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IS Taking New Strategy in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD � The attack in Kabul that killed at least 30 people this week, claimed by the Islamic State militants, was different in strategy from the group’s past assaults.

Those, like the one on a Shi’ite Hazara minority group protest …

Afghan Offensive Kills 250 IS Militants

ISLAMABAD � Afghan officials say a month-long military operation, backed by American air power, has killed at least 250 Islamic State militants in an eastern province bordering Pakistan.

A regional military spokesman spoke to VOA at the conclusion of the …

UN Accused of Complicity in Pakistan’s Alleged Unlawful, Coerced Repatriation of Afghans

ISLAMABAD � An international rights defender has accused Pakistan and the United Nations refugee agency of complicity in promoting unlawful and coerced repatriation of tens of thousands of Afghan refugees.

In a report released Monday, Human Rights Watch alleges that …

UN Accused of Complicity in Pakistan’s Alleged Unlawful, Coerced Repatriation of Afghans

ISLAMABAD � An international rights defender has accused Pakistan and the United Nations refugee agency of complicity in promoting unlawful and coerced repatriation of tens of thousands of Afghan refugees.

In a report released Monday, Human Rights Watch alleges that …

President, PM says peace in South Asia to remain elusive without resolving Kashmir dispute

On the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in their separate messages have called upon the international community to initiate an independent investigation in the ongoing gross human rights violations into Occupied …

Officials: Son of Slain Uzbek Militant Promotes So-called Islamic State in Afghanistan

The son of a fabled slain Uzbek militant commander has been luring Uzbek men in northern Afghanistan to join the so-called Islamic State group, officials in the northern province of Sar-e-Pul told VOA.

Abdul Rahman Yuldash, a reclusive wanted man, …

Met Office forecasts cold, dry weather

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next 24 hours.

However, light rain with snowfall over the hills is likely at isolated places of Gilgit-Baltistan.

Foggy conditions are likely over plain areas …

Pakistan Army Rejects Afghan Terror Charges

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan’s military said Tuesday that it was not involved in acts of terrorism in neighboring Afghanistan and called on Afghan forces to boost security on their side of a largely porous 2,600-kilometer border between the two countries.

Kabul …