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Pak raises objection with US over greater role for India in Afghanistan
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:24:51 +0200
Pakistan has raised objection with the US over President Donald Trump advocating greater role for India in the war-torn Afghanistan, the countrys top diplomat said today.Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during a meeting with US Vice President Mike...
© Deccan Herald
After tough Trump speech, Pakistan scrambles to answer U.S. demands in Afghanistan
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:10:00 +0200
Pakistan, facing growing pressure internally and from the United States about the relationship between the two countries, is weighing how to respond to U.S. demands that it do more to help stop the fighting in Afghanistan. U.S. envoys have renewed calls...
© LA Times
Bomb explosion kills four in Afghanistan market
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:58:51 +0200
Four people were killed and 14 others wounded in an explosion at a mobile phone market in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, in the latest attack to hit the war-weary country. The deadly blast comes as the Afghan government considers...
© The Punch
Poland to send more troops to Afghanistan: report
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:19:31 +0200
Poland’s Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz is flying to the United States next week for talks at the Pentagon about issues including a plan to send more Polish soldiers to Afghanistan, according to a report.
© The News
C.I.A. Wants Authority to Conduct Drone Strikes in Afghanistan for the First Time
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:00:25 +0200
The C.I.A. is pushing for expanded powers to carry out its own drone strikes, and the White House is said to favor the proposal despite Pentagon objections.
© The New York Times
India agrees to provide further defence assistance to Afghanistan
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:20:03 +0200
India today agreed to provide further assistance to Afghan defence forces during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani that also reviewed the security situation in the war-torn country.Asserting...
© Deccan Herald
India to award projects worth $300 million to Afghanistan
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:20:03 +0200
India will award projects worth $ 300 million to Afghanistan besides enhancing the security cooperation with its north-western neighbour, as the two nations deepened their strategic partnership to deal with the challenge of cross-border terrorism. The...
© Deccan Herald
Al Qaeda suspect accused in Afghanistan car bombing to face trial
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 04:54:56 +0200
Muhanad Mahmoud Al Farekh is accused of acts such as supporting the terrorist organization and plotting to kill Americans.
© NY Daily News
Nancy Hatch Dupree 'Grandmother of Afghanistan' dies in Kabul
Sun, 10 Sep 2017 07:34:04 +0200
Nancy Hatch Dupree, a historian from the United States who helped set up the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, has died in the country whose culture she worked for more than five decades to preserve, the university said on Sunday. She was 89.Dupree...
© Deccan Herald
Afghanistan's lost movies, hidden from the Taliban, go digital
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 03:27:50 +0200
When the Taliban charged in to Afghanistans state-run film company in the mid-1990s intent on destroying all the movies, Habibullah Ali risked everything to save them.He hid thousands of reels of footage showcasing Afghanistans rich cultural history,...
© Deccan Herald
Herschelle Gibbs to coach in Afghanistan T20 league
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:15:00 +0200
Shahid Afridi will captain the Speenghar Tigers, while Herschelle Gibbs will be the coach in the Afghanistan T20 league.
© Cape Times
3500 more US troops headed to Afghanistan, officials say
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:26:06 +0200
The US will deploy additional 3,500 troops to Afghanistan, taking the total number of soldiers stationed in the war-torn country to 14,500.Defence Secretary Jim Mattis authorised the new deployment which is in line with President Donald Trumps Afghan...
© Deccan Herald
U.S. base in Afghanistan attacked after 'offensive' dog flier
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 21:21:16 +0200
The leaflet, featuring the canine with the Taliban banner, said residents should help fight "terrorist dogs."
© NY Daily News

Most read news about Afghanistan:

Obama to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Wed, 28 May 2014 07:34:52 +0200
WASHINGTON - President Obama revealed his long-awaited plan for Afghanistan on Tuesday, announcing that a residual force of 9,800 U.S. troops will remain there for one year following the end of combat operations in December. That number will be cut in...
© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Obama to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Wed, 28 May 2014 07:34:52 +0200
WASHINGTON - President Obama revealed his long-awaited plan for Afghanistan on Tuesday, announcing that a residual force of 9,800 U.S. troops will remain there for one year following the end of combat operations in December. That number will be cut in...
© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Pakistan ready to provide assistance to Afghanistan: Sharif
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 04:55:38 +0100
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said his country stands with Afghanistan in its hour of need and will be happy to provide any further assistance to help the affected people.Sharif made these remarks on Monday while meeting with Ambassador of...
© Deccan Herald
Pak using terrorists as violent proxies: Afghanistan
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:19:15 +0100
Hitting out at Pakistan for using terrorists as "violent proxies", Afghanistan has blamed Islamabads "unnecessary anxiety" over its ties with India for a sharp spike in civilian and military casualties that made 2015 the bloodiest year since 2001."External...
© Deccan Herald
Isis poaches recruits from al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:02:23 +0200
Jihadists from the Islamic State are trying to build a global coalition beyond the Middle East and have begun a...
© The Times
Isis poaches recruits from al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:02:23 +0200
Jihadists from the Islamic State are trying to build a global coalition beyond the Middle East and have begun a...
© The Times
Anxious Moments for an Afghanistan on the Brink
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:52:06 +0200
The aftermath of the presidential runoff included as tumultuous a six-day stretch for Afghanistan as any since the American invasion in 2001.
© The New York Times
Anxious Moments for an Afghanistan on the Brink
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:52:06 +0200
The aftermath of the presidential runoff included as tumultuous a six-day stretch for Afghanistan as any since the American invasion in 2001.
© The New York Times
Taliban Ramp Up Fatal Attacks in Afghanistan
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:58:20 +0100
Suicide attackers and gunmen unleashed a wave of violence in the capital and beyond on Saturday, weeks before a planned withdrawal from Afghanistan by international forces.
© The New York Times
Medic’s death in Afghanistan not in vain, mother of fallen soldier says
Sun, 04 May 2014 23:24:27 +0200
Pte. Andrew Miller died in Afghanistan on June 26, 2010, at the age of 21. His mother, Wendy Miller, still cries every day, and the pain of her son’s loss gets worse with each passing year.
© The Star
Obama Makes Surprise Visit to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan
Sun, 25 May 2014 19:10:54 +0200
President Obama’s visit was his first since 2012, when he signed an agreement to bring an end to the war.
© The New York Times
Obama Makes Surprise Visit to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan
Sun, 25 May 2014 19:10:54 +0200
President Obama’s visit was his first since 2012, when he signed an agreement to bring an end to the war.
© The New York Times
Pak resorting to proxies against India, Afghanistan
Tue, 02 May 2017 01:37:11 +0200
Afghanistans relationship with India is "unacceptable" to Pakistan, which is using proxies like the Haqqani network and Taliban against its neighbours, eminent experts have told US lawmakers. During a Congressional hearing, Seth Jones, Director of International...
© Deccan Herald
International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:07:00 +0200
An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace.
© LA Times
International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:07:00 +0200
An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace.
© LA Times
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