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Kunar deputy governor ‘abducted’ from Peshawar

PESHAWAR -UNS- Afghan province Kunar Deputy Governor, Muhammad Nabi Ahmadi, was “abducted” from Peshawar on Friday, Afghan Consul General Moin Mrastyal said on Saturday, though Pakistani law enforcement agencies said they had no information on the incident. According to the Afghan diplomat, Ahmadi, the deputy …

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NA Committee criticizes Ghani statement on CPEC: ‘US should seek truth in its Afghan policy’

ISLAMABAD -UNS –The NA Committee on foreign affairs criticized the statement made by the President of Afghanistan relating to CPEC. During meeting on Wednesday Committee expressed serious concern over the remarks made by U.S Secretary of State in Kabul and Dehli with regard to Pakistan. …

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17 Afghan army cadets killed in terrorist attack on minibus

KABUL -UNS/AFP – A suicide bomber killed 17 Afghan army trainees as they travelled home from their base in Kabul on Saturday, officials said, as militants intensify a deadly rampage that has claimed more than 200 lives this week. It was the second suicide bombing …

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Over 74 killed,dozens injured in Kabul Shia mosque blasts

KABUL-UNS /BBC/AFP- Two suicide bomber has killed at least 74 people inside a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say. An eyewitness told the BBC the scene at the Imam Zaman mosque, in the west of the city, “looks like a front line”. …

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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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