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    An ISAF service member killed in north

    KABUL (Pajhwok): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Saturday announced its service member was killed in an insurgents’ attack in eastern Afghanistan.


    Ghani wants defence ties with Pakistan bolstered

    KABUL/ISLAMABAD: President Ashraf Ghani on Friday said that his country was willing extend all possible cooperation to Pakistan to jointly curb the menace of terrorism as he was given a high-level briefing on the security situation along Afghanistan-Pakistan border in Rawalpindi.


    President to make first Pakistan visit tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai will be leaving for Islamabad on Friday on his first two-day state visit to Pakistan since he took office last month.


    Karzai to leave for India next week

    KABUL (Pajhwok): On his first foreign trip post-presidency, former president Hamid Karzai is leaving for India next week to attend a conference, a New Delhi-based policy think-tank said on Thursday.

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    Mortar explosion kills father, son in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A father and his son were killed when a mortar shell exploded in their shop in western Herat province on Wednesday, an official said.


    Abdullah, Gen. Campbell meet again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah and NATO top commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Francis Campbell on Wednesday held talks on various issues of mutual interest, the CEO office said.


    Historic chance to reset Afghan-Pak ties: US

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With Afghan President Ashraf Ghani due to visit Islamabad this weekend, the US Ambassador to Pakistan on Wednesday said the neighbouring countries had a historic chance to reset their long-fraught ties.