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    14 killed in cross-border attack on Pak checkpoint

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Fourteen people were killed on Tuesday when militants launched an attack from Afghanistan’s territory on a Pakistani security checkpoint in the tribal region of North Waziristan, the military said.



    Security and Crime

    Foreign soldier killed in insider attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member has been killed by an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier, the alliance said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Obama to talk Afghanistan with world leaders

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The current situation in Afghanistan would be one of the major topics for discussion when US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry meet world leaders in New York next week.



    Governance

    Afghan opium cultivation up for 3rd year in a row

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US President Barack Obama on Monday urged countries of the region, including Iran, Pakistan, India and China, to support Afghanistan’s counter narcotics efforts.



    Security and Crime

    ISAF loses 3 soldiers to Kabul suicide attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): AT least three International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) soldiers were killed and several others wounded on Tuesday when their convoy was attacked by a suicide attacker in the capital Kabul, officials said.



    Governance

    Campbell, Raheel meet on border security

    KABUL (Pajhwok): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Commander General John Campbell met Pakistan army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif in the garrison town of Rawalpindi on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Dozens of vehicles catch fire after serial blasts

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Dozens of supply vehicles caught fire after a series of explosions and a suicide in the Torkham border town of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday night.



    Governance

    15m afs set aside for Ghazni attack victims

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Disaster Management Committee on Monday granted 15 million Afghanis for victims of the terrorist attack in central Ghazni province earlier this month.



    Governance

    Presidential runners claim headway in talks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The feuding presidential hopefuls on Monday briefed President Hamid Karzai on progress in negotiations, promising to sign a deal soon.