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US praises Pakistan for promoting Afghan talks

US praises Pakistan for promoting Afghan talks

Washington,  The US has said that it welcomes Pakistans efforts to promote peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, a media report said on Monday. The acknowledgement on Sunday came a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that Pakistan had arranged another round of talks between the[Read More…]

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US slaps sanctions on Taliban, Iranian supporters

Washington: The US Treasury announced on Tuesday that it has imposed sanctions on eight individuals, including two associated with Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps — Qods Force (IRGC-QF), in an effort to hit Afghanistan’s Taliban militants. The Treasury accused the designated Taliban members of engaging in suicide attacks and other[Read More…]

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Afghan police training centre attacked, 15 dead

At least 15 people were killed after suicide bombers and gunmen launched an attack on a police training centre in southeastern Afghanistan. Several others have been wounded in the incident. As per media reports, there was heavy fighting going on Tuesday. “At first a suicide bomber detonated a car filled[Read More…]

5 Al-Qaeda & Taliban terrorists killed in Pakistan’s Punjab

According to reports, 5 Al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorists were killed by security forces in Pakistan’s Punjab province. These terrorists had targeted the security agencies and important buildings, were today killed on Thursday. The security forces received information about 8 terrorists, hiding in a house at Gunjah in Gujrat district about[Read More…]

It’s time to leave Afghanistan: Taliban to Trump

In a long letter emailed to journalists on Wednesday, Taliban spokesperson told US President Donald Trump that its time to leave Afghanistan. The letter, in English as well as Dari and Pashto, was written on behalf of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban’s spokesman, warns Trump that[Read More…]

US forces admit killing 33 Afghani civilians during air raids

NATO confirmed Thursday that air raids in Afghanistan by US forces targeting Taliban have killed 33 Afghan citizens. Twenty-seven other civilians were wounded in the village of Boz in Kunduz city, a statement from US Forces Afghanistan said on Thursday. The incident on November 3 saw US and Afghan troops carrying[Read More…]

Afghanistan’s Kunduz attacked by Taliban

The Afghan city of Kunduz has come under attack from the Taliban. A coordinated assault has been launched from four directions and they have gained entry into the city, according to the latest update by Reuters. Sheer Ali Kamal, commander of the 808 Tandar police zone in Kunduz, said, “We[Read More…]

US issues travel advisories for its citizens travelling abroad

The US on Saturday has issued a worldwide caution for its citizens travelling abroad, including India, in view of the increased threat from terror groups such as Islamic state, Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba and the Taliban. “Current information suggests that terrorist groups continue to plan attacks in multiple regions,” the state[Read More…]

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