Date archive forJuly, 2015
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Afghan returnees from Iran bring drug problems back home

This photo taken on March 10, 2015 shows Pakistani and Afghan drug-affected youths singing songs at a rehabilitation centre in Peshawar. There are more than 1.5 million Afghan refugees living in Pakistan, most More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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ISIS on the move in Afghanistan

By Kristina Wong The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has made inroads in Afghanistan as U.S. troops have drawn back from remote areas of the country to larger bases near major cities. U.S. and Afghan officials More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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Afghans and Pakistanis cite varying degrees of progress in Taliban talks

By Tim Craig and Sudarsan Raghavan The Afghan government is scheduled to resume face-to-face negotiations with the Taliban next month after initial talks ended early Wednesday, boosting hopes that the warring More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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Al Qaeda hasn’t gone away

Islamic State fighters pose on an anti-aircraft vehicle on Aug. 7, 2014 after seizing a Syrian army military base near the city of Raqqa. Despite the rise of IS, it remains a more dangerous opponent for the West By More...