Coalition forces kill 18 suspected Taliban in Afghanistan
NATO-led forces killed at least 18 suspected insurgents in firefights and airstrikes in Afghanistan over the weekend, the alliance said Sunday.
Afghan election body disqualifies 19 poll winners
Afghanistan's election commission has disqualified due to fraud 19 candidates who had been declared preliminary winners in recent parliamentary polls, an official said Sunday.
Al Qaeda, Taliban have joined hands in Pakistan: Malik
Banned militant outfits Al Qaeda, Taliban and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi have joined hands to carry out terrorist attacks in Pakistan, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Sunday.
British forces hail 'Afghan Elvis' concert in HelmandAfghanistan News.Net
A musical concert by the 'Afghan Elvis' has been hailed as proof of the improving security in Afghanistan by the British forces.
NATO for phased transfer of security responsibility to Afghans by 2014Afghanistan News.Net
NATO and Afghanistan have agreed to the goal of a phased transfer of security responsibility to the Afghan government by the end of 2014.
Pak Army continues to be "India-centric": Admiral MullenAfghanistan News.Net
While Pakistan's border areas alongside neighbouring Afghanistan are the "epicentre of terrorism" in the world, the Pakistan Amy continues to be "India-centric," US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen has said.
NATO admits accidentally killing three Afghan civiliansAfghanistan News.Net
The NATO military coalition admitted Saturday that its forces 'accidentally' killed three Afghan civilians Saturday after coming under insurgent fire in Afghanistan's eastern province of Kunar.
NATO sets Afghan handover timeline, starting 2011Afghanistan News.Net
The leaders of Afghanistan, NATO and their allies approved Saturday a plan to start pulling Western troops out of frontline combat in Afghanistan early in 2011 - while pledging to support the country even after the handover ends in 2014.
US should formulate withdrawal plan to save lives of remaining troops: Afghan TalibanAfghanistan News.Net
The Taliban have advised the United States to formulate a withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, so that it can at least save those troops that are still alive, according to a newspaper.
Taliban scorns plan giving NATO option to linger in Afghanistan
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