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Afghan forces arrest eight members of Islamic State-Haqqani network that killed 25 Sikh worshippers in March at Kabul
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Afghan forces arrest eight members of Islamic State-Haqqani network that killed 25 Sikh worshippers in March at Kabul

Afghan security forces arrested eight members of a network grouping Islamic State and Haqqani militants responsible shootings of worshippers at a Sikh complex as well as rocket attacks on President Ashraf Ghani’s swearing-in ceremony and on Bagram airbase

India consumed by internal turmoil as prospects of Taliban's rise in Afghanistan appear imminent following US peace deal
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India consumed by internal turmoil as prospects of Taliban's rise in Afghanistan appear imminent following US peace deal

International pressures on India are mounting. It is possible that external factors, including ones that nobody can predict – such as impacts of the coronavirus – may play a significant part in determining the fate and future of our country.

India should resist Donald Trump's Afghanistan plans; deploying troops in Af-Pak region is of no strategic benefit to New Delhi
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India should resist Donald Trump's Afghanistan plans; deploying troops in Af-Pak region is of no strategic benefit to New Delhi

India cannot draw upon the experience of Operation Pawan because that was an overseas deployment of only the Indian Army and not even in cooperation with the Sri Lankan Army which could have been the host organisation.

US renews call on Pakistan to cut off extremists on western border, says Washington will hold Islamabad to account
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US renews call on Pakistan to cut off extremists on western border, says Washington will hold Islamabad to account

Pompeo made the comments as he welcomed long-delayed legislative elections in Afghanistan, saying the US was "encouraged" by voter turnout, despite reports of widespread problems including poll centres that failed to open or lacked voter rolls.

India congratulates China for becoming vice chair of FATF, says it hope Beijing will be 'balanced and objective'
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India congratulates China for becoming vice chair of FATF, says it hope Beijing will be 'balanced and objective'

India congratulated China for becoming the vice chair of the FATF, a global body mandated to combat terror financing.

Recent terror attacks in Afghanistan underscore need for Indian intervention, building Kabul's capability to defend itself
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Recent terror attacks in Afghanistan underscore need for Indian intervention, building Kabul's capability to defend itself

The recent string of terror attacks in Afghanistan highlight the importance of building the nation's capability to defend itself.

US drone strike kills top Haqqani network commander, two aides near Pakistan-Afghanistan border
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US drone strike kills top Haqqani network commander, two aides near Pakistan-Afghanistan border

A top commander of the Haqqani network along with two others were killed on Wednesday when a US drone struck a home near Pakistan's restive tribal Kurram agency bordering Afghanistan, media reports said.

US asks Pakistan to take decisive action against terror outfits, says $900 million aid is 'suspended, not cancelled'
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US asks Pakistan to take decisive action against terror outfits, says $900 million aid is 'suspended, not cancelled'

US asked Pakistan to take decisive action against terror groups, including the Taliban and the Haqqani network, operating from its territory.

Donald Trump's freeze of security aid to Pakistan could be worth $2 bn; to include Afghanistan coalition funding to Islamabad
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Donald Trump's freeze of security aid to Pakistan could be worth $2 bn; to include Afghanistan coalition funding to Islamabad

Donald Trump's freeze on aid to Pakistan could be worth almost two billion dollars, a senior US administration official said - substantially more than first thought.

Pakistan must take decisive action against terror groups; communicated our expectations to Islamabad, says US
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Pakistan must take decisive action against terror groups; communicated our expectations to Islamabad, says US

The US has given a list of 75 wanted terrorists and pressed Pakistan for going tough on Haqqani network.

US hasn't seen significant change in Pakistan's support to terror groups, says top official
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US hasn't seen significant change in Pakistan's support to terror groups, says top official

The US "has not seen a significant change" in Pakistan's selective support to terror groups operating from its soil to threaten regional stability in Kashmir, or against American interests and Afghanistan, a top Trump administration official said on Friday.

Pakistan: Explosion kills four soldiers searching for kidnappers of US-Canadian family
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Pakistan: Explosion kills four soldiers searching for kidnappers of US-Canadian family

A bomb killed four Pakistani soldiers on Sunday as they searched for militants linked to the kidnapping of a US-Canadian family who were freed last week.

Donald Trump to dispatch top advisors to Pakistan, tell them to get tough on terrorists
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Donald Trump to dispatch top advisors to Pakistan, tell them to get tough on terrorists

President Donald Trump will dispatch his top diplomatic and military advisors to Pakistan in the coming weeks, turning up the heat on a nuclear-armed ally accused of harboring terror groups.

Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi sees zero political or military role for India in Afghanistan
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Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi sees zero political or military role for India in Afghanistan

Pakistan sees "zero" political or military role for India in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Thursday

BRICS Summit 2017: JeM, LeT included in joint declaration due to violent activities, says China
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BRICS Summit 2017: JeM, LeT included in joint declaration due to violent activities, says China

China said that JeM, LeT and the Haqqani network have been included in the BRICS joint declaration due to concerns about their violent activities in the region.

Muhajir Congress urges US Congress: Eliminate terror safe havens in Pakistan
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Muhajir Congress urges US Congress: Eliminate terror safe havens in Pakistan

Washington: The Trump administration should use "all possible means" to eliminate terrorist safe havens in Pakistan, which are supported by its spy agency ISI, a group claiming to speak for the refugees in that country has said.

Pakistan says sale of advanced weapons to India would undermine strategic balance in South Asia
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Pakistan says sale of advanced weapons to India would undermine strategic balance in South Asia

Pakistan expressed concern over the reported sale of advanced weapons to India by some countries, saying it would undermine the strategic balance in the region

Muhajirs to Donald Trump administration: Cut off Pakistan's military aid
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Muhajirs to Donald Trump administration: Cut off Pakistan's military aid

Washington: A group of Muhajirs have urged the Trump administration and US Congress to cut off military sales and aid to Pakistan, citing Islamabad's support to terrorism.

Pakistan continues to be safe haven for terrorists: Pentagon report says Haqqani Network biggest threat
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Pakistan continues to be safe haven for terrorists: Pentagon report says Haqqani Network biggest threat

Afghan-oriented militant groups like the Taliban and the Haqqani Network retain freedom of action from inside Pakistani territory, the Pentagon has said, while asserting that the US has been clear in urging Islamabad to deny safe havens to terror outfits.

US Congress conditions 400 ml of USD 900 ml aid to Pakistan
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US Congress conditions 400 ml of USD 900 ml aid to Pakistan

In a significant move, the US Congress has said that USD 400 million in aid to Pakistan cannot be released unless the defence secretary certifies that Islamabad is "taking demonstrable" steps against the Haqqani network, which is accused of targeting American interests.