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Pakistan to release senior Afghan prisoner Abdul Ghani Baradar in days

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 09:47

Pakistan is set to release this week Abdul Ghani Baradar, a former military chief often described as the insurgents` ex-second in command.

CIA starts closing its clandestine bases in Afghan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 19:49

As part of the American drawdown plans in Afghanistan, the CIA has begun closing its clandestine bases in the war-torn country.

NATO attack: Pak to boycott Bonn Conference

Last Updated: Sunday, November 27, 2011, 16:46

The Pakistan government also asked the US to vacate the Shamsi airbase, believed to be the main base for CIA-operated drones, in 15 days.

Roadside bomb kills 2 Afghan civilians

Last Updated: Monday, August 22, 2011, 11:48

The Afghan government says a roadside bomb has killed two civilians in the country`s south.

British Council in Kabul attacked, 10 killed

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 08:42

A spokesman for the Taliban, Zabiullah Mujahid, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Hillary Clinton to Finland, Estonia for security talks

Last Updated: Thursday, April 15, 2010, 09:28

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Finland and Estonia April 21-23 to discuss the Afghanistan war, Iran`s nuclear drive and European security issues, officials have said.