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    Afghanistan won’t allow proxy Pak-India war: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said his country would not allow itself to become the battleground for a proxy war between India and Pakistan after the imminent departure of US-led troops.


    US welcomes TAPI project commitment

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Welcoming the establishment of TAPI Ltd, the United States on Wednesday favoured a successful completion of the ambitious gas transportation project from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.


    ‘US needs sustained aid to Afghanistan’

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The United States needs to sustain its financial and security assistance to Afghanistan to ensure lasting peace and stability in the war-torn country, a President Obama confident has said.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Gunmen torch girls’ school in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Suspected militants torched a girls’ school near the capital of western Farah province on Wednesday, destroying the building, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    2 foreigners injured in Kabul guesthouse attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least three people, including two foreigners, were wounded in a coordinated Taliban’s attack involving a car bombing and gunfire on a guesthouse east of Kabul City on Wednesday night, officials said.



    Last weekend, the leaders of G20 economies arrived in Australia for the Brisbane Summit.