The Hindu 2014.02.07 02:53
Negotiators for Pakistan's government and Taliban met on Thursday for a
first round of talks aimed at ending the militants' bloody seven-year
insurgency, sources said.
The two sides gathered in Islamabad for a preliminary meeting likely to
chart a "roadmap" for future discussions, amid deep scepticism over whether
dialogue can yield a lasting peace deal.
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an umbrella grouping of numerous
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