Afghan soldier opens fire on US troops, three wounded: official

MAZAR-I-SHARIF: At least three US troops were wounded Saturday when an Afghan soldier opened fire at them at a military base in northern Afghanistan, the defence ministry said, in the latest insider attack. "We are...

Pakistan to cooperate for peace, stability in Afghanistan: SAFRON

ISLAMABAD: Minister of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Abdul Qadir Baloch has said that Pakistan would extend its full cooperation for peace and stability in Afghanistan. In an interview, he asked all the parliamentarians to...

Daesh media official killed in Nangarhar airstrike: Gen. Nicholson

KABUL: The media official of the ISIS Khurasan, the offshoot of the ISIL in Afghanistan, was killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan earlier this month, the commander of the US...

Trump gives U.S. military authority to set Afghan troop levels: U.S. official

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump has given Defense Secretary Jim Mattis the authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, opening the door for future troop increases requested...

China willing to be mediator between Pakistan-Afghanistan

KABUL: China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi is scheduled to visit Kabul soon where he will meet Afghan officials to discuss ways to improve Afghanistan-Pakistan relations, President Ashraf Ghani’s Office said in a statement late...

Afghan civilians killed as US troops open fire after bomb attack

KABUL: As many as three Afghan civilians were killed early on Monday morning when American troops opened fire after their vehicle struck a roadside bomb, an official in eastern Nangarhar province said. A man and...

Three U.S. soldiers killed, one wounded by Afghan soldier

KABUL: Three American soldiers were killed and one wounded on Saturday when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan, according to officials. The shooting occurred in the Achin district of Nangarhar province,...

Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to use multiple channels to act against terror groups

ASTANA: Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to use Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) mechanism as well as bilateral channels to undertake specific actions against terror groups and to evolve, through mutual consultations, a mechanism to monitor and...

PM Nawaz meets Afghan president Ghani in Astana

ASTANA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday held meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit here. Sources revealed that both the leaders took stock of issues related...

Border management with Afghanistan key to counter-terrorism efforts: Aizaz

WASHINGTON: Pakistan's ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry met US Congressman from New York, Nita Lowey exchanged bilateral matters in economic, social and security areas. Ambassador Chaudhry briefed the lawmaker about efforts to counter...

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