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Us Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Over Rohingya Crackdown

WASHINGTON – The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units for involvement in what it called...

Pakistani Lawmakers Elect Imran Khan As New Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD – Lawmakers in Pakistan’s lower house of parliament elected former cricket legend Imran Khan as the country’s new prime minister on Friday,...

Afghan President Congratulates Armed Forces For Ghazni Victory

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani congratulated Afghanistan’s armed forces in Ghazni on Friday for their victory over Taliban insurgents in the strategically...

New Us Training Unit In Afghanistan Faces Old Problems

CAMP DAHLKE, Afghanistan – Captain Joe Fontana, a team leader with the U.S. army’s 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, is part of a new unit but he is...

Islamic State Claims Deadly Kabul Suicide Bombing Amaq

CAIRO – Islamic State said one of its militants was responsible for a deadly suicide bombing in a Shi’ite area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, the...

Afghan Schools Hit As Militants Seek Soft Targets

KABUL – A suicide bomb attack on a group of teenagers studying for university exams in Kabul on Wednesday shocked Afghanistan but it was only the latest in a...

Boris Johnson’s Afghanistan Trip To Dodge Crucial Heathrow Vote Cost Taxpayer £20,000

BORIS Johnson’s jaunt to Afghanistan to dodge a crucial vote on Heathrow cost the taxpayer £20,000, it has been revealed. The Foreign Office revealed in an FOI...

Afghanistan Revises Death Toll From Suicide Bombing To 34

The Afghan authorities have revised the death toll from the previous day’s horrific suicide bombing in a Shite area of Kabul to 34 killed, not 48. Health Ministry...

Gunmen Attack Intelligence Service Center In Afghan Capital Kabul

KABUL – Gunmen attacked an area around a training center for Afghanistan’s intelligence service on Thursday in the capital Kabul, an official at the center...

Death Toll In Suicide Attack On Afghan Students Revised Down To 34

KABUL – Afghan authorities revised down on Thursday the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on an educational center in Kabul to 34 from 48, health ministry...