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Tens of thousands of refugees turn to online portal 'InfoMigrants' for advice.

Tens of thousands of users in and from Africa, the Middle East as well as Afghanistan and Pakistan have used the online platform "InfoMigrants" since its launch four months ago.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack.

Forces kill 80 insurgents: spokesman

- The Hindu - IN

Radd-ul-Fasaad: 21 suspects held in Lahore raids.

Detained include members of TTP Swat, illegal Afghan immigrants: ISPR The post Radd-ul-Fasaad: 21 suspects held in Lahore raids appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Afghanistan- Editorial: Security gates or new blockade?.

Afghanistan- Editorial: Security gates or new blockade?...

- MENAFN - JO

The Taliban Captured a Base in Kandahar and Killed 30 Soldiers.

The Taliban killed 30 soldiers in a military base in the southern province of Kandahar. This was announced by a spokesman for the Afghan army, quoted by Reuters. "Severe fighting is taking place in Afghanistan," said Sedik Esa, spokesman for the 205th Corps in Kandahar. He explained that the Taliban had attacked the base in ...

- Novinite - BG

Bulgarian Government Decided: More Bulgarian Troops to be Needed in Afghanistan.

From 110 to 160 will increase the number of Bulgarian troops in the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, the government said today, quoted by bTV. "The complicated military-political situation in Afghanistan has forced NATO military bodies to reconsider the composition of the forces participating in the ...

- Novinite - BG

At least 21 suspects arrested in Punjab security operations: ISPR.

RAWALPINDI: Security forces, with the aid of intelligence agencies, have intensified operations in Punjab and have arrested at least 21 suspects, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations. . “Pakistan Rangers Punjab along with CTD, Punjab Police and intelligence agencies have intensified ops in ...

- Geo.tv - PK

40 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack at military base.

At least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed and 40 injured after the Taliban attacked the Afghan Army base in the southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.

- Zee News - IN

MQM-London's target killers arrested: Rangers spokesperson.

Says Afghanistan-based terrorists are active in Karachi The post MQM-London's target killers arrested: Rangers spokesperson appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Abducted Pakistani diplomats in Afghanistan recovered.

Afghan security forces recover the two officials in a security operation: Foreign Office The post Abducted Pakistani diplomats in Afghanistan recovered appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

40 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack at military base.

, July 26 : At least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed and 40 injured after the Taliban attacked the Afghan Army base in the southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.The incident took place late on Tuesday night near the vicinity of Khakriz district, reports the Khaama Press.The daily while quoting a local official speaking ...

- Sify - IN

USIAD's Rasana program focuses on female journalists

By on 26 July 2017 KABUL : USAID...

- Pajhwok - AF

Drug convicts constitute 23pc of all prisoners: MoI

By Mohammad Halim Karimi on 26 July 2017 KABUL : The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday said convicted drug smugglers made 23 percent of the total prisoners in...

- Pajhwok - AF

Pakistani diplomats abducted in Afghanistan safely rescued in operation

The two Pakistani diplomats who were abducted in Afghanistan were recovered in an operation conducted by security forces, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani told Pakistani officials in Kabul on Wednesday. The two officials of the Consulate General of Pakistan in Jalalabad went missing on June 16 while travelling from Jalalabad ...

- DAWN - PK

Taliban kill dozens in storming of Afghan base

The Taliban attacked an Afghan military base in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday evening, killing more than two dozen soldiers, the Defense Ministry said.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Afghanistan-based terrorists active in Karachi, says Rangers spokesperson

Evidence concerning attacks on policemen collected: Colonel Qaiser Khattak The post Afghanistan-based terrorists active in Karachi, says Rangers spokesperson appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Taliban kill 30 Afghan soldiers as fighting intensifies - army spokesman

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Taliban fighters killed 30 soldiers in an attack on an army base in the southern province of Kandahar, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, as heavy fighting raged across the country.

- Reuters - US

Taliban Attack Kills 26 Afghan Soldiers in South

Afghan officials confirmed Wednesday a Taliban attack has left at least 26 soldiers dead and 13 others wounded in the southern province of Kandahar. The overnight assault in the Khakrez district targeted an Afghan National Army, or ANA, base, an official statement quoted Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri as saying. ...

- Voice of America - US

Taliban militants kill 30 Afghan soldiers in Kandahar as heavy fighting rages

Taliban claims responsibility for the attack and puts the number of soldiers dead at 70.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Karzai calls on Pak to stop support to terrorists

, July 26 : Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has accused Pakistan of nurturing and supporting terrorists and called on them to stop funding terrorist forces.The Khaama Press quoted the Office of the former Afghan President as saying in a statement that Karzai has expressed deep concern over the number of casualties ...

- Sify - IN

Afghan Military Base Hit by Taliban Attack

The Taliban attacked an Afghan army base in southern Kandahar province overnight and killed at least 26 soldiers, the Defense Ministry said, as the insurgent group increases pressure on government forces.

- Wall Street Journal - US

What would happen if the United States totally disengaged from Afghanistan?

The way the war is going, many Americans may be wondering why their government is still in the country at all.

- Washington Post - US

Taliban assault on Afghan military base leaves 26 dead

July 26, 2017, 2:07 PM A Taliban attack on an Afghan military base in Kandahar province early Wednesday morning left 26 soldiers dead, Afghanistan's Defense Ministry said. Thirteen troops were said to be wounded. According to a ministry spokesman, 80 Taliban fighters were killed during the predawn assault on Karzyalay base.

- DEBKAFile - IL

26 Afghan soldiers killed in Kandahar attack: MoD

By Bashir Ahmad Nadem. on 26 July 2017 KANDAHAR : At least 26 Afghan National Army soldiers were killed and 13 others wounded in a Taliban attack on their base in...

