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Qureshi: Pakistan Supports a United, Democratic and Sovereign Afghanistan

Qureshi, Pakistan supports a united, democratic and sovereign Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reportedly cautioned Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar of “spoilers” in the Afghan peace process, suggesting to be vigilant. During a meeting with the Hekmatyar in Islamabad, Qureshi reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to further strengthen “the close fraternal relations between the two countries”, according to …

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New Nuclear Missiles to Cost $95bn, Pentagon Estimates

New nuclear missiles to cost $95bn, Pentagon estimates

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon has raised the estimated cost of commissioning a new fleet of ground-based nuclear missiles to replace the Minuteman 3 arsenal, that has been in continuous operation for 50 years to $95.8 billion, officials said Monday. The estimate is around $10 billion from four years ago. The …

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China Calls on India to Honour Pledge, Return Missing Soldier

China Calls on India to Honour Pledge, Return Missing Soldier

BEIJING – The Chinese military has said it hopes India will honour its promise to quickly repatriate a Chinese soldier found lost along their mountainous border where the parties have been locked in a tense standoff. The Chinese Defense Ministry released a statement on Monday saying the soldier helped herders …

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Mine Blast in Nimroz Kills 5 ANDSF Members

Mine blast in Nimroz kills 5 ANDSF members

NIMRUZ – At least five Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) were killed, and further two were wounded, after their vehicle hit through a roadside mine in Kang district of Nimroz province, local authorities confirmed Tuesday. Bahram Haqmal, head of provincial Governor’s press office, said the incident occurred at …

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Britain to Support ANDSF With £70 Million Next Year

Britain to support ANDSF with 70 million next year

KABUL – The British Embassy in Kabul has announced that the country is committed to supporting Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) with £70 million next year. The British embassy in a press statement on Tuesday said that London pledged its support for the ANDSF at the general meeting …

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UAE, Kazakhstan Sign Deals Worth Over $6 Billion

Kazakhstan, UAE Sign Deals Worth Over $6 Billion

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kazakhstan signed a deal worth $6.1 billion during Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin’s two-day visit to Abu Dhabi last week, under which the two countries will implement more than 20 projects in a wide range of economic sectors. As part of his …

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14 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Maidan Wardak Blast

14 civlians killed or injured in Maidan Wardak Blast

MAIDAN SHAHR – At least five civilians were killed and nine more were wounded in two roadside bomb blasts in Jalrez district, Maidan Wardak province, early on Tuesday morning, the provincial governor’s office said. A statement by the governor’s office says that five of the wounded are women and four …

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