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33 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (IANS) Thirty-three 33 Taliban insurgents have been killed by police, army and the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.Up to six ... Read more...

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83 peacocks die of viral disease in Pakistan


July 29th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) A viral disease called "Ranikhet" has led to the death of at least 83 peacocks in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.The disease in Tharparkar district ... Read more...

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Afghan attacks show NATO’s failure: Karzai


April 16th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The coordinated attacks on Afghan capital Kabul and three provinces Sunday were a failure on the part of NATO and domestic intelligence forces, Afghan ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kabul terror siege (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, were killed and 65 injured when an 18-hour dramatic siege of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban suicide ... Read more...

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Afghan terror attack ends: 48 dead, 65 injured (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, have been killed and 65 injured in what was a well-coordinated terror attack launched by heavily-armed Taliban militants ... Read more...

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Taliban’s ’spring offensive’ continues in Afghanistan


April 16th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) Fighting was on Monday morning in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul where Taliban militants have staged a wave of coordinated gun and rocket attacks, the ... Read more...

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10 die in Afghanistan airport suicide blast


February 27th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and a dozen injured Monday when a suicide bomber blew up his car packed with explosives near the airport ... Read more...

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15 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


December 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 suspected Taliban militants have been killed and 55 arrested in a countrywide crackdown in Afghanistan by police, army and NATO forces, the ... Read more...

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27 militants killed in Afghanistan


November 17th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 17 (IANS) Twenty-seven Taliban militants were killed in fighting with security forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Six other militants were captured in the joint operations by Afghan and ... Read more...

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Pakistan deploys army to stop cross-border attacks


October 19th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan has deployed the army and the paramilitary along the frontier with Afghanistan to stop cross-border militants' attacks, the chief military spokesman said Tuesday.Major General Athar ... Read more...

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14 militants killed in Afghanistan


September 10th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 14 suspected Taliban militants have been killed and 21 arrested in police operations across Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Saturday.The Afghan National Police ... Read more...

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18 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


August 13th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 18 Taliban militants were killed and 31 detained in a day-long operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Saturday.The Afghan National Police, in ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies firing rockets at Afghanistan


June 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan Monday denied reports that the country's armed forces fired missiles into Afghan territory, killing and injuring scores of people.A statement from the Afghan Presidential Palace ... Read more...

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12 bands and sounds of new age South Asian music


December 5th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Traditional, devotional and ethnic music of South Asia is finding new identities thanks to rock 'n' roll from the West. Now 12 bands from the region, including ... Read more...

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21 killed in Afghanistan flash floods


August 26th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (DPA) Flash floods triggered by torrential rains have killed at least 21 people in Afghanistan, officials said Thursday. The worst affected area was the eastern province of Nangarhar, where the ... Read more...

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Afghan district governor among 21 killed in attacks (Lead)


June 16th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 15 (DPA) A district governor and two others were killed in a car bombing in southern Afghanistan, while 12 policemen and six civilians were killed elsewhere in the country, ... Read more...

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12 Afghan police killed in insurgent attacks


June 15th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 15 (DPA) Twelve policemen were killed in Afghanistan's volatile southern and eastern regions, officials said Tuesday. Suspected Taliban insurgents attacked a police checkpoint in Ghazni, the capital of the province ... Read more...

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Four killed in blasts in Afghanistan


May 30th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 30 (DPA) Four civilians were killed in separate blasts in Afghanistan as Taliban militants torched six fuel tankers destined for NATO forces in the southern region, officials said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Female Afghan legislator survives attack


March 7th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 6 (DPA) A female Afghan lawmaker survived an attack on her convoy east of Kabul, but two of her bodyguards were injured, officials said Saturday. Fauzia Kofi, who represents ... Read more...

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Kabuliwala beckons Indians at international trade fair


November 16th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Anuradha Shukla New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) With a wide variety of dry fruits, herbs, fruits, saffron and intricately woven colourful carpets, Afghan stalls are a major draw at the ongoing India ... Read more...

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Roadside bombs kill 36 civilians in Afghanistan (Roundup)


September 30th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kandahar, Sep 29 (DPA) A roadside bomb believed to have been planted by Taliban militants struck a bus Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, killing 30 passengers and wounding 39 civilians, officials said. Two ... Read more...

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Afghan intelligence chief claims Pak hand in election-related suicide attacks


August 21st, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug.21 (ANI): The chief of Afghanistan's National Security Directorate, Amrullah Saleh, has claimed a Pakistan hand in the several suicide attacks that hit the country on the eve of the ... Read more...

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Six killed in twin suicide bombings in Afghanistan


June 22nd, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 22 (Xinhua) Twin suicide bombings Monday rocked Khost province in east Afghanistan, leaving six people dead and six injured, a police official said. "Two people strapped explosive devices on their ... Read more...

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Two British soldiers killed in Afghanistan blast


March 16th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 16 (DPA) Two British soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, bringing the total number of foreign soldiers killed in the country over the weekend to ... Read more...

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Over 3,700 hectares of poppy fields destroyed in Afghanistan


March 14th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 14 (Xinhua) The government of Afghanistan in its war on illicit drugs has destroyed more than 3,700 hectares of poppy fields over the past one month, a media report said ... Read more...

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At least 10 killed in Afghanistan clashes


January 27th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 27 (DPA) Two police officers and three civilians were killed in two Taliban attacks in eastern Afghanistan, while police supported by NATO troops killed five Taliban fighters including a commander ... Read more...

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35 militants killed in Afghanistan


November 8th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 8 (DPA) At least 35 militants, including two rebel commanders, were killed in Afghanistan in separate clashes with Afghan and coalition forces, officials said Saturday.Two commanders were among 20 militants ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie breaks down in tears for Afghan refugees


October 26th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Visiting Afghanistan for the first time, Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie broke down in tears after witnessing the plight of refugees who have returned home.The actress, who wore a ... Read more...

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US-led coalition forces kill several militants in Afghanistan


May 6th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kabul, May 6 (Xinhua) Several militants were killed during an operation by the US-led coalition forces in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, according to a coalition statement issued here Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Taliban plan to dent NATO supplies via Khyber Agency


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 2 (ANI): In a bid to launch a successful spring offensive against the NATO forces in Afghanistan, the Taliban are eyeing to disrupt supplies of coalition forces via Khyber ... Read more...

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