April 29, 2011

Af/Pak News 04/29/2011

NATO: 3 coalition troops killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan - Three NATO service members were killed in separate incidents in Afghanistan, where attacks have stepped up against coalition troops and others aligned with the government, the alliance said Friday.

Pakistani's Navy Attacked by Taliban, Again Four navel personnel and one civilian were killed in a bomb explosion targeting a bus in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday.

Arrests made after massive Afghan jail break KANDAHAR (AFP) - Afghan police have arrested the prison governor and fellow police officers after a mass break-out from a jail in southern Afghanistan, officials and a source said.

Grossman to stress US commitment to Pak, Afghanistan during South Asia trip US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Marc Grossman will emphasise Washington's commitment to long-term partnerships with both nations during his visit to South Asia, the State Department has said.

Obama names team for "new phase" in Afghan war WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama Thursday charged his reshaped national security team with managing a "new phase" in the long war in Afghanistan:

Kabul airport shooting involves ISAF troops Eight troops of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force have been killed at Kabul airport by rifle-fire.

Taliban strike Pakistani security forces, killing 5 ISLAMABAD -- Taliban militants in Pakistan extended their campaign of violence Thursday against the country's security forces, targeting the navy for the third time this week with a bombing that killed five in the southern city of Karachi.

U.N. cites progress after Afghan police pay audit WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A United Nations program on Wednesday cited progress in modernizing payroll systems for Afghanistan's police, pushing back against questions about U.N. oversight that were raised by a U.S. audit.

Pakistan, US will work together to resolve Afghan conflict WASHINGTON: Countering negative media portrayals of Pakistan-US relations, Pakistan ...

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