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China to carry out shuttle diplomacy for Pakistan, Afghanistan
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:57:48 +0200
China today announced that it will launch "shuttle diplomacy" between Pakistan and Afghanistan to ease tensions between the two neighbours and promote the peace process in war-torn Afghanistan amidst a spurt in terror attacks in both the countries.China...
© Deccan Herald
Welcome to the exalted table, Afghanistan and Ireland
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:10:00 +0200
Some of the game’s stars of the future wear Bengal green, and the next may yet wear the emerald of the Irish, or the sky blue of Afghanistan, writes Lungani Zama.
© Cape Times
BREAKING NEWS: Ireland and Afghanistan join Test elite
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:49:00 +0200
Ireland and Afghanistan have both been awarded Test match status, the International Cricket Council announced Thursday.
© Cape Times
Afghanistan, Ireland granted Test status by ICC
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:48:57 +0200
In a very significant development in cricketing world, the war-torn Afghanistan today were confirmed as Full Member of ICC thereby granting them Test status alongside Ireland as the 11th and 12th nation respectively.Afghanistan has made rapid strides...
© Deccan Herald
At least 29 dead as car bomb hits bank in southern Afghanistan
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:29:23 +0200
At least 29 people were killed today when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistans Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramadan.Sixty wounded people were rushed to hospital...
© Deccan Herald
Kerala man who 'joined' IS reportedly killed in Afghanistan
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:46:26 +0200
A man from Kerala, who was suspected to have joined terror outfit Islamic State (IS), has reportedly been killed in Afghanistan. A photograph of the body of Shajeer M Abdulla was received on WhatsApp by B C Abdul Rehman, a social activist in Kasaragod...
© Deccan Herald
As U.S. Adds Troops in Afghanistan, Trump’s Strategy Remains Undefined
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:23:35 +0200
Military experts say that in outsourcing decisions on troop levels to the Pentagon, the president has abdicated his duty to defend troop deployments.
© The New York Times
Six officers killed during Taliban attack on Afghanistan provincial police headquarters
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:58:15 +0200
At least six police were killed and dozens of people wounded when as many as six gunmen and a suicide bomber attacked a police headquarters ...
© Japan Times
Trump’s massive Afghanistan mistake
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 11:00:15 +0200
After President Trump gave Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis the authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, the
© NY Daily News
Taliban storm police base in eastern Afghanistan, killing five
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 10:54:53 +0200
Taliban attackers stormed a regional police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan today, killing five officers and injuring 22 people in an assault launched by a suicide bomber.Of the seven attackers involved, one blew himself up in a car at the entrance...
© Deccan Herald
Taliban Attack Major Base in Eastern Afghanistan
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 08:31:59 +0200
Officials said five police officers were killed in the attack Sunday in the eastern province of Paktia.
© The New York Times

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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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