Topic: Azam Tariq
On Saturday, the Pakistani Taliban met to choose a new leader following the death of Hakimullah Mehsud, killed by a US drone strike. The Pakistani government worried the strike could jeopardize their attempts at peace talks with the Taliban.
Pakistan said it will keep the Khyber Pass - a crucial supply line for the US war effort in Afghanistan - closed because of security concerns, as a US drone strike pounded alleged militants inside Pakistan.
10/05/2010 04:33 pm
US drones have stepped up bombing raids to combat new alliances cropping up between disparate militants coming to Pakistan's North Waziristan region.
09/16/2010 07:42 am
The Lahore blasts – though sectarian in nature – may raise the level of threat felt by the hundreds of international aid workers who have come to help Pakistan after its worst flooding in 80 years.
09/01/2010 04:08 pm
Pakistan flood foreign aid groups appear to be unfazed by Taliban threats that their presence is 'unacceptable.' Foreign aid workers note that they are always working in a 'high security context.'
08/27/2010 08:39 am
The absence of politicians from the scene of the Pakistan flood -- the country's worst in 80 years -- is raising concerns about the future of democracy in Pakistan.
08/12/2010 04:42 pm
Two suicide bombers stormed a crowded shrine sacred to Sufism, a moderate strain of Islam, killing at least 50 and wounding more than 170. Pakistan is questioning whose hand was behind the Sufi shrine attack.
07/02/2010 09:32 am
A Pakistan Taliban spokesman denied knowledge Thursday of a video claiming responsibility for the Times Square car bomb attempt, though he praised suspect Faisal Shahzad’s ‘noble job.’
05/06/2010 04:17 pm
A coordinated attack Monday on the US Consulate in Peshawar left at least six dead, including four Pakistani Taliban militants. No Americans were killed in the attack.
04/05/2010 10:12 am
New reports surfaced Sunday that Pakistan Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud died after a US drone attack Jan. 14. A look at other senior figures in the group.
02/01/2010 09:14 am
At least 24 people died in a car bomb near Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday. The Taliban are retaliating for the Army's offensive on their home turf.
11/11/2009 12:00 am
In a brash response to the government's claim he was dead, Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud appeared in a video broadcast Monday.
10/06/2009 01:00 am