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No changes in Afghan policy due to developments in Iraq: US

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 00:32

The US today ruled out any change in its Afghanistan policy, including its decision on reducing the troop presence next year and complete withdrawal by 2016, due to developments in Iraq.

Gunmen kill two Shiites in Pakistan`s Quetta

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 00:28

Gunmen in southwest Pakistan shot dead two Shiite Muslims who had emigrated from neighbouring Afghanistan almost a decade ago to escape violence there, police said today.

Senator: Bergdahl deal sealed day before swap

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 23:15

The Obama administration only finalised the exchange of the last remaining US prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a day before the June 1 swap, a top Democratic lawmaker said today.

`Pakistani Taliban militants involved in Sushmita Banerjee’s killing’

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 00:46

Banerjee, 49, was dragged out of her home and shot dead by suspected Taliban gunmen in Sharan city of Paktika on Sep 5.

Karzai condemns Taliban killing of 12 civilians

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 12:49

President Hamid Karzai has condemned the killing of 12 Afghan civilians including five aid workers in two separate attacks as he concluded talks in Pakistan aimed at fostering peace.

Taliban stoops to new low, deploys children as suicide bombers

Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 21:11

In another attempt to create its terror on foreign troops and government forces in Afganistan, reports suggest that Taliban has started to exploit children to pose as suicide bombers.

Russia busts anti-NATO terror group

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 08:29

Russia’s security services have shut down a terrorist group which has been active in Afghanistan against NATO coalition forces.

India, US, Afganistan discuss transition at trilateral meet

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 17:02

Political, security and economic transition in Afghanistan besides specific cooperation projects were in focus during Tuesday`s trilateral meeting of India, US and Afghanistan.

11 Taliban killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 10:57

At least 11 Taliban militants have been killed, 3 injured and 40 detained in the latest military operations in different provinces of the country.

World T20 Qualifier UAE 2012 a fantastic success: Pawar

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 20:57

The ICC President Sharad Pawar has thanked the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) for hosting a "fantastic" ICC World T20 Qualifier UAE 2012.

Misbah praises Afghans` fighting spirit

Last Updated: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 17:38

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq on Saturday praised the Afghan team`s fighting spirit despite their loss in a one-day international to his side, saying they could give other teams a tough time.

Obama to announce drawdown of troops in Afghan

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 09:30

US President Barack Obama was likely to announce the drawdown of American troops from Afghanistan on Wednesday, senior administration officials said.