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Mullah Omar, other Taliban militants not in Balochistan: IG Frontier Corps
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Quetta, Mar 19 (ANI): Pakistan’s Frontier Corps Inspector General, Major General Saleem Nawaz, has denied the presence of Mullah Omar and the Taliban in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan, saying that they lacked political and tribal support in the province.   “Border and other ....
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Pak-based ring leader directed, planed Kabul strikes
( 19-Mar-2009 )

Kabul, Mar 19 (ANI): Last month’s attack on government buildings in Kabul were planned and directed from Pakistan and Afghanistan’s intelligence agency has arrested seven people in connection with it.   The attackers were in telephone contact with a Pakistan-based ringleader durin ....
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U.S. downed Iranian drone over Iraq in February
( 17-Mar-2009 )

Baghdad, Mar.17 (ANI): American warplanes shot down an unmanned Iranian aircraft last month as it flew over Iraq, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Monday.   The U.S. military said it had tracked the drone for about an hour and 10 minutes before shooting it down February 25 about 60 miles northea ....
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Israelis think Gaza operation against Hamas ended too early: Survey
( 17-Mar-2009 )

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Taliban chief backs Afghan peace talks
( 15-Mar-2009 )

Kabul, Mar.15 (ANI): Taliban leader Mullah Omar has given his approval for talks aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan and has allowed his representatives to attend Saudi-sponsored peace negotiations. “Mullah Omar has given the green light to talks,” said one of the mediators, Abdullah ....
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British soldier killed in Afghanistan
( 15-Mar-2009 )

Kabul, A British soldier was killed while on foot patrol in Afghanistan on Saturday, bringing the total number of British service personnel killed in the country to 150.   The soldier from the 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Regiment was injured in an explosion in Musa Qala District Centre, North ....
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US troop surge to aid Afghan police trainers
( 13-Mar-2009 )

Kabul: The arrival of thousands of new US troops to Afghanistan this year will help meet a serious shortage of US police trainers who have so far coped with “less than ideal” circumstances, the US military said.   The US is to send 17,000 additional US troops to the war-torn coun ....
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Suicide bomber kills 25 in Iraq
( 13-Mar-2009 )

Baghdad: A suicide bomber today blew himself up amid tribal leaders and army officers killing at least 25 persons outside the town hall in Abu Ghraib, on Baghdad’s western edge, security officials said. “At least 25 persons died, including army officers and tribal chiefs, when a suicide ....
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Taliban ready to attack Kabul, can strike anywhere: Afghan commander
( 13-Mar-2009 )

Kabul, Mar 13 (ANI): A top Taliban commander has said his fighters are poised and ready to attack Kabul and could strike virtually anywhere in the city.   It would be tempting to put this down to Taliban propaganda, except that one of Kabul’s top cops is saying the same thing.   ....
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Released Taleban commander targetting UK troops
( 12-Mar-2009 )

Kabul, Mar.12 (ANI): A Taleban commander and a former detainee at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility, who was released from prison in Kabul last year, has warned that he will target British troops deployed in Afghanistan. According to The Times, Abdullah Ghulam Rasoul, who spent six years ....
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Taliban tells Obama there are no ?moderates? in its ranks
( 10-Mar-2009 )

Kabul, Mar. 10 (ANI):  The Taliban has squarely rejected US President Barack Obama’s call for negotiating with its ‘moderate’ arm to bring the ‘War on terror’ in the region to end. A self styled spokesperson of the outfit, Qari Mohammad Yousuf termed Obama’s ....
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Urbanization entered Iran 4,500 years ago
( 09-Mar-2009 )

Tehran, March 9 (ANI): Archaeologists have found evidence that suggests urbanization entered Iran about 4,500 years ago.   “Archeological excavations and precise date recognition at the historical site of Gohar Tappeh revealed urbanism had entered the region about 4,500 years ago,&rdqu ....
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Pakistan, a bigger threat to US and world than Afghanistan: US diplomat
( 05-Mar-2009 )

Kabul, Mar.5 (ANI): Nuclear powered Pakistan posses a greater threat to the world and a bigger challenge to the United States than Afghanistan, a top US diplomat has said. Deputy Chief of Mission in Kabul, Christopher Dell, has warned that Pakistan is a bigger threat to world peace because of the f ....
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We will leave Iraq a better place,? says UK general
( 03-Mar-2009 )

Baghdad (Iraq), Mar.2 (ANI): The general who has spearheaded Britain''s two longest and most controversial wars of the past 60 years, claimed today that the army will leave Iraq with al-Qaida largely defeated and the roots of democracy firmly planted. Lieutenant-General John Cooper, who sta ....
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