Pakistani Taliban elect hardline 'Mullah Radio' as new chief

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 12 month(s) ago

Pakistani Taliban elect hardline 'Mullah Radio' as new chief

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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US says captured top Pakistani Taliban leader

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US says captured top Pakistani Taliban leader

American troops have captured a senior leader of the Pakistani Taliban in a military operation, a US official said Friday.

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US says captured top Pakistani Taliban leader

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US says captured top Pakistani Taliban leader

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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Pakistani Taliban chief confirmed to be dead: TV

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VietnamNet English 61 month(s) ago

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 investigates reports of Taliban leader's death

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Pakistan investigates reports of Taliban leader's death

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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Death of Pakistani Taliban chief in U.S. strike not confirmed

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VietnamNet English 62 month(s) ago

Death of Pakistani Taliban chief in U.S. strike not confirmed

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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CIA bomber shown on TV with Pakistan Taliban leader

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 62 month(s) ago

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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Pakistan army takes Taliban chief's hometown: sources

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Pakistan army takes Taliban chief's hometown: sources

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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Five dead as suicide bomber strikes UN Islamabad office

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Five dead as suicide bomber strikes UN Islamabad office

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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Key associate of Pakistan Taliban chief arrested

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VietnamNet English 66 month(s) ago

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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