• Somali capital clashes claim lives

    Published on : 01 02 2010

    Anti-government fighters have fired mortar bombs at the presidential palace in the Somali capital, prompting return fire by troops that killed at least 16 people, medical officials and residents say.


  • NATO air strikes kills its loyal troops!

    Published on : 31 01 2010

    NATO forces clashed with Afghan troops Saturday at a snow-covered highway outpost, calling in an airstrike that killed four Afghan soldiers, U.S. and Afghan officials said.


  • US in Secret Yemen Operations

    Published on : 29 01 2010

    CAIRO – American military teams and intelligence agencies are involved in secret joint military operations with Yemeni troops that killed scores of Al-Qaeda people in recent weeks.


  • Bangladesh hangs Mujib killers

    Published on : 28 01 2010

    Five former Bangladeshi soldiers have been executed for the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the country’s independence leader and first president, in a military coup over three decades ago.


  • Plan considered to buy off Taliban

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    Al Jazeera has learnt that a plan is being considered to pay up to $1bn to Taliban fighters to persuade them to lay down their arms.In advance of an international conference in London to discuss Afghanistan’s future on Thursday, Japan, the United States and Britain are said to be leading the proposal.


  • Karzai to seek removal of Taliban from UN blacklist

    Published on : 27 01 2010

    ISTANBUL: Afghan President Hamid Karzai said he will press for Taliban names to be removed from a UN blacklist, as peace overtures intensified heading into a London conference.


  • Suspected US drone crashes in North Waziristan- Pakistan

    Published on : 26 01 2010

    MIRAMSHAH: A suspected US drone has crashed in North Waziristan, sources said Sunday.


  • Seven killed in Iran train derailment: TV

    Published on : 24 01 2010

    TEHRAN: Seven people were killed and another 12 injured on Saturday when a train travelling from the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad to Tehran derailed, an official told state-run television.


  • Pakistan Army Snubs US on Militants

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    ISLAMABAD – Angry with the Obama administration’s position on arch-rival India, Pakistan’s Army has rejected a US request to launch a new offensive against Taliban in the northern tribal belt.


  • Kabul on alert after attacks

    Published on : 21 01 2010

    One attack took place near the presidential palace where Karzai was swearing in cabinet ministers [AFP]