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Talks with Taliban prerogative of Pak govt., says envoy Olson May 23, 10:43 am
Islamabad, May 23 (ANI): US ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson has said that holding talks with the Taliban is a prerogative of the Pakistani government.
Imran Khan's PTI seeks pro-Taliban cleric's help to initiate peace talks with outfit May 22, 2:57 pm
Peshawar, May 22 (ANI): The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has sought the help of an elderly pro-Taliban cleric to initiate peace talks with the militants, party officials have said.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Asserting that Pakistan is an important element in maintaining peace in Afghanistan, visiting President Hamid Karzai said on Wednesday it would be difficult to fight terrorism without Islamabad's cooperation because it has influence over Taliban.
NATO troops begin withdrawal of equipment from Afghanistan May 22, 1:28 pm
Quetta, May 22 (ANI): The NATO and US troops have started withdrawal of their equipment from Afghanistan after more than ten years of war.
Talks with Taliban only option for Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif May 21, 2:41 pm
Lahore, May 21 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, has told newly elected lawmakers that Pakistan has no other option apart from negotiating with the Taliban in the interest of peace.
Russia foils 'terrorist attack' on Moscow May 21, 1:57 pm
London, May 21 (ANI): Russian counter-terrorism agents have foiled a terrorist attack on Moscow, killing two of the plotters and arrested another.
Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf says no enmity with Taliban May 18, 11:57 am
Islamabad, May 18 (ANI): The coming provincial government was ready to hold talks with the outlawed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants, Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) senior leader has said.
Twin blasts kill 9, wounds 55 in Afghanistan's Kandahar May 18, 10:36 am
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): At least nine people were killed and more than 55 others wounded Friday evening when two back-to-back explosions rocked Kandahar city, capital of the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, a provincial government spokesman said.
'Taliban supported government has come into power in Pakistan' May 17, 10:48 am
Lahore, May 17 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran (TMQ) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has said that a "Taliban supported government" has come into power after "strange elections" where both the winners and losers have staged protests against rigging.
Pak Taliban to consider ceasefire if new govt. 'shows seriousness' to dialogue offer May 16, 12:02 pm
Islamabad, May 16 (ANI): The Pakistani Taliban, also known as the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has said that they do not rule out a 'ceasefire' if the new government 'shows seriousness' to their dialogue offer.
Karzai advises Pakistan Government and military to reform themselves May 11, 10:20 am
Islamabad, May 11 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai has advised Pakistan Government and military to 'reform themselves.'
Lahore, May 10 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League chief Nawaz Sharif, who is described by friends and supporters as "power-obsessed, arrogant, impulsive, unwilling to collaborate", is said to have mellowed down ahead of the polls.
Pak Taliban chief sanctions attacks across country on polling day May 10, 11:02 am
Islamabad, May 10 (ANI): The chief commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has issued a mandate to Taliban commanders to carry out widespread attacks in the country on May 11.
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of Pakistan has written to Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani saying that the current security plan is inadequate, and has asked him to deploy army personnel at all the sensitive stations across the country.
Pak Taliban warns teachers of 'dire consequences' for performing May 11 election duties May 7, 11:10 am
Islamabad, May 7 (ANI): The outlawed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has warned teachers against performing election duties on May 11.
Top Brazil football club urges players, fans to drop 'Be a Taliban warrior' online campaign May 5, 1:28 pm
London, May 5 (ANI): Players and supporters of a top Brazilian football club have been asked to abandon an internet campaign encouraging them to pose as Taliban fighters and post the photos online.
London, May 3 (ANI): The Taliban has been asked to issue a declaration distancing itself from al-Qaeda and committing itself to peace talks before it can open a political office in Qatar, diplomatic sources have said.
Afghan police kill 6 militants May 2, 4:00 pm
Ghazni, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): Units of Afghan police raided Taliban hideouts in Ghazni province 125 km south of Kabul late Wednesday night, leaving six militants dead, provincial police chief Zarawar Zahid said Thursday.
Benazir was killed not by Taliban, but by 'people who were threatened by her': Imran May 2, 11:20 am
Islamabad, May. 2 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said former premier Benazir Bhutto was not assassinated by the Taliban, but by the people who were worried that she was going to come into power.
Five Pak prisoners held over 'plotting attacks' on Army May 2, 9:49 am
Rawalpindi, May. 2 (ANI): At least five prisoners were arrested from Bahawalpur and Adyala jails in Pakistan for their alleged involvement in a plot to carry out terrorist attacks on the Army.
Beijing, May 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Taliban militants ambushed and killed three people including the peace chief negotiator in the southern Helmand province 555 km south of Kabul on Wednesday, a local official said.
Karachi, May. 1 (ANI): Pakistan's former Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that conspiracy is being hatched to bring a pro-Taliban prime minister in the country.
Islamabad, Apr. 29 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has defended its attack on politicians, saying that they were targeting liberal political parties for their secular ideology and support for military operations.
Taliban key commander, 3 others killed in southern Afghan town Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Beijing, Apr. 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Afghan forces raided a Taliban hideout Sunday evening and killed a Taliban key commander along with three of his armed comrades in the southern Zabul province 340 km south of Kabul, a local official said Monday.
Pak Taliban warns religious parties against using name of Islam in election campaign Apr 28, 2:56 pm
Islamabad, Apr. 28 (ANI): The banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Mardan has issued a letter warning religious parties not to use the name of Islam in their election campaign.
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