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The destruction of 1,500-year-old Buddhist statues at the hands of the Taliban in 2001 has sparked a virtual reality conservation project that now has the ... places, transporting users that may never have a chance to experience them and inspiring others to make the journey,” CyArk explains on its website.
Afghan Election Staff Abducted as Taliban Claims Attack in Kandahar ... Ghor governor spokesman Abdul Hai Khatibi confirmed the incident and said tribal leaders and elders were in talks with the local Taliban to free the IEC staff and police ... The Taliban claimed responsibility in a statement sent to media.

Taliban bombing kills 5, including Afghan police commander ... (AP) — An Afghan official says a bomb blast has killed five people, including a police commander, in the southern Kandahar province, an attack claimed by the Taliban. ... The Taliban claimed responsibility in a statement sent to media.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani extended an olive branch to the Taliban at the Kabul Process-II meeting on February 28, 2018 by announcing a ... Talking to local media, the chief executive officer of the High Peace Council said that the withdrawal of the international forces from Afghanistan can be ...
Ramazan Ali Moseni, a deputy chief police in Ghazni province, said 25 Taliban were killed in the gunbattle that started Wednesday night and lasted into the morning. ... British media report Tuesday April 10, 2018 that Yulia Skripal, one of two Russians poisoned by nerve agent, has been released from the hospital.
This is an image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal's Facebook account on Tuesday March 6, 2018. British media report Tuesday April 10, 2018 that Yulia Skripal, one of two Russians poisoned by nerve agent, has been released from the hospital.

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) Fourteen people including a district governor were killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan's southeastern Ghazni province ... Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mojahid, in a statement to media, said the militants had taken the key parts of the district including the district and police ...
Armed Taliban insurgents set fire to sections of a boy's school in eastern Nangarhar province early Tuesday morning, Nangarhar media office confirmed. According to a statement issued by the provincial media office, Taliban insurgents entered Hazar Naw High School at about 3am local time and set fire to ...
But eyewitnesses and villagers who survived the attack claim the air strikes in the Taliban-controlled Dasht-i Archi district in Kunduz Province did not target ... Amanullah, a resident of Dasht-i Archi, located around 80 kilometers from the provincial capital, told RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan on April 3 that ...
A Taliban spokesman said they had not "received assistance from any country". The spokesman told the Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press news agency: "The enemy has no evidence in this regard." Speaking with the BBC's Justin Rowlett, Gen Nicholson said Russia had been undermining US efforts in ...
Russia is supporting and even supplying arms to the Taliban, the head of US forces in Afghanistan has told the BBC. In an exclusive interview, Gen ... "We've had stories written by the Taliban that have appeared in the media about financial support provided by the enemy. We've had weapons brought to ...
WASHINGTON: Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI continues to covertly support the Taliban in the border region, a US media report today claimed, ... The Washington Times' investigative story alleged that Taliban terrorists from Afghanistan travel freely to a Pakistani army garrison in Quetta where they meet ...
Zabihullah Mujahid, the spokesman for the Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack in Paktia in a text message sent to the media. On Thursday morning, the Taliban stormed a government compound in the central province of Ghazni, triggering an hours-long gunbattle that killed 15, including three top ...
Zabihullah Mujahid, the spokesman for the Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack in Paktia in a text message sent to the media. The violence comes a day after the UN said more than 700 civilians had been killed and nearly 1,500 wounded in Afghanistan in the first three months of 2018. "Afghan ...
KUNDUZ - The Taliban have vowed to “take serious revenge” after an Afghan airstrike in an area controlled by the militant group killed or wounded dozens of people, many of them children. The government and military have said the Afghan Air Force (AAF) hit a Taliban base in the northeastern province of ...
The Taliban has vowed to 'take serious revenge' after an Afghan airstrike in an area controlled by the militant group killed or wounded dozens of people, many of them children. The government and ... It is deep inside Taliban-controlled territory and normally inaccessible to the media. The madrassa and ...
