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Over 20 policemen killed by taliban in southern Afghanistan

KABUL: At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed early Sunday when Taliban fighters stormed multiple security outposts in the volatile southern province of Zabul, officials said, as the insurgents escalate their annual spring offensive. Local officials made desperate calls to Afghan television stations to seek …

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State Radio Television Afghanistan attacked in east Afghanistan: official

JALALABAD -UNS – Gunmen attacked a national television and radio station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, an official said. “We have reports of an attack on RTA (Radio Television Afghanistan). A gunfight is going on inside the building,” government spokesman Attaullah …

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Pakistan, Afghanistan agrees to improve military-to-military cooperation

RAWALPINDI-UNS: Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to enhance frequency of bilateral interactions at multiple tiers through different command and staff channels to foster an environment of mutual respect, trust, cordiality and cooperation, ISPR reported. A Two Star level security meeting among delegates from Pakistan, Afghanistan and …

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Chaman border crossing partially reopens on eighth day

CHAMAN -UNS – The life in Chaman is gradually coming back to routine after the attack of Afghan forces on Pakistan’s census team as Bab-e-Dosti has partially reopened for the women, children and sick people on eighth day. The census activities are continuing in Chaman …

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Bab-e-Dosti remains closed on day 7:Only sick Afghans allowed to cross border

CHAMAN -uns – Only sick and old Afghans are allowed to cross Chaman border on humanitarian grounds as Bab-e-Dosti remains closed on the seventh day (Thursday) after the attack of Afghan forces on Pakistani census team. Although the census activities are continuing in Chaman, but …

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China hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan to defuse border tension

BEIJING -UNS: Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson on Monday hoped that both Pakistan and Afghanistan would properly address the border issue and jointly uphold peace and stability. Responding to a question regarding unprovoked firing by Afghan forces on security personnel detailed for the security of population …

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Spring offense :Taliban captured district near Kunduz in Northern Afghanistan

KUNDUZ: Taliban militants captured a district just outside the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, officials said, pointing to renewed pickup in fighting after the insurgents announced their annual spring offensive last week. Mahfouz Akbari, a police spokesman for eastern Afghanistan, said security forces …

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Over nine civilians killed in cross border firing from Afghanistan:DGMO condemns

CHAMAN-UNS: Over  nine civilians were killed and 48 others were injured when Afghan Border Police opened fire on para-military troops providing security of census team on Friday morning. According to a press release by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Afghan Border Police opened fire on …

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Six martyred,many injured in Afghan forces firing on Chaman border: ISPR

CHAMAN-uns : At least six people were martyred and several others including children sustained injuries in unprovoked cross-border firing and shelling by Afghan security forces in Chaman area of Balochistan on early Friday. According to independent sources four Afghan security men also killed ac crossed …

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Hekmatyar returns to Kabul after over 20 years

KABUL -UNS/AFP – Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who returned to Kabul Thursday after more than 20 years, is one of Afghanistan s most notorious warlords, chiefly remembered for his siege of the capital in the bloody civil war of the 1990s. A former prime minister, Hekmatyar was …

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