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Afghanistan calls off talks with U.S. on security agreement Jun 19, 3:52 pm
Kabul, June 19 (Xinhua-ANI): The Afghan government on Wednesday announced that it suspended talks with the United States on the proposed security agreement, saying the United States had contradictory stance over the peace process in Afghanistan, local media reported.
London, June 19 (ANI): The United States is to open direct talks with Taliban leaders within days.
4 NATO soldiers killed in E. Afghan attack Jun 19, 11:04 am
Kabul, June 19 (Xinhua-ANI): Four NATO soldiers were killed early Wednesday morning in an attack in eastern Afghanistan, the NATO- led coalition forces confirmed.
NATO to stop combat operations in Afghanistan: Chief Jun 18, 4:31 pm
Beijing, June 18 (Xinhua-ANI): NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Tuesday that NATO forces will no longer plan, execute or lead combat operations in Afghanistan.
Kabul, June 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Some members of Afghan High Peace Council will travel to the Gulf state of Qatar to hold formal peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Tuesday.
Kabul, June 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Afghan national forces will lead all military operations in the country from June 19, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Tuesday.
Karzai condemns U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan Jun 17, 1:14 pm
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has condemned U.S. drone strikes against militants in Pakistan.
The Taliban make their moves Jun 14, 11:39 am
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Afghanistan watchers fear that the current trends in the violence in that country would make 2013 as violent as 2011, which was the most violent since 2001. This has been mostly the result of the spring offensive codenamed 'Khaled bin Walid' announced by the Taliban on April 27.
London, June 13 (ANI): The international community has been warned not to turn its back on Afghanistan by the commander of international forces in Afghanistan.
8 insurgents killed in E. Afghan operations: ISAF Jun 12, 1:12 pm
Kabul, June 12 (Xinhua-ANI): Eight insurgents had been killed and 14 detained in military operations since early Tuesday, the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Wednesday morning.
UN receives 'signals' from Taliban for peace talks in Afghanistan Jun 12, 10:34 am
Sydney, June 12 (ANI): The United Nations' political mission in Afghanistan has received signals from the Taliban of a willingness to talk about human rights and reducing civilian casualties in the country.
UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Kabul Jun 12, 10:15 am
Beijing, June 12 (Xinhua-ANI): The UN Security Council on Tuesday condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attack in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan.
Afghan parliament rejects 'unIslamic' proposal banning men from marrying minor girls Jun 11, 11:43 am
Washington, June 11 (ANI): The Afghanistan parliament has rejected a proposal that would have stopped men from marrying girls younger than 16 years.
5 killed as militants' fire at NATO containers in NW Pakistan Jun 10, 1:12 pm
Islamabad, June 10 (Xinhua-ANI): At least five drivers and conductors were killed when some unknown insurgents opened fire at two NATO containers in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Khyber Agency on Monday morning, local media reported.
Karzai hints US' 'unhappy war on terror' behind Muslim 'radicalism' Jun 10, 12:47 pm
Sydney, June 10 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said that the US-led 'war on terror' has not been a happy one and has perhaps increased 'radicalism' in the Muslim world.
Afghan Taliban 'willing' to talk to peace council Jun 10, 11:11 am
Islamabad, June 10 (ANI): The Afghan Taliban is willing to hold talks with the government-backed peace council, an Afghan official said.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Afghanistan parliament has reportedly started indicating at new political efforts to curtail women's rights as some male parliamentary members are now publicly threatening their female counterparts in the middle of parliamentary meetings.
Afghan issue not so simple: Kayani Jun 8, 1:52 pm
Islamabad, June 8 (ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, has said that the Afghan issue is "not so simple and easy".
Drone strikes by British forces in Afghanistan 'may be in breach of international law' Jun 8, 1:13 pm
London, June 8 (ANI): The use of drones by British forces in Afghanistan may be in breach of international law, a controversial legal opinion circulated to peace campaigners has claimed.
Nawaz Sharif outlines govt's foreign policy priorities Jun 7, 2:13 pm
Islamabad, June 7 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has outlined his government's foreign policy priorities of pursuing aggressive 'economic diplomacy' and favouring a 'peaceful neighbourhood'.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Fort Hood massacre suspect Army Major Nidal Hasan has argued that he sought to protect Taliban leaders in Afghanistan during a shooting rampage at the Texas military base that killed 13 people, and injured more than 30.
Melbourne, June 4 (ANI): Bradley Manning has been accused by US military prosecutors of helping the Al-Qaeda by funnelling a horde of secret files to WikiLeaks at the start of his trial.
Afghan suicide bombing kills 11, wounds 17 Jun 3, 3:19 pm
Beijing, June 3 (Xinhua-ANI): A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a school in Samkani district of Paktia province, 100 km south of the Afghan capital of Kabul, killing 11 people including the attacker and injuring 17 others on Monday, provincial police chief Zalmai Oryakhil said.
Taliban assures Iran of accommodating all sides in any post-NATO set-up in Afghanistan Jun 3, 1:51 pm
Islamabad, June 3 (ANI): Senior Afghan Taliban officials, who wrapped up their three-day visit to Iran, have assured Iranian authorities that they would accommodate all sides in any post-NATO set-up in Afghanistan, according to sources.
WikiLeaks espionage accused Bradley Manning's trial begins in US Jun 3, 10:09 am
Washington, June 3 (ANI): The court-martial trail of Bradley Manning, the Army private who has admitted to sending more than 700,000 war-related and other classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks, has begun.
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