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Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack

KABUL (AFP) – The Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned Monday, days after what is believed to be one of the deadliest-ever Taliban attacks on a military base triggered calls for officials to step down. “President Ashraf Ghani has accepted the resignation of …

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Over 140 Afghan soldiers killed :Confusion, chaos after Taliban breach Afghan base in deadly attack

MAZAR-I-SHARIF -UNS: Afghan soldier Zabihullah was chatting with an army comrade at their military base in northern Afghanistan when gunfire interrupted their quiet Friday afternoon. “I asked my friend what was happening, and he said, relax, it must be one of us.” t wasn’t. It …

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15 Indians killed in ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ dropped in Nangahar

NANGAHAR -UNS : According to sources, 15 Indian nationals have been killed in the Mother Of All Bombs which was dropped in Afghanistan to target Islamic State fighters a couple of days go. The largest non-nuclear bomb dropped in Nangahar province of Afghanistan by the …

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It is high time for Afghans to say “No to War”: NSA

ISLAMABAD – UNS : It is high time for the people of Afghanistan to rise and say “No to War” said National Security Advisor (NSA) Lt. General Nasser Khan Janjua here on Wednesday. “People of Afghanistan should unite and exert pressure on the warring sides …

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Sartaj for close Pak-Afghan cooperation on security, border management

By Iftikhar Mashwani ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Monday stressed the governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan for a close cooperation and meaningful engagement in areas of security, counter-terrorism and border management for preventing cross border movement of terrorist groups. …

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Four Missiles fired into Pakistan from Afghanistan

PARACHINAR -UNS : Four missiles were fired from Afghanistan towards Pakistan’s Kurram Agency on Sunday. No casualties were reported in the missile attack. Political administration has confirmed that one of the four missiles hit a shop in Shankak area of Kurram Agency whereas the second …

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Pakistan strongly supports Afghan owned,led efforts to bring peace in Afghanistan:Rabbani

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD – Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said that Pakistan strongly supports Afghan owned and Afghan led efforts to bring peace and stability in Afghanistan. In an interaction with an Afghan parliamentary delegation at the Parliament House on Tuesday, the Chairman …

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Indo-Afghan nexus creates a two front situation for Pakistan: NSA

ISLAMABAD -UNS: National Security Adviser (NSA) Nasser Khan Janjua on Monday said that Indo-Afghan nexus was creating a two front situation for Pakistan. “We, however, believe that Afghanistan and Pakistan hold a future which is common and cannot be separated. Pakistan sees a great future …

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Pak-Afghan border fencing is unacceptable: Afghanistan

KABUL -UNS – Afghanistan has said that fence-installation along Pak-Afghan border is unacceptable. While talking to a US news agency, vice spokesperson for Afghan interior ministry Najeeb Danish said that no fence-installation has yet been witnessed at any area of the border but if such …

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‘CIA Director, Saudi official brought Osama here’

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI Osama Bin Laden was brought in this region by the former CIA Director and Saudi official Turki bin Faisal. “Osama used to be their hero and they declared him a terrorist afterwards”.This was disclosed by Defence Minister on Friday. Khawaja Asif stated that …

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