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Foreign tourists attacked in western Afghanistan: officials

HERAT, Afghanistan (AFP) – Taliban militants attacked foreign tourists escorted by an Afghan army convoy in the western province of Herat on Thursday, officials said, with a military spokesman saying at least six people were wounded. The Taliban have officially not claimed responsibility so far …

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Taliban Truck Bomb Rocks Hotel For Foreigners In Kabul

KABUL: A Taliban truck bomb blasted through a hotel for foreigners in Kabul early Monday, killing at least one policeman just days after the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital for 15 years. The powerful bombing, which rattled windows several kilometres away, paved the way …

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Two killed in Taliban truck bomb rocks hotel for foreigners in Kabul

KABUL -UNS : A powerful Taliban truck bomb struck a hotel for foreigners in Kabul Monday, triggering a seven-hour gun-and-bomb assault that highlighted the deteriorating security situation in a capital still reeling from its deadliest attack for 15 years. The guests and staff of Northgate hotel …

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Afghan Taliban Delegation Visits China To Discuss Unrest -Sources

PESHAWAR: A delegation from the Taliban visited China earlier this month to discuss the situation in Afghanistan, where the insurgent movement is fighting the Western-backed government in Kabul, sources in the Taliban said. A delegation led by Abbas Stanakzai, head of the Taliban´s political office …

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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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