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Pakistan Government, Taliban Start Peace Talks

Negotiators for the Pakistani government and the Taliban have met in Islamabad for a first round of talks aimed at ending the militants' bloody insurgency.Thursday's meeting was aimed at charting a plan for future peace talks.The Taliban demands include imposition of strict Islamic law, the release of its fighters from jail and the withdrawal of government troops from northwestern tribal areas of Pakistan. The region is known for harboring local and foreign militantsGovernment...

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