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Afghan airstrikes kill 31 militants

By AFP

March 14, 2019 – 8:20 pm

GHAZNI, AFGHANISTAN: Thirty-one militants, many of them believed to have been Al-Qaeda fighters, have been killed in airstrikes in south-eastern Afghanistan, officials said Thursday.


Taliban leader Omar lived next to US Afghan base: biography

By AFP

March 11, 2019 – 12:58 pm

Taliban founder Mullah Omar lived within walking distance of US bases in Afghanistan for years, according to a new book that highlights embarrassing failures of American intelligence.


Trump claims Manafort case shows ‘no collusion’ with Russia

By AFP

March 9, 2019 – 12:18 pm

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump declared a victory on Friday in the Russia collusion investigation after his former campaign chief received an unexpectedly light sentence in a high-profile case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.


India signs $3b submarine deal with Russia: reports

By AFP

March 8, 2019 – 5:39 pm

NEW DELHI: India has signed a $3 billion deal to lease a third Russian nuclear-powered submarine for 10 years, giving Delhi a boost in the Indian Ocean against Pakistan and China, media reports said.


Lukaku strikes late to send Man United fourth

By AFP

March 3, 2019 – 5:34 pm

MANCHESTER: Romelu Lukaku struck a dramatic 89th-minute winner as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer´s Manchester United beat Southampton 3-2 at Old Trafford on Saturday to leapfrog Arsenal into fourth place in the Premier League.