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    29 killed in southern Afghanistan bombing

    At least 29 people were killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Thursday.The bombing targeted Afghan troops and government employees waiting to collect their salaries.

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    India,Afghanistan start air freight corridor to bypass Pak

    An aircraft packed with 60 tons of Afghan plants with medicinal uses marked the opening of the first air cargo corridor between Afghanistan and India on Monday.

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    US 'not winning' in Afghanistan: Pentagon chief

    Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told exasperated lawmakers Tuesday that America still is “not winning” in Afghanistan, as US military commanders push for additional troops to help stabilise the country’s security crisis.

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    In a first, China seeks to mediate between Pakistan, Afghanistan

    China is willing to mediate between Pakistan and Afghanistan and help organised a meeting so the countries can improve their relations, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s office said in a statement on Tuesday.

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    Qatar-Saudi rift beyond war of words

    Qatar – today a regional economic powerhouse – has tried to introduce itself as a key player in Middle East politics over the past few years. It has even attempted to act as a peace broker in several crisis points.

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    Afghanistan must stand firm and resist US war-making

    President Trump is expected to make a decision on a proposal to strengthen US military presence in Afghanistan and send between 3,000 to 5,000 additional American troops to the country. Under the new plan.

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    80 killed, 300 injured in massive Kabul car bombing

    A car bomb killed at least 15 people and wounded 300 in Kabul on Wednesday, a public health official said, adding that the casualty toll would increase.The explosion occurred during the morning rush hour.

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    Security in Afghanistan likely to 'deteriorate': US intelligence

    The head of US intelligence agencies offered a pessimistic assessment on Thursday of the security situation in Afghanistan, where the US government is planning to send more troops to combat resurgent militants.

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    Iran warns will hit militant 'safe havens' inside Pakistan

    "We cannot accept the continuation of this situation," General Mohammad Baqeri said, adding, "We expect the Pakistani officials to control the borders, arrest the terrorists and shut down their bases."

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    Kabul uneasy as former warlord Hekmatyar returns after 20 years

    A former warlord branded the “Butcher of Kabul” made a triumphant return to the Afghan capital Thursday, met by uneasy residents two decades after leaving the city where he stands accused of killing thousands of people.

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    Afghan Taliban kill 27 ISIS militants near Pakistan border

    The Taliban militants have killed at least twenty seven militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

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    Afghan Taliban announce start of 'spring offensive'

    The Afghan Taliban announced on Friday the start of their "spring offensive", saying they would target foreign forces in the country, heralding a fresh round of fighting in the drawn-out conflict.

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    140 Afghan Soldiers Killed in Taliban attack

    As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials said.

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    Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan’s changed calculations

    Ever since the Indo-Pakistan war of 1947-8, Gilgit-Baltistan has been de facto administered by Pakistan. Known as the “Northern Areas” from 1970 to 2009, it was once part of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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    US national security adviser discusses Afghanistan in India

    President Donald Trump's national security adviser discussed the situation in Afghanistan with India's prime minister on Tuesday, nearly a week after the US military dropped a massive non-nuclear bomb.

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    US drops largest non-nuclear bomb ever in Afghanistan

    The US has dropped the "mother of all bombs" - the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the US military - on an area of eastern Afghanistan known to be populated by Isis-affiliated militants.

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    Car Bomb Attack In Busy Pakistan Market, 22 Killed

    An unidentified person parked an explosive laden car next to women’s entrance of the Imambargah and soon a massive explosion shook the area. Frantic bystanders were seen rushing to help the wounded.

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    US turns down Russia invitation to Afghan talks

    The United States won't attend a multinational peace conference on Afghanistan next month in Russia, a State Department official said Thursday.The reasons the US wasn't consulted before receiving the invitation.

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    Pak hosts Afghan Taliban leaders to peace talks

    The Taliban said Pakistani officials have hosted a meeting with their leadership to try and press the insurgents into peace talks ahead of a multi-nation meeting in April in Moscow.

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    Taliban signal interest in joining Moscow talks

    The Afghan Taliban have signalled willingness to take part in a meeting that Russia is expected to host next month on peace and reconciliation in war-ravaged Afghanistan.

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    Nowroz- e- Por-rang

    Nowroz or Nowrooz, contrary to the popular perception, is not merely a community - centric tradition. It is a philosophy, a concept, and tradition, which will always have the contemporary significance.

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    Pakistan PM orders reopening of Afghan border

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered the immediate reopening of border crossings with Afghanistan, more than a month after they were closed.

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    Afghan Star: Rap, stilettos and a musical revolution

    Smokey-eyed Zulala Hashemi, standing tall in four-inch gold heels, wants to sing for women. The 18-year-old has become the first girl to reach the final of popular television music talent show Afghan Star.

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    British govt to host Pak-Afghan officials for meeting on 'tense bilateral relations': envoy

    Afghan envoy to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal on Tuesday announced that the British government will host a high-level meeting of Pak-Afghan officials tomorrow (Wednesday) to discuss the current tense.

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