Taliban Attack

  • Pakistani Taliban attacks Karachi airport, 30 dead June 9, 2014

    Karachi: After a 13hour intense gun battle, the brazen attack on Karachi international airport by Taliban militants disguised as security forces ended today, leaving 30 people dead, including all the 10 terrorists who were planning for a lengthy siege of the key facility. The outlawed TehreekeTaliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility...
  • Indian among nine killed in Taliban attack in Kabul March 21, 2014

    Kabul: An Indian was among the nine people killed in a deadly Taliban attack in a popular hotel in Kabul, sources said on Friday. Four of the attackers were also killed. Two women from Canada and New Zealand and two men from India and Pakistan were among four foreigners killed in...
  • Nine killed in Taliban attack in Kabul hotel March 21, 2014

    Kabul: Nine people, including four women, were killed in a deadly Taliban attack in a popular hotel in Kabul, sources said on Friday morning. Four attackers too were killed. "Nine people were also killed in last night's (Thursday) Taliban attack in Serena Hotel besides four gunmen," an Afghan security source told...
  • Pakistan's Malala celebrates 16th birthday in UN July 12, 2013

    United Nations: In her first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her for advocating education for girls, Malala Yousafzai celebrated her 16th birthday on Friday at the United Nations, appealing for compulsory free schooling for all children. Wearing a pink head scarf, Yousafzai told UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon...
  • Andhra men killed in Taliban attack were from Nizamabad July 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: A pall of gloom descended on the villages of two men from Andhra Pradesh who were killed in a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Sandeep Gilaji and Navin Kumar Guridi hailed from Nizamabad district in the backward Telangana region of the state. They were among three Indians killed...
  • Clashing visions weigh on US drive for Taliban talks June 28, 2013

    Islamabad: As the United States makes a fresh attempt to start talks with the Taliban, competing visions in Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan over what an eventual peace process might look like have emerged as one of the biggest hurdles. Washington's hopes of negotiating with the insurgents to stabilise Afghanistan before...
  • Taliban attacks kill nine people in Afghanistan April 22, 2013

    Kabul: Insurgents killed six police officers at a checkpoint and a suicide bomber killed three civilians at a shopping bazaar in separate attacks on Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, while an independent security group warned 2013 is on track to be one of the most violent years of the war. April already...
  • Taliban attack Afghan courthouse, leaving 53 dead April 4, 2013

    Kabul: Insurgents wearing Afghan army uniforms launched a suicide attack and stormed a courthouse on Wednesday in a failed bid to free Taliban inmates, killing at least 44 people, half of them shot in the basement. Nine attackers were killed. The attack one of the deadliest in the more than...
  • Snapshot: Malala Yousafzai returns to school with her pink bag March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, is back to school. She is seen with her pink school bag as she attends her first day of school after being released from hospital. The 15-year-old participated in lessons at the Edgbaston High School for...
  • Pak fears Taliban attacks in Islamabad, Rawalpindi September 4, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Ministry has warned authorities that a group of Taliban militants plans to carry out attacks on targets in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, including the prison where Lashkar-e-Taiba members charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks are being held. A secret report circulated by the National Crisis Management Cell (NCMC)...
  • Report of Indians killed in Afghan not confirmed: Govt July 11, 2009

    New Delhi/Kabul: Indian External Affairs Ministry officials on Saturday said there was "no confirmation" of Pakistani media reports that six Indian nationals were killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan. "The Indian mission has been approached, but there is no confirmation of the report," an Indian External Affairs Ministry official told...
  • Militants attack US supplies in Pakistan April 12, 2009

    Islamabad: Scores of Islamist militants destroyed at least 10 lorries on Sunday in north-western Pakistan in an attack on a truck terminal used for transporting supplies to US and NATO troops in Afghanistan, police said. Three private guards were injured when insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades at the depot on the edge...