Kabul [Afghanistan], May 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Five terrorists have been confirmed dead as fighter planes struck a Taliban hideout in Dand-e-Patan district of the eastern Paktia province on Sunday, a statement of the provincial police said.
Beijing [China], May 16 (ANI): The hasty withdrawal of the US troops from Afghanistan has dealt a serious blow to the peace process and regional stability, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during a phone call with his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
Kabul [Afghanistan], May 16 (ANI): Amid the final drawdown of US troops from Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani has emphasised the need for a decision on peace by the regional players, and for Europe's much-needed role to "get Pakistan on board" on the ongoing peace talks with Taliban.
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 15 (ANI): The ongoing fighting between the Pakistan government and the Taliban in northwest Pakistan has forced many residents to flee from their homes and some of them are living in caves to escape the violence.
Amsterdam [Netherlands], May 15 (ANI): The deadly Kabul school blasts and the attempted 'terrorist attack' on former Maldives President Mohammed Nasheed points to an era of eroding adherence to democratic practices and slackening respect for human rights in South Asia, said a European think tank.
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 14 (ANI): Declining vaccination rates in Pakistan have been linked to operations undertaken by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 2011 apparently under the guise of a vaccination programme to try and locate Osama Bin Laden.
Kabul [Afghanistan], May 14 (ANI): At least four people were killed and 20 other suffered injuries in an explosion at a mosque in Shakar Dara district north of Kabul on Friday afternoon, Tolo News reported citing police.
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 13 (ANI): Amid the final drawdown of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan, Pakistan has made it clear that it will not allow any foreign military bases on its soil after the pullback of foreign forces from the neighbouring country.