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13 December, 2017 12:12 PM In a first, Afghan women officers train at Indian military academy

From shooting an AK-47 to dealing with computer-simulated sieges, 20 Afghan women officers are being put through their paces at a military training academy in India. They are the first Afghan women to attend the academy in the south Indian city of Chennai, which has been training men from the country`s military for several years. The women receive weapons 22

6 December, 2017 7:08 AM In A First, Indian Army To Train Afghan Women Military Personnel

Chennai: In a first, Indian Army will train a group of Afghan women military personnel at Officers Training Academy in Chennai. The women officers have been selected from different provinces and represent all the major ethnicities of the country. The group of Afghan women officers include 17 from the Army, three from the Air Force, some from the Special 41

2 December, 2017 3:31 AM At least 5 killed in IED blast in Pakistan's Waziristan

Waziristan: At least five people were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in South Waziristan. The Dawn quoted officials as saying that head of a peace committee Wali Jan Mehsud was among those killed in the attack on Thursday. According to the officials, Wali Jan was on his way to attend a jirga along with his brother Ahmad Jan and tribal 107

30 November, 2017 4:54 PM Teacher among 5 killed in blast in Pakistan

At least five persons including a teacher were killed today in a bomb blast in Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal region, bordering Afghanistan, police said. The explosion, triggered by an improvised explosive device, took place in Spinkai area of South Waziristan, administration officials said. Peoples’ Aman Committee Commander Wali Jan and the school 36

27 November, 2017 11:50 AM "Padmavati" Threats Indicate India Has Become Taliban, Says Congress

Some leaders and groups have reportedly announced a bounty for beheading filk director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the female lead Deepika Padukone. Jamshedpur: The Congress has termed the threats of physical harm to 'Padmavati' director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actor Deepika Padukone as akin to those issued by the Taliban. It further said that such threats 45

24 November, 2017 3:41 PM Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander, 5 family members in Kapisa province

Kabul: An Afghan official says a government airstrike has killed a Taliban commander and five of his family members in the northeastern Kapisa province. Qais Qaderi, a spokesman for the province's governor, said today that the attack took place early morning in Nijrab district, killing Taliban commander Dilawar Khan and two women and three children from his family 66

23 November, 2017 12:10 PM Islamic State beheads 15 of its own fighters: Afghan official

Islamic State on Thursday beheaded 15 of its own fighters due to infighting in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the local government said. Further details were not available and there was no confirmation from Islamic State, whose local branch is known as Islamic State in Khorasan, an old name for the area that includes modern Afghanistan 42

4 November, 2017 2:21 AM US Congressman 'doubts' Pakistan's committment to denying terrorists safe harbour

Two influential Congressional sub-committees will hold a joint hearing on Pakistan's commitment in the fight against terrorism. Washington: Two influential Congressional sub-committees will hold a joint hearing on Pakistan's commitment in the fight against terrorism, and the review of the US' aid to it even as a Congressman expressed doubts over its commitment 58

2 November, 2017 1:55 AM Osama bin Laden followed developments in Kashmir, 26/11 Mumbai attacks trial, Abbottabad documents show

Osama bin Laden closely followed developments in Kashmir and the trial of Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks case, documents seized during the Abbottabad raid show. Documents seized during the 2011 US raid on a Pakistani compound that killed Osama bin Laden indicate that the al-Qaeda founder closely followed 40

28 October, 2017 5:54 AM US waiting to see Pakistan act on terrorism in coming weeks: Top official

During his just-concluded visit to Pakistan, Rex Tillerson stressed the importance of Pakistan 'moving quickly' to demonstrate good faith The US is waiting to see the practical steps taken by Pakistan over the next weeks and months in its war against terrorism, a top American diplomat has said asserting that the Trump Administration is moving quickly 66