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US hands over key prison to Afghanistan


September 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) US forces in Afghanistan Monday handed over full control of a key US-run prison - the Bagram Detention Centre - to the Afghan defence ministry, ... Read more...

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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russian-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, ... Read more...

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Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan


April 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russia-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, ... Read more...

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CIA spy arrested in Iran?


December 17th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 17 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry announced Saturday that it has arrested a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) spy in the country.The spy of Iranian nationality is a CIA analyst ... Read more...

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Pak’s attempted deal between US, Afghan Taliban fraught with risk over Haqqani’s role


September 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 27(ANI): Pakistan is reportedly trying to solicit a deal between the United States (US) and the Afghan Taliban with the help of certain friendly Arab nations, a move experts ... Read more...

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Taliban attack Afghanistan air base


May 19th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 19 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban have claimed responsibility for launching an attack in which seven militants were killed outside the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan early Wednesday. The attack occurred ... Read more...

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Red Cross Confirms The Existence Of Secret Prison At Bagram Air Base


May 15th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Afghanistan, May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nine eye witnesses have confirmed the existence of a secret jail at the Bagram Air base which is said to be operated by the Defense ... Read more...

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15 Pak citizens detained at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan: Brit NGO


February 27th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.27 (ANI): A British non-governmental organisation (NGO), Reprieve, has claimed that at least 15 Pakistanis have been detained at the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan's Parwan province by the US security ... Read more...

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CIA wants Pak to hand over Mullah Baradar to Afghanistan for interrogation


February 21st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.21 (ANI): The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) wants Pakistan to extradite the Taliban's second-in command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who was nabbed earlier this month in Karachi, to an ... Read more...

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Afghan workers protest maltreatment by US military


January 24th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 24 (IANS) Afghan workers at Bagram Air Base have staged a protest against maltreatment by the US military, a media report said Sunday. Employees at the US military airport and ... Read more...

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