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James Mackenzie

Taliban announce annual spring offensive in Afghanistan

Apr 12 2019

KABUL Taliban fighters mounted a big attack in eastern Afghanistan on Friday heralding the start of a spring offensive despite ongoing preparations for another round of peace talks.

Pakistan PM Khan says anti-militant push vital for stability

Apr 10 2019

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's push to curb armed militant groups in the wake of a standoff with India that brought the nuclear-armed neighbors close to war reflected an urgent need for stability to meet growing economic challenges, Prime Minister Imran Khan said.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan sees better chance of peace talks with India if BJP wins election

Apr 09 2019

ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said he thinks there may be a better chance of peace talks with India if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the general election due to begin there on Thursday.

RPT-Pakistan PM sees better chance of peace talks with India if Modi's BJP wins election

Apr 09 2019

ISLAMABAD, April 9 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said he thinks there may be a better chance of peace talks with India if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the general election due to begin there on Thursday.

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

Mar 22 2019

ISLAMABAD/KABUL Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Friday while conducting an operation, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement.

India welcomes Pakistan's return of captured pilot, as powers urge de-escalation

Mar 01 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD Indian military officials said on Thursday they welcomed Pakistan's planned return of a captured pilot, but refused to confirm they would de-escalate a conflict between the two nuclear powers. | Video

WRAPUP 8-India, Pakistan claim to down each other's jets as Kashmir conflict heats up

Feb 27 2019

* Pakistan says it has captured Indian pilots, struck targets

India, Pakistan claim to down each other's jets as Kashmir conflict heats up

Feb 27 2019

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI India and Pakistan both said they shot down each other's fighter jets on Wednesday, with Pakistan capturing an Indian pilot a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan for the first time since a 1971 war, prompting world powers to urge restraint. | Video

Konflikt zwischen Indien und Pakistan um Kaschmir eskaliert weiter

Feb 27 2019

Islamabad/Neu-Delhi Der Konflikt zwischen den Atommächten Pakistan und Indien um die umstrittene Region Kaschmir eskaliert.

'Don't mess with Pakistan,' India is told amid Kashmir tension

Feb 22 2019

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan Pakistan will respond to any attack by India with "full force", the army said on Friday amid heightened tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors, as Islamabad said it took over the base of a militant group that claimed a deadly bombing in Kashmir.

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