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Pakistan troops kill 15 militants in gun battle near Afghan border 28.3.2015 Hindustan Times: World
Pakistani troops killed 15 militants in a clash early on Saturday in the Khyber tribal region near the Afghan border as part of a major antiinsurgent offensive the military ...
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Pakistan, Afghanistan working to build good relations, says Ghani 28.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
NEW YORK - Afghanistan and Pakistan are working to end 13 years of "undeclared state of hostilities" as improved relationship between the two neighbouring countries is key to peace efforts with the Taliban, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said. "I’m cautiously optimistic that we have begun a process of fundamental transformation," he told members of the Council on Foreign Relations, a US ...
New courts hand Pakistan army more power 27.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Islamabad- Weeks after Taliban gunmen massacred 134 pupils at an army-run school, Pakistani lawmakers significantly expanded the power of military courts by allowing them to try civilians accused of terrorism. Critics say the new rules cede too much ground to the military, which towers over Pakistani politics despite the first ever handover of power from one civilian government to another two ...
Bomb hits police bus in southern Pakistan, wounding 10 people 27.3.2015 Star Tribune: World
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KP ‘stands tall’ in polio refusal cases 27.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Islamabad - The Khyber Pakhtunkhawa during the third national polio campaign of the year 2015 recorded 16,864 parental refusals, the highest number as compared to other provinces and territories. After KP in Sindh 10,428 children missed polio drops, Balochistan 4,911, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) 853, Punjab 608, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 31, Gilgit-Baltistan 0 as parents refused to ...
LI spokesman phones to deny death 27.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
DERA ISMAIL KHAN - Spokesman for banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Islam called journalists on Thursday to assure them he was alive after intelligence officials claimed he was among 30 fighters killed in airstrikes in the Khyber tribal region. The intelligence officials said air force jets had targeted militants belonging to Lashkar-e-Islam, which announced an alliance with the Pakistani Taliban ...
It is time to stand with the Armed Forces 26.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Around 1 am on Sunday/Monday night my cell phone pinged with a new message, “Fazlallah is dead.” I jumped out of bed to confirm the news from any TV channels, and only one of them was airing this “breaking news.” In the past too this channel had aired reports of Baitullah Mehsood, Hakeemullah and other top Taliban leaders dying, and a day or so later they would rise from ...
Military: Bergdahl may face up to life in prison if convicted of misbehavior before the enemy 26.3.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
US delays pullout from Afghanistan to Aid Drone Strikes 26.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
MICHAEL D SHEAR and MARK MAZZETTI President Obama’s decision to maintain troop levels in Afghanistan through 2015 is partly designed to bolster American counterterrorism efforts in that country, including the Central Intelligence Agency’s ability to conduct secret drone strikes and other paramilitary operations from United States military bases, administration officials said ...
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Suicide attack near Afghan presidential palace kills 7 26.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KABUL - A suicide attacker killed at least seven people after detonating a car bomb near a district police headquarters in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, officials said. The powerful blast came in Muradkhani district, close to the presidential palace, the defence ministry and the ministry of finance. The attack breaks the recent lull in the Afghan capital. The last suicide ...
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LI spokesman among 55 killed in Fata operations 26.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KHYBER AGENCY/Peshawar - At least 55 militants including the spokesperson of Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) were killed and dozens other injured in military operations in different agencies of Fata on Wednesday. At least 31 militants including the spokesman of outlawed Bara-based Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) were killed and several others wounded in fighter jets’ strikes and artillery shelling carried out by ...
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Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion and more, details Taliban captivity 26.3.2015 LA Times: Opinion
The Obama administration's decision last year to swap Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban prisoners generated an intense political battle almost from the first day.
Ghani's powerful message: Thank you. 26.3.2015 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, came to Washington this week and expressed something that we hadn't heard from his predecessor, Hamid Karzai: gratitude. Ghani praised the sacrifices of American troops who have fought to defend his country against the Taliban. "You stood shoulder ...
Guide to case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion after disappearance in Afghanistan 26.3.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Bowe Bergdahl, once missing U.S. soldier, charged with desertion 25.3.2015 Washington Post
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who was recovered in Afghanistan last spring after five years in captivity, faces charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, according to his lawyer.Eugene Fidell, Bergdahl’s attorney, told The Washington Post that his client was handed a charge sheet on Tuesday. Army officials announced they will provide an update in his case at 3:30 p.m. at Fort Bragg, N.C., but declined to discuss new developments ahead of the news conference.Read full article ...
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Instability in the Islamic world 25.3.2015 HBL: Home
India needs to pay heed to the impact of sectarian rivalries and religious extremism in the Greater Middle East
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US drone strike kills 11 Pakistani Taliban militants 25.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
DERA ISMAIL KHAN- A U.S. drone strike killed 11 Pakistani Taliban militants in northeastern Afghanistan, including six or seven senior commanders, intelligence officials said today, hours after a strike killed at least nine militants in the same area. The drone attack, late on Tuesday, was in Kunar province, near the site of fierce fighting on the Pakistani side of the border. Fighter jets have ...
Operation against all religious, political parties possessing militant wings: Asif 25.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Islamabad- Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif has called for action against political and religious parties having militant wings. While talking to journalists outside Parliament House today, he said that the state was carrying out operation against militant outfits, irrespective of their affiliation and connections. The minister said that some people were using religion to propagate and ...
Pakistani army says airstrikes kill 30 Islamic militants in tribal region along Afghan border 25.3.2015 Star Tribune: World
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