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Ghani: Afghan Forces Killed 160 IS Militants

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Thursday his security forces have killed scores of pro-Islamic State fighters in operations this week, dismissing criticism that the government has failed to prevent the terror group from finding safe havens in Afghanistan.   Addressing a news conference in Kabul, Ghani said the Afghan state is determined to eliminate the threat IS poses, citing stepped up operations against the group.   “We have killed 160 Daesh [the Arabic acronym for IS]...

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