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Pakistan Taliban Commander Confirms Peace Talks With Government

Posted December 10th, 2011 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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A senior Pakistan Taliban leader says the militant group has entered into peace talks with the government. Deputy Taliban commander Maulvi Faqir Mohammad told reporters on Saturday that talks were going in the right direction and that the group may soon sign a formal agreement with authorities. Mohammad, whose fighters operate in the Bajaur tribal […]

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Pakistan Taliban Commander Confirms Peace Talks with Government

Posted December 10th, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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The Pakistan Taliban says it has entered into peace talks with the government. Deputy Taliban commander Maulvi Faqir Mohammad told reporters on Saturday that talks were progressing well. Mohammad, whose fighters operate in the Bajaur tribal agency, said any deal could be a “role model” for the rest of the border region. There was no […]

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Pakistan Taliban Commander Confirms Peace Talks with Government

Posted December 10th, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Pakistan Taliban says it has entered into peace talks with the government. Deputy Taliban commander Maulvi Faqir Mohammad told reporters on Saturday that talks were progressing well. There was no immediate word from the government on whether the dialogue was actually taking place with the militants. The United States, the source of billions of […]

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Taliban Denies Cease-Fire, Talks with Pakistan

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Pakistani Taliban says it has not declared a cease-fire or entered into peace talks with the government, as it claims responsibility for a deadly attack on a police station. A dozen militants carried out the assault Wednesday in the northwestern town of Dera Ismail Khan, using grenades and guns to kill two police officers […]

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Taliban Denies Cease-Fire, Talks with Pakistan

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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The Pakistani Taliban says it has not declared a cease-fire or entered into peace talks with the government, as it claims responsibility for a deadly attack on a police station. A dozen militants carried out the assault Wednesday in the northwestern town of Dera Ismail Khan, using grenades and guns to kill two police officers […]

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Pakistani Officials: No Peace Talks With Taliban

Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s army has denied media reports that it is holding peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban or its affiliated militant groups. An army spokesman Tuesday said the reports are “concocted, baseless and unfounded.” Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik also said the government is not in formal peace talks with the Taliban. He told reporters in […]

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Pakistani Officials: No Peace Talks With Taliban

Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s army has denied media reports that it is holding peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban or its affiliated militant groups. An army spokesman Tuesday said the reports are “concocted, baseless and unfounded.” Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik also said the government is not in formal peace talks with the Taliban. He told reporters in […]

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Pakistani Army: No Peace Talks With Taliban

Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s army has denied media reports it is holding peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban or its affiliated militant groups. An army spokesman said Tuesday the reports are “concocted, baseless and unfounded.” On Monday, a top Taliban commander told news agencies that Pakistani officials and the militant group were in preliminary talks to explore ways […]

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Pakistani Taliban, Government Hold Initial Peace Talks

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s government is reported holding preliminary peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban to explore ways to jump-start peace negotiations. A senior militant commander told news agencies Monday that the discussions were focused on the South Waziristan tribal region along the border with Afghanistan. The commander said the Taliban is making several demands, including the release […]

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Pakistan, Taliban Hold Initial Peace Talks

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani mediators and a senior Pakistani Taliban commander say the government has held exploratory peace talks with the militant group. They say the discussions have focused on the South Waziristan tribal region – the country’s main stronghold for the Pakistani Taliban and other militant groups on the Afghan border. Prisoner exchanges have also been discussed. […]

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