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Mangal Bagh Reportedly Killed In Afghanistan Drone Strike

KABUL: Proscribed Lashkar-i-Islam’s commander and a notorious militant, Mangal Bagh died on Sunday due to a US drone strike in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province. According to reports, a drone strike targeted the Khoudi Khola area of the province on July 22. In the attack, the banned …

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PM Nawaz condemns blasts in Kabul

ISLAMABAD : Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif condemned the horrific blasts that struck the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday and resulted in the deaths of 50 people whereas injured above a hundred. Prime Minister stated that the country condemned all sorts of terrorism, adding that …

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Kabul: 50 dead, multiple injured as powerful blasts rocks Afghan capital

KABUL:Two powerful explosions on Saturday ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in Kabul who had gathered to protest over a power line, killing at least 50 people and leaving 160 others wounded, officials said. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blasts, …

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Kabul In Lockdown As Hazaras Rally Over Power Line

KABUL: Thousands of minority Shiite Hazaras demonstrated in Kabul Saturday, demanding that a key power transmission line pass through their electricity-starved province, in the second major protest over the issue this year. Authorities locked down central Kabul, blocking major intersections with stacked shipping containers as …

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32 Afghans Among 102 Suspects Arrested In Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Peshawar police here on Saturday arrested at least 102 suspected people including 32 Afghan nationals during search operation in different areas of Peshawar. The suspects also include 32 Afghan nationals living without legal traveling documents. Arms and ammunition were recovered from them.

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Pakistan, Afghanistan meeting on border management on 26th

ISLAMABAD: The first meeting of Pakistan-Afghanistan joint technical working group on border management and related security issues will be held in Kabul on July 26. The meeting of the group will be held under the high level consultation mechanism for coordination, a Foreign Office statement …

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US delivers 5 new combat helicopters to Afghan Air Force

KABUL: The United States has completed the delivery of 5 more combat helicopters to the Afghan Air Force in a bid to improve the capabilities of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF). “Five new MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters arrived at Hamid Karzai International …

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Afghanistan Welcomes NATO´S Renewed Security Pledge

KABUL: Afghan president Ashraf Ghani on Monday welcomed as an “achievement” the renewed funding commitment from NATO for his country´s fledgling security forces amid increasing Taliban insurgency. On Saturday NATO countries agreed at a summit in Warsaw to maintain troop numbers in Afghanistan and reiterated …

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Afghan Local Police Deaths Drop Sharply, Officials Say

KABUL: Deaths among Afghan local police forces, who bear the brunt of some of the most dangerous fighting against Taliban insurgents have dropped by around a quarter to 295 members since March 21, due to better equipment and training, officials said on Saturday. Since the …

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US Senator,Olson discusses Afghan,regional,biletral issues with Gen Raheel

ISLAMABAD – UNS :Army Chief General Raheel Sharif discussed regional situations especially Afghanistan with  United States Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Richard Olson and US Senator John McCain on Saturday who met Army Cheif at General Headquarters (GHQ) Rawalpindi. According to Inter-Services Public …

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