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In Helmand province, two Afghan National Army service members were killed in Nad Ali district by an attacker driving a military vehicle packed with explosives, a statement from the Helmand media office said. Earlier Saturday, an attacker riding an explosives-laden motorcycle had sought to target a security ...
As leaders and representatives of countries involved in the Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) gas pipeline celebrated the project's inauguration, Afghan Taliban, in a rare announcement, vowed to support and protect the pipeline in areas under its control. In a statement emailed to media ...
He made the remarks in an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, a daily newspaper in the Middle East, this week. "The (Taliban's) Qatar office had no benefit for us even after seven years. We are discussing with Qatar government that this office had no positive result in the peace process and it is better to close it,” Atmar said in ...
Taliban fighters attacked a police security post in Afghanistan's central Ghazni province, killing eight local policemen, while four intelligence officials died in an ambush by insurgents in the north, Afghan ... Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more.
The Taliban has recently demanded that media outlets in central Ghazni province disclose their revenue so the group can impose taxes. ... But unfortunately, no actions were taken, and I had to leave my job, as my life was at risk,” Ibrahim Mahdawi, managing editor of Killid Radio network in Ghazni, told ...
“Insisting on prolonging the war in Afghanistan and maintaining American troop presence is neither beneficial for America nor for anyone else, rather it endangers the stability of the entire world,” a copy of the letter posted on a Taliban website says. The document argues that the main rationales for ...
Afghan officials are reportedly carrying out at least two tracks of talks with the Taliban - one between Afghanistan's intelligence chief Masoom Stanikzai ... “We reject the Associated Press report that the National Security Council is holding face to face talks with Taliban and I am asking the media to publish ...
FIRUZKOH, Afghanistan -- A Taliban attack on a luxury hotel in the capital, Kabul, killed several foreign crew members of the country's largest airline, and the ... them about the problems and dangers the people of Ghor now face because they are forced to rely on road travel,” he told Radio Free Afghanistan.
The commander of U.S. Air Force's Central Command in Qatar declared today that a pressure campaign against the Taliban "will persist until the ... On Thursday, the Taliban published a piece on their English-language website stating that they do "not consider war as the only solution, however if there are ...
The Taliban published an open letter calling on the "American people" to urge their government to engage in peace talks—and reminded Americans of the “trillions of dollars” .... The foreign media has returned to Afghanistan following reports that the capture of Osama Bin Laden is nearing, although Lt. Col.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- In a rambling nearly 3,000-word letter issued Wednesday, the Taliban urged the "American people" to press their government to withdraw from Afghanistan, reminding them that the Afghan war is the longest conflict in which they have been embroiled - and at a cost of "trillions of ...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials are carrying out at least two tracks of talks with the Taliban, The Associated Press has learned, even after a month of brutal bombings and attacks by the militants that killed nearly 200 and despite President Donald Trump's angry rejection of any negotiations for ...
Local media said the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. The attacker managed to join the armed group after fleeing the checkpoint with weapons, TOLOnews reported. Large swaths of Afghanistan's Helmand province - the country's opium production hub - are currently under control of the Afghan ...
As 15,000 more US troops are deployed to Afghanistan, a former counter-insurgency advisor to the Canadian forces says the war is unwinnable and was lost from the start. At the same time, Professor Thomas Johnson says, if international forces left tomorrow, the Taliban would likely topple the Afghan ...
The area has been cordoned off and security forces are searching for possible accomplices of the bomber, the English language newspaper the Dawn reported. The Pakistan Taliban, known by the acronym TTP, group has claimed responsibility for the attack - the first major attack in over three years.
Taliban fighters, whom US-led forces spent billions of dollars trying to defeat, are now openly active in 70% of Afghanistan, a BBC study has found. Months of research across the country shows that the Taliban now control or threaten much more territory than when foreign combat troops left in 2014.
The media office of the Taliban has told Donald Trump to let it know when he's ready to discuss the US's exit from Afghanistan after the US President said his administration would no longer engage in talks with the terrorist group. “Let us know when you're ready to talk to discuss your exit,” says a tweet from ...
