Tag: Afghanistan

Former Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to contest presidential polls

Kabul: Gulbudin Hekmatyar, a former Afghan warlord and leader of the Hezb-e-Islami political party, registered with the country's Election Commission…

Afghan Taliban rule out talks with US in Pakistan

Kabul: The Afghan Taliban on Saturday rejected Pakistani media reports of possible talks with the US in Islamabad and reiterated…

Afghanistan: 8 killed in mine collapse

Raghistan [Afghanistan]: Eight persons were killed and two were injured after a mine collapsed here on Thursday. Tolo News quoted…

US tells Taliban it must talk to Afghan government

Kabul: The US envoy in Afghanistan said Wednesday that a peaceful end to the 17-year conflict requires the Taliban to…

7 militants killed during operations launched by Afghan and coalition forces

Kabul: Seven Taliban militants were killed in multiple operations launched by Afghan and coalition forces in three southern provinces of…

To avoid clash with IPL, Afghanistan-Ireland series to commence on Feb 21

Dubai: Three-format series between Afghanistan and Ireland, which was scheduled for February 23, will now commence on February 21 in…

India seeking peace in Afghanistan, says Abdullah

Kabul: Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah said that India is seeking peace in Afghanistan. Abdullah gave this statement…

Justin Trudeau lookalike found in Afghanistan talent show

KABUL: An Afghan talent show contestant's striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely…

70 killed in Afghanistan clashes

Kabul: Increasing militancy and counter-militancy have claimed the lives of more than 70 people in Afghanistan since Saturday, officials said…

Five killed in militant attack on Afghan police station: officials

Herat: Gunmen stormed a police station in western Afghanistan Saturday, killing at least five people and wounding two others, officials…

2+2 meeting: India, US discuss Indo-Pacific, Afghanistan peace reconciliation

New Delhi: The United States and India here on Friday held a 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue to discuss over the diplomatic…

Justin Trudeau doppelganger found in Afghanistan!

Kabul: An Afghan music show contestant has taken the internet by storm owing to his uncanny resemblance with Canadian Prime…

Interim govt not in Afghanistan’s interests: Abdullah Abdullah

Kabul: Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has ruled out prospects of a caretaker government in Afghanistan, underlining that…

40 people killed in Afghan gold mine cave-in

Kabul: At least 40 people have been killed as a gold mine caved in on Sunday in northern Afghanistan, authorities…

Death toll mounts to 40 in Afghanistan mine collapse

Kabul: The death toll in the gold mine collapse here on Sunday rose to 40, while 10 miners were reportedly…

Taliban blames US, Afghan forces for most civilian casualties in 2018

Kabul:The Taliban blamed US and Afghan forces for almost 90 percent of civilian casualties in 2018, in a report released…

Trump mocks Modi, Congress defend ‘Indian PM’

NEW DELHI: A day after US President Donald Trump has mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over funding a "library" in…

Afghanistan: Slain Sikh leader’s son leading in prelim poll results

Kabul [Afghanistan]: Narender Singh Khalsa, the son of slain Sikh leader Avtar Singh, has secured a seat in the Lower…

Trump ridicules Modi over funding ‘library’ in Afghanistan

Washington: US President Donald Trump has mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over funding a "library" in war-torn Afghanistan, saying it…

3 convicted in Afghanistan for BBC journalist’s murder

Kabul: A court here has convicted three men for the murder of a BBC journalist who was shot dead in…