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    Sharif urges Karzai to seal Durand Line

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has sought Afghanistan's cooperation with an ongoing military offensive in the North Waziristan tribal region, where thousands of terrorists have allegedly been hiding, the Presidential Palace said on Tuesday.

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    50 militants killed in Waziristan blitz

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 50 suspected militants were killed on Sunday when Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets pounded their hideouts in the North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghanistan border, the military said.

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    23 dead in Karachi airport attack

    KARACHI (Pajhwok): At least 23 people were killed and 18 others injured after a 10-member heavily armed suicide bomber squad attacked Pakistan´s busiest airport in the southern port city of Karachi on Sunday night.


    Islamabad calls Afghan diplomat to lodge protest

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Foreign Ministry in Islamabad on Saturday summoned an Afghan diplomat and lodged a protest with him over an insurgent attack on a military check-post in the Bajaur tribal region near the Afghan border.

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    Pakistan shelling leaves 1 dead, 15 injured

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Rockets fired by Pakistani troops into eastern Kunar province on Monday left one person dead and 15 others wounded, the provincial police chief said.

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    125 more rockets fired into Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani troops have fired 125 more rockets into eastern Kunar province since morning, an official said on Sunday.


    Pakistan renews support for Afghan-led peace bid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said his country would continue to support an inclusive Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process as a peaceful and stable Afghanistan was essential for peace and stability in the entire region.

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    Police among 10 injured in Bannu bombing

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four policemen were among 10 people wounded in a bomb explosion in Pakistan’s northwestern district of Bannu on Friday, a media report said.


    Islamabad hopes for meaningful Afghan peace talks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A longtime Taliban supporter, Pakistan hopes the incoming Afghan leader will have better chances than President Hamid Karzai’s administration to launch serious peace parleys with the militant movement.

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    Islamabad accused of violating 3-way pact

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior on Thursday said military installation in zero-point areas along the Durand Line in southern Kandahar province amounted to a violation of a trilateral agreement.