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War against terrorism; Pakistan to follow its own timeline: FO




US, Pakistan beginning to look more like enemies




Taliban suicide bomber kills 4 French soldiers

The Taliban claimed credit for the suicide attack. "Foreign fighters" are known to operate in the area.


Sar-e Pul Security Chiefs Sacked over Jail Break




Fight Isn't Over for Soldiers in Remote Afghanistan




China Shows Interest in Afghan Security, Fearing Taliban Would Help Separatists




CIA gets nod to step up drone strikes in Pakistan




Pakistani Taliban kill 19 people in Peshawar bombing




Libyan official: US drones seeking jihadists in Libya




NDS arrests senior Taliban leader and 14 others linked to school poisonings

Afghan intelligence officials announced the arrest of 15 suspects in connection to the series of suspected poison attacks against girls' schools in northern Afghanistan. Among those arrested were a Taliban deputy shadow governor and three women.


UN backs probe into US drone civilian casualties in Pakistan




US troops do the "vampire" shift to avoid Afghan sniper




ISAF airstrike kills 3 al Qaeda operatives in Afghan east

The airstrike took place in the same district in Wardak province where 38 US and Afghan troops, including Navy SEALs, were killed when their helicopter was shot down in August 2011.


Panetta: US losing patience with Pakistan on militancy




ISAF detains al Qaeda facilitator in Afghan north

The al Qaeda facilitator, who was based in Takhar province, "served as a financier and liaison between al Qaeda leaders," according to ISAF.


Taliban kill 21 Afghans in double suicide attack

"The agents of Punjab have once again spilled the blood of innocent civilians," Kandahar's chief of police said, referring to Pakistan's influence over the Taliban.


Abu Yahya al-Libi of Al Qaeda Said to Be Killed




Abu Yahya al Libi killed in latest drone strike, US officials say

US officials have confirmed that al Libi was killed in yesterday's drone strike in Mir Ali. Al Qaeda has not confirmed his death.


We Prefer to Hold Talks with US: Taliban Leader




Taliban leaders quietly freed without trial after paying off officials