MIRANSHAH, Pakistan - The Pakistani Taliban elected Mullah Fazlullah, the commander whose men shot schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai last year, as their new leader on Wednesday, dampening expectations of any peace deal between the insurgents and the government.
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American troops have captured a senior leader of the Pakistani Taliban in a military operation, a US official said Friday.
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American troops have captured a senior leader of the Pakistani Taliban, a US official said Friday, in what could prove a major blow to the group amid moves to boost peace efforts in Afghanistan.
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According to the private Dawn news, government officials have confirmed his death and have said that he was killed in a U.S. drone strike last month.
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Pakistan is investigating reports that the leader of the Taliban in the country died from wounds sustained in mid-January in an airstrike carried out by a U.S. drone aircraft, Pakistani officials said Sunday.
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File photo of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud.(Xinhua/AFP File Photo) Local TV reports said earlier that the chief of the banned outfit Tehrek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Hakimullah Mehsud and three top commanders were among 12 killed Thursday morning in a U.S. airstrike hitting a compound in Pasalkot village of North Waziristan agency near the Afghan border.
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A Pakistan television station showed on Saturday what it said was the suicide bomber double agent who killed CIA agents in Afghanistan sitting with the Pakistani Taliban leader, and reported he shared U.S. and Jordanian state secrets with militants.
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The Pakistani military has captured the hometown of Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud in the country's South Waziristan tribal belt, security sources said on Saturday.
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A suicide bomber dressed in military uniform struck inside a heavily fortified UN office in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on Monday, killing four Pakistanis and an Iraqi working for the food agency.
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Extremist commander Mohammad Shah alias Maamy was arrested in a raid in Du-aaba of District Hungo, North West Frontier Province, the private TV GEO News reported.
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