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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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After France, are Pakistan and Afghanistan under threat?

If ISIS can strike in Paris, then it can surely strike in Paktika or Peshawar -- parts of the world with entrenched, enabling environments for... ...
Will ISIS hit Pakistan to nurture Afghanistan dream?

Bengaluru, Nov 25: The ISIS, which hit Paris recently, has made a clear indication and that it is building its global capacity. While it has... ...
US Army hearing officer recommends no jail for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl

US military officer who headed a hearing in the case of accused deserter Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl recommends the man held captive by the Taliban... ...

The Taliban seized control of half of a major Afghan city today, the first time they have done so since being ousted from power by a US-led... ...
Suicide bomb blast kills nine, wounds over 50 during a ...

A suicide car bombing killed at least nine people and wounded more than 50 at a cricket match in Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said. The... ...

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