A prominent figure in the Pakistani Taliban on Thursday questioned a decision by the group's leadership to remove him from his position of deputy commander over accusations he held unauthorized talks with the Pakistani government
The Pakistani Taliban has removed its second in command from his post and demoted him to the rank of regular fighter, a spokesman said late Monday, accusing him of holding unauthorized talks with the Pakistani government.
Pakistani authorities vowed Tuesday to use the international police agency Interpol to arrest former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Police in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, said Thursday they have arrested a senior figure in the Pakistani Taliban and several other alleged terrorists.
The man who pleaded guilty in the failed Times Square car bombing said before the incident that the strike would be a "revenge attack," according to an airing Wednesday on an Arabic-language TV network.
An Arabic-language TV network shows what it says is a tape of Times Square attempted car bomber Faisal Shahzad.
Unlike al Qaeda, the Pakistani Taliban organization has shown little appetite for taking its brand of jihadism beyond the borders of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Maybe that's changing.
Pakistan officials say a top Taliban leader who was thought to be dead may still be alive. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
A video released Sunday by a Pakistan Taliban group features a statement from a speaker claiming to be leader Hakimullah Mehsud in his first appearance since reports of his death in a drone strike, according to IntelCenter, a think tank that tracks terrorist groups.
Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud is dead, three Taliban sources and a government official said Tuesday.
Pakistani Taliban members confirm that a key leader has died. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
The Taliban in Pakistan have released a second audiotape purportedly containing the voice of their leader, Hakimullah Mehsud, who sources say was wounded in a suspected drone strike this week.
The leader of the Taliban in Pakistan, Hakimullah Mehsud, was wounded in a suspected U.S. drone strike Thursday, intelligence and Taliban sources told CNN Friday.
In the murky world of spying, where choices are generally among shades of gray, success, by definition, goes unnoticed.
The man believed to be the suicide bomber who killed seven CIA employees and contractors last month appears in a newly released video, in which he vows revenge for the killing of a Taliban leader.
The Taliban release a video showing double agent vowing revenge on the U.S. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
Al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing in Afghanistan last month that killed seven CIA employees and contractors and a Jordanian military officer, according to a statement posted on Islamist Web sites.
It was one of the worst blows ever to America's intelligence community -- a suicide bombing that killed seven CIA officers in Afghanistan.
Suspected Islamic militants are on trial for a suicide bomb plot on the Barcelona metro. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Defense attorneys argued Thursday in Madrid that prosecutors have a weak case against 11 suspected Islamic militants charged with plotting suicide attacks on Barcelona's metro last year.
The Obama administration has dramatically ratcheted up the American drone warfare program in Pakistan. Since President Obama took office, U.S. drone strikes have killed about a half-dozen militant leaders along with hundreds of other people, a quarter of whom were civilians.
The new leader of the Pakistani Taliban vowed revenge on Pakistan, the United States and NATO forces for drone attacks along the Afghan border, two local journalists who attended a meeting with him told CNN.
A purported audio message from Al Qaeda's second-in-command appeared on radical Islamist Web sites on Sunday eulogizing Baitullah Mehsud, the former leader of the Pakistani Taliban.
The death toll rose to seven on Friday in an apparent drone attack in northern Pakistan's tribal region, an intelligence source said.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the UAV drone, that is revolutionising the battlefields in Iraq & Afghanistan.
A top Taliban aide has acknowledged that the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, Baitullah Mehsud, is dead.
Pakistani authorities have launched a massive crackdown on terror groups that they say were planning numerous suicide attacks, including in the country's largest city of Karachi.
Taliban official Hakeemullah Mehsud has been selected the new head of the Pakistani Taliban, a local Taliban commander in Pakistan's federally administered tribal areas told CNN Saturday.
The Taliban in Pakistan vote in a new leader. CNN's Cal Perry reports.
Pakistani forces in the last month foiled a planned attack on the parliament building, the intelligence agency and other federal institutions, the country's interior minister told CNN Sunday.
Senior Taliban official Maulvi Faqir Mohammad has named himself acting head of the Pakistani Taliban, a close relative of Mohammad and local Taliban spokesmen in Pakistan's federally administered tribal areas told CNN Wednesday.
In what is seen as a blow to the Pakistani Taliban, two top figures from the militant group have been seized by security forces, Pakistani officials said.
The United States knows that the leader of Pakistan's Taliban is dead because he has not appeared in public to prove that he is alive, the top U.S. envoy to the region told CNN on Monday.
U.S. special envoy Richard Holbrooke gives his assessment of the anti-Taliban drive in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Pakistan's Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud is alive, the group's spokesman told CNN on Tuesday -- disputing the Obama administration's contention that he was killed by a CIA missile strike.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva talks to author Gretchen Peters about the possible death of Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud.
The United States believes Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud was killed in a drone attack last week, President Obama's national security adviser said Sunday.
CNN's Cal Perry speaks with Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik about the fate of a Taliban leader.
