- Pakistan resumes Taliban talks as 6 soldiers die Updated: Mar-05-14 8:21 am
- Taliban says it suspends talks on held US soldier Updated: Feb-23-14 11:56 am
- Afghan Taliban shot dead in Pakistan's northwest Updated: Feb-17-14 1:43 pm
PARACHINAR, Pakistan - The Pakistani government pushed forward with Taliban peace negotiations on Wednesday, despite recent militant attacks that include a roadside bomb in the country's northwest that killed six soldiers.
ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Taliban said Sunday they had suspended "mediation" with the United States to exchange captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, halting - at least temporarily - what was considered the best chance yet of securing the 27-year-old soldier's freedom since his capture in 2009.
ISLAMABAD - A former Afghan Taliban minister who was among a powerful faction of the Taliban calling for direct talks with President Hamid Karzai's government was shot and killed Monday in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar, on the border with Afghanistan.