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Sep 12, 2019
US slaps sanctions on Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Noor Wali Mehsud, designates him a global terroristThe US has slapped sanctions on the chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Noor Wali Mehsud and designated him as a global terrorist
Aug 20, 2018
Taliban forces ambush convoy of buses in northern Afghanistan, take at least 100 people hostageThe ambush came despite Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha this week.
Jun 24, 2018
Pakistani Taliban appoints new chief after Mullah Fazlullah's death in recent US drone strikeMufti Noor Wali Mehsud was chosen as the new chief by Pakistani Taliban after Mullah Fazlullah's death in the US drone strike was confirmed
Jan 13, 2018
Afghanistan security forces kill 26 armed insurgents in 24 hours in country-wide operationsAt least 26 armed insurgents have been killed and 16 injured since security forces in Afghanistan launched operations across country over the past 24 hours
Dec 01, 2017
Twelve killed, 32 injured as burqa-clad Taliban militants attack agriculture college in Pakistan's PeshawarFive burqa-clad Taliban militants stormed a government research institute in Pakistan's Peshawar and opened fire, killing at least nine persons
Sep 17, 2017
Bomb kills six in Pakistan's northwestern area, Tehreek-e-Taliban claims responsibilityA roadside bomb killed a local government official and five policemen on Sunday in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan
Jun 20, 2017
Donald Trump seen hardening approach towards Pakistan after Afghanistan war reviewPresident Donald Trump's administration appears ready to harden its approach towards Pakistan to crack down on Pakistan-based militants launching attacks in neighbouring Afghanistan, United States officials said.
May 23, 2017
Taliban militants kill 11 Afghanistan soldiers at a military base in KandharAt least 11 soldiers were killed and nine wounded when Taliban militants attacked a military base in Afghanistan's Kandhar province on Monday night.
Apr 23, 2017
Afghanistan declares day of mourning as Taliban attack toll rises in Balkh provinceThe Afghan government declared Sunday as a national mourning day to pay tributes to scores of army personnel who died in a Taliban attack at a military base in Balkh province.
Apr 13, 2017
Malala Yousafzai becomes honorary Canadian, notes Justin Trudeau's tattoosMalala Yousafzai is using her honorary Canadian citizenship to call on the country's leaders to take real action to improve educational opportunities for girls.