Pakistani Taliban: the group behind the Peshawar school massacre

Dec 17, 2014

Pakistani Taliban: the group behind the Peshawar school massacre

The Pakistani Taliban, which claimed responsibility for killing at least 130 people in Tuesday’s school rampage, is the country’s main Islamist rebel group and was also behind the shooting of Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai.Considered to have close ties to al-Qaida and listed as ...

Grenade attack kills 13 moviegoers in Pakistan

Feb 12, 2014

Grenade attack kills 13 moviegoers in Pakistan

Assailants threw grenades into a crowded movie theater in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing 13 people, officials said, in an attack that shows the challenges as negotiators face off in talks between the Taliban and the government.One of the grenades blew up the main ...

Feb 12, 2014

Grenade attack kills 13 moviegoers in Pakistan

Assailants threw grenades into a crowded movie theater in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing 13 people, officials said, in an attack that shows the challenges as negotiators face off in talks between the Taliban and the government.One of the grenades blew up the main ...

U.S. drone strike kills leader of Pakistani Taliban

Nov 2, 2013

U.S. drone strike kills leader of Pakistani Taliban

A U.S. drone strike Friday killed Hakimullah Mehsud, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, delivering a major blow to the group after the government said it had started peace talks with the insurgents, according to intelligence officials and militant commanders.Mehsud, who was on America’s ...