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Pakistani Taliban in talks to heal rift: Sources


Pakistani Taliban commanders are locked in talks, trying to heal a damaging rift that has inflamed tensions over whether to pursue peace efforts with the government, insiders say.

After months of rel

Pakistan demolishing bin Laden compound: police

Pakistani security forces on Saturday began demolishing the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed in a covert US raid in May in the northwestern garrison town of Abbottabad, police and witnesses s

Car bomb kills 12 at Pakistani bus station: police

A car bomb ripped through a Pakistani bus station on Thursday, killing 12 people and wounding another 32 on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Peshawar, a hospital doctor said.

The attack happ

Pakistan suicide attack kills 19

A suicide bomber attacked a market in a largely Shiite Muslim area of northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 19 people and wounding 54 others in the deadliest attack for a month.

The bomb exp

7 security personnel, 18 militants killed in clashes in Pak

Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed and three others wounded in a Taliban attack on their check post in the country's northwestern tribal belt, security officials said on Friday.

The overnight attac

Pakistani warplanes pound militant hideouts, kills 20 Taliban


Pakistani warplanes pounded militant hideouts in the northwestern tribal area before dawn on Wednesday, killing at least 20 Taliban insurgents, security officials said.

The jets targeted hideouts in

Rockets hit Pakistan academy near bin Laden home

Assailants fired nine rockets at Pakistan's top military academy on Friday, damaging its outer wall near the compound where Osama bin Laden was shot dead, officials said.

No one was hurt in the pre-d

Bomb blast kills 26 in tribal Pakistan: officials

A remote-controlled bomb blast killed at least 26 people and wounded more than 60 others in a tribal region of northwest Pakistan on Tuesday in the deadliest such attack in months, officials said.


Bomb attack on Pakistan school kills policeman

A bomb attack on a girls' school in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday killed a policeman, wounded eight others and destroyed a wall, police said.

The remote-controlled bomb was planted at the outer wall

US drones kill three Haqqani militants in Pakistan


A US drone strike killed at least three militants in northwest Pakistan on Thursday, destroying a compound in a mountain stronghold of the Afghan Taliban's Haqqani network, officials said.

The attack

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