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Afghan policeman launched attack that killed American soldier, US official says

An attack on U.S. troops in Afghanistan that killed one American was carried out by a member of the Afghan national police who is now in Afghan government custody, a U.S. official said Tuesday.

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Qureshi, Rabbani renew trust in Pak-Afghan dialogue mechanism

Pakistan and Afghanis­tan on Monday renewed their confidence in Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) as the most comprehensive mechanism for bilateral dialogue on issues of concern to the two countries.

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Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan’s most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their allies the Afghan Taliban announced Tuesday.

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US spells out terms of engagement with Pakistan

As the United States and the new Pakistani government prepare for their first face-to-face talks in Islamabad on Wednesday, the Trump administration has made it clear that Pakistan will have to back the US strategy in Afghanistan if it wants good relations with Washington.

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Private army in Afghanistan ‘not a wise idea’: Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has downplayed the idea of sending private military contractors to Afghanistan to replace American forces.

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Russia Foreign Ministry Says Afghan Peace Talks Delayed

Russia’s Foreign Ministry says that multiparty talks aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan have been postponed, after a request from Afghanistan’s president.

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Game changer or not? A year of America’s Afghan plan

A year since President Donald Trump unveiled his strategy for Afghanistan, a fresh wave of violence and bloodshed has assailed the war-torn nation and overshadowed some small glimmers of progress.

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۱۶ killed in Taliban attack on Ghazni City, eastern Afghanistan

Sixteen people have been killed and 33 others injured after Taliban militants launched a big offensive on Ghazni city, the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Afghan Shi’ite mosque bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan that killed 39 people and injured at least 80 on Friday. The attack targetted a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in eastern Afghanistan, Reuters reported.

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Qatar to upgrade air base used by U.S. to fight terrorism

Qatar will spend $1.8 billion upgrading the major air base used by the United States for its ongoing military and counterterrorism operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf kingdom said Monday.

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Nato summit: Leaders to focus on Afghanistan conflict

Nato leaders plan to turn their attentions to the conflict in Afghanistan, on the second day of a summit so far dominated by demands from President Donald Trump.

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Trump frustrated with stalemate in Afghanistan

The United States is preparing to undertake a review of its strategy in Afghanistan, a year after President Donald Trump begrudgingly agreed to extend America’s involvement in the 17-year-old war.

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US has no plans to review its strategy on Afghanistan — White House

The US administration has no plans to overhaul key elements of its military and political strategy of normalizing situation in Afghanistan, a National Security Council spokesperson told TASS, commenting on a report by Reuters about the possible review.

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Pakistan-US talks on peace in Afghanistan to be held next week

A senior US envoy — Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alice G. Wells — is scheduled to visit Pakistan next week to explore the possibility of a permanent peace in Afghanistan, official sources told Dawn.

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Ceasefire ends after deadly new attack on Taliban

A suicide bomber killed at least 19 people in Afghanistan yesterday, the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday ceasefire.

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