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  • Bodies of three Afghan policemen found in Ghazni province

    Shafiqullah Nang, spokesman for the governor of the eastern Ghazni province, said on Sunday that the three officers were kidnapped by insurgents last week...

    He says they were driving from Ghazni to neighboring Paktika province, which borders Pakistan, after a few days' break with their families...

  • Afghan forces,Taliban battle for control of highway in Ghazni province

    KABUL: At least 31 Taliban militants were killed by Afghan security forces backed by US air strikes in Afghanistan’s central Ghazni province, as the Afghan army battled to protect a key highway, officials said on Saturday...

    “With the help of US air forces, the Taliban militants have been pushed back from the areas near Ghazni-Paktika highway, but the road is still closed due to serious damages caused by the Taliban,” said Noori... ...

  • Afghan army in control of Ghazni city, claim officials

    Security forces were in control of the eastern Afghan city of Ghazni on Saturday, officials said, more than a day after Taliban fighters launched a major onslaught on the provincial capital, as reinforcements continued a clearance operation targeting the militants...

    Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said fresh reinforcements had arrived in the area and were battling Taliban fighters north of Ghazni, and that the insurgents...

  • Fight in Ghazni continues despite Afghan govt claims of control

    The fight for the embattled eastern Afghan city of Ghazni entered its third day as Taliban militants and security forces engaged in heavy clashes on Sunday even after Kabul vowed the city was firmly under government control...

    “The situation is chaotic,” Amanullah Kamrani, deputy head of the Ghazni provincial council, told AFP from Kabul...

  • Ghazni residents emerge after Taliban pushed from city

    Afghan forces appeared to have finally pushed Taliban fighters from the strategic city of Ghazni on Wednesday, as shopkeepers and residents warily returned to the streets after days of intense ground fighting and United States (US) airstrikes...

    ”Afghan troops backed by US air support have struggled to push the insurgents from Ghazni, which lies just two hours south of Kabul by road, since the assault began late on Thursday...

  • Kabul told to look inwards for Ghazni attack causes

    ISLAMABAD: Amid a renewed war of words between Pakistan and Afghanistan, Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa on Friday rejected allegations that Ghazni attack was supported by elements from Pakistan and asked Kabul to look inwards for the causes...

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had earlier in the day asked Gen Bajwa to live up to his promise of addressing allegations of cross-border support for Taliban as he added his voice to those alleging...

  • Rockets hit Ghazni as Ghani holds meeting with elders

    KABUL: The Afghan president visited the embattled southeastern city of Ghazni on Friday, a week after the Taliban in a surprise attack managed to infiltrate deep into the key provincial capital and capture several areas of it...

    The Taliban hung on in Ghazni for nearly five days before US-backed Afghan forces flushed them out in what were some of the fiercest battles with the insurgents in recent months that killed scores of Afghan...

  • FO rejects accusation Pakistan provided medical support to militants involved in Ghazni attack

    The Foreign Office (FO) said on Saturday that Pakistan “strongly rejects” reports alleging that Taliban fighters involved in the Ghazni attack were offered medical treatment in Pakistani hospitals...

    Earlier this week, Afghan Defence Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami had said that the Ghazni attack — in which at least 1,000 fighters had stormed the city — had been carried out by Taliban with the support of external elements, including...

  • Kabul told to look inwards for Ghazni attack causes

    ISLAMABAD: Amid a renewed war of words between Pakistan and Afghanistan, Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa on Friday rejected allegations that Ghazni attack was supported by elements from Pakistan and asked Kabul to look inwards for the causes...

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had earlier in the day asked Gen Bajwa to live up to his promise of addressing allegations of cross-border support for Taliban as he added his voice to those alleging...

  • Despite the weather, Islamabad Carnival draws crowds

    ISLAMABAD: Despite Sunday’s high temperatures, 11-year-old Habibullah seemed more than willing to tolerate the heat as he took in the rides and activities at the Islamabad Carnival 2016, at the Arts and Craft Village in Shakarparian...

    Samiullah, his father, agreed that the event was interesting, but didn’t seem convinced it was worth the hot weather, saying it was too hot to stay for long...

  • Extreme weather drives late-night shopping in Rawalpindi, Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Extreme weather in Rawalpindi and Islamabad has changed the shopping pattern this Ramazan, and even the corporate brands are keeping their outlets open late at night ignoring the official timings...

    ”The Rawalpindi-Islamabad region has faced a different weather pattern this year, not only due to high temperature but also because the humidity increased the heat index...

  • Comedian Sami Shah lands BBC Radio show

    You might have asked this question lately: where in the world is Sami Shah?The answer is: he's planning to take over Britain with a new two-part BBC Radio 4 series called 'A Beginner's Guide To Pakistan'...

    "Just dumb luck basically!"The comic continues: " In 2009 or 2010 a producer at BBC called Ed Morris wanted to do a radio show about comedians around the world...

  • Brahamdagh met Dr Malik Baloch, discussed Balochistan issue: BBC report

    Talking to BBC on Tuesday, Bugti claimed that he discussed the Balochistan issue with the chief minister of the province but said that Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has no 'authority' to discuss the all important issue with him...

    "If our friends, companions, political allies and finally the people are in favour of this, then we are definitely ready to live with Pakistan,” Bugti had said during a BBC interview...

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