Taliban militants detonated explosives and fired rockets in an attempted attack on the Afghan Parliament as lawmakers were preparing to vote on a new defense minister Monday.
A large car bomb exploded near the outer wall of the parliament compound, … Read the rest
A US drone killed six people in northwest Pakistan Thursday in only the second such strike outside the country’s lawless tribal districts, threatening to inflame tensions between Washington and Islamabad.
The missile attack targeted a religious seminary that security officials … Read the rest
Taliban militants attacked a US consulate in western Afghanistan Friday, killing an Afghan guard and injuring 21 people including 16 civilians, police said.
“Two attackers detonated their explosives-laden truck at the first entrance of the US consulate at 5:30 am … Read the rest
Suspected Taliban militants shot dead the Indian author Sushmita Banerjee, writer of a popular book about her dramatic escape from the Taliban in the 90s, in eastern Afghan province of Paktika on Wednesday night, police said on Thursday.
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The assault on the heavily guarded Central Prison in the city of Dera Ismail Khan in Pakistan took place despite reports that regional officials had received intelligence a fortnight ago suggesting such an attack was imminent.
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A Marine who was fined and demoted for urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan in 2011 says he would do it again.
“I regret maybe any repercussions it might have had on the Marines. But do I regret doing it? … Read the rest
Hackers from the group Anonymous said Wednesday they had accessed classified German files and posted them online, revealing details of the country’s military operations in Afghanistan.
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