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Pak-Afghan officials meet to discuss border hostilities

KABUL: A high level meeting between Pakistan and Afghanistan will be held on Monday (today) for resolution of border tensions between the two countries, Samaa reported. Officials from Pakistan, Afghanistan and United States will be present in the meeting. Officials have stated that the meeting is being held for the resolution of border tensions between…

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Afghan women break ground with TV station launch

KABUL: A new TV channel dedicated to women is set to begin broadcasting in Afghanistan, the first of its kind in a country whose media industry, like many areas of society, remains dominated by men. Zan TV (“Women’s TV”) launches on Sunday with a staff of all female presenters and producers, following a high-profile marketing…

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IS Afghanistan leader killed: US, Afghan officials

KABUL: The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan — believed to be the mastermind behind several high-profile attacks including an assault on a military hospital that claimed at least 50 lives — has been killed, US and Afghan officials said. Abdul Hasib, whose group is affiliated with IS in Iraq and Syria, was killed last…

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Afghan forces retreat, announce ceasefire

CHAMAN: Afghanistan announced a ceasefire on Friday after hours of trading fire with Pakistani forces across the border in which nine civilians embraced martyrdom.¬† According to security sources, Afghanistan announced a ceasefire after retreating. The Afghan forces, who had opened unprovoked fire, vacated their posts and retreated after Pakistani forces retaliated. Earlier, the ISPR had…

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Afghan beauty parlours are a sanctuary for city women

KABUL: The photos in the window promise much: languorous, kohl-rimmed eyes and bright, bold nails — but once you enter the beauty parlours of Kabul, it becomes clear the images outside are a pale reflection of the vibrant reality inside. After the Taliban regime was toppled in 2001, small oases of glamour began to flourish…

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Pakistan condemns suicide attack in Kabul

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday strongly condemned the suicide attack in Kabul that led to the loss of precious lives. According to a foreign office statement, Pakistan conveys its deepest sympathies to the bereaved families who lost their loved ones and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured. “Terrorism is a common challenge and, therefore,…

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Bomb blast targets foreign forces in Kabul: official

KABUL: A bomb blast targeting a convoy of foreign forces near the US embassy in Kabul Wednesday killed at least three people and wounded 15, officials said, the latest militant attack to rock the Afghan capital. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed the blast targeted “a convoy of foreign forces passing the area”. “We are…

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US National Security Advisor arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: National Security Advisor of the United States of America, H.R. McMaster, arrived in Islamabad on Monday to hold talks with the Pakistani leadership.¬† According to details, this marks the first visit by any senior official of the Trump administration to Pakistan. McMaster will hold important meetings with the civil and military leadership of Pakistan….

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Over 30 killed as gunmen dressed as medics attack Afghan military hospital

Gunmen dressed as medics stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital on Wednesday and battled security forces for hours, killing more than 30 people and wounding dozens in an attack claimed by Islamic State. A suicide bomber blew himself up at the rear of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital, across the road from…

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Pakistan condemns Kabul hospital attack

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a hospital in Kabul today (8th March 2017), resulting in the loss of many precious lives and injuring several others. “We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in this heinous terrorist attack and convey our prayers for early recovery…

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Over 30 dead as gunmen dressed as doctors raid Kabul hospital

Gunmen dressed as doctors stormed Afghanistan’s largest military hospital¬†Wednesday, killing more than 30 people in a six-hour attack claimed by the Islamic State group as it makes inroads into the war-battered country. Around 50 others were wounded in the assault on the Sardar Daud Khan hospital, with explosions and gunfire rattling Kabul’s diplomatic district as…

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Insurgents attack Kabul military hospital

KABUL: Explosions and gunfire rattled Kabul’s diplomatic district Wednesday when insurgents dressed as doctors attacked Afghanistan’s largest military hospital, officials said, as growing insecurity besets the war-battered country. No insurgent group immediately claimed responsibility for the ongoing assault on the Sardar Daud Khan hospital, but it comes as the Taliban ramp up attacks even before…

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At least 19 killed in suicide blast at Afghan Supreme Court: officials

At least 19 people were killed and 41 wounded Tuesday in a suicide blast at Afghanistan’s Supreme Court in Kabul, officials said, the latest attack to rock the war-torn capital. A suicide bomber on foot detonated as employees were boarding a bus to go home in the parking lot of the court compound, located on…

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COAS condemns Kabul, Kandhar’s terror attacks

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday condemned yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Kabul and Kandhar. The COAS expressed grief on the loss of precious lives,” according to a tweet posted by Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major Gen. Asif Ghafoor. “Pakistan Army stands with Afghan people and forces against terrorism,”…

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Pakistan condemns terrorist attacks in Kabul, Kandahar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attacks near Parliament building in Kabul and Kandahar on Tuesday that resulted in loss of precious lives.

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Twin blasts near Afghan parliament kill 24, wound dozens

KABUL: Twin Taliban blasts struck near the Afghan parliament in Kabul Tuesday, killing at least 24 people and wounding 70 in a rush-hour attack that shattered a relative lull in violence in the capital. The bombings came just hours after a Taliban suicide bomber killed seven people in Lashkar Gah, the capital of the volatile…

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Blast hits Afghan MP’s vehicle, three wounded

Kabul: An Afghan MP was among at least three people wounded when a roadside bomb struck his vehicle in Kabul Wednesday, officials said, in the latest in a series of attacks on lawmakers. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast targeting Fakuri Behishti, an MP from central Bamiyan province, who was on…

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Pakistan condemns suicide attack in Kabul

ISLAMABAD: The Government of Pakistan Monday strongly condemned the suicide attack at the Baqir-ul-Ulum Mosque in Kabul that led to loss of a number of precious lives and left many others injured. Pakistan conveyed profound condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and prayers for early recovery of the injured. “Pakistan reiterates…

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Suicide blast at Kabul mosque kills 27, wounds 35: police

KABUL: A massive suicide blast at a Shiite mosque in Kabul killed at least 27 people Monday and wounded 35 as worshippers gathered for a religious ceremony, officials said. “It was a suicide bomber who blew himself up among worshippers inside the mosque, killing 27 and wounding 35,” senior police official Fridon Obaidi said. Police…

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Pakistan condemns mosque, shrine attacks in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks¬†on Sakhi¬†shrine¬†and¬†Charyar¬† Mosque¬†in Kabul¬†yesterday. The brutal acts have¬†resulted¬†in¬†the loss of precious human¬†lives¬†and injuries to scores of innocent people. “We extend our profound condolences¬†to¬†the Government and the people of Afghanistan and¬†sympathise¬†with¬†the families of those¬†who lost their loved ones in these¬†dreadful¬†terrorist attacks, a statement by the Foreign Office said. “We…

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Blast kills 14 Shia mourners in northern Afghanistan: officials

At least 14 Shiites were killed Wednesday in a bombing at a mosque in northern Afghanistan, the second deadly attack on the minority in as many days during the major festival of Ashura. “The explosion happened at the gate of the Shiite mosque in the centre of Balkh district (in Balkh province),” said provincial governor’s…

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