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Former Pakistan PM Gilani's kidnapped son recovered from Afghanistan

Former Pakistan PM Gilani's kidnapped son recovered from Afgha...

The son of Pakistan’s ex-prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was on Tuesday rescued from the clutches of Taliban in a joint operation by the US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan, three years after he was abducted from his hometown in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Ali Haider Gilani “has been recovered today in a joint operation carried out by the Afghan and US security forces in Ghazni, Afghanistan,” Pakistan’s foreign office said in a statement. Afghan National ..., 2 months ago

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German train attacker vowed 'revenge on the infidels'

The 17-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who went on a rampage with an axe and a knife on a German train on Monday wanted to avenge his friend’s death by ‘killing infidels’, investigating officers said on Tuesday. The teen had received a word that a friend had died in his home country days before. He vowed in a note that he would ‘take revenge on these infidels’. The man, who injured at least 20 passengers on the train -- three of them seriously – was shot and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

World's fastest-growing economy lags most South Asian neighbours

India’s per capita GDP of $5,238 in 2013 was 65 per cent lower than Iran, 54 per cent lower than Maldives, 44 per cent lower than Sri Lanka and 27 per cent lower than Bhutan, according to the Human Development Report 2015 Image: Bablu Das, a 46-year-old Indian artist, walks on stilts for an advertisement campaign. Photograph: Reuters. The world’s fastest-growing economy, on course to become the world’s third largest by 2030 with a gross domestic product (GDP) of $7.3 ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Modi, Ghani inaugurate landmark Afghan-India Friendship Dam

Unfazed by terror attacks on its missions, India will continue to extend cooperation in war-torn Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted on Saturday after dedicating a Rs 1,700 crore dam in strategically vital Herat province. Modi said other countries may have a ‘sunset clause’ but India’s ties with Afghanistan remain ‘timeless’. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi being warmly received by the President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago PM Modi awarded Afghanistan's top civilian honour  Rediff.com1 month ago Modi to inaugurate Afghan-India friendship dam on Saturday  Rediff.com1 month ago

With entry into NSG on his mind, PM embarks on 5-nation tour

With an aim to bolster ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a five-nation visit to Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the US and Mexico focus of which will be to enhance India’s engagement in areas of trade, energy and security, besides pushing for its membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. Modi is likely to seek support of Switzerland and Mexico for India’s membership of the 48-member NSG as both these countries are key members of the elite group. The issue ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Modi to kick off his 5-nation visit tomorrow  Rediff.com1 month ago In Pictures | 5 highlights from PM Narendra Modi's five-nation tour  DNA1 month ago PM Modi arrives in US for three-day visit  Rediff.com1 month ago

India asks UN: Why is new Taliban chief not designated as terrorist?

India has demanded the United Nations to slap sanctions against the new Taliban leader in Afghanistan, saying it is "sheer folly" that the leader of a proscribed entity is not yet designated as a terrorist individual. "It is sheer folly that the leader of a proscribed entity is not yet designated as a terrorist individual," India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said at a Security Council debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Supporting ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Two Indians killed in Kabul blast

IMAGE: Afghan security forces inspect bloodstains on a minibus that was hit by suicide attacker at the site of an incident in Kabul on Monday. Photograph: Omar Sobhani/Reuters Two Indians working as guards at the Canadian Embassy in Kabul were among 25 people killed in a string of Taliban suicide attacks across Afghanistan on Monday. In the first attack, a Taliban suicide bomber hit a minibus carrying foreign security guards in Kabul along the main road to the eastern city of Jalalabad, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

JeM leader who directed Pathankot attack flees to Afghanistan

The Jaish-e-Mohammed leader who gave directions over the phone to the terrorists during the attack on the Pathankot airbase has reportedly managed to flee to Afghanistan from Pakistan, an official said. “The alleged JeM handler who communicated by telephone more than two-dozen times with the terrorists in Pathankot before they carried out the attack on the airbase on January 2, 2016 has managed to cross into Afghan border,” a member of the Joint Investigation Team probing the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

How a marine saved dozens of lives during Orlando shooting

A 24-year-old Marine, who served in Afghanistan, is being hailed as a hero for helping scores of people escape from an Orlando club targeted by a terrorist who killed 49 people in the deadliest shooting in the United States history. Imran Yousuf, a bouncer at the Pulse nightclub, heard the gunfire break out early Sunday morning. "The initial one was three or four (shots). That was a shock. Three of four shots go off and you could tell it was a high caliber," Yousuf, a former sergeant who just ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Kin of Indian woman abducted in Kabul write to PM

The Centre on Monday said it is working round the clock to secure the release of Judith D’Souza who has been abducted in Afghanistan even as her family wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to do his ‘utmost’ in ensuring that she is reunited with them at the earliest. ‘This is a very delicate matter. Human life is at stake. We are working round the clock. I cannot share details,’ tweeted External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj while responding to a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Indian woman abducted in Kabul  Rediff.com1 month ago
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