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Pakistan Taliban sacks spokesman for declaring allegiance to IS

The details about the new spokesperson were not given but a senior militant commander said he is using his jihadi name.

IM’s Waqas trained with Pak Taliban, say cops

Waqas, 24, was shown as having been arrested in Ajmer on March 23, 2013, and accused of involvement in the bombings in Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad.


Top militant commander killed in Pakistan

Ashiq Ullah Mehsud was killed in a clash in the Hurman village near Mir Ali town in north Waziristan.


Key faction of Pakistani Taliban splits from group

It says the South Waziristan branch has differences with the Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah over the ongoing peace negotiations with the government.


Pakistani airstrikes kill nearly 30 militants

Wednesday’s bombing in North Waziristan came a day after police confirmed that a Chinese tourist had been abducted in the area.


Peace talks cannot succeed without ceasefire: TTP negotiator

Ibrahim Khan said meeting with the Taliban leadership would be held very soon.


Peace talks with government on track: Pakistani Taliban

Maulana Yusuf Shah said fighting between two “minor” groups would have no effect on talks and situation would be clear in next two-three days.


Rivalry between Pakistani Taliban factions erupts in violence

The Pakistani Taliban have been fighting for years to overthrow the government and impose strict Islamic law.


Pakistan court seeks explanation over Pervez Musharraf security alert

Musharraf did not appear on Tuesday following a security alert issued that he might be targeted by terrorists.


Blasts targeting polio team kill 13 in NW Pakistan

Blasts were the latest attack on efforts to root out the crippling disease in Pakistan, which is one of only three countries where polio remains endemic.


IM planned to break ISI shackles, ally with al-Qaeda, Pak Taliban: chargesheet

The sessions court of Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash will consider this chargesheet on March 3.


Senior Taliban commander shot dead in northwest Pakistan

Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani was shot dead along with three others by unknown gunmen who opened fire on their vehicle.


Talking in vain

The Taliban kills while it talks. And the Pakistani state doesn’t have the capacity to take it on

Samiul Haq, chief of Taliban panel, had a ‘sleepless night’ after news of the attack.

Day after ceasefire hint, Taliban behead 23 troops

The Taliban says that while on one hand the government initiates peace talks, it continues to kill their soldiers in custody.

Khan hoped that the the dialogue process with the Taliban would moves forward and bring peace to Pakistan. (Reuters)

I am no ‘Taliban Khan’, says Imran Khan

Detractors have often criticised Imran Khan for being soft on the Taliban and for not speaking out against attacks perpetrated by militants.