Latest in Tag: Taliban Highlight
Latest in Tag: Taliban
Campaigning has been marred by Taliban threats and attacks, which have killed 62 people since April 11
US Secretary of State Kerry lands in Kabul on surprise visit
“The Taliban said they wanted to show their strength (by launching the attacks),” Karzai said.
Six people have now died as a result of the attack, in which two suicide bombers stormed the Khyber administration’s compound in Peshawar as Zeb chaired a meeting on arrangements for the elections.
The Pakistani schoolgirl was brought to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham after Taliban gunmen shot her in the head
Pakistan’s seven northwestern tribal districts are rife with homegrown insurgents and are strongholds of Taliban and Al-Qaeda operatives
Calls for agreements on a ceasefire and the transformation of the Taliban and other armed groups into political parties amid Afghanistan ‘roadmap for peace’
One dead, at least 15 injured in Kabul suicide bombing
The Taliban have been fighting an insurgency against security forces since 2007
Nijrab Base, Afghanistan(AFP) – France ended its combat mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday, withdrawing troops from a strategic province northeast of Kabul as part of a quickened departure from the war-torn country. Paris says all French combat soldiers will leave the country next month, two years before allied nations contributing to the 100,000-strong International Security …
People around the globe are expected to hold vigils and demonstrations honouring Malala
The mosque, similar to the Faisal Mosque in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad that was also built by oil-rich Saudi Arabia in 1980s, will hold 15,000 worshippers at a time
NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) confirmed that some of its troops were wounded along with Afghan soldiers, but would not disclose how many.
Pakistani newspapers accused of undermining Afghan government
The NATO-led ISAF forces have conducted several operations around Afghanistan in an effort to arrest several Taliban leaders
Militants deny targeting Prince Harry saying the attack was to avenge insulting Islam
British royal a high value target during four-month tour in Afghanistan
A suicide attack in Kabul was attributed to the Taliban and suspected links to the Haqqani network
US Consulate employees target of Peshawar attack
Ten Afghani soldiers killed by Taliban driving suspicion
Bombs and burqas may be no joke, but stand-up comics in Pakistan defy death threats to poke fun at Taliban militants with an irreverent humor popular among an increasingly frustrated middle class. With national newspapers and television screens daily swamped by stories and images of suicide bombings and assassinations, the country’s young breed of funny …