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Shrinking US presence in Afghanistan creates security concerns: report

The dwindling US troop presence in Afghanistan is hampering the Pentagon's ability to train and monitor local security forces, a government watchdog report warned...

India’s RAW involved in destabilizing Pakistan, says General Raheel

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, speaking at the Peace and Prosperity seminar on Tuesday, said Indian intelligence agency RAW is actively involved...

Afghan battle ‘ongoing’ as US soldier killed: Pentagon

Kabul: A US soldier was killed and two wounded in an ongoing battle in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, where Afghan troops are pushing back Taliban...
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Terrorists to be vanquished this year, says Pakistan’s General Sharif

QUETTA: Army Chief General Raheel Sharif said on Friday the nation would get rid of terrorism this year. He was addressing tribal elders of Gwadar,...
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Pakistani air strikes kill 21 militants in northwest

Pakistan's military said Thursday it had killed 21 militants in air strikes in a restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan. The strikes were carried out...

US F-16 struck by enemy fire in Afghanistan in rare attack

A US F-16 was struck by enemy fire in eastern Afghanistan, military officials have confirmed to AFP, in a rare instance of an advanced...

America’s 14 years in the Afghan quagmire

WASHINGTON: America's longest war began in Afghanistan 14 years ago, sucking in hundreds of thousands of troops and costing Washington billions of dollars and...
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Afghan forces repel Taliban attack on provincial capital of Ghazni

GHAZNI, AFGHANISTAN: Fighting flared in eastern Afghanistan Monday as Taliban insurgents threatened to storm another provincial capital, two weeks after their lightning capture of...
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Taliban says shot down crashed US C-130 plane in Afghanistan

Jalalabad, Afghanistan: The Taliban Friday claimed to have shot down a C-130 military transport plane in eastern Afghanistan, with NATO confirming that 11 people...

No peace until foreign troops leave Afghanistan: Taliban chief

KABUL: The Afghan Taliban's new leader told Kabul on Tuesday it must cancel a security deal with the United States (US) and expel all...