TALIBAN

  • Cartoon of the day: Pakistan against terrorism Yesterday

    As US grants help to Pakistan to tackle terrorism here is cartoonist Neelabh's take on the development. ...
  • Pakistan: 60 terrorists killed in airstrikes, gun battle Yesterday

    Peshawar: About 60 terrorists were killed in airstrikes by Pakistan military and a gun battle that ensued after terrorists attacked army check posts in the volatile northwest tribal region, officials said on Saturday. The militants attacked the check posts in Shindara and Khazana Kandao in Orakzai Agency near the Afghan border...
  • Pakistan kills Peshawar school massacre planner and Taliban commander Saddam 2 days ago

    Peshawar: A senior Taliban commander, believed to be a key planner in the Peshawar school massacre, has been killed by the security forces in Pakistan's troubled Khyber Agency. "Saddam had been killed in the Gundi area of Jamrud by the security forces in an operation yesterday. One of his accomplices...
  • Pakistan: Army courts to be set up to try militants 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Special army courts will be set up in Pakistan to hear terrorism-related cases in the wake of massacre of 150 people, mostly children, at a school in Peshawar by Talibans last week. The decision was taken at a marathon meeting on Wednesday of mainstream political parties chaired by Prime...
  • Pakistan to execute five more terrorists 4 days ago

    Lahore: Five Pakistani terrorists were on Wednesday sentenced to death by the high court of Lahore for attacking an army camp as the government continued to move ahead swiftly with executions of convicted militants in the aftermath of the grisly Peshawar school attack. Justice Arshad Mahmood Tabassum of the Rawalpindi bench...
  • Pakistan authorities were warned of school attack in August 6 days ago

    Peshawar: Authorities in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province were warned of an imminent revenge attack on the army-run school in Peshawar months before a Taliban-sponsored carnage claimed 151 lives, including 131 children. A copy of the written warning, issued on August 28, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Home Ministry had stated that Taliban terrorists...
  • Pakistan to execute 500 terror convicts in coming weeks: officials 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said on Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre. Seven terrorists have been hanged since Friday amid rising public anger over Tuesday's slaughter in the northwestern city...
  • Four terrorists hanged in Pakistan as execution campaign widens 1 week ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan hanged four Islamist terrorists on Sunday in the second set of executions since the government lifted a moratorium after the Taliban massacred 132 children and nine others at a school last Tuesday. None of those hanged has anything to do with Tuesday's school rampage in Peshawar, and some Pakistani...
  • Al-Qaeda 'bursting with pain' over Pakistan school attack 1 week ago

    Al-Qaeda's regional branch on Sunday said its hearts were "bursting with pain" over the Taliban's massacre at a Pakistan school and urged the militants to target only security forces. The attack on Tuesday killed 151 people -- mostly children -- in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar. "Our hearts are bursting with...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha December 21, 2014

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the big fat Indian weddings and the conversion row in Agra. He also takes a dig at the Mumbai roads. ...
  • Arrest warrants issued against Pakistan Taliban chief, 7 others December 20, 2014

    Karachi: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against eight persons, including Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, for the brazen terrorist assault on Karachi airport in June. An anti-terrorism court in Karachi issued the arrest warrants against Fazlullah, former TTP spokesman Shahidullah Shahid and six others. The court...
  • Pakistan: Peshawar school massacre mastermind warns of more attacks December 20, 2014

    Islamabad: The terrorist who supervised the Peshawar school massacre has threatened more attacks, if the military and the intelligence agencies do not stop anti-terror operations, media reported on Saturday. In a video with English subtitles posted on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) website, Umar Mansoor said that on Tuesday's attack on the Army...
  • Pakistan executes terrorists and bombards tribal areas December 20, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan hanged two convicted terrorists on Friday in the country's first executions in years, while warplanes and ground forces pounded insurgent hideouts in a northwest region bordering Afghanistan part of a stepped-up response to the Taliban slaughter of scores of schoolchildren. Unchastened by criticism from all corners of the globe,...
  • Pakistan acts tough, kills 28 terrorists after Peshawar attack December 20, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan forces have killed 28 terrorists in the restive north-western tribal region, intensifying the campaign against them after the Peshawar school massacre that left 148 people dead, mostly students. A security official on Saturday said that jet fighters targeted militants in Tirah valley of Khyber, which killed 21 militants and...
  • Peshawar terror attack: Stunned by the loss, so much blood, sorrow December 20, 2014

