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Taliban leader Omar lived next to US Afghan base: biography

KABUL, March 12, 2019 (AFP) Taliban founder Mullah Omar lived within walking distance of US bases in Afghanistan for years, according to a new book that suggests embarrassing failures of American intelligence. US and Afghan leaders believed the one-eyed, fugitive leader fled to and eventually died in Pakistan, but a …

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Pakistan state media publishes video of captured Indian pilot

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2019 (AFP) Pakistan state media Wednesday released a video purportedly showing a captured Indian fighter pilot being interrogated after his jet was shot down when it entered Pakistani airspace in Kashmir. Two Pakistani security sources told AFP the video was authentic, although the military has not yet …

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Pakistan says Indian aircraft bomb its territory

RIAZ KHAN, Pakistan, February 27 (AP) Pakistan says Indian aircraft crossed into its territory and dropped bombs on Tuesday without causing casualties, in the latest escalation between the nuclear-armed rivals since a deadly attack on Indian troops in the disputed Kashmir region sent tensions soaring. Maj. Gen Asif Ghafoor, a military …

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Seven killed in new Kashmir battle

SRINAGAR, India, Feb. 19, 2019(AFP) Indian troops suffered new losses on Monday in a fierce battle with Kashmir militants that left at least seven dead just days after a suicide bomber killed 41 paramilitaries in the troubled territory, officials said. The confrontation piled more pressure on the Indian government, which …

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Pakistan rejects Indian allegations over suicide attack in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 18, 2019 (Xinhua) Pakistan has rejected Indian allegations of its involvement in a suicide attack in the Indian-controlled Kashmir that left 40 soldiers killed, local media reported. In a move against the “baseless allegations,” the Pakistani Foreign Ministry summoned Indian acting Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia, lodging a …

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