But the Taliban may be using Osama bin Laden's killing as a pretense for continuing its fight against Pakistani forces. Today's bombings targeted paramilitary recruits.
Pakistan's prime minister announced Friday that he will work for the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman convicted of attempted murder by the US and believed to have ties to Al Qaeda.
A New York court's conviction of Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui for the attempted murder of US soldiers in Afghanistan has stirred anti-American anger in Pakistan.
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.
The death toll in a volleyball game attack in northwest Pakistan Friday has topped 90. The government may face increased pressure to target militants who slipped out of South Waziristan, where the government has conducted an offensive, and north into neighboring areas.
During a Pakistan mosque attack in the military city of Rawalpindi Friday, attackers fired indiscriminately on worshipers, most of whom are connected to the military.
In Pakistan, end of amnesty that protected senior officials from prosecution of criminal charges will expire Saturday, deepening the woes of the embattled government.
The attack at a market in Peshawar, which killed at least 74 people, came as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived for a three-day visit.
The ranks of lashkars have grown to 8,000, according to local leaders, since the Army retook the valley in June. Some residents worry about militarizing the population.