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Ghani warns against ‘proxy war’
27th November 2014 Ghani warns against ‘proxy war’ Afghanistan’s new president told the Indian and Pakistani leaders Wednesday he would not let his country become the battleground for a proxy war. The imminent departure of NATO combat troops from Afghanistan has raised fears that India-Pakistan rivalry...
US may send additional troops to Afghanistan
26th November 2014 US may send additional troops to Afghanistan The US military likely will keep a slightly larger force in Afghanistan in 2015 than first planned and American troops will have authority to aid Afghan forces in combat if necessary, defence officials said Tuesday. The United States...
Suicide bomber kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan
23rd November 2014 Suicide bomber kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan KABUL: A suicide bomber walked into a crowd of spectators at a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan and detonated his explosives vest on Sunday, killing at least 40 people, a provincial official said. Paktika provincial spokesman Mukhles Afghan...
US, Pakistan have shared interest in regional stability: White House
22nd November 2014 US, Pakistan have shared interest in regional stability: White House WASHINGTON: U.S. President Barack Obama has welcomed improving relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the White House said in a readout of the American leader’s telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Obama spoke to the Pakistani leader the...
Afghan President Ghani, PM Nawaz’s meeting continues
15th November 2014 Afghan President Ghani, PM Nawaz’s meeting continues ISLAMABAD: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif is being continued in the federal capital and the pair are expected to make bilateral ties between the two countries, Aaj News reported. According to...
Pakistan to continue supporting peaceful, stable, prosperous Afghanistan: Mamnoon
14th November 2014 Pakistan to continue supporting peaceful, stable, prosperous Afghanistan: Mamnoon ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said close cooperative relations with Afghanistan were based on mutual respect and trust and remained a high priority in Pakistan’s foreign policy. He said Pakistan would continue to fully support a peaceful,...
Army chief meets Afghan President
7th November 2014 Army chief meets Afghan President ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday and congratulated the newly elected Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a meeting. The army chief expressed the hope that election of a new government in...
Ambassador Daniel calls on Gen Raheel
28th October 2014 Ambassador Daniel calls on Gen Raheel ISLAMABAD: Ambassador Daniel Feldman, United States Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) Tuesday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters. Overall regional security situation, with particular reference to the situation in...
Finance Minister meets US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Pakistan
28th October 2014 Finance Minister meets US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar had a meeting with Daniel Feldman, US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan here on Tuesday. Finance Minister held detailed discussion with Feldman on the follow up plan for meetings held...
Cameron invites PM to attend Afghanistan Conference
28th October 2014 Cameron invites PM to attend Afghanistan Conference ISLAMABAD: British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday phoned Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and invited him to attend Afghanistan Conference being held in London in the last week of November. They also discussed matters of mutual interest....
Mortar shells fired from Afghanistan side kills tribesman
21st October 2014 Mortar shells fired from Afghanistan side kills tribesman BAJAUR: A man was killed when two mortar shells fired from bordering Afghanistan landed on a house in Tehsil Nawagai, confirmed political administration on Tuesday. According to details, two projectiles that were fired by unknown miscreants in Kunar...
Clashes near Kabul as Karzai calls for political unity
19th August 2014 Clashes near Kabul as Karzai calls for political unity KABUL: About 200 Taliban fighters launched an offensive in a province near Kabul on Tuesday as Afghanistan’s disputed election threatens to leave the central government weakened at the same time as US troops pull out. President Hamid Karzai...
Pakistan lodges protest with Afghanistan over cross-border attack
30th July 2014 Pakistan lodges protest with Afghanistan over cross-border attack ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday lodged a strong protest with Afghanistan over another attack launched by terrorists from across the border, Aaj News reported. According to statement issued by Foreign Office here on Wednesday, between 70-80 terrorists were involved...
Afghan suicide attack kills 16, including 4 NATO soldiers
8th July 2014 Afghan suicide attack kills 16, including 4 NATO soldiers KABUL:A Taliban suicide bomber killed 16 people, including 10 civilians and four NATO soldiers, in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said, as foreign troops wind down their war against the insurgents. The Taliban claimed responsibility for...
