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40 militants killed in military crackdowns

KABUL: At least 40militants were killed and nine others wounded in intensive military crackdowns within past day across the country. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) personal …

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The People of Afghanistan are winning

By Ambassador Dr. Zia Nezam-Afghan security forces have repeatedly demonstrated courage and determination to defeat terrorist tyranny.  Our forces are tenaciously bringing the battle to the Taliban and their ilk.  Thus, for example, the Taliban-led insurgency has been unable to wrest control of the major part of the national territory, …

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Punjab CM assures Afghan ex-President Hamid Karzai of greater support for development of war-torn nation

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has assured former Afghan President Hamid Karzai of greater strategic support and cooperation for the war-torn nation. The Chief Minister conveyed this to Karzai when the latter called on him at his official residence for a breakfast meeting. Karzai thanked the Chief Minister …

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Pakistani fighters in Ghazni; UN should be told

AT-KABUL: The members of parliament say that the presence of foreign fighters in the Ghazni war should be documented and reported to the United Nations. Pakistani nationals were reported to have fought along with the Taliban militants in Ghazni province. Lawmaker, Erfanollah Erfan, said Wednesday that there were foreign fighters …

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Opinions: The Imran Effect

By Prithwi Tilak Banerjee-During Pakistan’s election drive, Imran Khan spoke more about corruption, than international relations. But whenever he talked about other nations taking part in the regional politics, it was in an accusatorial tone, mostly to blame international players for machination against him, and Pakistan. That might have been …

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The scourge of corruption

By Fazaila Shad-Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. —– Machiavelli This Machiavelli’s dictum has been validated by history and current events. it is remarkable to note that due to the international interference and manipulation, the very same people we label as corrupt, come back to govern us after a …

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