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Pakistani Taliban End Ceasefire With Government

The Pakistani Taliban have formally ended a 40-day ceasefire, but say they still are open to talks with the government, a spokesman said on Wednesday. Government negotiators were not immediately available to confirm if talks would continue. Shahidullah Shahid said the insurgents were not extending the ceasefire, which began on March 1, because the government had continued to arrest people and had killed more than 50 people associated with the insurgency. The government also has...

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