A top Pakistani official says the government has information that a leading candidate to replace the Pakistani Taliban leader believed killed recently was shot dead Saturday in a gunfire exchange between supporters of senior Taliban leaders.
Pakistan's government is still trying confirm the death of that country's Taliban leader. CNN's Cal Perry reports.
Pakistan's government was trying to verify intelligence reports that Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud was killed in a recent drone attack, officials said Friday.
Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud may have been killed in a U.S. drone attack, a U.S. official said Friday.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on how unmanned aerial vehicles are revolutionizing war.
A suspected U.S. drone attack killed the wife of the leader of the Pakistan Taliban Wednesday, according to intelligence sources and relatives.
A top Taliban leader in Pakistan is buying and selling children for suicide bombings, Pakistani and U.S. officials said.
A former Taliban commander who recently defected to the government was killed Tuesday morning in northern Pakistan after a gunman fired into a residence where he was sleeping, police said.
Government airstrikes killed 20 Taliban militants in the past 24 hours in northwest Pakistan, a military source said Monday.
An independent commission will start investigating the 2007 assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in July, the United Nations has announced.
A close aide to Pakistan's Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud said he is breaking ties with him and confirmed reports that Mehsud was behind the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Every time I come to Pakistan these days I see more security.
An iReporter gives us an inside look at a Swat Valley tent city in Pakistan where some Pakistanis are seeking refuge.
The Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for a deadly suicide attack on a police building in Lahore, eastern Pakistan that killed at least 27 -- and vowed similar attacks in other cities.
Police in Lahore, Pakistan are investigating a blast that killed at least 30 people. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
Three suspects were arrested after an explosives-packed van reduced a police building to rubble Wednesday in eastern Pakistan, killing 27.
Eight cadets and staff members were killed in Pakistan during an an eight-hour standoff Monday with gunmen who stormed a police training center in Lahore, said Gen. Athar Abbas, a military spokesman.
A suicide blast in Pakistan's violence-plagued tribal region killed 11 people Thursday, police said.
CNN tours an Islamist school in Pakistan some have linked to militants blamed for the Mumbai massacre.
Suspected Taliban militants early Saturday staged another attack against cargo terminals in northwestern Pakistan in the country's restive tribal areas, destroying NATO supplies bound for neighboring Afghanistan, police said.
Suspected militants attacked a truck depot in Peshawar near the border with the Khyber Agency in the country's restive tribal areas, destroying NATO supply trucks bound for Afghanistan, Peshawar police said.
The leader of Pakistan's Taliban, Baitullah Mehsud, is dead from kidney failure, sources told CNN.
Violence across the country Saturday killed 14, including a NATO soldier
Pakistan on Wednesday moved about 3,000 troops into a tribal region where 20 local tribesmen were slain by Taliban militants, an army spokesman told CNN.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai threatened Sunday to send Afghan troops across the border to fight militants in Pakistan
Afghan President Hamid Karzai warned Sunday his troops would take their battle against Taliban extremists across the border into Pakistan to prevent them launching attacks in his country.
The bombing of the Danish embassy may have been spurred by old anger against the cartoons. Or it could be a sign that Islamabad's attempts to make peace are breaking down
Pakistan's government said Thursday it is ready to ask the U.N. to investigate the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto
One of Pakistan's most notorious militant leaders, Baitullah Mehsud, has declared a cease-fire in the troubled Waziristan region bordering Afghanistan
Deadly car bombing in northwest city of Mardan. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
An explosion has rocked a police station in a region of Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan, police said Friday.
The man blamed for the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has declared a cease-fire now that the former Pakistan prime minister's party is in power, a government official said.
The White House on Wednesday expressed concern with reports that Pakistan's new government is working on a peace accord with militant leaders in its tribal regions.
Pakistani Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud paid out more than $7,000, including money to purchase suicide jackets, for the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, the chief Pakistani investigator said Sunday.
Baitullah Mehsud is accused of killing Benazir Bhutto. But his agenda is more ambitious than that
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen explores the conspiracy theories that surround the death of Benazir Bhutto.
A 15-year-old detained near the Afghan border has confessed to joining a team of assassins sent to kill Benazir Bhutto, officials said Saturday
The CIA believes extremists associated with a Pakistani tribal leader are responsible for the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, according to a U.S. intelligence official.
Islamic militants overran a border fort in northwestern Pakistan during a pitched battle Wednesday, killing seven Pakistani troops and leaving more than a dozen unaccounted for, a military spokesman said.
The scene was hosed down before investigators could gather material. Was it government complicity or incompetence?
Conflicting reports about what caused the death of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto are fueling questions about the circumstances of her assassination.
U.S. officials suspect a Taliban leader may be behind the plot to assassinate former Pakistani Prime Minister and opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, a senior official said Friday.
CNN's Paula Hancocks looks at the security surrounding Benazir Bhutto and asks who is to blame for her assassination.
Pakistan has accused a radical group and a Taliban leader. Did they act alone, with al-Qaeda or with the government?
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