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Decision to halve US troops in Afghanistan may not be made by NATO summit

Former commanders and envoys have warned that it would be a mistake.

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Afghanistan: Islamic State attack kills six police officials in Nangarhar province

IS affiliated insurgents attacked the administrative headquarters in Haska Mina district killing 6 police officers.

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Judith D’Souza’s father: I want my daughter back; efforts on to secure release

“Our embassy is in touch with senior Afghan authorities and the government is also in touch with her family in Kolkata. All efforts are being made by the Afghan authorities to secure her early release,” an official source said.

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Blast in mosque kills 4, wounds 40: Afghan official

The death toll in the blast is expected to rise as many of the wounded are in a critical condition says Governor of the Afghan Province, Attaullah Khogyani.

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Judith D’Souza: Kolkata woman abducted in Kabul has 15 years experience in social sector

Since 2000, D’Souza has been working actively on gender issues, poverty and environmental conservation with reputed non-profit organizations in India.

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Afghanistan: Indian woman kidnapped in Kabul, efforts still on to rescue her

All efforts are being made to ensure the woman’s release in Afghanistan

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US President Barack Obama approves broader role for US forces in Afghanistan against Taliban

The US military was previously allowed to take action against the Taliban “in extremis” – moments when their assistance was needed to prevent a significant Afghan military setback.

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Taliban kills 12, abduct 40 from Afghan highway crossings

The Taliban have stepped up attacks after announcing Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader on May 25.

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In shadow of Afghan’s Salma Dam, scorched fields and parched earth

Ever since drought set in from 2001, things have become worse. Water levels in local wells have fallen to 75 metres or below — far too expensive to pump up for irrigation.

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At Afghan dam inauguration, PM promises: India will not forget you

“India will not forget you or turn away,” the Prime Minister promised Afghans in a speech televised live on major Afghan stations. “Your friendship is our honour; your dreams are our duty.”

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PM Modi conferred Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour

Narendra Modi was awarded with the Amir Amanullah Khan Award, Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour.

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Abdul Basit says Afghanistan more pressing issue for Pakistan

Former Indian diplomat Vivek Katju, BJP ideologue Seshadri Chari, Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi and journalist Jatin Desai were the other speakers.

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Taliban refocuses on capturing in crucial areas in South Afghanistan

The Taliban are now refocusing their attention mostly on the southern provinces of Helmand, Kandahar and Uruzgan, US and Afghan military officials said.

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Two Pakistani women arrested for transferring classified docs to ISIS in Afghanistan

Two Pakistani women were caught transferring classified documents to loyalists of the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria. They were detained in the vicinity of Kot district.

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Five civilians dead after roadside bomb goes off in Afghanistan

Samim Khpolwak, the governor’s spokesman, says the explosion, which took place in Shah Wali Kot district, also wounded several people.