Afghanistan

Global War On Terror And Anniversary Of Gujarat Riots

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 13:24

The post-9/11 global war on terror was officially launched with attacks on Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. It was exactly on that date that Narendra Modi was sworn in as Gujarat Chief Minister for the first time. He had been sent from New Delhi to replace Keshubhai Patel but was not even a member of the Vidhan Sabha.

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Kabul twin blasts toll rises to 22

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 13:48

Kabul, March 2 (IANS) The death toll in the Kabul suicide bombings claimed by Taliban has risen to 22 while 120 people have sustained injuries, a media report said on Thursday.

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India condemns terror attacks in Kabul

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 13:40

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India on Thursday strongly condemned the twin terror attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul that claimed 16 lives.

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Afghan army helicopter makes emergency landing

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 05:50

Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) An Afghan army helicopter made a crash landing in Kunduz province, a spokesman of the Defence Ministry said, adding the crew members were rescued after the landing.

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Kabul warns Islamabad it will protect sovereignty

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 03:14

Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) Afghanistan's government warned Pakistan that it would respond to any attack on its sovereignty, with the warning coming amid rising bilateral tensions over border skirmishes last week.

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18 Afghan asylum seekers sent home from Germany

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 13:26

Kabul, Feb 23 (IANS) A group of 18 Afghan nationals whose application for asylum in Germany was rejected and who were deported, arrived in Kabul on Thursday.

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Kabul asks Islamabad to act against all terror groups

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 14:00

Kabul, Feb 18 (IANS) The Afghan government on Saturday again called on Pakistan to implement the Peace Quartet commitments on eliminating all terror groups without any discrimination.

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Pakistan-Afghanistan Torkham border crossing sealed

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:06

Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have sealed the Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan for an indefinite period in the wake of a terror attack at a shrine in Sindh province that killed at least 72 people, the media reported on Friday.

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