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Afghanistan Nato: ’30 civilians killed’ in fighting with Taliban

Thirty civilians have been killed in northern Afghanistan during an Afghan special forces mission supported by Nato, an Afghan spokesman said. Mahmood Danish, a spokesman for the governor of Kunduz province, told the BBC Taliban fighters had been sheltering in civilian homes. Nato launched air strikes in the area after two US soldiers were killed. Mr Danish said it was ...

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Pakhtuns after 9/11: Challenges and Lessons

The war on terror and its severe consequences have one silver lining for Pakhtuns and that is the growing realization. The month of September is a grim reminder of the fateful day when some zealots’ struck at the US. The calamity that befell the US took the lives of some 3000 people, the US hit back with extra ordinary measures, ...

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