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Monday, 03 March 2014 - 11:25
Pakistan to halt targeted air strikes against Taliban
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Pakistan says it will stop air strikes against the Taliban, after the militants announced a month-long ceasefire.

However, it said it "reserved the right to respond to any violent activity" carried out by the Taliban.

The Taliban announced the ceasefire - aimed at reviving stalled peace talks with government - on Saturday.

The talks broke down last month, after Taliban-linked militants said they had killed 23 soldiers they were holding.

 
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