two to three days.

Taliban says it will not target Musharraf during ceasefire

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan on Tuesday denied reports that it was planning to target former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

Pakistan govt, Taliban negotiators to meet on Monday

A meeting of the Pakistan government and Taliban-nominated negotiators will be held on Monday that is likely to be chaired by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, a cleric considered close to the banned militant group said on Saturday.

Taliban turn down Pak minister`s offer to play cricket match

Pakistan`s Interior Minister on Monday invited the Taliban to play a cricket match in a bid to revive a stalled peace process but the banned militant group rejected the offer within hours.

91 killed in terror attacks in NW Pakistan last month

As many as 91 people died in terrorist attacks in Pakistan`s restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province and the adjoining tribal belt in January, according to figures collated by a rescue service.

Talks should be under Islamic law: Taliban negotiator

Pakistan`s nascent peace process with the Taliban suffered a blow on Friday when a key negotiator nominated by militants said he would not be part of talks with the government till the imposition of Islamic law is included in the agenda.

Kayani had been unwilling to tackle Taliban: PML-N leader

A leader of the ruling PML-N party has said Pakistan is being put on a "war footing" to counter a surge in terrorism even as he claimed former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had been "unwilling" to tackle the Taliban.

Nine killed in shootings in Karachi

Nine persons, including a senior leader of a religious party and three employees of a TV news channel, were shot dead in Pakistan`s biggest city within the space of a few hours on Friday.

3 Taliban fighters arrested near Lahore

Law enforcement agencies on Monday arrested three alleged members of the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan in Punjab province and seized a large quantity of weapons, bullets and explosives from them.

200 kg of explosives used in attack that killed Pak official

The Taliban used about 200 kg of explosives for the suicide attack that killed Chaudhry Aslam, one of Pakistan`s most daring counter-terror officials known for his crackdown on the outlawed militant group.

Pakistani Taliban seeks release of 50 prisoners

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud has demanded the release of 50 prisoners, including those from banned anti-Shia groups, in response to the government`s offer of talks, a media report said on Thursday.

Pak Taliban claim responsibility for military convoy attack

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack on a military convoy near this northwestern city in which six soldiers were killed.

Pak accuses Kabul of overreaction

Pakistan accused Afghanistan of overreacting after Kabul cancelled military visit to protest cross-border shelling, saying such joint activities were crucial for building trust between the countries.

Blast in northwest Pakistan kills 15

At least 15 people, including women and children, were killed and over 30 injured when a powerful car bomb went off at a refugee camp at Nowshera in Pakistan`s restive northwest on Thursday, officials said.

14 soldiers killed in bomb attack in Pak tribal belt

At least 14 Pakistani soldiers were killed and more than 20 others injured when a security forces convoy was targeted by a roadside bomb in the country`s lawless North Waziristan tribal region.

Tehrik-e-Taliban wants sharia implemented in India

A top Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Wali Ur Rehman in a rare video appearance has pledged to send fighters in Kashmir and wage a struggle for implementation of Sharia rule in India.

Pak announces Rs 200 million for Tehrik-e-Taliban

Pakistan announced a reward of Rs 200 million for anyone who provides information on the whereabouts of Tehrik-e-Taliban spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan.