Prominent Afghan actor Nazar Mohammad Majnonyar Helmandi who starred in over a dozen films highlighting the struggle against drug trafficking and terrorism was killed in a NATO air strike in southern Afghanistan.
Nazar Mohammad Majnonyar Helmandi who starred in more than a dozen films has been killed in a NATO air strike in Afghanistan.
Pakistan has not changed its position on seeking an apology from the US for a deadly cross-border NATO air strike that killed 24 soldiers last year, Defence Minister Naveed Qamar said.
There is desire on both sides to resolve these issues, Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Khan told a weekly news briefing.
Pakistan said it was working with Washington at different levels to resolve all outstanding issues including drone strikes.
The Nov 26 air strikes in Mohmand region bordering Afghanistan led to severe strain in the Pakistan-US relations.
US envoy Cameron Munter on Thursday condoled the "tragic" deaths of 24 Pakistani soldiers in a cross-border NATO air strike.
Yousuf Raza Gilani left the `walima` or reception of his son to chair a meeting of the Cabinet on the wake of Nato attack killing Pakistani soldiers.
NATO said in a statement that it was aware of the reports that Khamis had been killed, but it did not confirm his death.
Helmand is the deadliest province for coalition forces fighting the nearly decade-long insurgency.
A NATO air strike left up to 12 civilians dead in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said on Tuesday.
Video shows a NATO aircraft flying over Pak security post before opening fire.
A NATO air strike killed up to 27 Afghan civilians, including women and a child, sparking fresh anger from Kabul on Monday against the US-led forces pressing a major offensive to defeat the Taliban.
A NATO air strike mistakenly killed seven Afghan police and wounded two others in northern Afghanistan on Thursday, hospital and government officials said.
Afghan authorities said on Thursday they were investigating reports of civilian deaths in a NATO air strike, as fresh protests erupted over the alleged killing of 10 non-combatants.
The US commander of foreign troops in Afghanistan on Saturday promised a full investigation into a NATO air strike, but stopped short of admitting that any civilians had been killed in the bombing.
Germany`s Defence Minister Franz
Josef Jung on Saturday sought to justify a NATO air strike in
Afghanistan that left up to 90 people dead, triggering
widespread concern over civilian casualties.
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