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Pakistan fighter jet strike kills 20 Taliban

Pakistan fighter jet strike kills 20 Taliban

Pakistani warplanes pounded militant hideouts in the northwestern tribal area before dawn on Wednesday, killing at least 20 Taliban insurgents, security officials said. The jets targeted hideouts in the tribal Orakzai district and at least four compounds were hit, they […]


Pakistan condemns NATO leak on Taliban support

Pakistan condemns NATO leak on Taliban support

Pakistan on Wednesday hit out angrily at a leaked NATO report accusing its spies of secretly aiding the Afghan Taliban, saying that pre-dawn air strikes killed at least 20 local Taliban fighters. Pakistan’s alliance with the United States and NATO […]


Taliban, US Negotiators Meet in Qatar

Taliban, US Negotiators Meet in Qatar

Afghan Taliban negotiators are meeting with U.S. officials in Qatar for a series of discussions aimed at building trust between the two sides ahead of the upcoming peace talks. Maulavi Qalamuddin, who once led the group’s religious police, said Sunday […]


Taliban back peace talks but warn no surrender

Taliban back peace talks but warn no surrender

Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents warned Thursday that their support of peace talks did not mean they had given up fighting or accepted the constitution of the “stooge” government in Kabul. The comments came as the United States announced that it would […]


NATO killings erode Pakistan appetite for peace

NATO killings erode Pakistan appetite for peace

Deadly NATO strikes have sapped Pakistan’s appetite for helping the United States carve out a settlement in Afghanistan, experts say, with army chiefs under pressure from their furious junior ranks. The killing of 24 soldiers in attacks on two Pakistani […]


Pakistan to boycott Bonn conference over NATO attack

Pakistan to boycott Bonn conference over NATO attack

Pakistan decided Tuesday to boycott a key international conference on Afghanistan next month, ramping up its protest over lethal cross-border NATO air strikes that have plunged US ties into deep crisis. The decision was taken at a Pakistani cabinet meeting […]


Taliban reject Afghan-US deal

Taliban reject Afghan-US deal

The Taliban on Sunday rejected as a “show” the endorsement by a traditional assembly of a strategic partnership deal with the United States that could allow its troops to remain in Afghanistan for years. In a statement sent to media, […]


US probe says border attack was not Pakistani plot

US probe says border attack was not Pakistani plot

An attack on US troops in 2007 that left an American officer dead was the act of a rogue Pakistani gunman and not a plot by the country’s military, according to a US probe released Monday. For years, details of […]


Taliban hit US-run base in southern Afghanistan

Taliban hit US-run base in southern Afghanistan

Taliban militants armed with guns and explosives attacked a US-run base in Kandahar on Thursday, with blasts and gunfire reverberating for four hours around the southern Afghan city. A group of “three to four” armed men, possibly with suicide vests, […]


 
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