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  • Pakistan, Iran seek political solution to Afghan conflict

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran on Monday underscored the need for a politically negotiated settlement of the Afghan conflict, besides calling for regional solutions for local problems...

    The Foreign Office said in a statement at the conclusion of Mr Asif’s visit that the two foreign ministers “agreed that there was no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan and a politically negotiated settlement was imperative for lasting...

  • No military solution to Afghan conflict, agree Pakistan and Turkey

    Asif "reaffirmed Pakistan’s strong desire for further strengthening strategic partnership between the two countries through increased cooperation in political, economic, defence and people-to-people ties" in his meeting with Erdogan, the FO said...

    "Both countries' foreign ministers agreed that there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan, and stressed the need for regional powers to work for an Afghan-led and...

  • 6 soldiers, 5 civilians injured as Afghan forces target civilian population along Pak-Afghan border in Chitral

    Six soldiers and five civilians were injured during an exchange of fire at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border between security forces of both sides, a statement by the military's media wing said on Tuesday...

    According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Afghan security forces fired mortars and heavy machine guns from Nari district in the Kunar province "targeting civilian population" in Chitral's Arundu village...

  • FO tells Nato political settlement only solution of Afghan conflict

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office reminded the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) on Thursday that solution to the Afghan conflict lay in political settlement and not in boosting troop numbers in the war-ravaged country...

    “Pakistan believes that there is no military solution to the Afghan conflict, and a political solution is imperative for a lasting peace and stability...

  • Mattis, Nato chief renew commitment to Afghan conflict

    At a joint news conference with Ghani at the presidential palace Mattis and Stoltenberg pledged the support of US and Nato allies to the Afghan conflict and expressed determination to stop the country becoming a safe haven for terrorists...

    The foreign assistance would give Afghan forces a "compelling battlefield advantage over anything the Taliban stands to mass against" it, Mattis told reporters...

  • Bajwa’s visit to Kabul presages new chapter in resolving Afghan conflict: Mattis

    WASHINGTON: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s visit to Kabul earlier this week presages a new chapter’ in ending the Afghan conflict, says US Defence Secretary James Mattis...

    Appearing before two congressional panels on Tuesday, Secretary Mattis also revealed that the United States had chalked out a plan for reengaging Pakistan for resolving bilateral differences...

  • Thousands killed in Afghan conflict since April, says UN

    UNITED NATIONS: Thousands of people are being killed or wounded as a consequences of the continuing conflict in Afghanistan, forcing families to leave their homes and seek refuge in neighbouring communities, according to Mark Bowden, the UN Secretary General’s deputy special representative in the country...

    “As of April 30, 1,989 Afghans were injured as a result of the conflict and 978 civilians killed throughout the country,” Bowden...

  • Abbasi, Rouhani agree to 'help' find peaceful resolution to Afghan conflict

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Iranian President Muhammad Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday agreed to "maintain a trajectory of positive progress" between the two countries and the resolution of conflict in Afghanistan...

    They agreed that there was no military solution to the Afghan conflict and a politically-negotiated settlement was vital for lasting peace in Afghanistan...

  • Ahsan Iqbal reminds Trump of Soviet-Afghan War, calls it the root cause of modern conflict

    Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday lashed out at the incumbent US administration, saying that no one has the right to label Pakistan a 'liar' given its sizable contribution to the so-called 'War on Terror'...

    Speaking at the Police Lines in Islamabad, the interior minister was responding to the US president's recent criticism of Pakistan as a 'lying' and 'deceiving' nation...

  • Afghan conflict may turn deadlier than Syria’s, say analysts

    KABUL: The Afghan conflict could overtake Syria as the deadliest conflict in the world this year, analysts say, as violence surges 17 years after the US-led invasion...

    The grim assessment contrasts sharply with the consistently upbeat public view of the conflict from Nato’s Resolute Support mission in Kabul, and underscores the growing sense of hopelessness in the war-torn country...

  • Afghan conflict displacing hundreds of thousands

    KABUL: Afghanistan’s conflict has driven hundreds of thousands of people — most of them children — from their homes this year, prompting a huge need for humanitarian aid across the war-torn nation, the UN said on Thursday...

    OCHA said that between January and July, 270,000 people had returned from Iran, which is in the grips of an economic crisis, and another 16,700 from Pakistan...

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