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Source: Pakistan Taliban leader believed dead

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – The leader of the Pakistani Taliban, the militant movement that poses the gravest security threat to the country, is believed to have been killed by a U.S. drone strike, four Pakistan intelligence officials told Reuters on Sunday. The officials said they intercepted wireless radio chatter between Taliban fighters detailing…

Pakistani government denies talks with Taliban

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s interior minister and prime minister have both denied the government is holding peace talks with its homegrown Taliban, according to media, saying it would do so only if the militants first disarmed and surrendered. The deputy commander of the Pakistan Taliban, who have been waging a…