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By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Mihtarlam, Laghman Province , Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – One police and three militants were killed and 22 other persons injured when Taliban attacked checkpoints in outskirts of Mehtarlam city, capital of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Laghman on Tuesday, the provincial gove...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The leader of Islamic State’s branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan was killed in a U.S. drone strike on July 26, a Pentagon spokesman said on Friday after the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan announced the news to Reuters. The death of Hafiz Saeed Khan is ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 9th, 2016
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Lashkar Gah,Helmand province, Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least eight persons were killed after Taliban gunmen attacked government offices in Gereshk district of southern Afghanistan’s province of Helmand on Wednesday, an official said. “The gunbattle started roughly at ...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 1st, 2016
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Geneva ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Lutfi Elvan has called on the United Nations to categorize the PKK and its Syrian affiliate the PYD as terrorist groups. “We called on the UN to recognize the PKK and the PYD as terrorist organizations. The PYD is linked to ...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 29th, 2016
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Maimana, Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – About 130 Taliban rebels renounced violence and surrendered to the government in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab on Sunday, the provincial governor said. “We sincerely welcome our 130 brothers who denounced the violence and joi...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 1st, 2016
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Kabul, Afghanistan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A Taliban suicide bomber struck near a Kabul police complex on Monday, killing at least 20 police officers and wounding 29 people, Afghan officials said, in the latest of a rapid-fire series of militant attacks on the capital this year. The attack came a...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 19th, 2016
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Peshawar, Pakistan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 20, officials said. The bomber rammed his motorcycle into a police vehicle next to the roadside chec...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 16th, 2015
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Peshawar, Pakistan ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Pakistan closed schools across the country on Wednesday on the anniversary of last year’s Taliban attack that killed over 150 people, 144 of them schoolchildren, officials said. The closure was part a day of national mourning and a precaution against mil...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 15th, 2015
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Austin, Texas State , United States of America ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan and became a Taliban prisoner for five years, will face court-martial with a potential life sentence, the Army said on Monday. Bergdahl, 29, w...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 10th, 2015
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Kabul, Afghanistan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Taliban insurgents infiltrated a heavily protected airport and killed 50 people in an attack lasting more than 24 hours, Afghan officials said Thursday. The Defense Ministry said the last of the 11 militants behind the assault were killed late Wednesday....