World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Pakistani Air Force jets today pounded the restive North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghanistan border, killing scores of militants, mostly Uzbeks, as part of the massive military offensive against the Taliban. The early morning attack was launched in Miranshah and Boya village after militants hiding in the areas continued their uninterrupte...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 16, 2014
Thousands of Pakistani troops launched a long-awaited ground offensive on Sunday to eliminate Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants from the troubled North Waziristan tribal region a week after a brazen insurgent attack on Karachi's airport.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 13, 2014
Some of the world's most feared Islamist fighters are quietly slipping away from a Pakistani tribal region ahead of a long-rumoured military operation, raising questions about the effectiveness of such intervention.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 12, 2014
The first US drone strike in Pakistan this year on Wednesday killed at least six militants in a northwest tribal district where pressure was building on Islamabad to react after a brazen attack on Karachi airport.
World News | Associated Press | Friday June 6, 2014
Fresh clashes between the Pakistani Taliban and a breakaway faction killed at least seven militants in the country's restive northwest on Friday, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 23, 2014
Four suspected militants were killed on Friday as Pakistan's armed forces hit insurgent targets in a third day of action in a restive tribal area close to the Afghan border.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 23, 2014
Four suspected militants were killed Friday as Pakistan's armed forces hit Taliban targets in a third day of action in a restive tribal area close to the Afghan border.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 26, 2014
The Afghan Taliban said on Friday they have brokered a ceasefire between two rival factions of the Pakistani Taliban, halting a fresh wave of infighting that has killed more than 60 people.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 official said.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.