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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.