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  • Taliban Claims Responsibilty for Kabul Airport 'Insider' Killings

    Taliban Claims Responsibilty for Kabul Airport 'Insider' Killings

    The Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for an apparent "insider attack" at Kabul airport in which three American contractors and an Afghan were killed.

  • Pakistan Plans to Execute 500 Terror Convicts in Coming Weeks: Officials

    Pakistan Plans to Execute 500 Terror Convicts in Coming Weeks: Officials

    Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said today, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre.

  • Leaked CIA Document Reveals Setbacks of Targeted Killings

    Leaked CIA Document Reveals Setbacks of Targeted Killings

    The US government's program to capture and kill insurgent leaders can backfire, a leaked CIA report said Thursday, citing "limited" results in Afghanistan in particular.

  • Gunmen Kill 15 Civilians Travelling in Central Afghanistan

    Gunmen Kill 15 Civilians Travelling in Central Afghanistan

    Suspected Taliban gunmen stopped two vehicles in central Afghanistan and shot dead 15 passengers at the side of the road, officials said on Friday, in the latest attack to highlight the growing civilian toll from violence.

  • Violence against Pakistan minorities rising alarmingly: rights group

    Violence against Pakistan minorities rising alarmingly: rights group

    Sectarian killings rose by more than a fifth in Pakistan last year, a leading rights group said Thursday, warning of an alarming increase in violence against religious minorities.

  • Pakistan police bust gang of suspected sectarian killers

    Pakistan police bust gang of suspected sectarian killers

    Pakistani police said on Saturday they have arrested six men suspected of carrying out a series of high-profile sectarian killings in the eastern city of Lahore as part of the militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

  • Karachi's elite are getting bomb and bullet-proof luxury cars

    Karachi's elite are getting bomb and bullet-proof luxury cars

    As an unprecedented wave of killings and kidnappings hits Karachi, the Pakistani city's elite are splashing out to have their luxury cars made bomb and bulletproof.

  • Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan admits to killings at trial

    Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan admits to killings at trial

    The US Army psychiatrist who faces the death penalty for the deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood has told jurors that "the evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter."

  • NATO 'killed Afghan women' on black weekend

    NATO 'killed Afghan women' on black weekend

    NATO was accused of killing eight women on Sunday, capping a weekend which saw six soldiers shot dead by presumed Afghan colleagues and a Taliban assault cause unprecedented losses on one of the biggest military bases in the country.

  • Afghan sisters shot dead for running away from home

    An Afghan man shot his two teenaged daughters dead when they returned home four days after running away with a young man, Daily Mail reported on Monday. The father has been detained on murder charges in Nad Ali district in Helmand province, a hotbed of Taliban insurgency, provincial police spokesman Farid Ahmad Farhang said.

  • Taliban says it's suspending talks with US

    The Taliban militant group says it is suspending talks with the United States. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement on Thursday that the United States kept changing the terms of the negotiations. Mujahid says that the Taliban only wanted to discuss prisoner transfers and the establishment of a political office in Qatar, but US ne...

  • Afghan delegation attacked by militants at site of US killings

    Afghan delegation attacked by militants at site of US killings

    Taliban militants opened fire on Tuesday on an Afghan government delegation visiting one of the two villages in southern Afghanistan where a US soldier is suspected of killing 16 civilians. The gunfire killed an Afghan soldier who was providing security for the delegation, said Gen. Abdul Razaq, the police chief for Kandahar province where the visi...

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