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US commanders claim Afghan strategy boosting peace hopes

2 months, 23 days ago
KABUL: Increasing prospects of peace talks with the Taliban show the US strategy in Afghanistan is working, despite continuing violence and insurgent control of wide areas of the countryside, top US commanders in Afghanistan said. The…

World Bank to give Afghanistan $520 mn credit

1 year, 4 months ago
WASHINGTON: The World Bank on Tuesday said it had approved a $520 million plan to help Afghanistan, which has been weakened by the Taliban insurgency and gradual withdrawal of US troops. Almost half of the amount, given in the form of…

Poles welcome US troops as Nato eyes Russia

1 year, 9 months ago
WARSAW: Polish authorities and ordinary Poles welcomed Saturday US troops who arrived this week as part of an unprecedented deployment to NATO's eastern flank aimed at deterring Russia. "Welcome to Poland," Prime Minister Beata Szydlo…