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Afghan envoy calls on COAS

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ today (Wednesday). Speaking to the Afghan envoy, the army chief expressed his grief over loss of innocent lives in recent terrorists attacks in Afghanistan. …

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29 dead,64 injured in Herat attack

KABUL -UNS : Dozens of worshippers were killed and wounded when one suicide bomber blew himself up and a second opened fire inside a mosque in the capital of western Herat province late on Tuesday. Herat police spokesman Farhad Jilani has said that two suicide …

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Success in Afghanistan unattainable without Pak cooperation: US Gen Dunford

WASHINGTON: US General Joseph Dunford, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff has said that cooperation from Pakistan was absolutely essential for the United States to be successful in Afghanistan, but warned against putting a timeline for any exit strategy that would undermine support from Islamabad. Gen …

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Over 16 Afghan police killed in US strike

Kandahar: A US airstrike killed 16 Afghan police and wounded two others in Helmand province, officials said Saturday. The incident took place Friday around 5 pm as Afghan security forces were clearing a village of Taliban elements, Salam Afghan, Helmand police spokesman, told AFP. “In …

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RAW, other intelligence agencies operating from Afghanistan against Pakistan: CJCSC

KARACHI -UNS- Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Saturday said that Pakistan is fully aware of the designs of hostile agencies especially India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Addressing the passing out parade of cadets at Pakistan Naval Academy in …

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Afghan IS leader killed in US strike: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: US forces have killed the head of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan branch, the Pentagon said Friday, marking the third time in a year the franchise has lost its leader. Abu Sayed was killed in a July 11 strike in Afghanistan’s northeastern province of …

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Afghanistan agrees to cooperate in Islamabad,Tehrn,Istanbol Container train

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The 9th High Level Working Group Meeting of the ECO Container Train on Thursday expressed satisfaction on a resolution by Afghanistan to cooperate in Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul container train. “The resolution by Afghanistan to cooperate in the ITI Container Train is the principal accomplishment …

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600 trucks for US army in Afghanistan arrive at Karachi port

KARACHI -UNS: A vessel carrying over 600 military vehicles, destined for US forces in Afghanistan, docked at the Karachi port recently. Such a consignment has arrived after a gap of over six months and will be delivered to US army units stationed in the war-ravaged …

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McCain calls for support of Pakistan to eliminate militancy in Afghanistan

KABUL: The United States is counting on Pakistan’s support to eliminate militancy, in particular the Haqqani network, Senator John McCain said during a visit to the Afghan capital on Tuesday. “We have made it very clear that we expect they (Pakistan) will cooperate with us, …

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US ends post of ‘special envoy’ to Afghanistan & Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The United States has abolished the post of its special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan. A senior State Department official told a foreign news agency that the acting special representative Laurel Miller is stepping down and he would not be replaced by anyone. The …

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