Tag: Afghanistan

Child among two killed in Afghanistan blast

Herat [Afghanistan]: At least two people, including a child, were killed and 14 others sustained injuries in a roadside bomb…

Child among two killed in Afghanistan blast

Herat: At least two people, including a child, were killed and 14 others sustained injuries in a roadside bomb blast…

Afghanistan: Key Taliban commander among 6 militants killed in anti-terrorism operation

Balkh: Six Taliban terrorists, including a key commander of the group, were killed in an anti-terrorism operation carried out by…

Afghanistan: Prison riot kills 4 inmates, 33 injured including police

Kabul [Afghanistan]: Four inmates lost their lives while 33 others, including 20 police officers, were injured after riots broke out…

16 terrorists killed by Afghan forces

Farah: At least 16 Taliban terrorists were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan forces in Farah province on…

At least three dead as blasts rock eastern Afghan city

Jalalabad:At least three people were killed and another 20 wounded in a series of blasts in the eastern Afghan city…

Airstrikes kill 24 Taliban terrorists in Afghanistan

Kabul: Multiple airstrikes across three provinces in Afghanistan left at least 24 Taliban terrorists dead on Sunday. Airstrikes in Zurmat…

Landmine explosion kills seven children in Afghanistan

Ghazni: A landmine explosion killed seven children and wounded two others in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as war…

NATO air strike kills 10 militants in Afghanistan

Kabul: A NATO-led coalition forces' pilot-less aircraft struck a Taliban hideout in Afghanistan and killed 10 militants, police said on…

Afghanistan: 4-year-old amputee Rahman begins dancing after he receives artificial leg

Kabul: We routinely hear stories of war, destruction and sadness from Afghanistan. But for a pleasant change we have come…

Afghanistan summons Pak deputy ambassador ‘for violating airspace’

Kabul: Afghan on Saturday summoned Pakistan's deputy ambassador to Afghanistan to condemn recent "violation" of Kabul airspace by Pakistan Army…

Clashes in Afghanistan leave 17 dead, including police personnel

Kandahar [Afghanistan]: At least 17 people, including police officers and Taliban militants, were killed during clashes here on Saturday, according…

Afghan’s ‘Loya Jirga’ ends with call for urgent ceasefire

KABUL: A five-day summit on peace in Afghanistan ended on Friday with a call for an urgent ceasefire and a…

Follower of Sri Lanka bomber sought India attack: police

New Delhi: An alleged follower of Sri Lankan bombing mastermind Zahran Hashim was set to appear before an Indian court…

Afghanistan ready for peace, says Abdullah

Kabul: Afghanistan's Chief Executive Order Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday stressed that the government and the people of the country are…

53 people rescued from Taliban prison in Afghanistan

Zabul [Afghanistan]: The Afghan National Defence and Security Forces freed at least 53 people from a Taliban prison in an…

More civilians killed by US, Afghan forces than Taliban: UN report

UNITED NATIONS: More civilians have been killed by airstrikes carried out by Afghan and US forces than by the Taliban…

Explosion occurs in downtown Kabul

Kabul: An explosion took place near the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, in downtown Kabul, around 11:30 a.m. (local…

Afghan supreme court extends Ghani’s term until delayed elections

Kabul: Afghanistan's supreme court has extended the term of President Ashraf Ghani until delayed elections take place, an official said…

27 Taliban militants killed in encounter with security forces

Nangarhar: At least 27 Taliban fighters were killed in an encounter with Afghan security forces in Shirzad district in Afghanistan's…