American drone-fired missiles hit a vehicle traveling on the Pakistan side of the Afghan border on Tuesday, killing six militants from a group known to have signed a nonaggression pact with the Pakistani army, intelligence officials and a local tribesman said.
A U.S. drone fired two missiles at a house in Pakistan's northwest tribal region Thursday, killing five suspected militants, intelligence officials said. The Taliban identified one of them as a prominent commander who has served as a key link to al Qaeda.
U.S. outrage over Beijing's veto of a U.N. resolution on Syria won't affect cooperation on other international issues, a top Chinese diplomat said Thursday, as Beijing announced it recently had hosted a leading Syrian opposition figure.
Prominent al Qaeda and Afghan Taliban fighters have asked Pakistani militants to set aside their differences and step up support for the battle against U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan, militant commanders said Monday.
Police caught up with the four Taliban militants about 15 minutes after they robbed the bank, fatally shooting them on a bridge as they attempted to drive their loot to the safety of the border regions with Afghanistan.
Three suspected U.S. missile strikes in northwestern Pakistan in less than 12 hours killed at least 38 alleged militants, an unusually heavy barrage at a time when relations between the two countries are badly strained, Pakistani intelligence officials said Tuesday.
Gunmen in a car with tinted windows near the Afghan border Monday fatally shot a senior Pakistani Taliban commander who helped train and deploy the group's suicide bombers, Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Gunmen riding in a car with tinted windows near the Afghan border on Monday shot and killed a senior Pakistani Taliban commander who helped train and deploy the group's suicide bombers, Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Three American missile attacks killed 15 suspected militants on the Pakistan side of the Afghan border on Wednesday, Pakistani officials said, the latest in an uptick in such strikes that coincides with a chill in ties between Washington and Islamabad.