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Doha: India to attend US-Taliban deal-signing

Doha/IBNS: India will attend the signing of the peace pact between the US and Taliban in Doha on Saturday, marking the first engagement of the south Asian country with the group.

Three Indian engineers freed by Taliban in exchange for 11 militants

Islamabad, Oct 7 (UNI): The Taliban militant group has freed three Indian hostages in Afghanistan in exchange for securing the release of 11 of its members.

Provincial police deputy killed by Taliban militants in central Afghanistan

Kabul, Sep 30 (Sputnik/UNI) A police deputy from Afghanistan's central Ghazni province has been killed by Taliban militants in the Salar area of the neighboring Maidan Wardak province, Arif Noori, a spokesman for the governor, told Sputnik.

Taliban bluntly tells Pakistan to not link Kashmir issue with Afghanistan

Kabul: As Pakistan sparred with India over the recent move by New Delhi abrogating Article 370 that had granted special powers to the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Taliban seemed to have been riled by Pakistan's attempt to link the issue with Afghanistan.

Taliban leader Mullah Omar 'lived close to US bases', says book

New York, Mar 11 (UNI): Fugitive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar lived within walking distance of US bases in Afghanistan, a new book has claimed.

Afghanistan: Suspected Taliban terrorists gun down district’s executive head in Sar-i-Pul

Kabul, Feb 3 (IBNS): Suspected Taliban terrorists have gunned down the executive director for Gosfandi district of northern Sar-i-Pul province in Afghanistan, media reports said on Sunday.

Taliban militants kill 8 soldiers in Afghanistan

Kabul, Dec 9 (IBNS): Taliban members killed at least eight Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province of Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said on Sunday.

Omar Abdullah questions Centre over 'non-official' level talks with Taliban

Srinagar, Nov 9 (IBNS): Ex-Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday questioned the Centre over its decision to sit for talks with the Taliban at a non-official level but not engaging into any dialogue with the Kashmiri separatist leadership.

Murdering Democracy

On July 13, 2018, at least 149 civilians were killed and 186 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up targeting a political rally of the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) at Dringarh village in Mastung District of Balochistan. According to the bomb disposal squad (BDS), up to 15 kilograms of explosive material was used in the incident. The dead included Siraj Raisani, the BAP candidate from National Assembly seat Province Balochistan–35 (PB-35, Mastung). Siraj’s elder brother, Nawab Aslam Raisani, was the Chief Minister of Balochistan Province between 2008 and 2013. Most of the other victims were residents of Kanak and Dringarh areas, who had invited Raisani to announce their support for him. The Islamic State (IS) and the ‘Ghazi force Lal Masjid’ wing of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) separately claimed responsibility for the attack.  

Iran's Foreign Minister trolls Donald Trump, takes a swipe at US' allies in the Middle East

Tehran, May 4 (IBNS): Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has come down hard on US' allies in the Middle East for allegedly supporting several terrorist groups in the region.

27 terrorists killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, Apr 1 (IBNS): At least 27 terrorists were killed during an operation launched by the security forces in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Sunday.

Afghanistan: 11 Taliban militants, including two commanders, killed in operation

Kabul, Mar 15 (IBNS): At least 11 Taliban militants, including two commanders, have been killed in an operation conducted by security forces in Afghanistan recently.

India strongly condemns terror attack in Kabul

Kabul/New Delhi, Jan 27 (IBNS):  India on Saturday 'strongly condemned' the 'barbaric and dastardly' terrorist attacks in Kabul city of Afghanistan which left at least 40 people killed.

Taliban commander Mullah Mohammad killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, May 2 (IBNS): During a militant attack in Afghanistan, Taliban Commander Mullah Mohammad was killed, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Taliban infiltrator kills at least 11 policemen

Kabul, Feb 28 (IBNS): At least 11 policemen were killed by a Taliban infiltrator in the country's Helmand district, local Khaama Press reported.