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In long Afghan war, U.S. Army tries new way to deploy trainers

FORT BENNING (Web Desk) As a U.S. Army medic, Sergeant First Class Jonathan Ortega admits that when he gets to Afghanistan, his instinct will be to help care for any wounded Afghan troops. It is a feeling he will have to fight.Ortega is heading soon to the 16-year-old war as …

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Army Chief Bajwa reaches Kabul to attend Defence Conference

KABUL (Web Desk) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) has reached in Kabul, Afghanistan to attend Chief of Defence (CHOD) Conference, said Pakistan Army’s media wing on Tuesday.According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Commander US CENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and Afghan Army Chief are also …

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This part of Afghanistan where people don’t know about Taliban

WAKHAN CORRIDOR (Web Desk) Taliban what’s that?” asks Sultan Begium shyly from her freezing home in Afghanistan’s mountainous Wakhan Corridor, a region so remote that its residents are untouched by the decades of conflict that have devastated their country.The frail-looking grandmother whose harsh life has etched deep lines in her …

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China in talks over military base in remote Afghanistan: officials

KABUL (Web Desk)  Worried about militants sneaking into a restive Chinese region from war-torn Afghanistan, Beijing is in talks with Kabul over the construction of a military base, Afghan officials say, as it seeks to shore up its fragile neighbour.The army camp will be built in Afghanistan’s remote and mountainous …

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Militants attack Afghan army post near military academy in capital

KABUL (Web Desk) At least four militants attacked an army outpost near one of Afghanistan’s main military academies on Monday and at least one soldier was killed and three wounded, a defense ministry official said.The attack in the western outskirts of the capital, Kabul, came two days after an ambulance …

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Kabul deadly blast sources killed, injured, Taliban claims responsibility

KABUL (Web Desk) At least 20 people have been killed and another 70 were wounded in an attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, according to Waheed Majrooh, health ministry spokesman.The Taliban claimed responsibility Saturday’s assault, with reports confirming that the explosion was close to an old interior ministry building.Following the …

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Taliban-Afghan forces conflict, 6 kids killed

KABUL (Web Desk) The conflict between Taliban and Afghanistan forces in Ghazni Province resulted in killing 6 children and injuring 2.The children were killed during Taliban attack on Qarabagh District, an Afghan police official told the Islamic Republic media on condition of anonymity.The victims were killed due to Taliban mortar …

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US military funded Afghan police involved in human rights violations: report

KABUL (Web Desk) The US military funded Afghan police and security units even though American officials knew members were implicated in gross human rights violations, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday.The previously secret report, first provided to Congress in June but now declassified, lays bare the cultural rifts that …

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11 injured as gunmen storm Save the Children office in Afghanistan

KABUL (Web Desk) Gunmen stormed an office of Save the Children in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, witnesses said, in an ongoing attack that has wounded at least 11 people.At around 9:10 am a suicide attacker detonated a car bomb at the entrance of Save the Children’s compound in police district …

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