    Peshawar: It was the computer classroom where I cracked. I'd managed to remain detached until then. I wanted to tell the story. Look, but don't internalize, was the mantra I was repeating inside my head. Tell the facts, explain what you are seeing and what happened. I focused. I don't think...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay December 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Taliban video identifies Peshawar massacre mastermind as Umar Mansoor, a father of 3 December 19, 2014

    Peshawar: The most hated man in Pakistan is a 36-year-old father of three and volleyball enthusiast nicknamed 'Slim'. His real name is Umar Mansoor and the Pakistani Taliban say he masterminded this week's massacre of 132 children and nine staff at a school in Peshawar - the deadliest militant attack...
  • Watch: Horrific pictures from inside the Army School in Peshawar December 19, 2014

    CNN reporter Nic Robertson narrates the scenario of Army Public School and College that was attacked by Taliban on Tuesday. The attack left 133 children and nin school staff dead. ...
  • News 360: Pakistan extends custody of 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi for three months December 19, 2014

    Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner of the 2008 Mumbai attack, on Friday was detained by Pakistani authorities for three more months, a day after he was granted bail by a court that caused an outrage in India. Lakhvi, 54, was detained for three months under Maintenance of Public Order...
  • Home Ministry drafts new SOPs for schools to fight terror attacks December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: In wake of the Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan's Peshawar, the Home Ministry has drafted new SOPs for schools to fight terror attacks. The aim of this SOP is to lay down guidelines and procedure for preventing and dealing with any terror attack on schools. The guidelines...
  • India registers strong protest with Pakistan over bail to 26/11 accused December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan for granting bail to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and 26/11 Mumbai attacks accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, said MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin in a tweet. "India conveys to Pakistan through diplomatic channels strong concerns of Govt & sentiments of our people on...
  • Taliban lined up and gunned down Peshawar school students in front of their classmates: Survivors December 18, 2014

    Peshawar: Taliban gunmen who stormed a school in northwest Pakistan toyed with captive students by suggesting some could be let go before lining them up and gunning them down in front of their classmates, according to a new account by survivors. Terrorists rampaged through an army-run school in Peshawar and killed...
  • Pakistani Army retaliates to Peshawar attack, kills 57 Taliban terrorists in airstrikes December 18, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan army retaliated to the the deadly Taliban attack at Peshawar school by killing 57 militants in massive airstrikes in the Khyber tribal region where the suicide bombers were reportedly trained. The army launched 20 airstrikes on Wednesday on several Taliban hideouts in Tirah valley area of Khyber tribal region...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay December 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 17, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Pakistan's attack against terrorists will only intensify: Sartaj Aziz December 17, 2014

    Pakistan Prime Minister advisor Sartaj Aziz said that the Peshawar attack was a great national tragedy and that all political parties have come together to look into the causes. "Pakistan's attack against terrorists will only intensify," said Sartaj Aziz. ...
  • Pervez Musharraf blames India for Peshawar attack, says RAW trained Taliban commander Fazlullah December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: At a time when Pakistani leaders are praising India for its support to that country after the Peshawar attack on Tuesday, former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf blamed India for the dastardly attack in which 151 people, including 133 school children, were killed in Peshawar by the Taliban. "Do you know...
  • Watch: Are Indian school safe? December 17, 2014

    After Taliban strikes Peshawar's army-run school killing several students and teachers, the questions have arisen that is our school safe. ...
  • These Pakistani Taliban terrorists massacred 133 students in the Peshawar school attack December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on Wednesday released photos of the terrorists who carried out the dastardly attack on Peshawar's Army Public School and College killing several students and teachers. The photos shows the terrorists holding automatic assault rifles and rocket launchers. The attack claimed the life of 133 students and nine school...
  • There is no difference in good or bad Taliban: Nawaz Sharif December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: A day after the barbaric massacre of 133 students by Taliban in an army-run school in Peshawar that left atleast 133 school students and nine school staffs dead, Pakistan Prime Minister gave a strong message to the terror group. Talking to media after All Parliamentary Party meet called after...