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Taliban Releases New Video of US, Australian Hostages

ISLAMABAD � Afghanistan’s Taliban released a new video Wednesday showing two professors, one American and one Australian, urging U.S. President Donald Trump to negotiate their freedom with the Islamist insurgent group.

American Kevin King, 60, and Australian Timothy Weeks, 48, …

Afghan Forces Recapture Tora Bora Hideout From IS

Afghan security forces have recaptured Tora Bora, a former fortress of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, from Islamic State (IS) militants, officials confirmed.

IS had taken the tunnel and cave complex in Nangarhar Province from the Taliban five days ago. …

Officials: Pakistan Air Force Shoots Down Iranian Drone

Pakistani officials say an air force jet has shot down an unmanned Iranian drone that was “deep inside the Pakistani airspace.”

Pakistani media quoted two unnamed officials on June 20 as saying the unmanned aircraft was shot down in the …

14 INJURED IN HANGU CLASH

Fourteen people were injured during an armed clash between two rival groups in Tall area of district Hangu on Wednesday.The clash reportedly triggered due to a land dispute.Source: Radio Pakistan

Officials: Pakistan Air Force Shoots Down Iranian Drone

Pakistani officials say an air force jet has shot down an unmanned Iranian drone that was “deep inside the Pakistani airspace.”Pakistani media quoted two unnamed officials on June 20 as saying the unmanned aircraft was shot down in the Panjgur district…