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Handling of LeT will be the irritant between India-Pakistan: US offical

Advertisements WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s provision of safe have to Lashkar-e-Tayyiba will probably continue to be a key irritant in relation with India, America spymaster James Clapper said on Thursday in his testimony on “World Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community” before the Senate Armed Service Committee. Clapper remarked  Indian prospective towards Pakistan, he said …

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Maria Golovnina died due to shortage of oxygen, autopsy report says

ISLAMABAD: Maria Golovnina, the Afghanistan and Pakistan bureau chief of Reuters based in Islamabad who was found dead on February 23, died due to a shortage of oxygen, autopsy report said. A postmortem report by Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), revealed that the journalist had marks on her neck …

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Afghanistan claims 1st ever World Cup Win by defeating Scotland

DUNEDIN: Afghanistan claimed dramatic last over World Cup match win against Scotland at Dunedin, Logan Park, New Zealand. Afghan team won by one wicket (with 3 balls remaining) after a complex fight. Afghanistan’s 1st ever ICC Cricket World Cup Win in their debut event. Man of the Match, Shenwari scored 96 …

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Reuters bureau chief Maria Golovnina found dead in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan bureau chief for Reuters, Maria Golovnina, was found dead at her residence located in Sector F-8 in Islamabad on Monday, according to the police. Golovnina had reportedly gone to the toilet, and had not came out for a long time when concerned co-workers barged in and …

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U.S. Defense Secretary praises Afghan Army

KANDAHAR: United States Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter, thanked Afghan Army on the progress they have achieved and called Afghanistan’s army a powerful force in their own right when he wrapped up two days in southern Kandahar province by consulting with US and Afghan commanders. His visit was to Train …

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MoU signed: Afghan students will study in LUMS

Lahore: On Saturday Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an university situated in Lahore, known as Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). This will be the first time when Afghan students will be given higher education abroad from the country’s public fund. This decision was …

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Experienced Jayawardene snatched victory slipping towards Afghan side

University Oval, Dunedin: Sri Lanka won the match against Afghan side, by having four wickets in the hand and 10 balls remaining. It would never look easy for Sri Lankan side without Mahela’s century. Afghani side never seemed easy side to the opponent because of their fighting spirit, today was …

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White House summit on countering violent extremism ended on Friday

Washington: White House summit on countering violent extremism concluded that forces alone cannot eradicate extremism, we have to stand united. More than 60 countries were the participants of the summit and many of the international organizations were also among the attendees. The three-day summit to counter violent extremism ended on …

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Afghan Taliban reject reports of peace talks: spokesperson

ISLAMABAD: An Afghan Taliban representative said Thursday that a report claiming the headship of the group is agreed at holding negotiations with US officials is concocted. Zabiullah Mujahid, a spokesperson, has clarified that reports of the faction prompting for peace talks are fake. Earlier, a Reuters report had quoted senior …

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Pakistani officials: Afghanistan Taliban wants peace talks

On Thursday, senior Pakistani army and diplomat told that Afghan Taliban wants peace talks and for this purpose they have signaled through Pakistani military. According to the sources, these peace talks would be held later in the day. Afghan Taliban told that their spokesperson would hold the first round of …

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Bangladesh beat the debuted Afghanistan

CANBERRA: Bangladesh has easily beat the debuted Afghanistan in  7th Match, Pool A of WC 2015 by a heavy margin of 105 scores. Man of the Match, Mushfiqur Rahim scored 63 runs. Bangladesh set the target of 268 in 50 overs by playing first at Manuka Oval Cricket Ground, Canberra, Australia. …

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Afghanistan, the next abri for ISIS: ex-CIA officer

WASHINGTON: Afghanistan is at the point of again turning a favorable abri for the religious extremists and jihadist rebel group like Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as the Western military alliance NATO withdraws troops and move to elsewhere, warned by a former CIA’s top counter-terrorism official and CIA …

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Sartaz Aziz says, Attacks from Afghan soil have Indian linkage

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on National Security and Foregin Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Sunday that India is using Afghan soil to carry out attacks on Pakistan, however, attacks reduced in fair amount after Pakistan and Afghan agreed on that they will let any one to use …

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13 imprisoned in Saudia over plotting attacks

RIYADH: A Saudi court punishment 13 people, including an Afghani and a Qatari, by sending them into prison after being recognized as involved in conspiring attacks against US forces. The accused were found guilty of ‘establishing a terrorist cell’ to aim American forces in Qatar with hand grenades, rockets and …

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