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Afghan envoy,COAS meeting: ‘Efforts against terrorism to continue’

RAWALPINDI -UNS: Afghanistan Ambassador to Pakistan Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Friday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and discussed range of issues pertaining to regional security and bilateral relations, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. According to ISPR, during the …

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Joint military operation on Pak-Afghan border: No drone strike in Kurram Agency: ISPR

RAWALPINDI -UNS: The ISPR has rejected reports about drone attack in Kurram Agency on Tuesday.The ISPR said in a statement that no drone attack was carried out in Kurram Agency, adding that no airspace was violated along the Pak-Afghan border. ISPR stated that the reports about …

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Death toll from US drone strike in Pakistan rises to 26

KURRAM -UNS : The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to 26, officials said Tuesday. The barrage on Monday targeted a meeting of Haqqani fighters in Pakistan’s remote tribal Kurram district along the Afghan …

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Over 8 killed in suicide attack on provincial Afghan police HQ

KABUL-UNS: A suicide car bomber and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police headquarters on Tuesday, killing at least six people and wounding 30, officials said. At least two attackers were also killed by security forces, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. The Taliban claimed …

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QCG meeting to discuss Afghan-Pak relations: Abdullah

KABUL-UNS- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan would be discussed in upcoming Quadrilateral Cooperation Group (QCG) meeting in Muscat, the capital of Oman. Talking to reporters in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, Abdullah said good …

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Woman had a “natural miscarriage”: Taliban reject rape, murder claims of freed Canadian hostage

The Taliban on Sunday rejected claims by freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle that his kidnappers had killed his child and raped his wife during the family’s captivity, saying the woman had a “natural miscarriage”. Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman were seized by the …

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US forces aiding IS in Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai

KABUL -UNS : Hamid Karzai, former president of Afghanistan, said that Daesh has emerged in Afghanistan in the past three to four years under the watch of US military and intelligence agencies, reported Russia Today. In an interview with RT in London, published on October …

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President Ghani to visit Pakistan soon

KABUL-UNS- President Ashraf Ghani is likely to visit Islamabad soon, Afghanistan’s Khaama Press reported on Saturday. The news comes a week after Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, along with a high-level delegation, took a day-long trip to Kabul and met the …

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President Ghani,Gen Bajwa discusses security cooperation,trade,border management in Kabul

KABUL-UNS: The Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, Afghan media reported. Director General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar was also present in the meeting. General Qamar Javed Bajwa is on a day-long visit …

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Trump’s Afghan policy is deeply flawed: Imran

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday criticized the United States’ new strategy for Afghanistan and said a continued military campaign will not solve the 16-year-old conflict in the neighboring nation. Khan, who is considered a likely contender for premier after …

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