• security forces kill 10 militants in pakistan

    Security forces kill 10 militants in Pakistan

    World | February 14, 2016 6:47 IST

    Islamabad: At least 10 militants were killed and 12 others arrested in an operation carried out by security forces in Pakistan's Balochistan province on on Saturday, a media report said.According to Dunya TV, the security forces

  • death toll in pakistan s attock suicide attack rises to 20

    Death toll in Pakistan's Attock suicide attack rises to 20

    World | August 17, 2015 17:43 IST

    Lahore: The death toll in a brazen suicide attack that killed Pakistan's Punjab province Home Minister at his ancestral home in Attock district today rose to 20.Home Minister Shuja Khanzada, 71, and a DSP were

  • pak taliban claims responsibility for mosque suicide attack

    Pak Taliban claims responsibility for Mosque suicide attack

    World | January 10, 2015 16:46 IST

    Islamabad: A splinter group of Pakistani Taliban today claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a Shia Mosque in garrison city of Rawalpindi.The Jamatul Ahrar faction, which parted ways with the main Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)

  • wagah border attack mastermind killed

    Wagah border attack mastermind killed

    World | January 10, 2015 11:39 IST

    Islamabad: The mastermind of a suicide attack at the Wagah border crossing in November 2014 was killed Saturday along with two associates, a media report said.Intelligence agencies had been on a hunt for Roohullah, the

  • kidnapped pakistan air force officer killed

    Kidnapped Pakistan Air Force officer killed

    World | January 08, 2015 13:32 IST

    Islamabad: The bullet-riddled body of a kidnapped Pakistan Air Force officer was found in Balochistan province, media reported Thursday.The officer was kidnapped along with four others Jan 4 from an area between provincial capital Quetta

  • arrest warrants issued against pakistan taliban chief 7

    Arrest warrants issued against Pakistan Taliban chief, 7 others

    World | December 20, 2014 21:22 IST

    Karachi: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan today issued non-bailable arrest warrants against eight persons, including Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, for the brazen militant assault on Karachi airport in June.An anti-terrorism court in Karachi issued

  • key ttp militant handed over to pakistan sources

    Key TTP militant handed over to Pakistan: Sources

    World | December 07, 2014 6:59 IST

    Peshawar: Key Taliban commander Latif Mehsud, who was being held by the Afghan and NATO troops for sometime, has been handed over to the Pakistani authorities, along with three others, sources said on Saturday.Mehsud, a

  • tribesman publicly beheaded in pakistan

    Tribesman publicly beheaded in Pakistan

    World | November 15, 2014 11:39 IST

    Islamabad: Militants have beheaded a tribesman in public after accusing him of spying for security forces in Pakistan's Khyber Agency, a media report said Saturday.According to sources, the beheading was carried out Friday in a

  • taliban involved in pakistan dockyard attack probe shows

    Taliban involved in Pakistan dockyard attack, probe shows

    World | September 15, 2014 13:19 IST

    Islamabad: A preliminary probe into the attack on a naval dockyard in Karachi last week has revealed that the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) militants from Sindh province were involved in it, media reported Monday.The militants mounted

  • key pakistani taliban commander arrested

    Key Pakistani Taliban commander arrested

    World | July 15, 2014 21:52 IST

    Islamabad: A key Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander has been arrested by Pakistani security forces during the ongoing operations against militants in, media reported Tuesday.Highly placed sources told Dawn online Tuesday that firebrand Taliban commander Adnan

  • panel formed to investigate karachi airport attacks

    Panel formed to investigate Karachi airport attacks

    World | June 12, 2014 12:15 IST

    Islamabad: The police have constituted an inquiry committee to investigate the terror attacks at the Karachi international airport, media reported Thursday.The inquiry committee would be headed by Karachi Police's Deputy Inspector General Munir Ahmed Shaikh,

  • seminaries collecting couriering funds for pakistani taliban

    Seminaries collecting, couriering funds for Pakistani Taliban

    World | May 01, 2014 13:44 IST

    Islamabad: Seminaries in Pakistan's capital were allegedly assisting Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) with the collection of extortion and ransom money, civil and military intelligence agency sources said.The seminaries were providing courier services to the TTP and

  • pakistan government taliban peace talks begin

    Pakistan government-Taliban peace talks begin

    World | February 06, 2014 22:27 IST

    Islamabad: Peace talks between the Pakistan government and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) formally kicked off Thursday with the first phase being held at a secret location.The government negotiators include Irfan Siddiqui, adviser to the prime