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Afghanistan: 3 Taliban arrested in Alexis Prem Kumar’s abduction case

Afghanistan: 3 Taliban arrested in Alexis Prem Kumar’s abduction case

Afghan security forces have arrested three Taliban members involved in the kidnapping of an Indian aid worker, Alexis Prem Kumar, working in western Herat province, a Government official said on Thursday. One arrested for Alexis Prem Kumar’s abduction in Afghanistan The men were being questioned about the hideouts…


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An Afghan National Army pulls the body of a civilian into an ambulance after Taliban fighters…


Pakistan’s terror lobby trying to scuttle Sharif’s visit to India

The terrorist attack on the Indian consulate by Taliban in Herat, Afghanistan on May 23, happened just three days before Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony, which is appears to be quite a tough job for the new Prime…





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Afghan polling stations close after heavy turnout

Afghan polling stations have closed after nearly 10 hours of voting that saw a massive turnout, including in some of the most dangerous areas of the country. Electoral workers wearing blue vests with the logo of the Independent Election Commission …

Terrorists attack Afghan election office in Kabul

Taliban terrorists attacked the main Afghan election commission’s headquarters on Saturday in Kabul, opening fire on the compound with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns from a house outside its perimeter wall, according to …

Charles Sobhraj worked as arms dealer for Taliban

Serial killer Charles Sobhraj has claimed that he worked as an arms dealer for Taliban after befriending Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar in Tihar prison and was even associated with American spy agency CIA. 70-year-old Sobhraj, a Frenchman of …

2008 Indian Embassy attack in Kabul sanctioned by ISI: Book

The deadly 2008 terror attack on the Indian Embassy in Kabul was sanctioned and monitored by senior officials of Pakistan’s ISI, according to a new book. The suicide car bomb attack on the Indian Embassy in Kabul on July 7, 2008 left 58 people …

Book by Malala banned in Pakistan: Inquilab

In its January 29, 2014 issue, Inquilab reported that the Pakistan Government has banned the book written by Malala Yousafzai. The book was released at a function in Peshawar University. The name of the book is ‘I Am Malala’. Just to recall that …

Indian among nine killed in Kabul hotel attack

The four terrorists were swift as they entered the luxury hotel in Kabul, although it took them a few minutes to find the restaurant that was their target, Afghan officials said on Friday as they pieced together details of the brazen attack that …

Taliban’s fatwa on Pakistani media: Siyasat

In its January 24, 2014 issue, Siyasat reported that a fatwa has been issued by Taliban against the Pakistani media alleging that it is anti-Islamic and hence the media persons should be killed. They also issued a hit list with names of more than a …

Pakistani Taliban announces ceasefire, Government welcomes move

The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday announced a month-long ceasefire to facilitate the resumption of peace talks suspended by the Government over the recent execution of 23 troops. “We announce a month-long ceasefire from today and appeal to all …

Military air strikes kill 20 terrorists in northwest Pakistan

Pakistani military on Sunday carried out fresh air strikes in Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency in the country’s northwest, killing at least 20 terrorists, as peace talks with the Taliban remained suspended. The strikes were carried out early on …

Army apprehends increased infiltration attempts in Kashmir

In view of the ‘depleting’ terrorist leadership and upcoming elections, Army apprehends increased infiltration attempts by terrorists in Kashmir but is prepared to meet any challenge at the same time, including possible influx of Taliban …

Resurfacing of Masood Azhar may create troubles for India during LS election: Defence Expert

After Maulana Masood Azhar, the Pakistani Islamic hardliner blamed for an attack on India’s Parliament resurfaced, Defence Expert Bharat Verma said that this may create troubles for India, especially because of the vote bank politics going on …

Pakistan peace process under cloud after killing of 23 troops

The Pakistan Government on Monday cancelled a meeting with Taliban negotiators over the ‘heinous and brutal’ execution of 23 troops by the banned terror group, raising doubts about a fledgling peace process aimed at ending a decade-old …

Shias accuse Imran Khan’s party of being ‘pro-Taliban’

The Shia minority has accused Imran Khan‘s Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf party of being “pro-Taliban” and having a “soft corner” for the banned group. A Tehrik-e-Insaf team led by Ejaz Chaudhry, head of the party’s …

Former Pakistani Taliban head among 50 killed in military operation

The former interim chief of the Pakistani Taliban was among 50 terrorists, including 36 foreign fighters, killed in heavy air strikes in the lawless North Waziristan region, military sources said on Wednesday. The Pakistan Air Force jets had bombed …

India will be Taliban’s next target, cautions Ex-NSA Narayanan

If Taliban succeeds in garbing power in Afghanistan, India will be the the next target of the terror group. Former national security adviser MK Narayanan said this on Monday. The West Bengal Governor also said what was particularly worrying was that …

India, China, Russia hold trilateral meeting on Afghanistan

India, China and Russia on Thursday agreed Afghanistan's stability and security are important to the region against the backdrop of US plan to remove its troops from the war-torn country, raising fears of the reemergence of Taliban and other …

Pakistan: Polio vaccinator shot dead in restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Terrorists on Saturday attacked a hospital and gunned down a polio vaccinator in northwest Pakistan. The incident comes just ahead of a 90-day campaign against the crippling disease in the restive region. Terrorists entered Matni Hospital in …








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