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Afghan Military delegation meets Corps Commander Peshawar

Peshawar: A high-level Afghan military delegation, led by Lt Gen Muhammad Zaman Waziri on Friday called on  Peshawar  Corps Commander Lt Gen Nazir Ahmed Butt in Peshawar  and discussed  areas of mutual security. According to the  Inter-Services  Public Relations (ISPR), the seven-member delegation discussed areas of mutual security interests and …

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Afghan Taliban leader’s son carries out a suicide attack in Helmand province

Islamabad: Hafiz Abdul Rehman Khalid son of Taliban leader Mullah Hibat ul Allah Akhundzadeh carried out a suicide attack along with 2 other associates in Greshek district of Helmand Province in Afghanistan killing scores of Afghan forces on Thursday, Prime News reported. According to Prime News Agency  the Taliban spokesman …

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Nawaz Sharif meets Afghan President on the side lines of SCO Summit

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Astana, Kazakhstan on Friday, Radio Pakistan reported. Both leaders discussed bilateral ties during the meeting which comes amid escalating tensions between the two countries. President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday lashed …

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Ashraf Ghani to chair Grand Girja after kabul boombing

Islamabad: A day after Kabul bombing blast in which 97 persons including women and children were killed and 455 other suffered injuries, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said that a grand Jirga will be held very soon in Kabul to take vital decisions in line with Afghanistan relations with Pakistan. He …

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Hekmatyar urges Taliban to lay down arms,renounce violence

Islamabad: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of Hezb-i-Islami, has made an appearance at a small gathering of members of the armed group in eastern Afghanistan today after 20 years of self exile, calling upon Taliban to lay down arms and join “ Peace Caravan”. About 50 people gathered to meet Hekmatyar at …

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