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India and Iran set to revive regional approach model for

New Delhi: India and Iran are understood to have explored revival of regional approach model involving India-Iran to stabilise Afghanistan as US plans to exit Kabul and give Taliban a stake in governance. This issue figured prominently when Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met his Iranian counterpart Brig General Amir Hatami in Tehran Saturday enroute to […]Read More

Taliban kill 5, claim retaliation for being blamed in Kabul

A suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province on Thursday that looked to target a military compound but exploded before its destination killed five civilians and wounded at least 29 others, including civilians and military personnel, Afghan officials said. The Taliban took responsibility for the bombing, calling it retaliation for statements by President Ashraf Ghani […]Read More

Newborns among 16 dead in Kabul hospital attack | CBC

Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborns from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders. In a separate attack the same day, a suicide bomber struck the funeral of a police commander, attended by government officials and a member of parliament, […]Read More

UN Security Council condemns ‘heinous’ terror attack on Sikh gurdwara

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council has condemned the “heinous and cowardly” terrorist attack on a gurdwara in Kabul that killed 25 individuals, underlining the necessity to maintain the perpetrators and sponsors of those “reprehensible” acts to justice. The over two dozen worshippers have been killed and eight others injured when a closely armed suicide […]Read More