Taliban clashes on 1st day of reduced violence pact

Kabul, Feb 23 : There were eight clashes between the Taliban and Afghan security forces reported on the first day after the week-long seven-day “reduction in violence” pact came into effect in the war-torn country, the media reported. The clashes were reported on Saturday in Faryab, Uruzgan, Paktia, Balkh, Baghlan, Badghis, Helmand and Kapisa provinces, […]

Pak inaugurates 1st-ever Afghan transit cargo train service

Islamabad, Feb 23 : Pakistan Railways has inaugurated a first-ever train service that would exclusively transport Afghan transit cargo from Karachi to the countries’ border. Pakistan Railways Chairman Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani inaugurated the train on Saturday which departed from the Pakistan International Container Terminal in Karachi with 35 containers on board for the country’s southwest Chaman […]