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US wasted billions in failed Afghan stabilization efforts: official

US wasted billions in failed Afghan stabilization efforts: official

The United States wasted billions of dollars trying to stabilize fragile parts of Afghanistan from 2001-2017 and some efforts caused more harm than good, a US government watchdog said Thursday.

Pakistan military kills senior militant in Baluchistan raid

Pakistan military kills senior militant in Baluchistan raid

Pakistan's military has killed a senior member of militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi(LeJ) along with two suicide bombers in a raid in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, the army's media wing said.

PM attends graduation event at Police College

PM attends graduation event at Police College

On the occasion, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior honoured the course topper and handed over certificates to the graduates.

Two Palestinians killed while trying to cross from Gaza

Two Palestinians killed while trying to cross from Gaza

Palestinian health officials said the two men had been killed by Israeli gunfire near the town of Khan Younis.

German defence minister wants €12bn more for military

German defence minister wants €12bn more for military

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen wants a budget increase of €12bn ($14.6bn) on top of what her ministry was set to be allotted for 2019-2021 by the country's last finance minister.

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on Afghanistan border

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on Afghanistan border

Though security has improved in Pakistan's remote areas bordering Afghanistan, sectarian militant attacks still occur.

China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions rise

China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions rise

China's sole aircraft carrier has passed through the Taiwan Strait, the island's defence ministry said Wednesday, as Beijing warned against any move to ‘separate the country’.

US-South Korea military exercises to resume next month

US-South Korea military exercises to resume next month

The United States and South Korea will resume joint military drills next month, Seoul and Washington said on Tuesday, exercises that will go ahead despite US President Donald Trump's planned meeting with North Korea ...

US veterans join forces for gun reform

US veterans join forces for gun reform

Dave Baril has served in the US Marine Corps for over 18 years, deployed twice to Iraq, and is a gun owner.

Qatar, Nato sign agreement on military co-operation

Qatar, Nato sign agreement on military co-operation

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg witnessed the signing of the agreement between the Government of Qatar, represented by the Qatari Armed Forces, and Nato.

Eleven sick after envelope opened at US military base

Eleven sick after envelope opened at US military base

An envelope containing an ‘unknown substance’ was opened at a US base near Washington on Tuesday, leaving 11 people sick, including military personnel, the Marine Corps said.

Taiwan military veterans clash with police in pension protest

Taiwan military veterans clash with police in pension protest

Protesters including senior military veterans pushed down a gate to Taiwan's parliament building Tuesday and clashed with police as they tried to storm in over pension cutbacks.