TALIBAN

  • Pakistan afflicted with blowback effects of nurturing terrorism: Professor TV Paul June 13, 2014

    After the Karachi attack, Pakistan grapples with the issue of whether to continue talks with the Taliban, Professor TV Paul weighs in on the bigger picture, and what he calls the country's "geostrategic curse". ...
  • Has Pakistan paid a heavy price for failing to rein in terror groups? June 9, 2014

    Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest Karachi airport on Sunday and at least 28 people were killed in a nightlong battle at one of the country's most highprofile targets. ...
  • Watch: Fatima Bhutto on her new book 'The shadow of the crescent moon' November 2, 2013

    Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto released her book and spoke on Pakistan and terrorism. Bhutto released 'The shadow of the crescent moon' in Delhi recently. Speaking on the border tensions between India and Pakistan notwithstanding, Bhutto said that people of the two countries desire peace and they should not be divided. ...
  • Will continue my fight for education, says Malala Yousafzai October 15, 2013

    In an exclusive interview with CNN, 16yearold Malala Yousafzai, who was shot at by Taliban in 2012 for propagating girls education in Pakistan, said that she will continue her fight of spreading education in the world. ...
  • Watch: Malala Yousafzai talks about her peace mission October 15, 2013

    Watch the full interview of Pakistani teenaged activist Malala Yousafzai with CNN on October 15 at 10.30 pm on CNNIBN. ...
  • Malala says it's an honour to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize October 11, 2013

    Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai who is a front runner for the Nobel Peace Prize that will be announced on Friday said that it's an honor to be nominated. "I'm really happy to be nominated and it seems like people nominated me and people from all over the world, from America,...
  • Malala a wake up call for people with Talibani mindset: Hina Rabbani Khar October 10, 2013

    A year after Taliban shot a teenage girl Malala Yousafzai on the head, he has come back with courage and said that she wishes to return to Pakistan and run for office. Meanwhile, former foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said that what happened to her divided Pakistan into two. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 7, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Villagers caught in crossfire between Army, terrorists in Keran October 7, 2013

    As firing between the Army and terrorists continue in the Keran sector for the 14th day, caught in the crossfire are residents from nearby villages. The villagers from Jamgund, a village that lies next to Shala Batu, have been trekking down steep mountainside to avoid being trapped in the gunfight....
  • 'Committed to bring justice to the murdered Indian author' September 6, 2013

    Reacting to the murder of the Indian author Sushmita Banerjee who was shot dead in Afghanistan, Afghanistan's Deputy Ambassador Ashraf Haidari said that the investigations are underway and they are committed to find the perpetrators of the killing and bring them to justice. Banerjee had written a popular memoir about...
  • News 360: Indian author Sushmita Banerjee shot dead in Afghanistan September 5, 2013

    ndian author Sushmita Banerjee, who wrote a popular memoir about her dramatic escape from the Taliban, was on Thursday shot dead in Afghanistan. ...
  • Girls in Pakistan defy Taliban by going to school July 13, 2013

    In most places around the world going to school is not a life and death situation, but it is just that dangerous for many girls in Pakistan. With the shooting of Malala Yousafzai in focus after her UN speech yesterday, CNN's Saima Mohsin visits the Swat Valley to see what's...
  • Pakistani teenage activist Malala addresses UN on her 16th birthday July 13, 2013

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations on her 16th birthday and said the Taliban can not silence women in Afghanistan. She said Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa are her inspirations and added that she wanted to end child labour in India. ...
  • Video: Pak Taliban claims responsibility for murder of 9 foreigners June 24, 2013

    Pakistan Taliban has claimed the responsibility for the murder of foreigners near the Nanga Parbat base camp in northern Pakistan. Gunmen broke into a hotel in Gilgit and killed nine foreigners, who were on a mountaineering expedition, and their guide. ...
  • Watch: Nawaz Sharif will serve the nation well if he wins, say Pakistanis May 11, 2013

    Nawaz Sharif's party, the PMLN, is currently leading in the historic May 11 elections. ...
  • Pakistan polls: 11 killed, 50 injured in Karachi's twin blast May 11, 2013

