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Taliban deny involvement in Indian author Sushmita Banerjee's killing


Kabul: The Taliban on Friday denied shooting dead Indian writer Sushmita Banerjee, whose murder Afghan officials blamed on the insurgent militia fighting against the government for 12 years.
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Afghan Taliban attack US base near Pakistan border


Jalalabad: Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen dressed as Afghan police attacked a US base near the Pakistani border on Monday, sparking a shootout that left all three assailants dead, officials said.

Posting pics on Twitter, FB is un-Islamic: Clerics


New Delhi: India’s two prominent Islamic helplines are discouraging young callers, especially women, from creating profiles and posting pictures on popular social networking websites Facebook and Twi

Bomb kills14 as Afghan President calls for peace


Kabul: A bomb planted in a graveyard in rural eastern Afghanistan killed 14 members of a single family on Thursday as the country's president urged the Taliban to lay down their arms.
The family was

Taliban urge Malala to come back, join madrassa


Islamabad: Days after Malala Yousufzai made a passionate appeal at the UN for the education of children, the Taliban on Wednesday asked the teenage activist to return to Pakistan and join a madrassa

Pakistan mulls peace talks with Taliban


Pakistan plans to form a “working group” this month to hold peace talks with the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and other Islamist militant groups, in an effort to end continuous violence in the country, according to a media report.

The strategic disconnect: There’s a Kayani in the Kerry-Khurshid room

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US Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to India this week focused largely on climate change and economic issues. From a US domestic perspective, this was no surprise. President Obama laid out Tuesd

Taliban gunmen attack Afghanistan presidential palace

Kabul: Gunmen attacked the Afghan presidential palace early on Tuesday, with explosions and gunfire shaking the city centre.
A Reuters reporter at the palace said the attack began soon after 6.30 a.m

John Kerry in India, to discuss AfPak


New Delhi: Details coming out regarding the US appeasement of Pakistan by according treatment to the Taliban — which the Americans have been fighting for years — on par with the elected government of

Taliban bomber kills 15 at top Afghan court


Kabul: A Taliban suicide car bomber on Tuesday targeted staff at Afghanistan's top court, killing 15 civilians and wounding 40 others in the second attack in two days in the heavily fortified capital

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