Pakistani soldiers captured a major Taleban base in the north-western tribal region of Bajaur after days of fierce fighting, officials said on Tuesday. The army was now moving towards the terrorists’ main training area in theDamadola district.
Published: FT.com January 26 2010 02:00 | Last updated: January 26 2010 02:00 Pakistan’s security establishment, which wields influence over the Afghan Taliban, says it is ready to facilitate talks to end the Afghanistan conflict in return for greater US…
BBC: With its announcement that it will launch no new offensives against the Taliban in 2010, Pakistan’s army appears to have opened a new innings in its favourite game with the West, says the BBC’s Syed Shoaib Hasan in Islamabad.
On Friday, a large explosion shook up the centre of Kabul. According to the first reports, a missile hot the diplomatic district, which holds the presidential palace as well as most of the Western embassies and the main office of the United Nations.