PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Taliban have chosen late supreme leader Mullah Omar's longtime deputy to replace him, two militant commanders said on Thursday, as Pakistan announced that peace talks between the insurgents and the Afghan government had been postponed.
Leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Malik Ishaq, killed along with his two sons by Pakistani police.
Sri Lanka left-arm seamer Chanaka Welegedara has migrated to Australia after being overlooked for the home Test series against Pakistan
Pakistan chose to bat in the first T20 international against a Sri Lanka side that had four debutants, including three uncapped players
Watch live online as Sri Lanka, the top-ranked T20 international cricket team in the world, face Pakistan looking for a degree of redemption after losing a Test series, followed by a 3-2 loss in a One Day International series as the teams close out the Pakistan 2015 tour of their island rivals with a pair Watch Sri Lanka Vs. Show More Summary
Reports of the death of the Taliban's spiritual leader have swirled in the past and have been unreliable. The Afghan government said according to "credible information," Omar died in Pakistan.
Pakistani police gunned down one of the country's most-feared Sunni militant leaders and 13 followers in a mysterious pre-dawn shootout today, killing a man believed to be behind the slaughter of hundreds of the nation's minority Shiites. Malik Ishaq, who directed the operations of the Taliban- and al-Qaeda-linked Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group,...
DINANAGAR, India/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three men carrying assault rifles, bombs and a rocket launcher who went on a murderous rampage in a small Punjab farm town this week have shown how vulnerable India is to attacks that challenge tentative peace overtures with neighbor Pakistan.
President's office says Taliban leader died in 2013 in Pakistan and asks armed opposition groups to join peace process.
Police say Malik Ishaq, head of banned group behind Shia attacks, killed when supporters tried to free him from custody.
The Islamic State (ISIL) extremist group is seeking to trigger a conflict in India that could result in the “end of the world,” USA Today reported, citing what is believed to be an ISIL document found in Pakistan.
Less than a month after a historic first meeting, representatives of the Taliban and the Afghan government are due to sit down again Friday in Pakistan amid reports that the insurgent group's supreme leader is dead.
The leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a banned extremist group, died in a shootout after armed supporters tried to free him from police custody, the authorities said.
Pakistan will tour Zimbabwe for three Twenty20 matches and three ODIs between September 4 and October 5, Wilson Manase, the chairman of Zimbabwe Cricket, has confirmed
With five uncapped players in the squad, Sri Lanka are in the mood for experimentation, making it difficult to work out their starting XI for the first T20I against Pakistan
MotlyFoam has created the Billbed — a billboard made of foam, which advertises the company during the day and transforms into a roadside bed at night.
Mobilink and Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) held a signing ceremony under which the Telco will provide six state-of-the-art ICT labs to schools run by NGOs across Pakistan. Under the agreement, PCP as the project partner will...Show More Summary
Ishaq operated freely for years in Pakistan
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police killed the leader of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, his two sons and 11 others on Wednesday during a shootout after gunmen attacked a police convoy and freed him as he was being moved, police said.
An apparent Islamic State recruitment document found in Pakistan’s lawless tribal lands reveals that the extremist group has grand ambitions of building a new terrorist army in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and triggering a war in India to provoke an Armageddon-like “end of the world.” The only way to do that is to go nuclear. Show More Summary