Trump focusses on Afghanistan, terrorism in speech

Washington [U.S.A], August 22 : United States President Donald Trump, on Monday night, unveiled a new U.S. strategy for war in Afghanistan without offering details about changes to troop...

Aug 21, 2017 4:11 PM | Newsscroll

'Trump's harsh words for Pak reflects US govt's frustration'

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 22 President Donald Trump's harsh words for Pakistan while announcing his Afghanistan and South Asia strategy reflects the growing frustration within the US government...

Aug 22, 2017 1:16 PM | Newsscroll

US approves sale of war planes to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

Washington, Aug 4 The State Department has approved the sale of US warplanes to Nigeria to aid its fight against Boko Haram militants, ending a suspension of weapons sales that followed a deadly...

Aug 04, 2017 10:41 PM | Newsscroll

MSF reopens facility after deadly US hospital bombing

Kabul, Jul 22 Medecins Sans Frontiers in Afghanistan today reopened a small medical clinic in northern Kunduz province where nearly two years ago a US airstrike destroyed their hospital, killing...

Jul 22, 2017 3:35 PM | Newsscroll

Mattis says NATO must finish the job in Afghanistan

Brussels, Jun 29 Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told NATO allies today they must finish the job in Afghanistan or risk terrorist revenge as the alliance readied a troop increase to counter a resurgent...

Jun 30, 2017 2:05 AM | Newsscroll

No NATO combat role in Afghanistan: Stoltenberg

Brussels, Jun 29 NATO allies will increase troop numbers in Afghanistan to help the government battle a resurgent Taliban but there is no question of returning to a combat role, the alliance's chief...

Jun 29, 2017 2:24 PM | Newsscroll

Seven US soldiers wounded in Afghan 'insider attack'

Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan), Jun 17 Seven American troops were wounded today in an insider attack by an Afghan soldier at a military base, as the US appears set to boost its troop presence in the...

Jun 17, 2017 10:46 PM | Newsscroll

NATO mulls sending thousands more troops to Afghanistan

London, May 10 NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said today that military chiefs wanted a few thousand more troops from the alliance to be deployed in Afghanistan to help combat Islamist...

May 10, 2017 8:43 PM | Newsscroll

IS Afghanistan leader killed: US, Afghan officials

Kabul, May 8 The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan - believed to be the mastermind behind several high-profile attacks including an assault on a military hospital that claimed at least 50 lives -...

May 08, 2017 10:40 AM | Newsscroll

US military confirms death of IS Afghanistan leader

Washington, May 8 US and Afghan troops killed the leader of the Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate in an April raid, US military officials have confirmed.The raid in Nangarhar province...

May 08, 2017 6:27 AM | Newsscroll