Heavy fighting flares between Taliban, Islamic State in Afghanistan

Afghan Taliban insurgents are battling fighters loyal to Islamic State over control of territory in eastern Afghanistan in some of the heaviest clashes over the past year between the rival militants, officials said on Wednesday. The fighting erupted on Monday in two districts of the eastern Afghan border province of Nangarhar, when Islamic State More...

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By pak_adnews On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Trump’s Aim Is Talks, Bolton Wants Conflict

Iran’s top diplomat said Wednesday President Donald Trump’s aim “is to bring us to our knees to talk” — but national security adviser John Bolton and key U.S. allies in the Mideast More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Corruption: Revolting and Rampaging Police in India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s extremist party BJP had got a land sliding triumph in the Indian elections 2014 on the basis of anti-Muslim and anti-Pakistan slogans. Therefore, since the Prime Minister More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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The Most #Elite #US-Trained Forces In #Afghanistan Were Routed By The #Taliban – Over 30 of the #commandos were killed, in a district that is “famous” for how peaceful it is.

The most elite U.S.-trained forces in Afghanistan suffered a devastating defeat to the Taliban in what’s often referred to as the country’s “safest district” over the weekend, in yet another sign the war More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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#U.S. Considers Asking #Afghanistan to Suspend Presidential #Election – Pressing Afghanistan to postpone elections would likely create a rift between #Washington and #Kabul.

The Trump administration is discussing whether to press the Afghan government to suspend coming presidential elections, according to people briefed on the discussions, as the U.S. seeks to engage the Taliban in More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Some 7 Explosions Hit Central Indian #Chhattisgarh State Ahead of #Elections – The #Maoists are calling on locals to boycott the elections. #India

At least seven explosions happened in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, namely, its Kanker District, on 11 November, just one day before local parliamentary elections, the NDTV broadcaster reported, citing More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Service Member Slain In Afghanistan Identified As Mayor Of U.S. City – #Taylor was deployed to #Afghanistan in January with the #Utah #NationalGuard.

U.S. politicians and media are reporting that the service member killed in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, was the 39-year-old mayor of a city in the state of Utah. The Salt Lake More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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#India: Suspected separatists shoot dead five in #Assam – Authorities suspect a faction of the banned group #ULFA is behind the killing of five ethnic #Bengalis in #Tinsukia.

Suspected separatist gunmen shot dead five people they singled out in northeastern India’s Assam state where ethnic tensions are simmering over the government’s plans to amend a law on citizenship. Authorities More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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New #U.S. commander in #Afghanistan confirms our strategy is incoherent and not working. #Miller’s words, in other words, simply spell out the logic of an eventual #American defeat.

Jeet Heer In an interview with NBC News, General Scott Miller, who took command of the war in Afghanistan, projected an air of being tough and pragmatic but he ended up recycling the same muddled thinking that has More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Afghan Army Helicopter Crash Kills 25

An Afghan National Army helicopter carrying senior officials has crashed in bad weather in the western province of Farah, killing all 25 on board, a local official says. Naser Mehdi, a spokesman for the provincial More...