some old english guy wonders into the area and made lines that are stupid Nov 22
Khyber during the Frontier Uprising of 1897In the Khyber, Afridis attacked the British positions and posts and after setting some of the British forts on fire, they also extended helping hand to the Orakzais in besieging the Samana posts. The control of the Khyber Pass was completely lost and it took quite a while for the British to restore their authority in the Khyber. The Afridis later on had to face a British punitive expedition in the Tirah Valley. Pashtun revolt of 1897 against Durand line demarcation
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New border checkpost sparks Pak-Afghan tension Wednesday, April 03, 2013 - Islamabad—The construction of a border checkpost has sparked a new feud between Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan, with the latter already having accused the other of cross-border shelling and trying to undermine prospects of peace with the Afghan Taliban. In a meeting with Pakistan Ambassador to Afghanistan Mohammad Sadiq on Monday, Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin expressed his concerns over what it called “Pakistani military’s unilateral construction and physical reinforcement activities along the Durand Line.” According to the Afghan deputy foreign minister, the construction of the Pakistani military checkpost close to the Goshta district of Nangarhar province is “against all accepted international norms, provocative and unacceptable to the Afghan government.”
Once again, Afghanistan-Pakistan border skirmish exacerbated, straining relations between the two countries. Border Clashes and the History of Durand Line - The Daily Afghanistan ExpressThe Daily Afghanistan Express
The Durand Line jinx The clash on Monday at a border checkpost between Pakistan and Afghanistan took place at the site of a previous incident, but in the background was the perennial dispute between the two countries over their border, as well as the incidents of firing which the two countries accuse each other of.
Durand line is a settled issue with Afghanistan: FO ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office has said that Durand line is a settled issue between Afghanistan and Pakistan, adding that it find the talk on Durand line a distraction from the other more pressing priorities. Replying to a question, the FO spokesman Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said that the country has protested with the government of Afghanistan over the repetition of unprovoked firing from Afghan side on our Gursal post. He further said Pakistan considers India's on-going efforts to build ballistic missile system as a destabilizing development.
Neighbourhood watch : Karzai’s remarks fuel Pak-Afghan tensions Afghan government accused the Pakistani military of setting up check posts on the Afghan side of the border. Afghan government accused the Pakistani military of setting up check posts on the Afghan side of the border.
KABUL (WNA): President Hamid Karzai in a telephone conversation with chief of Jamiatul Ulama-Pakistan condemned the recent incident in Kurm Agency, where six people were killed and called terrorism the enemy of human, his office said yesterday. Wakht News Agency - Karzai converse with Pak Fazulrahman on Durand Line
Karzai: Afghanistan Never Recognised the Durand Line News - Afghanistan Saturday, 04 May 2013 17:06 Last Updated on Sunday, 05 May 2013 11:40 Written by Shakeela Abrahimkhil
By Sayed Jawad - 12 May 2013, 10:00 pm The United States of America on Sunday once again emphasized on the legal status of Durand Line as the border line between Afghanistan and Pakistan despite Afghan president Hamid Karzai insisted that the government of Afghanistan will never accept the legal status of Durand Line. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns on Sunday told reports in capital Kabul that Washington’s stance on this issue remains unchanged, and is similar to Marc Grossman’s remarks on the legal status of Durand Line. US accepts Durand Line as formal Pak-Afghan border: Burns
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KABUL – The issue of the Durand Line had not be discussed between President Hamid Karzai and his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari when they met in London last week, a presidential spokesman said on Sunday. In London, Karzai held a series of meetings with Zardari at the trilateral talks hosted by the UK premier David Cameron. The two presidents agreed on various issues, including jointly working to reach a peace deal with the Taliban over the next six months. Durand Line Not Discussed in London: Faizi – The Daily Afghanistan Express
Officials say US will not be allowed to use supply routes after 2014. Drivers chat atop a fuel tanker truck, used to transport fuel to Nato forces in Afghanistan, parked along a road in Karachi on Tuesday. PHOTO: AFP Pakistan opposes prolonged US presence in Afghanistan
Retracing Nato routes: Politics of access in the Pak-Afghan region The current security predicament faced by the Af-Pak region has much to do with its history. The current security predicament faced by the Af-Pak region has much to do with its history. PHOTO: AFP/FILE The year 2011 hasn’t been the only time in history when the politics of routes and access shaped international relations in this region.
North Waziristan North Waziristan (Urdu: شمالی وزیرستان Shomali Waziristan) is the northern part of Waziristan, a mountainous region of northeast Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan and covering 11,585 square kilometres (4,473 sq mi). Waziristan comprises the area west and south-west of Peshawar between the Kurram River (Tochi River) to the north and the Gomal River to the south, forming part of Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). Miranshah is capital of North Waziristan.
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