If the US genuinely wants to 'reset' relations with Pakistan, it would actively engage with Pakistan's civilian leaders, which is not happening.
Of total fatalities, 4,476 people, half occurred in the Mediterranean this year, the International Organization for Migration says in a new report.
Spokesman of Afghan Taliban says its delegation is meeting US representatives again in Abu Dhabi for talks. Meanwhile, Pakistan's PM Imran Khan says Islamabad "helped" in dialogue between both sides.
It's not opium farming but cooking meth that the district of Ghoryan quickly earned a reputation for, with traffickers buying the drug from locals at phenomenally low prices.
Efforts are being made by Washington to press for a negotiated end to Afghanistan's devastating 17-year conflict.
According to UN figures, 313 civilians have been killed and 336 wounded in air strikes by US and Afghan forces in the nine months to the end of September, a 39 per cent increase from the same period in 2017.
Car bombing kills four security members and eight civilians as Taliban attack convoy of country's main intelligence agency in Paghman district west of capital Kabul, officials say.
A majority of UN states have adopted a non-binding global pact to better handle migrant flows, though fewer governments joined than had previously worked on the proposal.
Pakistan's prime minister has said his country is not someone's 'hired gun', following US demands for Islamabad to do more in the battle against militancy.
No group has taken responsibility for the assault on two army outposts late in Herat's Shindand district, but authorities blame the Taliban.
Defining anti-Muslim sentiment in Europe is not just about confronting hatred, it's also about understanding the deep institutional currents that fan anti-Muslim discourse.
Kabul recently signalled that it wants to keep a tight rein on the multitude of armed groups that run amok across much of the country — some backed by Afghanistan and the US — who want to impose their own version of local governance.
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