- Pajhwok - AF

Intel operatives seize explosives-laden truck in Kabul

By Khwaja Basir Ahmad Fitri on 26 July 2017 KABUL : Intelligence operatives have seized a vehicle full of explosives in Kabul, thwarting a possible terrorist attack in...

- Pajhwok - AF

Taliban kill 30 Afghan soldiers as fighting intensifies - army

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Taliban fighters killed 30 soldiers in an attack on an army base in the southern province of Kandahar, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, as heavy fighting raged across the country.

- BangkokPost - TH

Official: 26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban assault

An Afghan official says 26 soldiers have been killed in a blistering Taliban assault on an Afghan National Security base in southern Kandahar province.

- FOX News - US

Taliban attack kills at least 26 Afghan soldiers, official says

An Afghan official says 26 soldiers have been killed in a blistering Taliban assault on an Afghan National Security base in southern Kandahar province.

- FOX News - US

Dozens of Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban assault

U.S. Special Inspector General for Reconstruction has said casualty rate among Afghanistan's National Security Forces "shockingly high"

- CBS NEWS - US

Afghanistan to receive further ScanEagle UASs

Afghanistan is to receive five new Insitu ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems under a USD19.6 million contract announced by the US Department of Defense on 25 July. The contract covers the five UASs (one UAS typically comprises upwards of 12 air vehicles as well as associated pneumatic

- Jane’s - US

Dozens Killed In Taliban Attack On Afghan Military Base

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says 26 soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in the southern province of Kandahar, although other government officials said the death toll was at least 30.

- Radio Free Europe - US

26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base: MoD

At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in southern Kandahar province, the defence ministry said Wednesday, the latest blow to the country's struggling security forces

- The Daily Star - LB

Soldiers killed as Taliban storms Kandahar base

Attack on military base in Kandahar also injures 13 troops, defence ministry says, as armed group extends offensive.

- Al Jazeera - QA

District chief, five others killed in Afghan mine blast

The incident took place late on Tuesday in Shib Koh district

- Zee News - IN

26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

The militants "attacked an army camp in Karzali area of Khakrez district of Kandahar last night," MoD spokesman General Dawlat Waziri said. Afghan soldiers "bravely resisted", he said, killing more than 80 insurgents.

- Times Of India - IN

District chief, five others killed in Afghan mine blast

The incident took place late on Tuesday in Shib Koh district

- Zee News - IN

Taliban Special Group behind Lahore terror attack

, July 26 : An offshoot of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan identified as the Taliban Special Group or TSG has been held responsible for terror attack on Lahore's Ferozepur Road on Monday by law enforcement agencies.The suicide attack took place near the Arfa Karim IT Tower and was the first deadly assault by the TSG, ...

- Sify - IN

US cannot win war in Afghanistan without Pak support: US military chief

, July 26 : The United States cannot win the war in Afghanistan without Pakistan's support, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Joseph Dunford has said.Underlining Islamabad's role in ensuring peace to Afghanistan at the Aspen Security Forum in California last weekend, General Dunford said no review of security of ...

- Sify - IN

Taliban rout Afghan troops near Kandahar

The army confirms at least 26 soldiers were killed when militants overran their base in the south.

- BBC - UK

Dozens Killed In Taliban Attack On Afghan Military Base

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says 26 soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in the southern province of Kandahar.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Zakhilwal condemns attack on folk singer

By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 26 July 2017 PESHAWAR : Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal has denounced violence against legendary...

- Pajhwok - AF

Negotiations alone can bring peace to Afghanistan: US

By Lalit K Jha on 26 July 2017 WASHINGTON : US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson believes that only talks can bring lasting peace in Afghanistan, even as he...

- Pajhwok - AF

Sheb Koh district chief, his son among six killed in roadside blast

By Pajhwok reporter on 26 July 2017 KABUL : The Sheb Koh district chief of western Farah province, his son and four security guards have been killed in a roadside...

- Pajhwok - AF

Security forces retake control of Kohistan district

By Qutbuddin Kohi on 26 July 2017 MAIMANA : Security forces have retaken control of the Kohistan district in northwestern Faryab province, an official claimed on Wednesday. Dilawar Shah Dilawar, Kohistan police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban...

- Pajhwok - AF

Threats: SCA suspends health services in Laghman

By Pajhwok on 26 July 2017 KABUL : The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan...

- Pajhwok - AF

Casualties as Taliban attack ANA base in Kandahar

By Bashir Ahmad Nadem. on 26 July 2017 KANDAHAR CITY : Dozens of Afghan National Army soldiers suffered casualties as a result of a Taliban attack on their base in...

- Pajhwok - AF

Military strategy may not yield results in Afghanistan: US

The US state department has said that a military strategy may not "necessarily" yield results in Afghanistan and a permanent solution to the conflict can be found through peace talks with the Taliban and other parties involved.Afghanistan has been battling insurgency for more a decade. The Taliban offensive against the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

The Cabinet Will Decide Today on thе Participation of Bulgarian Armed Forces in Afghanistan

At its regular governmental meeting, the Council of Ministers will decide to discontinue the involvement of  troops from our armed forces in the operation of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, reported BGNES. Participation of up to 110 soldiers with their personal weapons and equipment and military ...

- Novinite - BG

WORLD VIEW : Our violent world and what the future holds

The most peaceful countries in the world are Iceland, Portugal, Austria, New Zealand and Denmark, according to the new Global Peace Index, in a new 136-page report, published by the Institute for Economics and Peace in Sydney, Australia. The most violent are Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and South Sudan.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Troop Levels Aren't Afghanistan's Problem. An Increasingly Illegitimate Government Is.

Ordinary Afghans are growing ever more pessimistic about the National Unity Government.

- The Diplomat - US

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