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Blast kills five in Pakistan, Taliban claims responsibility
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:40:00 +0200
The militant Pakistani Taliban group said it carried out an attack that killed five people in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.
© Cape Times
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
From Malala to the Taliban, anger across Asia at Myanmar's violence against Rohingya Muslims
Mon, 04 Sep 2017 19:30:00 +0200
Hundreds of protesters in Indonesia rallied for the third straight day Monday as Muslim nations across Asia voiced growing concern over Myanmar’s brutal military crackdown against its Rohingya Muslim minority . Gathering outside the Myanmar embassy...
© LA Times
In holiday message, Taliban chief calls for ‘inclusive and representative system’ in Afghanistan
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 02:31:15 +0200
The leader of the Afghan Taliban said Wednesday his movement poses no threat to minorities or other countries, and that it will bring peace and ...
© Japan Times
Afghan intel chief believed to have daily phone chat with Taliban, finds overture of compromise
Wed, 30 Aug 2017 03:32:54 +0200
Despite seemingly stalled peace talks between Afghanistan’s government and the Taliban, officials say the intelligence chief speaks by telephone with militant leaders nearly every day ...
© Japan Times
The ‘forever war’ in Afghanistan that the Taliban are destined to lose: DiManno
Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:48:52 +0200
'Their rabidly puritanical culture will collapse because it cannot stand in a world of modernity.'
© The Star
Taliban suicide bomb attack on Afghan forces kills 13
Sun, 27 Aug 2017 22:43:34 +0200
A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least 13 people and wounded several more in an attack on a convoy of Afghan soldiers in Helmand province late Sunday, an official said. It was the latest in a series of deadly blows to Afghanistan’s beleaguered...
© The Punch
Taliban takes credit for suicide car bombing of convoy deadly to at least 13 in Helmand
Sun, 27 Aug 2017 21:40:08 +0200
A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least 13 people and wounded several more in an attack on a convoy of Afghan soldiers in Helmand province ...
© Japan Times
PICS: Taliban suicide bomber kills 7 Afghan policemen
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:43:00 +0200
A suicide bomber targeting policemen and soldiers collecting their pay killed at least seven people, and wounded more than 40, in Helmand province.
© Cape Times
Taliban vow 'jihad' will go on after Trump's Afghanistan speech
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:52:00 +0200
A spokesman for the Afghan Taliban has condemned US President Donald Trump's announcement that he will keep American troops in Afghanistan.
© Cape Times
Malala Yousafzai, Shot by the Taliban, Is Going to Oxford
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:13:02 +0200
The Pakistani-born activist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize made the announcement on Twitter.
© The New York Times

Most read news about Taliban:

Pakistan launch ground offensive against Taliban
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 02:46:34 +0200
The Pakistani army says it has launched a ground offensive against Taliban militants in North Waziristan, BBC reports. A statement said operations had begun around Miranshah, the main town in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan. The move follows air...
© The Punch
Pakistan launch ground offensive against Taliban
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 02:46:34 +0200
The Pakistani army says it has launched a ground offensive against Taliban militants in North Waziristan, BBC reports. A statement said operations had begun around Miranshah, the main town in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan. The move follows air...
© The Punch
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
Taliban Offensive Seeks to Retake Afghan Province
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:16:46 +0200
Heavy fighting has returned to Kandahar Province, on the Pakistani border, which was a militant stronghold until the 2010 American troop surge.
© The New York Times
Taliban Offensive Seeks to Retake Afghan Province
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:16:46 +0200
Heavy fighting has returned to Kandahar Province, on the Pakistani border, which was a militant stronghold until the 2010 American troop surge.
© The New York Times
Ex Taliban chief now ISIS deputy
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0100
A FORMER Taliban shadow governor of Afghanistan’s Oruzgan province has begun recruiting for Islamic State in the region.
© The Australian
Soldier poses with dead Taliban fighter
Fri, 09 May 2014 20:44:25 +0200
British military officials say they are investigating leaked photographs which appear to show a UK soldier posing next to the body of a dead Taliban fighter in Afghanistan.
© Cape Times
U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 17:14:00 +0200
U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape.
© The Star
U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 17:14:00 +0200
U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape.
© The Star
6 top Pak Taliban commanders announce allegiance to ISIS
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:35:51 +0200
Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistans six top commanders today pledged allegiance to the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has been vying for supremacy with al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri.Taliban spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said that he along with...
© Deccan Herald
Pakistan jets pound ‘terrorist hideouts’ after Taliban strike on Karachi airport
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:52:32 +0200
Pakistan carried out early morning airstrikes Tuesday on a militant-infested tribal district, killing at least 15 people, the military said, a day after a brazen and bloody Taliban assault on Karachi airport. A military statement said “nine terrorist...
© Japan Times
Pakistan jets pound ‘terrorist hideouts’ after Taliban strike on Karachi airport
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:52:32 +0200
Pakistan carried out early morning airstrikes Tuesday on a militant-infested tribal district, killing at least 15 people, the military said, a day after a brazen and bloody Taliban assault on Karachi airport. A military statement said “nine terrorist...
© Japan Times
Freed soldier describes his Taliban ordeal
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 02:01:00 +0200
The American soldier freed at the end of May by the Taliban after five years as a prisoner of war...
© The Times
Freed soldier describes his Taliban ordeal
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 02:01:00 +0200
The American soldier freed at the end of May by the Taliban after five years as a prisoner of war...
© The Times
Afghan election: Why the Taliban will win
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0200
The West invaded Afghanistan, but Pakistan may have been the "true enemy" — and the real power behind the current election.
© The Star
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