Kidnapped son of Pakistan's ex-PM recovered in Afghanistan

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kidnapped son of Pakistan's ex-PM recovered in Afghanistan 

ISLAMABAD, May 10 — Ali Haidar Gilani, the son of Pakistan former Prime Minister Yusuf Reza Gilani, who was kidnapped three years ago was recovered in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the Afghan ambassador in Islamabad and the Foreign Ministry said.

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Pakistan opposes preconditions for talks with Afghan Taliban

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Pakistan opposes preconditions for talks with Afghan Taliban 

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 11 — Pakistan on Monday opposed preconditions in talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban and suggested incentives to encourage the insurgents to come to the negotiations table.

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Moderate intensity quake jolts Indian-controlled Kashmir

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Moderate intensity quake jolts Indian-controlled Kashmir 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 2 — A moderate intensity earthquake hit Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday, said meteorological officials.

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7 killed in clash in east Afghan province

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SHARAN, Afghanistan, Dec. 26 — Two police and five militants were killed in a clash in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika on Saturday, deputy provincial governor said.

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Afghan security services kill ten militants in anti-terror operations

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Afghan security services kill ten militants in anti-terror operations 

MOSCOW, Dec. 26 — Afghan police in cooperation with the country's armed forces and the National Directorate of Security conducted anti-terrorist operations in Kunduz, Sar-e-Pul and Herat province.

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India, Pak appear interested in boosting understanding: US

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on India, Pak appear interested in boosting understanding: US 

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 — Welcoming the recent effort by India and Pakistan to revive talks, the US has said leaders of the two countries now appear to be "genuinely interested" in fostering greater understanding among them.

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WTO Nairobi meeting ends with major breakthrough on global trade

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on WTO Nairobi meeting ends with major breakthrough on global trade 

NAIROBI, Dec. 20 — The 10th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Nairobi came to an end on Saturday after an extended negotiating period with a new Nairobi Declaration that promises to keep the international trading system alive.

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Almost 1M refugee arrivals registered in Germany by Nov.

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Almost 1M refugee arrivals registered in Germany by Nov. 

BERLIN, Dec. 8 — Nearly 965,000 refugees have arrived in Germany from the beginning of 2015 to the end of November, said German Interior Minister Thomas De Maiziere here on Monday.

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IS plans to create emirate in Afghanistan pose threat to Central Asia, Iran, China — FSB

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on IS plans to create emirate in Afghanistan pose threat to Central Asia, Iran, China — FSB 

SOCHI, Nov. 10 — Plans of the Islamic State, an international terrorist organization outlawed in Russia, to establish a province in northern Afghanistan pose a threat to Central Asian states, Iran and China, Yevgeny Sysoyev, a deputy chief of Russia’s Federal Security Service and chief of the administration of the National Anti-terrorist Committee, said on Tuesday.

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Feature: Chilly weather adds miseries to quake victims in northern Afghanistan

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Chilly weather adds miseries to quake victims in northern Afghanistan 

By Haleem

KISHAM, Afghanistan, Oct. 29 (PNA/Xinhua) — Chilly weather and frosty winds have added miseries to the victims of a strong earthquake that devastated a wide swath of Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province on Monday.

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