Afghanistan

Afghan army kills 15 militants interrupting power cords

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 01:04

Kabul, Dec 25 At least 15 militants, involved in interruption of electricity cables and damaging power pylons, were killed following an air raid in an Afghan province, Defence Ministry said on Sunday.

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US expects Pakistan to counter militants: Diplomat

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 09:02

Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) US expects Islamabad to take quick action to show support in countering militants in Afghanistan and bring the Taliban to the negotiating table, a senior American diplomat has said.

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UN voices concern over fighting in east Afghanistan

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 07:26

United Nations, Oct 21, The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is concerned about intensified fighting between the Taliban and the Islamic State-Khorasan in eastern Afghanistan, which has triggered new displacements, said the world body on Friday.

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New Afghan policy to bring regional stability: US tells UNSC

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 10:34

United Nations, Sep 26, The US has made clear its new policy on Afghanistan looks to the whole region to bring stability to that nation in a move away from relying mostly on Pakistan as Washington has during the 16 years it has been mired there.

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Iran denies 'support' for Afghan Taliban

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 07:28

Tehran, Aug 9, Iran dismissed as "bizarre" the allegations by a Saudi diplomat in Kabul about Tehran's alleged links to Taliban militants and armed groups inside Afghanistan, Press TV reported on Tuesday.

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