Monday , February 19 2018

Tag Archives: AFGHANISTAN

Safe havens ‘inside’ not outside Afghanistan, Pakistan tells UNSC

United Nations: Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN has told the United Nations Security Council that Afghan Taliban’s “safe havens” are inside, not outside, Afghanistan, given the large areas they control in that war-torn country, Radio Pakistan repoted. Ambassador said during a debate on Afghanistan that …

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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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David Hale calls on Qamar Javed Bajwa

Islamabad:American Ambassador David Hale Monday met Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and affirmed Pakistan’s role and great sacrifices in eradication of terrorism and extremism. According to state run news agency APP, Ambassador Hale noted President Donald Trump’s call during his speech at the Arab-Islamic-American Summit for a …

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Afghan Taliban Names New Leader to Replace Mullah Omar

KABUL, Afghanistan –  Afghanistan’s Taliban on Thursday confirmed the death of Mullah Mohammad Omar, who led the group’s self-styled Islamic emirate in the 1990s, sheltered Al Qaeda through the 9/11 attacks and led a 14-year insurgency against U.S. and NATO troops. The Taliban Shura, or Supreme Council, chose Mullah Akhtar …

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Pak US Talks Fails to Reopen NATO Supplies

ISLAMABAD: The latest high-level talks between the United States and Pakistan ended with out any initiative on Friday after  Pakistan demands an unconditional apology from the Obama administration on Salaa Attack which resulted in the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers last November, the New York Times has reported. The White …

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