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Obama to slow troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

A US soldier observes an area from a hill top near the town of Walli Was in Afghanistan's Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters Ahead of the crucial......

'US move on Pak border exposes its intentions'

The decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan's Paktika and Khost provinces, thereby allowing militants to escape or seek reinforcement from the other side of the Pakistan border clearly exposes......

Suicide bomber kills over 45 at Afghanistan volleyball match

A suicide bomber killed at least 45 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday. A spokesman for the governor of Paktika province said that the attacker had......

Haqqani leader accused of Indian embassy attack shot dead

The son of the chief of the Haqqani terror network, blamed for attacks on US forces and the Indian Embassy in Kabul, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen near the Pakistani capital, leaders of the......

Taliban group claims responsibility for killing Indian author

In a new twist, a renegade Taliban militia, the Suicide Group of the Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, has taken responsibility for killing Indian author Sushmita Banerjee, claiming she was an......

The changing face of Kolkata's Kabuliwala

Driven out of business by microfinance companies, the Kabuliwalas of Kolkata, traditional moneylenders, have seen their numbers shrink. I felt like I was in hell. I could not speak properly and......
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Myanmar says four soldiers killed by insurgents in Muslim-majority region

By | Yangon Yangon Four Myanmar soldiers were killed and one was injured on Tuesday when troops were attacked by suspected Muslim insurgents... ...
Gunman kills 14 at shrine in Afghan capital, police say

KABUL At least 14 people were killed on Tuesday when a gunman opened fire on worshippers gathered at a shrine in the Afghan capital Kabul for a... ...
Most Afghan women serve sentences in elders' homes, not prisons

When 18-year-old Fawzia was convicted of elopement and adultery, a local Afghan court in the southeastern province of Paktika sentenced her to... ...
Public Health Ministry

Public Health Ministry in Afghanistan said that eight polio cases have been recorded so far this year with a new confirmed one detected recently.... ...
Sri Lanka cricket team attack mastermind killed in Afghanistan

A dreaded Pakistani terrorist linked to the 2009 attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore was killed in a joint operation by Afghan-US special... ...

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