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Pakistan Taliban declare end to ceasefire

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Taliban militants in Pakistan declared an end to a month-long ceasefire arranged with the aid of the Afghan Taliban, accusing the government of breaching terms including a…

Pakistan Taliban demand prisoner release as condition for talks – sources

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban have demanded that the government of Pakistan release a number of prisoners as a condition for talks aimed at laying the ground for full…

Explainer: Who are the Pakistani Islamists shouting “death to blasphemers”?

By Asif Shahzad ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Thousands of activists from the banned Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) have clashed with security forces in Pakistan over the past two weeks, shouting "death to…

Two Sides of the Same Coin?

During a security briefing to Pakistani lawmakers, top generals of the Pakistan Army startled everyone by describing the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban as “two sides of the same coin because…

Pak mosques collecting donations for Afghan Taliban: Opposition Party

Peshawar [Pakistan], June 10 (ANI): Pakistan opposition party Awami National Party (ANP) on Tuesday said that mosques were collecting donations for Afghan Taliban and asked the government to act swiftly…

TLP – The New Face of Militancy in Pakistan

TLP - The New Face of Militancy in Pakistan Pakistan, as a nation-state, in the first two decades of the twenty-first century, remained predominantly engaged in efforts to correct its…

US withdrawal sparks new wave of violence in Balochistan by Pakistan Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 6 (ANI): The US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan has led to increased violence in Balochistan by Pakistan Taliban. The revival of the Pakistani Taliban is not only…