    Polling will continue till 6 PM across the country except in Karachi, where voting will be held till 8 PM in 7 constituencies. ...
  • Pakistan elections: Masses divided between Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan May 11, 2013

    Security tightened in Pakistan as polling began on Saturday amidst threats of violence and terror. A total of 85 million people are expected to cast their votes for 342 national assembly seats with approximately 40 million of them being first time voters. ...
  • Have arranged security for polls, Taliban real opposition: Pak minister May 11, 2013

    Pakistan will vote on Saturday to decide who is next leader amidst threats of terror and violence. ...
  • Boston Marathon blasts: How the events unfolded April 16, 2013

    Two blasts occurred within seconds on a sidewalk along the 42kilometre route of the Boston Marathon, where thousands of people had lined up to cheer on the marathoners on Monday. ...
  • I fear god and nobody else, says exPakistan president Musharraf March 25, 2013

    Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf returned to the country on Sunday after a fouryear long selfimposed exile. "On the very first day of my return, hurdles have been created for me. Our first gathering was sabotaged. I am back today even as people said that I would never return. I...
  • Pakistan teen activist Malala returns to school in UK March 20, 2013

    Pakistan's women's rights icon Malala Yousufzai returns to school in Birmingham months after being shot by the Taliban. ...
  • Afghanistan: Car bomb explodes near intelligence agency January 16, 2013

    A big car bomb exploded near the gate of an intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday. Several passerby were injured in the attack. ...
  • Greater role for India in Afghanistan after NATO pullout: Karzai November 11, 2012

    Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is in India to take ties between the two countries forward. Speaking to CNNIBN Senior Editor Suhasini Haidar, he said that he saw a greater role for India in training the Afghan forces after the NATO troops exited that country. ...
  • World celebrates Malala day today November 10, 2012

    Malala Yousafzai, teenage Pakistani rights activist recovering in a UK hospital after being shot by Taliban in her country, thanked millions of her wellwishers for their inspiring and humbling support. ...
  • ExBritish PM Gordon Brown shows support for Malala November 10, 2012

    Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is heading to Pakistan with an international message of support for Malala Yousafzai and many more brave girls like her. Brown has said November 10, a month after Yousafzai was shot at by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education in Pakistan, has been declared...
  • Malala able to stand, thanks supporters: Doctors October 20, 2012

    Fourteenyearold Malala Yousafzai continues to recover in the UK. Doctors say that the young activist is now able to stand up with help and can communicate by writing. Malala was shot in the head and shoulder earlier this month by the Taliban in Pakistan for speaking out against them. Malala was...
  • Pak announces top civilian bravery award for Malala October 17, 2012

    Malala Yousufzai, the teenager who was shot for taking on the Taliban, is set to receive Pakistan's highest civilian bravery award. Meanwhile, the 14year old continues to undergo treatment in a UK hospital. Malala has not undergone any surgery since leaving Pakistan on Monday. Doctors remain optimistic about her recovery. Meanwhile,...
  • Pak announces $ 1 million bounty on Malala's shooter October 16, 2012

    Pakistani teenage rights activist who was shot at by TehrikeTaliban Pakistan, Malala Yousufzai, has been sent to Britain for further treatment, according to reports. Malala was shot in the head by the Taliban last week for speaking out against them. An air ambulance had arrived at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad...
  • Pakistan prays for recovery of Malala Yousufzai October 13, 2012

    Fourteenyearold Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai is still fighting for her life after being shot by the Taliban. Doctors say the next several days will be key in determining what happens next. Malala was targeted by the Taliban because she has stood up for the rights of women and girls in...
  • Pak: Fatwa issued against Malala's attacker October 13, 2012

    More than 50 clerics associated with the Sunni Ittehad Council and a former Pakistani minister have joined hands against the Taliban and issued a fatwa that declared the attempted assassination of the teenage activist as "unIslamic". A spokesman for the Taliban's Swat Valley chapter says its leadership had decided two...