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Afghanistan ‘endorses’ Pak role in regional peace 27.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan is making a major foreign policy shift towards Pakistan under the leadership of President Ashraf Ghani as Kabul considers Islamabad’s positive role could be more significant in establishing durable peace in the region, Senator Arifullah Pashtoon, Chairman Foreign Afghan Relations Committee Senate of Afghanistan, has said. While exclusively talking to The Nation here ...
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US drone strike kills 8 in NWA 27.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR - At least eight suspected militants were killed and two others injured in a US drone attack in North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday. Sources said a US unmanned aircraft fired at least two missiles on a compound at Kund Sar village situated some 60 kilometers South of Miranshah, headquarters of North Waziristan Agency bordering Afghanistan. Resultantly, eight suspected militants were ...
Envisioning a new Afghanistan 27.11.2014 Hindu: Opinion
Pakistan is known to be advising China to enlarge its profile in Afghanistan as a replacement to the United States. So, what does stability and peace in the region depend on?
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IS pamphlets distributed in Pakistan 26.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Nov 26 : Unidentified people have distributed pamphlets of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group in Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region, residents who have seen the pamphlets said Wednesday.
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Four suspected militants killed in North Waziristan drone strike 26.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR- Four suspected militants were killed in latest US drone attack, in border area of North Waziristan today, an official source said. There are conflicting reports about the number of casualties. According to tribal sources from Bannu eight people were killed. Official sources said, a compound used by suspected militants inside a house in Data Khel, North Waziristan was targeted with two ...
Qaeda and Ansarul Aseer behind Karachi jailbreak plan: Security 26.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI-  Al-Qaeda and Ansarul Aseer, militant wing of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were behind the jailbreak plan, security sources said in their startling revelations. The target of the militants was to set 125 terrorists of TTP and other banned outfits free from the Karachi central jail, the sources said. The security sources further said some jail officials, directly or ...
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20 militants killed in North Waziristan air strikes 26.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Nov 26 : At least 20 militants were killed and eight others injured Tuesday in air strikes in Pakistan, media reported.
The sixth anniversary of 26/11 attacks 26.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Washington, Nov.25 : On the sixth anniversary of 26/11 attacks, India faces primarily two kinds of jihadist terror threats. One, as a society, it is witnessing the birth of self-radicalizing Muslim youth who are attracted to the jihadist call of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) led by Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. This radicalization can be countered by India's vibrant democracy, pluralism and alert parents.
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Airstrikes against Haqqani militants kill 20 26.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
  ISLAMABAD - At least 20 suspected members of the feared Haqqani network and Hafiz Gul Bahadur were killed in the air strikes carried out by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in Doga Madakhel area of North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday. Security officials said the jet strikes were made on the intelligence reports and at least 8 terrorists were also injured in the strikes. Official ...
A look at US military action across the Middle East amid fight against the Islamic State group 26.11.2014 Star Tribune: World
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19 militants killed in air strikes 25.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR- At least 19 militants were killed and eight others got injured in air strikes in North Waziristan today. According to our sources, the airstrikes were carried out in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan Agency. The latest air strikes come as military operation Zarb-i-Azb is under way in the tribal region. The operation started on June 15 following a brazen militant attack on ...
Friend in need 25.11.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
Iraq proved to be the game-changer in Afghanistan in 2003, when the diversion of American military might to west Asia gave the Taliban an opportunity to recoup their strength. Iraq, once again, is said to be the reason behind the subtle changes Afghanistan is witnessing. The capitulation of Iraq's army before the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham has, supposedly, forced the White House to think again. Barack Obama, the president of the United States of America, has now passed a secret order, qualifying a more expanded role for US troops till 2015. Seizing a lacuna in the bilateral security arrangement with Afghanistan that does not touch upon US involvement in night-time raids, a revised American military policy sanctions US participation in such operations at night and offensive action if the Taliban or al Qaida threaten US and allied missions. Of course, it has been stressed that the US role is that of "combat enabler" in operations that will be manned and led primarily by the Afghan armed forces. But ...
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Haqqani Network launched suicide attack at soccer game, Afghan intel claims 24.11.2014 Bill Roggio
The accusation is made as the US has extended the combat mission in Afghanistan for one year.
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Mehsuds facing police ‘harassment’ in Karachi 24.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Tahir Ali ISLAMABAD - Mehsud tribesmen feel under siege. The sense of insecurity hounds them not only in their tribal homeland but is chasing them even hundreds of miles away in Karachi. “The Sindh police harass the displaced Mehsud tribesmen living in Karachi. They raid their homes and demand money under different pretexts. Those who fail to pay the money are brutally tortured and killed ...
ANP leader killed in Karachi 24.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI - Awami National Party District West president Dr Ziauddin was gunned down by unidentified target killers here in Orangi Town Sunday. As per details, two assailants riding a motorcycle targeted 50-year-old Dr Ziauddin and managed to flee from the scene. Dr Ziauddin sustained severe injuries and died on the spot. His body was taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy. His family ...
Suicide blast at Afghan volleyball game kills 50 24.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KHOST - Around 50 people were killed and 60 others wounded when a suicide blast ripped through crowds gathered to watch a volleyball game in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said. "The suicide attacker was on a motorcycle, he detonated himself in the middle of a volleyball match," Attaullah Fazli, deputy governor of Paktika province, told AFP. "A lot of people including some provincial ...
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Dozens killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing 24.11.2014 Star Tribune: World
The attacker blew himself up at a crowded volleyball match.
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Suicide bomber in eastern Afghanistan kills more than 40 watching a volleyball game 24.11.2014 Washington Post: World
KABUL — A suicide bomber set off his explosives vest Sunday in a large crowd at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, killing more than 40 people and injuring scores in one of the nation’s deadliest assaults this year, Afghan officials ...
Blast at Afghan volleyball game claims 45 24.11.2014 Telegraph: International
Gardez, Afghanistan, Nov. 23 (Reuters): A suicide bomber killed 45 people at a volleyball match in Afghanistan today, a provincial official said, as foreign troops withdraw from the country after more than a decade of fighting.
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