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Afghan intelligence agency supporting TTP chief, claims Rehman Malik
22nd December 2014 Afghan intelligence agency supporting TTP chief, claims Rehman Malik ISLAMABAD: Afghan intelligence agency is supporting Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Chief Mullah Fazlullah, claims Former interior minister and Pakistan People’s Party leader Rehman Malik. According to the reports, he said that the fugitive TTP chief found refuge in Afghanistan whenever...
Afghan saffron pickers offer alternative to opium crop
18th December 2014 Afghan saffron pickers offer alternative to opium crop HERAT, Afghanistan: – Saffron cultivation needs lots of land and a lot of labour, but the world’s most expensive spice might be an economic lifeline for Afghanistan with international financial support set to fall in the coming years....
Partly Facetious: Why compete with Afghanistan
8th December 2014 Partly Facetious: Why compete with Afghanistan by Anjum Ibrahim “The United States has done so much for us, they give us grants, launch social sector projects, help us with our energy crisis, provide training and equipment to our armed forces and…” “Well their assistance...
US Defense Secretary Hagel lands in Kabul: AFP
6th December 2014 US Defense Secretary Hagel lands in Kabul: AFP KABUL:- US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Kabul on Saturday on an unannounced visit to Afghanistan in the final weeks of NATO’s US-led 13-year war against the Taliban, an AFP reporter said. Hagel told reporters before landing...
Supporting Afghanistan: Prime Minister urges global community to do more
5th December 2014 Supporting Afghanistan: Prime Minister urges global community to do more Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday while reiterating Pakistan’s strong solidarity with the people of Afghanistan urged the international community to do more to help the Afghan leadership realise its vision. In his address at the London Conference...
PM arrives in London to attend conference on Afghanistan
2nd December 2014 PM arrives in London to attend conference on Afghanistan LONDON: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday arrived here on the invitation of British Prime Minister David Cameron to attend the London Conference on Afghanistan, being held on December 3-4. The Prime Minister was received by a...
Police held four Afghan nationals under Foreign Act
2nd December 2014 Police held four Afghan nationals under Foreign Act RAWALPINDI- Pirwadhai police have arrested four Afghan nationals under section 14 of foreign act. According to Rawalpindi police spokesman, four Afghan nationals namely Aziz ullah, Mian Noor, Shoukat Khan and Khatab Khan who are resident of Kabul and...
PM leaves for UK to attend London Conference on Afghanistan
2nd December 2014 PM leaves for UK to attend London Conference on Afghanistan ISLAMABAD:- Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday left here for the United Kingdom to attend the London Conference on Afghanistan, being held on December 3-4. British Prime Minister David Cameron had telephoned the Prime Minister on October...
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...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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