Taliban militants made their deepest incursion into Pakistan this week, seizing control of areas that are a short drive from the capital city.
A Pakistani government official said the militants fully withdrew from the Buner district on Friday, although other officials cast doubt on the extent of the pullout and how long it would last. Buner is only 60 miles outside Islamabad.
The situation is particularly concerning because Pakistan is a nuclear-armed state. Read full article »
CNN's Tricia Escobedo in Atlanta, Georgia, contributed to this report.