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Pakistan fighting reverses flow of refugees, stirs unease in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:21

Thousands of refugees fleeing an offensive by Pakistan`s army have poured across the lawless border into ramshackle camps on rugged hills in Afghanistan, stirring unease that Taliban militants may be hiding among them.

Six Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 14:38

Six Taliban militants were killed and 10 others sustained injuries in a clash with security forces in Jarm district of Badakhshan province 315 km northeast of Kabul, a government spokesman said Saturday.

44 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:24

About 44 Taliban militants have been killed in a series of military operations in Afghanistan since early Thursday, said the country`s interior ministry Friday morning.

Pak demands Afghan action against militants

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 01:04

Pakistan`s military on Tuesday demanded punitive actions from Afghanistan against Pakistani Taliban militants and their leader Mullah Fazlullah, allegedly hiding across the border.

Heavy shelling in Pakistan anti-militant offensive

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 17:25

Pakistan`s military shelled a strategic town Thursday in the latest round of its offensive against Taliban militants in the country`s restive northwest, as aid agencies scaled up relief efforts for refugees.

Car suicide bomb kills three in NW Pakistan: Officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:16

A suicide bomber in a car killed at least two troops and a civilian on Tuesday in a Pakistani tribal area where the army has launched an offensive against Taliban militants.

Taliban attack US base near Pakistan border

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 12:09

At least three Taliban militants were killed and one injured when a US forces` supply base in Afghanistan was attacked by the gunmen, an official said.

Five police, two civilians killed in Afghan attack

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 18:36

Militants attacked a police checkpoint in northern Afghanistan on Monday, killing five policemen and two civilians during a two-hour-long shootout with security forces, officials said.

Afghan forces kill 10 militants

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 15:42

At least 10 people were killed and eight injured Saturday in a clash between Afghan police and Taliban militants, an official said.

Five TTP militants killed in Pakistan attack

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 17:52

Five Pakistani Taliban militants, including a key commander, were killed when unknown gunmen attacked their vehicle in the restive northwest Pakistan tribal region.

Taliban attack Afghan election HQ in Kabul

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 14:17

Taliban insurgents attacked the Afghan election commission`s heavily-fortified headquarters in Kabul on Saturday, one week ahead of voting and after a series of bloody militant assaults in the city.

Afghanistan to release 65 `dangerous` Taliban prisoners

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 07:07

Afghanistan on Tuesday said it would press ahead with the release of scores of alleged Taliban fighters from jail despite US objections that the men were a threat to NATO and Afghan forces.