Tag: Taliban

Pakistani army seizes Taliban base

Pakistani soldiers captured a major┬áTaleban base in the north-western tribal region of┬áBajaur after days of fierce fighting, officials said on Tuesday. The army was now moving towards the terrorists’ main training area in theDamadola district.

Pakistan’s ISI and the Taliban

Published: FT.com January 26 2010 02:00 | Last updated: January 26 2010 02:00 Pakistan’s security establishment, which wields influence over the Afghan Taliban, says it is ready to facilitate talks to end the Afghanistan conflict in return for greater US…

Why Pakistan will not mount new attacks on militants

BBC: With its announcement that it will launch no new offensives against the Taliban in 2010, Pakistan’s army appears to have opened a new innings in its favourite game with the West, says the BBC’s Syed Shoaib Hasan in Islamabad.

Afghanistan/Terrorism: Large explosion near German embassy

On Friday, a large explosion shook up the centre of Kabul. According to the first reports, a missile hot the diplomatic district, which holds the presidential palace as well as most of the Western embassies and the main office of the United Nations.