World | Agence-France Presse | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Pakistani fighter jets bombarded Taliban hideouts in the troubled northwest on Tuesday, killing at least 30 in the fourth airstrikes since peace talks stalled, in what analysts say is a surgical operation to reassert the military's dominance.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 20, 2014
Pakistani jets early on Thursday bombed Taliban hideouts in a northwestern tribal district, killing at least 15 people, security officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 26, 2014
Thousands of people have fled their homes in Pakistan's northwestern tribal district for fear a military offensive against Taliban insurgents is imminent, residents and officials said on Sunday.
World | Agence Frence-Presse | Thursday December 12, 2013
At least two soldiers were killed and seven wounded when a military convoy struck a roadside bomb in Pakistan's troubled northwest on Thursday, security officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 29, 2013
A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least two suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Friday.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 7, 2013
The Pakistani Taliban rejected the idea of peace talks with the government after electing hardline commander Mullah Fazlullah, whose men shot schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai last year, as their new leader on Thursday.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 7, 2013
The Pakistani Taliban chose the man who planned the attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai as the group's new leader Thursday, less than a week after the U.S. killed its former chief in a drone strike, a militant commander and intelligence offic...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 7, 2013
The Pakistani Taliban on Thursday elected Maulana Fazlullah as their new chief following the death of the previous leader in a US drone strike.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 3, 2013
With marble floors, lush green lawns and a towering minaret, the $120,000 farm where feared Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud died in a US drone strike was no grubby mountain cave.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 2, 2013
The Pakistani Taliban's ruling council met Saturday to choose a new leader after a US drone strike killed Hakimullah Mehsud, as the government said it was determined to press ahead with peace talks.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 10, 2013
The Pakistani Taliban today said teenage activist Malala Yousafzai had done "nothing" to deserve a prestigious EU rights award and vowed to try again to kill her.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 30, 2013
A US drone strike targeting a militant compound on Monday killed three militants in a troubled Pakistan tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 3, 2013
A US drone strike early on Wednesday killed four militants in the northwestern tribal area of Pakistan, local officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 29, 2013
A US drone early today fired two missiles into a house in Pakistan's troubled northwestern tribal belt, killing six people, local security officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 11, 2013
Women were stopped from voting in Pakistan's elections on Saturday in the northwestern tribal district of North Waziristan, a notorious Taliban stronghold, residents said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 10, 2013
Bombs exploded near party political offices in remote areas of Pakistan on Friday, killing four people on the eve of a landmark election that the Taliban have vowed to disrupt with suicide attacks.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 27, 2013
A bomb blast has destroyed an election office in a Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said on Saturday, the latest violence ahead of historic polls next month.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 16, 2013
The Pakistani Taliban have barred children from going to schools in North Waziristan after security forces set up a road block as part of security measures in Miranshah town, according to a media report today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2013
The Pakistani Taliban on Friday denied any involvement in attacks on polio workers, which have killed 21 people since December, but confirmed it opposed the vaccination as "un-Islamic."
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 24, 2013
A suicide bomber rammed a water tanker into a Pakistani check post late Saturday, killing 17 soldiers in the notorious tribal district of North Waziristan, the military said.