Afghan President urges clerics to help halt attacks

 Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday called for Muslim clerics and tribal elders to help stem a surge in deadly insurgent attacks that have rocked the country as US-led troops end their war against the Taliban.

Tribal elders broker end to fighting in Libya

An outbreak of fighting south of the Libyan capital which killed at least four people stopped on Tuesday after local elders agreed a ceasefire, reports said.

Taliban detains tribal elders for attending Kayani meet

The whereabouts of the elders from the Mehsud tribe is not known.

Taliban detains 23 tribal elders for attending Musharraf meet

Twenty-three tribal elders
have been detained by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan after they
attended a recent function addressed by army chief Gen Ashfaq
Parvez Kayani, according to a media report.

Afghan President meets with tribal elders in south

Afghan Prez is in southern Afghanistan meeting with tribal elders from across Kandahar province.

Three tribal elders killed in blasts in Pakistan

Three tribal elders,
including the head of a pro-government peace committee, were
killed and two more injured in two separate bomb blasts in the
restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan on Saturday.

Tribesmen warn against military operation

Tribal elders in Pakistan`s
North Waziristan tribal region Saturday warned the government.

Elders` absence hinders Army goals in NW Pakistan

Tribal elders are refusing to return to a former Taliban and al Qaeda stronghold bordering Afghanistan despite Army claims the region is safe.

Three abducted tribal elders killed in northwest Pak

Pro-Taliban militants on Thursday killed
three tribal elders who were abducted a month ago from the
lawless Aurakzai region in northwest Pakistan.

Pro-Taliban militants behead two tribal elders in Pak

Pro-Taliban militants have beheaded two of six tribal elders who were kidnapped a month ago from the lawless Aurakzai tribal region in northwest Pakistan, sources said on Thursday.