Afghanistan

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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Afghan intelligence detains 26 IS members

Afghanistan's intelligence agency on Tuesday announced the arrest of 26 alleged members of the Islamic State terror group who were planning attacks in the capital during the upcoming festival of Muharram.

Qureshi, Ghani discuss ties, regional security

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday held a one-on-one meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the Afghan capital where the region's security situation and bilateral relations were discussed.

Afghan Taliban for second round of talks with US

The Afghan Taliban are ready for a second round of talks with the US, possibly this month, and are planning to nominate a senior leader to lead the talks. 

India, Afghanistan agree to strengthen security cooperation

India and Afghanistan on Monday agreed to further strengthen security cooperation to bring peace and stability in the region, the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.

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