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Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as US considers more against Afghan Taliban taking shelter inside Pak

Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as US considers more against Afghan Taliban taking shelter inside Pak

Pakistan on Thursday condemned drone strikes on its soil as violations of sovereignty, after U.S. officials suggested Washington might ramp them up against Afghan Taliban taking refuge inside Pakistan.

Jun 22, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Islamic State claims attack on state TV station in Afghanistan

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on an Afghan state television station on Wednesday that killed at least six people as well as the attackers and wounded 24.

 

May 17, 2017, 19:46 PM IST

Suspected US drone strike targets Pakistani Taliban militants: Sources

A suspected U.S. drone strike killed several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, one militant commander and multiple intelligence sources said on Thursday.

Apr 28, 2017, 21:51 PM IST
Pakistan PM orders border re-opening amid tense Afghanistan ties

Pakistan PM orders border re-opening amid tense Afghanistan ties

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday ordered the re-opening of the two main border crossings to Afghanistan.

Mar 20, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
Afghanistan ISIS head Hafiz Saeed Khan killed in US drone strike

Afghanistan ISIS head Hafiz Saeed Khan killed in US drone strike

The head of Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group in Afghanistan was killed in a US drone strike last month, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Aug 13, 2016, 08:36 AM IST
'Islamic State chief for Afghanistan, Pakistan killed in US drone strike'

'Islamic State chief for Afghanistan, Pakistan killed in US drone strike'

The leader of Islamic State`s branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike in an eastern Afghan province, the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan said on Friday.

Aug 12, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

16 Taliban militants killed in US drone strike

A senior Taliban leader named Mullah Jannat Gul along with 15 of his men were killed after a drone struck two vehicles on Saturday.

Jun 26, 2016, 12:29 PM IST