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Taliban storm northern base as Afghan forces fight in Ghazni

Taliban storm northern base as Afghan forces fight in Ghazni

Taliban fighters overran a northern Afghan army base, killing at least 17 soldiers with dozens feared captured in a stinging blow to security forces already struggling to push insurgents from eastern Ghazni.

‘Blockade opened up new business avenues for Qatar’

‘Blockade opened up new business avenues for Qatar’

The Gulf crisis has opened new avenues for business, especially for young entrepreneurs, 26-year-old Hasham Abbasi told Qatar Urdu Radio show Haqeeqat yesterday.

Militant attack on Afghan army base kills 10 soldiers

Militant attack on Afghan army base kills 10 soldiers

At least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed when militants attacked their army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defence ministry said on Tuesday, in the latest attack on Western-backed forces.

140 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army base

140 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army base

At least 140 soldiers and officers were killed when Taliban militants attacked an Afghan army base in northern Balkh province on Friday, a local official says.

Art detectives help bring back antiquities stolen from temples

Art detectives help bring back antiquities stolen from temples

By day, Arvind Venkatraman works as a software engineer in Chennai. But in his spare time, he is an international art detective whose efforts have helped bring back some of the country’s most valuable antiquities.

Seven Indian soldiers killed in attack on army base

Seven Indian soldiers killed in attack on army base

Seven Indian soldiers were killed after militants disguised as policemen stormed a major army base near the frontier with Pakistan on Tuesday, as tensions ran high after weeks of cross-border firing.

Pakistan's top diplomat says he will visit India

Pakistan's top diplomat says he will visit India

Pakistan's top foreign affairs official has said he plans to visit India next month for a regional conference, the first high-profile visit since tensions spiralled between the arch-rivals after a deadly attack on an Indian army base.

Britain mid-cap stocks undershoot large caps

Britain mid-cap stocks undershoot large caps

Even as the UK stock market’s resurgence this year has made it among the most expensive in Europe, its smaller members are trading at multi-year lows. One reason? Concern over the UK secession.