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Terror attacks planned in Pakistan: Afghanistan

KABUL -AFP/UNS – Afghanistan has handed “undeniable” evidence to Pakistan that it claims shows a recent spate of deadly attacks were planned on Pakistani soil, Afghan officials said Thursday, amid growing public anger over their impotence to protect civilians. The attacks, including one of the …

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Military Commanders authorized to deal with ‘safe havens’ in Afghanistan, Pakistan: US

By Anwar Iqbal WASHINGTON: The Trump administration’s South Asia strategy gives US commanders in the region the authority and resources they need to deal with “terrorist safe havens in both Afghanistan and Pakistan”, says the White House. The strategy that President Donald Trump announced in …

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Kabul military academy under attack: 12 killed

KABUL -AFP/UNS – Gunmen launched a pre-dawn raid on a military compound in Kabul on Monday, officials said, in an ongoing assault that has caused multiple casualties and is the third major attack in the city in recent days. At least 12 soldiers have been …

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Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan:Two killed

KABUL (AFP) – Gunmen blasted their way into Save the Children’s office in Afghanistan’s restive east on Wednesday, witnesses and officials said, killing at least two persons and wounding 14 others in the latest attack on a foreign aid group in the war-torn country. After …

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20 killed:Taliban militants ‘searched for foreigners’ in Kabul hotel attack

KABUL (AFP) – Taliban militants who killed at least 22 people at a luxury Kabul hotel went from room to room searching for foreigners, survivors and a security source said Monday as more details of the victims emerged. Insurgents armed with Kalashnikovs and suicide vests …

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Over 40 dead, dozens wounded in multiple Kabul blasts

KABUL (AFP) – At least 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded in multiple blasts at a Shiite cultural centre in Kabul on Thursday, officials said, in the latest deadly violence to hit the Afghan capital. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but …

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First trilateral meeting: Pakistan, Afghanistan, China reiterate firm resolve to fight menace of terrorism

BEIJING-UNS – Foreign Minister Wang Yi of the People’s Republic of China, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan held the 1st China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Dialogue in Beijing, China on …

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IS claims Kabul blast at Afghan intelligence agency

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a compound of Afghanistan’s national intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday, that killed at least five people and wounded two. The blast comes a week after the group claimed an attack on a training facility of …

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Narco-trade and terrorism: Pakistan urges Afghanistan to take adequate measures to end poppy culivation

ISLAMABAD :The Afghanistan Government needs to take urgent steps for eradication of poppy cultivation, law enforcement, provision of alternative livelihoods, and public information campaigns to end the production of opium in line with International Drug Conventions. Spokesperson of Foreign Office Muhammad Faisal responding to a …

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Over 14 dead in suicide attack outside Kabul political gathering

KABUL (AFP) – A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a political gathering in Kabul killing at least 14 people, officials said Thursday, highlighting the deepening divisions in the war-torn country. The deadly attack, claimed by the Islamic State group in a brief message via …

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