Ahmed Naweed, a witness, told Al Jazeera: "There were many dead bodies and blood everywhere," he said. "People were crying and screaming and running away." Kabul residents took to social media to express their anger and sorrow at the worsening security situation as the Taliban and ISIL step up ...
According to local media reports, a number of cases were registered against Sufi Muhammad. ... Maulana Sufi Muhammad, the founder of a banned militant outfit and the father-in-law of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Mullah Fazlullah, was today released from jail eight years after his imprisonment in ...
The all-new outfit comprises of wounded, injured or sick veterans selected by the Mission Motorsport charity. Steve, who served for 17 years with the Royal Marines in places like Northern Ireland, the Balkans, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Afghanistan, spoke to Richard Hatch and Verity Geere on the Hatch And ...
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007, saying it killed her as she allegedly planned ... Former president Pervez Musharraf had blamed the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) for the attack but the outfit had denied it.
“Reports about delegation of IEA (eds: Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan -- formal name of the Taliban) participating at talks in Turkey are baseless,” Mujahid wrote on Twitter. “We have neither sent any delegation nor can any participant represent the Islamic Emirate.” Afghan and international media reports ...
Its demolition began on Tuesday under “a city-wide campaign to remove illegal buildings”, the Global Times newspaper reported, quoting a local government official who wished to remain anonymous. “A Christian offered his farmland to a local Christian association and they secretly built a church using the ...
It has augmented Afghanistan's instability by providing intelligence, weapons and protection to the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network. Why does Pakistan act this way? It fears an unstable Afghanistan that becomes a safe haven for anti-Pakistan militant groups and a dangerous playground for ...
12 (Xinhua) -- Twenty journalists and media workers were killed in violence in Afghanistan in 2017, the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC), ... and media in the history of Afghanistan, with 67 percent increase of incidents against them compared to 2016, AJSC said in a statement on its website.
A Canadian man who was kidnapped by the Taliban and held for years with his family had his bail hearing delayed on Monday. Joshua Boyle, 34, is facing 15 charges over crimes allegedly committed in Canada after his return. Boyle and his American wife Caitlin Coleman were in war-torn Afghanistan in ...
... by Taliban-linked militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Police in Ottawa allege that Boyle began committing the assaults shortly after he returned home and as recently as Dec. 31. Boyle's attorneys requested the delay in court on Monday, according to the Toronto Star. The newspaper reported that Boyle ...
Tehreek-E-Taliban Pakistan By isafmedia [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Palestinian President Mehmood Abbas has reinstated its ambassador to Pakistan. It was unveiled to Pakistani media by Maulana Tahir Ashrafi, a prominent religious cleric and chairman of the Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC).
9 (Xinhua) -- Afghan National Police (ANP) have arrested three senior members of Taliban outfit in eastern province of Paktika, Interior Ministry said Tuesday. "On Monday evening, ANP ... One vehicle, a telecommunication radio and amount of ammunition were also seized, the statement said. The Taliban ...
A Pakistani court has granted bail to pro-Taliban cleric Sufi Mohammad, days after Washington suspended security assistance to Pakistan until it takes ... At the hearing, Mohammad claimed that he should be released "as his health is deteriorating with each passing day," Dawn newspaper reported.
WASHINGTON: Pakistan is believed to have told US interlocutors that a major military offensive against the Taliban from both sides of the Afghan border, if ending in failure, will have negative consequences for the entire region. Diplomatic sources, who spoke to Dawn, believe that the key element in the ...
WASHINGTON: Pakistan is believed to have told US interlocutors that a major military offensive against the Taliban from both sides of the Afghan border, if ending in failure, will have negative consequences for the entire region. Diplomatic sources, who spoke to Dawn, believe that the key element in the ...
The only time I attended Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti celebrations at Nankana Sahib was on January 10, 2011, a few days after the assassination of Salman Taseer, then governor of Punjab. In an empty ground next to Guru Nanak Janamasthan Gurdwara, the city's Sikh community had organised a cricket ...


 

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