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13 Pakistani militants killed in North Waziristan air strikes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 19:20

At least 13 militants were killed in air strikes on their hideouts in the ongoing military operation in Pakistan`s North Waziristan tribal region, the military said.

Separate Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kill 13

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:57

A roadside bombing targeting police officers and an attack on a convoy of de-miners killed at least 13 people in Afghanistan, authorities said.

Taliban sympathiser posts pictures of smiling US captive

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:16

US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, appeared smiling alongside a commander from the militant Haqqani network in a photo posted on a Twitter account by a supporter of the Afghan Taliban.

Kerry arrives in Afghanistan for talks on resolving disputed election

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 02:17

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan on Friday for talks with the country`s two presidential candidates on resolving a disputed election.

Taliban post picture of commander with smiling US captive

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 01:56

US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, appeared smiling alongside an alleged Haqqani commander in a photo posted on a Twitter account purporting to be from the Afghan Taliban.

Drone kills six in NW Pakistan, Army seizes most of key city from Taliban

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:05

Drone strikes in Pakistan resumed after a six-month hiatus, days before the military launched an air campaign on June 15 to drive Pakistani Taliban militants out of the remote border region of North Waziristan. 

Pakistan Taliban offshoot terror group joins Iraq`s ISIS; threat to India?

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:30

In what might spell trouble for India, a lesser-known Pakistani terror group named Tehreek-e-Khilafat has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (earlier ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria).

Nawaz Sharif says North Waziristan operation will bring peace

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 01:26

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that military operation against militants in the restive North Waziristan tribal region will usher in peace in the country.

31 killed in massive Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 17:42

A massive attack, including suicide bombings, launched Wednesday by Taliban militants against the police headquarters and provincial governor`s office in Kandahar city, the capital of Afghanistan`s Kandahar province, left 31 people dead, Abdul Raziq, a provincial police official, said.

Four NATO servicemen killed in Afghanistan: ISAF

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:08

At least four NATO servicemen were killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the International Security Assistance Force said.

Attacks kill 5 police, 5 children in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 21:45

A rocket fired by insurgents hit a home in northern Afghanistan, killing five children, and gunmen killed five policemen in a separate attack, officials said on Monday.

Afghan election candidate set to reject result

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:26

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was set to reject preliminary election results released today, heightening a political crisis over fraud that threatens to trigger instability as US-led troops pull out.