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5 Haqqani militants killed in Afghan raid

Five militants of Haqqani militant group were killed in an Afghan Air Force-led airstrike in Afghanistan's Paktika province, the country's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

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11 Afghan journalists killed in six months

Eleven Afghan journalists and media workers have been killed in the first half of the year amid deteriorating security, an independent media safety group said on Wednesday.

IS beheads Taliban commander in Afghanistan

Militants loyal to the Islamic State captured and beheaded a senior commander of the rival Taliban on Wednesday amid fierce fighting between the two groups in Afghanistan's Jawzjan province, a government spokesman said.

Taliban-IS fighting claims 10 lives in Afghanistan

At least 10 militants including six Taliban fighters have been killed in a clash with Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan's northern Jawzjan province on Monday, police said.

Afghanistans eyes $2 billion dollar trade with India by 2020

Afghanistan wants to double its volume of trade with India to two billion dollars by 2020, its envoy Shaida Mohammad Abdali said. 

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Nuclear energy is vital to meet climate-change challenge, says India

India has declared that nuclear energy is vital for meeting the challenge of climate change and suggested supporting efforts to promote its public acceptance amid growing opposition to nuclear power and plans by some countries to phase out their atomic generation plants.  

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Time to breathe life into India's languishing business environment

In a refreshing change of pace for the government, which has been reeling under challenging economic circumstances, the release of the World Bank’s Doing Business report provided some resp...

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