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Pak embassy refutes Durand Line’s linkage to Afghan peace

AT News Report KABUL: Pakistan said Saturday that the Durand Line was an internationally recognized border, reportedly asking Afghanistan to recognize the de-facto line, otherwise it would affect the Afghan peace talks. However, a day later, the Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul rejected the report as ‘baseless’. “Durand is the …

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China, Taliban discussed Afghan peace process

AT News Report KABUL: A nine member Taliban delegation led by Abdul Ghani Baradar, the group’s deputy leader, have visited China to discuss issues related to the Afghan peace process and peace agreement with the US. Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen in a tweet says Ghani Baradar held a meeting with …

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Pentagon identifies Green Beret killed in Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Pentagon identified the Green Beret killed Monday in Afghanistan as Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy W. Griffin. Griffin, 40, of Greenbrier, Tenn., was killed by small arms fire while engaged in combat operations in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, the Department of …

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Pakistan summons Afghan diplomat after soldiers killed

AT News Report KABUL: Pakistan summoned Afghanistan’s Charge d’ Affaires in Islamabad on Saturday to protest against killing of three Pakistani soldiers, while one more seriously injured near Durand Line. “A strong demarche was made over the latest incident of firing on a Pakistan military contingent engaged in completion of …

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