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Afghan peace negotiator killed

May 13th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 13 (IANS) Arsallah Rahmani, a member of Afghanistan's High Peace Council, was gunned down here Sunday, a media report said.Rahmani, a former Taliban leader, was fatally shot ... Read more...

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US to continue supporting Afghan peace process: Envoy

January 23rd, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 23 (IANS) US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman has said Washington would continue to support the Afghan peace process."The ultimate goal of our efforts ... Read more...

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No hidden agenda in Afghanistan: Khar

November 19th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan had no hidden agenda in Afghanistan, says Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar Friday said Pakistan was only interested in a peaceful and stable Afghanistan.Addressing a ... Read more...

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New Zealand extends special forces deployment to Afghanistan

February 2nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by BNO News
WELLINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- New Zealand Special Air Service (SAS) deployment to Afghanistan will be extended for another year from April but with half the number of personnel, Prime Minister John Key ... Read more...

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Afghan peace efforts: OIC likely to invite Taliban ‘as observers’ to March summit

January 20th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 20(ANI): In an effort to find a negotiated settlement to the Afghan imbroglio, the Taliban leadership is likely to be invited as observers to an Organisation of Islamic Conference ... Read more...

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Diplomatic offensive in pipeline for finding solution to Afghan crisis

September 19th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 19 (ANI): The United States, Pakistan and some Arab nations have launched a massive diplomatic offensive to find a viable solution to the Afghan problem.According to one Western diplomat ... Read more...

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Forthcoming talks to strengthen US-Pak ties: Zardari

July 17th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 17 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed hope that the upcoming strategic dialogue with the US would help both countries advance the progress made on all issues between ... Read more...

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We must stop treating Afghanistan as ‘our province’ for peace: Ex-Pak Minister

July 14th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 14 (ANI): Former Pakistan Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao has stressed that the country's leadership must stop treating Afghanistan as one of the provinces to establishing peace and ... Read more...

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World must focus more on Pak militarily to quell terror in Afghanistan: Expert

July 14th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): With the coalition forces led by the US finding it hard to quell the Taliban led insurgency in Afghanistan even after nine years of the commencement of ... Read more...

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War no solution to Afghan crisis: Qureshi

June 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 25 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that only talks can bring a positive end to the Afghan crisis, adding that military action alone cannot bring ... Read more...

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Britain has no intention to lecture India, Pak over their contentious issues: Hague

June 24th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): After the United States, Britain has also ruled out brokering talks between India and Pakistan to help them resolve the long pending contentious issues between the two ... Read more...

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India’s Afghan role is hot topic at London conference

January 26th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 26 (IANS) Ministers and military experts from around the world are set to gather in the British capital Thursday for a day's meeting on Afghanistan marked ... Read more...

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US open to work with Al-Qaeda, Taliban members who cut terror ties: Clinton

October 9th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.9 (ANI): The United States is planning to work with those Al-Qaeda and Taliban members who cut-off their ties with these banned outfits, in order to resolve the Afghan crisis, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘nests of terrorism’ reason for Afghan crisis: Medvedev

June 18th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 18 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that without the destruction of "nests of terrorism" in Pakistan it is impossible to find a solution to the insurgency ... Read more...

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Iran Prez says Pak, Afghan terror problem can be solved by negotiated settlement only

September 25th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York , Sept 25 (ANI): In the wake of the fresh spate of suicide attacks in Pakistan , Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that terrorism in Pakistan and Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Pak-Afghan crisis needs regional solution

February 2nd, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb.2 (ANI): Retired Marine General James Jones has told a Senate Foreign Relations Committee here that the deteriorating situation in Pakistan, coupled with the insurgency in Afghanistan, have together created a ... Read more...

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