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Dozens of Afghan security forces reported killed In Taliban attacks

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The Taliban had sent suicide bombers and used heavy weapons, leaving 30 police officers killed and 15 others wounded Afghan officials say Taliban fighters have stormed more than a dozen security posts in the country’s south and west, killing at least 30 members of local security forces. According to police spokesman Matiullah Helal in the southern province of Kandahar suicide ... Read More »

US Drone killed APS attack mastermind Umar Khorasani in Afghanistan

US Drone killed APS attack mastermind Umar Khorasani in Afghanistan

Chief of TTP’s Jamaat-ul-Ahraar (JuA) faction Umar Khalid Khorasani killed in Paktia province Chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) and mastermind of Army Public School Peshawar massacre has been killed in a US drone attack in Afghanistan. According to the media reports, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar’s chief Umar Khalid Khorasani has been killed in Paktia province of Afghanistan  along with eight ... Read More »

Pakistan Army rescues Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan in 2012

Pakistan Army rescues Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan in 2012

Pakistan rescues North American family of five members being taken hostage by Afghan Taliban Pakistan Army has rescued an American woman her Canadian husband and their three children who abducted in Afghanistan in 2012. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) the hostages were a Canadian, his American wife, and their three children. The hostages were rescued through an intelligence-based operation by ... Read More »

Pakistan announces 3000 scholarships for Afghan students

Pakistan announces 3000 scholarships for Afghan students

First phase of the HEC scholarships has been successfully completed through Ministry of Education Higher Education Commission Pakistan has announced 3,000 higher education scholarships to Afghan students under the Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarship Programme The second batch of the scholarship has been offered after successfully completing the first phase. In 2009, first phase of the HEC scholarships  through Ministry of ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey agree to continue coordination on regional peace and security

Pakistan, Turkey agree to continue coordination on regional peace and security

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif discussed new Afghan policy in meeting with President Erdogan Pakistan and Turkey leadership pledge to continue mutual cooperation on regional peace, security, stability and connectivity. According to Foreign Office, Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawaja Asif during a day-long visit to Ankara discussed issues of Rohingya Muslims and Afghanistan new policy by United States. Pakistan seeks consultations with ... Read More »

Stable Afghanistan is Pakistan’s best interest: Foreign Office

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Pakistan supports all initiatives promoting sustainable peace and security in the region Pakistan’s foreign office reiterated that Pakistan wants stable Afghanistan and wishes long-lasting bilateral relationship with the neighboring country. Addressing a weekly press briefing, Nafees Zakaria Spokesperson Foreign Office, condemned the recent terrorist attacks happened in Afghanistan. Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan was deeply saddened by the loss of precious ... Read More »

Pakistan hosting second largest number of refugees worldwide at 1.4 million

Pakistan hosting second largest number of refugees worldwide at 1.4 million

Turkey leading the hosting countries having 2.9 million refugees, UNHCR Pakistan being an Islamic neighbouring country has accommodated a large number of Afghans refugees for the last three decades. Afghans have migrated from Afghanistan to Pakistan due to at least two times wars in Afghanistan. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said that currently 60 million people in the ... Read More »

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR will fund university to establish Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies its premises The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) signed a partnership agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on Wednesday. The collaboration is aimed at establishing a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS) as well as provision of training for refugee teachers and opportunities for ... Read More »

Suicide bomb killed at least 80 in Kabul’s diplomatic zone

Suicide bomb killed at least 80 in Kabul’s diplomatic zone

Indian Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Kabul remained safe A powerful car bomb exploded in diplomatic area Afghanistan’s capital city killed at least 80 people and more than 350 were wounded. The bomb went off at about 08:25 local time during rush hour at the diplomatic neighborhood. The blast burned out more than 50 vehicles along with demolishing surrounding ... Read More »

Kabul Suicide attack on NATO convey kills 8 civilians

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ISIS accepted responsibility of suicide attack happend in Afghanistan At least eight people died and more than 25 wounded in a suicide car bombing near NATO convoy  in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, officials said A suicide attacker blew up explosive-laden vehicle next to the convoy foreign forces near a National Defence Security (NDS) checkpoint on Shash Darak road in the central Macroyan area early ... Read More »

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