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February 6, 2018 4:16 PM U.S. could lift aid suspension if Pakistan takes steps: State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States could consider ending a suspension of security assistance to Pakistan, if Islamabad takes “decisive and sustained” actions against militant groups in the country, the State Department’s No. 2 official said on Tuesday. “We may consider lifting the suspension when we see decisive and sustained actions to address 54

February 3, 2018 2:00 PM Afghan president leaves open possibility of talks with some Taliban

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani left open on Saturday the possibility for talks with militants who accept peace but said the door was closed to those who cause tragedies like recent attacks in the capital, Kabul. An attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on Jan. 20 and a suicide bombing on a crowded city street a week later have stoked 74

January 30, 2018 1:35 AM U.S. Classifies Afghan War Data Amid Ramped-Up War Effort

Indicators being kept secret include size of Afghan army and police force and number of civilian airstrike casualties The U.S. Department of Defense has classified a sweeping range of data used to measure its progress in Afghanistan, a government watchdog said, sealing much of the information from public view. Key indicators that are now being kept secret 47

January 29, 2018 12:40 AM Kabul Faults Pakistan For Terror; Afghans Blame Government

More than 100 people die in bomb blast claimed by Taliban, one of the worst attacks on the capital in years. KABUL—After one of the deadliest attacks to hit Kabul in years, the Afghan government accused its usual nemesis, Pakistan, of supporting the Islamist militants behind the massacre. But the focus of dismay and anger for many Afghans was closer 51

January 26, 2018 9:12 PM Ex-Afghan hostage Joshua Boyle to undergo psychiatric assessment

Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle will undergo a comprehensive psychiatric assessment. Boyle faces a string of charges, including sexual assault, following his release from captivity. Boyle and his wife Caitlan Coleman of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, were taken hostage in 2012 by a Taliban-linked group and freed last year. His lawyer Lawrence Greenspon 166

January 26, 2018 5:04 AM Spokesman for Trump Campaign Official Among Dead in Afghan Hotel Attack

Glenn Selig, CEO of The Publicity Agency and Selig Multimedia Inc. of Tampa, was at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Monday when armed militants stormed building A Florida public relations executive who was a spokesman for an indicted Trump campaign official was among four Americans killed in a terrorist attack at a hotel in Afghanistan earlier this week, according 60

January 24, 2018 10:46 PM 4 Americans Were Killed in the Taliban's Attack at a Kabul Hotel

(WASHINGTON) — The United States says four American citizens were killed and two others were wounded in the Taliban attack over the weekend on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the U.S. condemns the attack and offers condolences to the family and friends of those killed. She says the State 47

January 24, 2018 4:35 AM US drone kills 2 militants from Haqqani network in Pakistan

PARACHINAR, Pakistan – Pakistani officials and police say two missiles fired from a U.S. drone have struck a home near the Afghan border, killing two militants from the Haqqani network. Local police chief Ameer Zaman Khan says Wednesday's strike took place in Dapa Mamuzai village near Pakistan's Kurram tribal region. Two intelligence officials identified 66

January 21, 2018 7:11 AM Kabul Hotel in Lockdown Hours After Gunmen Attack

Casualties from Saturday evening attack on international hotel still unknown as security forces scour the premises KABUL—Afghan special forces were searching a landmark international hotel in Kabul early Sunday for holdouts hours after suspected militants stormed the building, opened fire and set rooms ablaze, sending guests escaping through windows 62

January 13, 2018 3:39 PM Pakistan: Khan says meeting Trump would be 'bitter pill'

ISLAMABAD – Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan says meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "bitter pill" to swallow should he become Pakistan's prime minister in elections later this year, but added "I would meet him." In a press briefing Saturday, Khan, who has an international reputation as a ladies man and at home is seen more as a religious 53