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Top Pakistani Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan: Sources

Top Pakistani Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan: Sources

Raeas Khan, also known as Azam Khan Tariq, had a 20 million rupee ($190,740) bounty on his head and was the fourth-highest ranking commander in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Pakistan's inaction against terrorists stems from 'India phobia': Afghanistan

Pakistan's lack of will in dealing with insurgents stems from its "India phobia", its military and civilian tensions and its trust deficit with neighbours, Afghanistan's foreign minister has said while demanding the dismantling of "safe havens" in Pakistan to defeat terrorism.

Death toll in Pakistan suicide bombing rises to 36

The death toll from a Taliban suicide bomb attack on a mosque in northwest tribal Pakistan has risen to 36, including eight children, officials said on Sunday.

Maoists ranked fourth dreaded terror outfit after Taliban, Islamic State, Boko Haram

Maoists ranked fourth dreaded terror outfit after Taliban, Islamic State, Boko Haram

In a major cause of concern for the Indian authorities, a US-sponsored study has now claimed that the banned CPI-Maoists are the fourth dreaded terrorist outfit in the world after Taliban, Islamic State and Boko Haram.

Gunmen attack hospital in southern Afghanistan

Afghanistan has seen a string of militant attacks in recent months, denting confidence in the ability of the US-backed government to ensure security 15 years after the Taliban were ousted.

Afghan forces encircled by Taliban in provincial capital

Afghan forces encircled by Taliban in provincial capital

The Taliban attack, in one of the country's top opium-producing areas, has exposed how thinly stretched Afghan security forces have become as they try to contain Islamist insurgents in other areas of the country.

Heavy fighting as Taliban breach southern Afghan city

The Taliban stormed into Tarin Kot Thursday, triggering heavy fighting around government buildings as panicked residents scrambled to flee the capital of southern Uruzgan province, the latest city to be targeted by insurgents.

Death toll hits 41 in Kabul twin blasts: Official

The death toll from Monday`s Taliban double bombing in Kabul has jumped to 41, a health ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

Pakistan released al Qaeda chief's daughters for ex-Pak Army chief's son?

Pakistan released al Qaeda chief's daughters for ex-Pak Army chief's son?

In a tweet, a jihadist accused the Pakistan Army of detaining al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri's daughters as part of its "infidel" war on the mujahideen.

Taliban appoints new military chief as new leader settles in

Taliban officials say the extremist group has appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain ground rather than talk peace under a new leadership.

Abducted Australian aid worker freed in Afghanistan

Afghan special forces have rescued a kidnapped Australian aid worker, four months after she was taken at gunpoint in the country`s volatile east.

Taliban fighters overrun district in eastern Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents overran a district in eastern Afghanistan, killing and wounding dozens of police and soldiers and threatening strategically important road routes to Pakistan, officials said on Saturday.

US aid to Pakistan shrinks amid mounting frustration over militants

US aid to Pakistan shrinks amid mounting frustration over militants

The United States has cut both military and economic aid to Pakistan sharply in recent years.

Casualty rate soars for Afghan security forces: NATO

Authorities estimate about 5,000 local police and troops were killed in 2015 -- with an additional 15,000 wounded.

PM Narendra Modi condemns attack on Kabul`s American University

PM Narendra Modi condemns attack on Kabul`s American University

The gun and bomb attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul left at least nine people dead.

Kabul: One dead, 14 hurt in attack on American University

Kabul: One dead, 14 hurt in attack on American University

At least one person was killed and 14 others injured on Wednesday in a gun and bomb attack at American University in Kabul, Fox news reported.

Militants attack American university in Kabul

Militants attack American university in Kabul

Explosions and gunfire rocked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday, prompting desperate students trapped inside classrooms to plead for help, in the latest militant attack in the Afghan capital.

50 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan's Ghor

Fifty Taliban militants were killed in the central Afghanistan Ghor province in air strikes by government forces, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

US soldier killed in anti-Taliban battle in Afghanistan

An American soldier was killed Tuesday during an anti-Taliban operation near the capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, US-led NATO forces said.

Pakistan briefs China on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir Valley

Pakistan on Tuesday briefed China about alleged human rights violations in Kashmir during their bilateral strategic dialogue, in an attempt to internationalise the Kashmir issue.