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Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

All to prove: Smith, Warner face CWC test in IPL

New Delhi - The big-bucks Indian Premier League begins on Saturday with disgraced Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner ...

Afghanistan Again Postpones Presidential Election

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan have delayed the country's presidential election for a second time, setting Sept. 28 as the ...

AfghanPresidential Vote Delayed For Second Time, Until September

KABUL -- Afghanistan's presidential election has been postponed by more than two months to give the authorities more time to ...

Taliban Kills Six Paramilitary Troops In Pakistan

Militants attacked a remote security outpost in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan Province, killing six members of the paramilitary forces, authorities say. ...

Militant Raid Kills 6 Security Forces in SW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Militants carried out a pre-dawn assault Wednesday on a security outpost in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least six ...

PMO should be called 'Publicity Minister's Office', says Rahul

Imphal (Manipur) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ...

Turkmen, Afghan Presidents Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have signed an agreement on a strategic partnership between their countries. ...

Killed, Orphaned, Sold: Afghan War Takes Brutal Toll on Children

After fighting forced Mohammad Khan, a villager from the northern Afghanistan province of Sar-e Pul, to move his family to ...

Afghan Officials Downplay Feud with Washington

An Afghan official in the countrys National Security Council Tuesday downplayed a Reuters report alleging that senior U.S. diplomats have ...

Turkmenistan: Dont love thy neighbor

Aliquid mali propter vicinum malum it is ill living by bad neighbors, to quote a Latin saying. Turkmenistanreportedlyengaged in some ...

Taliban Captures 58 Afghan Troops, Defense Ministry Says

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says Taliban militants have captured 58 soldiers after days of fighting during which dozens of troops briefly ...

Taliban Captures 58 Afghan Security Forces, Defense Ministry Says

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says Taliban militants have captured 58 soldiers after days of fighting during which dozens of troops briefly ...

US, Taliban Report Progress Toward Ending Afghan War

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The United States and the Taliban 'agreed in draft' Tuesday on the withdrawal of foreign troops from ...

Friendly Fire Kills 5 Afghan Troops in Southern Afghanistan

KABUL - At least five Afghan troops were killed by friendly fire in what was supposed to be a precision ...

Clashes Erupt in Key Afghan City Over Police Chief Appointment

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The dismissal of a provincial police chief in northern Afghanistan triggered armed clashes Thursday between his loyalists ...

Taliban:Talks With US Set Stage for Ending Afghan War

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - A top Taliban leader says their recent negotiations with the United States have achieved great progress and ...

Pakistan PM: Afghan Peace Within Reach

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said Friday that peace in Afghanistan is 'around the corner,' citing ongoing ...

Born Into Al-Qaida: Hamza Bin Laden's Rise to Prominence

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Years after the death of his father at the hands of a U.S. Navy SEAL ...

Afghan Troops Missing After Fleeing Battle with Taliban

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Around 100 Afghan soldiers fled their posts and tried to cross into neighboring Turkmenistan during a weeklong ...

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Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

All to prove: Smith, Warner face CWC test in IPL

New Delhi - The big-bucks Indian Premier League begins on Saturday with disgraced Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner ...

Afghanistan Again Postpones Presidential Election

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan have delayed the country's presidential election for a second time, setting Sept. 28 as the ...

Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...

AfghanPresidential Vote Delayed For Second Time, Until September

KABUL -- Afghanistan's presidential election has been postponed by more than two months to give the authorities more time to ...

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