Displaced families from Pakistan urgently need aid in Afghanistan: UN
8th July 2014 Displaced families from Pakistan urgently need aid in Afghanistan: UN UNITED NATIONS: Many Pakistani families displaced in Afghanistan’s Khost and Paktika provinces following the military operation in North Waziristan are urgently in need of food according to the UN Refugee Agency. An estimated 95,000 people fled to Afghanistan,...
Protests in Kabul over Afghan election ‘fraud’
21st June 2014 Protests in Kabul over Afghan election ‘fraud’ KABUL: Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah held street protests in Kabul on Saturday as fears grow of unrest erupting over alleged fraud in the election one week ago. Abdullah has boycotted the vote count, pitching Afghanistan...
Peaceful, stable Afghanistan in Pakistan’s vital interest: Ahsan
10th June 2014 Peaceful, stable Afghanistan in Pakistan’s vital interest: Ahsan ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Prof. Ahsan Iqbal said that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan was in Pakistan’s vital interest. Prof. Ahsan Iqbal stated this while meeting with Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan Janan Mosazai here on...
UN peacekeeping forces should prevent vacuum in Afghanistan post-US exit: Mushahid
16th April 2014 UN peacekeeping forces should prevent vacuum in Afghanistan post-US exit: Mushahid ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Senate Defence Committee and Pakistan China Institute, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed Wednesday said that Pakistan has a pivotal role in ensuring smooth exit of US and NATO forces from Afghanistan in 2014. Pakistan has...
Iran willing to develop trade with Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia
16th April 2014 Iran willing to develop trade with Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia ISLAMABAD:  Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbass Akhoundi said that Iran built infrastructure for cargo transit on eastern Iran to develop trade with Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. Iranian trade will contribute to economic development of the...
Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Iran summit helpful in increasing cooperation
28th March 2014 Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Iran summit helpful in increasing cooperation ISLAMABAD: Analyst Dr. Ghulam Mustafa has said that summit between Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Iran will enhance cooperation in the fields of security, trade and finance. Talking to Radio Pakistan , he went on to say that this...
Pakistan supports peaceful, stable Afghanistan: Ishaq Dar
3rd March 2014 Pakistan supports peaceful, stable Afghanistan: Ishaq Dar ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said Monday that Pakistan supports a peaceful and stable Afghanistan for the economic development and well being of people of the two countries. Speaking to Ambassador Beth Jones, Principal Deputy...
Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to reach Asia Cup final
3rd March 2014 Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to reach Asia Cup final DHAKA: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 129 runs in Dhaka on Monday to qualify for the final of the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka posted a modest 253-6 in their 50 overs before bundling out Afghanistan for 124 in...
Asia Cup: Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 32 runs
1st March 2014 Asia Cup: Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 32 runs FATULLAH: Fast-rising Afghanistan upset Bangladesh by 32 runs to win their Asia Cup match in Fatullah on Saturday. Afghanistan scored an impressive 254-6 in their allotted 50 overs with Asghar Stanikzai scoring a career-best unbeaten 90 and Samiullah...
Karzai tells US to ’stop harassing’ Afghanistan’s judicial authority
13th February 2014 Karzai tells US to ’stop harassing’ Afghanistan’s judicial authority ANKARA: Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said Washington should respect his country’s judicial authority after the release of 65 alleged Taliban fighters triggered US condemnation. “Afghanistan is a sovereign country. If the Afghan judicial authorities decide to...
Karzai tells US to ‘stop harassing’ Afghanistan’s judicial authority
13th February 2014 Karzai tells US to ‘stop harassing’ Afghanistan’s judicial authority ANKARA: Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said that Washington should respect his country’s judicial authority after the release of 65 alleged Taliban fighters triggered US condemnation. “Afghanistan is a sovereign country. If the Afghan judicial authorities decide...
Roadside bomb kills 7 Afghan soldiers: official
9th February 2014 Roadside bomb kills 7 Afghan soldiers: official KABUL: A roadside bomb ripped through an Afghan army vehicle in southwestern Afghanistan on Sunday and killed seven soldiers, an official said. The soldiers were travelling in the Dilaram district of Farah province when their vehicle was hit, saiddefence ministry spokesman General Zahir...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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