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Top militant arrested in Kishtwar

In a major breakthrough, Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested a top militant who is suspected to have provided logistical support to hijackers of IC-814 in 1999 and was operating for the last 25 y

Two Afghan suicide attackers killed: Governor


Two suicide attackers were killed when they opened fire inside the governor's compound in the capital of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province on Saturday, the governor said.

"Two suicide attacker

Australian Defence Minister has close shave in Kandahar


Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith had a close shave when Taliban insurgents fired rockets at his military plane at the tarmac at Kandahar Airport.

Smith and senior officers of the Austr

US soldier to be charged with 17 Afghan murders


A US soldier will be charged with 17 counts of murder stemming from the killings of civilians in a shooting rampage in southern Afghanistan, a US official said on Thursday.

The official, confirming t

Taliban vow revenge for US soldier's rampage


Afghanistan's Taliban insurgents on Monday vowed revenge against 'sick minded American savages' for the weekend rampage by a US soldier who killed 16 villagers in their homes.

The Taliban would 'take

35 Afghans dead in bus crash: officials

A total of 35 Afghans were killed and 27 others injured on Saturday when a speeding bus overturned on a highway in southern Afghanistan, officials said.

The smash happened just outside Kandahar city

Afghan suicide blast kills Kandahar police chief


The police chief of Southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar province has been killed in a suicide attack at the city's police headquarters, officials said on Friday.

Blast rocks Afghan city of Kandahar: AFP reporter

A loud explosion followed by light weapons fire was heard Monday in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, the spiritual home of the Taliban, an AFP reporter said.

The incident happened outside a branch of the Kabul bank, where some Afghan Army and the police go to receive their pay, and shattered windows nearby, the reporter said, adding the area has now been sealed off.

Afghanistan: Troops chasing Taliban from Kandahar

A military offensive in southern Afghanistan is chasing the Taliban out of their stronghold in Kandahar province, the Afghan President's half brother said.

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