09 Sep 2013
Islamabad: Pakistan's political parties on Monday asked the government to tackle a Taliban insurgency by initiating talks with "all stakeholders", endorsing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's plans for a dialogue with militants.
30 May 2015
Quetta: Gunmen have killed at least 19 passengers they had forced off two buses travelling from the western Pakistani city of Quetta to Karachi on the southern coast, said the Home minister Sarfaraz Bugti for the restive province of Baluchistan.
12 Dec 2014
Washington: The US has said it engages Pakistan in discussions over issues related to security and stability of Afghanistan, where Taliban insurgency has gained significant momentum with the phased withdrawal of US-led NATO troops.
26 Dec 2015
Raipur: Four Naxals have been arrested from the insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, police said today.
02 Nov 2013
Islamabad: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed in a CIA-operated drone strike in the country's restive North Waziristan, was on Saturday buried at an unknown location, a media report said.
08 Jun 2016
Ghazni, Afghanistan: Suspected Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan killed 12 people after stopping their vehicles on a road in the east of the country, while 50 people were kidnapped in the north, the latest in a spate of highway attacks, officials said today.
10 Aug 2015
Guwahati: 5166 people, including 912 security personnel, were killed in insurgency in Assam in the last 24 years, the state government said today. They were killed in 9382 incidents of violence by insurgents from 1991 to July 2015, Agriculture Minister Rockybul Hussain said on behalf of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in reply to a query in the Assembly.
05 Aug 2015
Peshawar/Kabul: If the first public comments from the Afghan Taliban's newly appointed leader are anything to go by, Akhtar Mohammad Mansour recognises how fractured the militant movement has become and that humility and consensus may be his best way forward.
22 Oct 2012
Pakistan's spy agency ISI is directing the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan, a US lawmaker has alleged, saying his view is based on his meetings with the people and officials in the war-torn country.
10 Jun 2016
Washinton: President Barack Obama has approved giving the US military greater ability to accompany and enable Afghan forces battling a resilient Taliban insurgency, in a move to assist them more proactively on the battlefield, a US official told a news agency.