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Soccer allowed Afghan refugee to strike a powerful blow against the Taliban
Sun, 12 Nov 2017 01:15:00 +0100
Refugee centers are often squalid, desperate places, timeless purgatories for people stuck between a horrific past and an uncertain future. For a lucky few, however, they can be life-changing places, where hope pushes out despair and light breaks through...
© LA Times
Marine who urinated on Taliban corpses has conviction thrown out
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 04:31:24 +0100
Military judges said a general exerted his influence and sought to "crush" the four Marines who urinated on dead Taliban fighters.
© NY Daily News
Agents testify deserter Bowe Bergdahl’s debriefs on Taliban captivity were intelligence ‘gold mine’
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 23:34:04 +0100
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was a “gold mine” of intelligence, helping the military better understand insurgents and how they imprison the enemy, two agents testified ...
© Japan Times
Afghan Taliban say U.S. professor kidnapped last year in Kabul is seriously ill
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 21:11:24 +0100
The Afghan Taliban said on Monday that Kevin King, one of two professors from the American University of Afghanistan who were kidnapped in Kabul last ...
© Japan Times
American professor held hostage by Taliban in ‘dangerous’ health
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:47:58 +0100
An American professor held hostage by the Taliban is gravely ill and desperately needs medical help, the terror cell said Monday.
© NY Daily News
Troubling Turn in Afghan War: Taliban Profits Soar by Making Heroin
Sun, 29 Oct 2017 22:33:05 +0100
The Taliban have begun refining opium on their own, rather than exporting the raw ingredients, giving the militants even less reason to negotiate.
© The New York Times
Afghan Taliban Awash in Heroin Cash, a Troubling Turn for War
Sun, 29 Oct 2017 22:33:05 +0100
The Taliban are increasingly refining their own opium, rather than exporting its ingredients, lifting their profits and giving them less reason to talk.
© The New York Times
Tillerson gets frosty reception in Islamabad after U.S. warns Pakistan about providing Taliban havens
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 23:00:41 +0200
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson got a frosty welcome to Pakistan Tuesday after Washington turned up the heat on Islamabad for allegedly providing “safe ...
© Japan Times
Caitlan Coleman opens up about life in Taliban captivity.
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 21:37:55 +0200
The 31-year-old mother gave birth to three children while in Taliban captivity and claims they forced her to abort her first child.
© NY Daily News
Modi, Ghani resolve to fight terror as US asks Pak to stop supporting Taliban
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 03:43:17 +0200
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held bilateral talks here on Tuesday, even as the US asked Pakistan to stop supporting Taliban and other terror organisations in Afghanistan.Modi and Ghani discussed a range of regional and...
© Deccan Herald
A Newly Assertive C.I.A. Expands Its Taliban Hunt in Afghanistan
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:25:10 +0200
The assignment heralds a shift for the agency, which once viewed such a mission as risky and a drain on resources.
© The New York Times
Caitlan Coleman survived Taliban captivity with thoughts of home
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:10:48 +0200
The American woman held hostage by a Taliban group for five years thought of home during her brutal captivity.
© NY Daily News
Taliban wage wave of attacks against Afghan forces, kill 58 and nearly wipe out army camp
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:42:52 +0200
The Taliban have killed at least 58 Afghan security forces in a wave of attacks across the country overnight, including an assault that nearly wiped ...
© Japan Times
58 killed, Afghan army camp nearly wiped out by Taliban attacks
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:16:00 +0200
the Taliban killed at least 58 people and nearly wiped out an army camp in a wave of attacks across Afghanistan.
© Cape Times

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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
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
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
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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