The Taliban scraps the truce offered in February by the Pakistani government, killing approximately 30 Pakistani soldiers shortly after making the announcement.
A Taliban group said it would withdraw from a peace deal with the government to protest continuing strikes by American drones.
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- Thousands of people escape Pakistan's Swat district, where the Pakistan Army is fighting with pro-Taliban militants. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-south_asia-7104331.stm (BBC)] More than 100 journalists are arrested for protesting against the state of emergency and media restrictions. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-south_asia-7103538.stm (BBC)] The Government of Pakistan releases 3,400 people who were jailed during the state of emergency. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-south_asia-7103266.stm (BBC)] Pakistan Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retired) Qazi Mohammad Farooq announces the next general elections will be held on January 8, 2008.date=December 2007
- Thirty-five militants and one soldier are killed in fighting in the Khyber Agency tribal region of northwest Pakistan in an operation.
- At least 45,000 people evacuate as war between the government and the Taliban continues in Swat, Pakistan.
- Ten Army soldiers are killed and 22 others injured during combat with the Taliban in Swat, Pakistan.
- The Army and the Taliban battle in Mingora, Swat, Pakistan.