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Afghan forces launch counter-offensive in Baghlan

Kabul, May 7 | Scores of militants have been killed in Afghanistan's Baghlan province as government forces launched a counter-offensive to repel Taliban attacks,...

Afghan conflict intensifies amid US forces’ withdrawal

Kabul, May 6 | The ongoing conflict in Afghanistan has further intensified since the start of the withdrawal of the US-led forces from the...

UNSC strongly condemns Afghan terror attack

United Nations, May 4 | The UN Security Council condemned "in the strongest terms" the terror attack in Afghanistan's Logar province on April 30...

5 soldiers, 8 militants killed in Afghan clashes

Kabul, May 2 | Five soldiers and eight militants were killed when fighting erupted in Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province on Saturday night, a local...

Afghan airstrikes kill 12 militants in eastern Ghazni province

Ghazni (Afghanistan), April 25 | Afghan fighting planes targeted the Taliban hideouts in the restive Muqar and Gilan districts of eastern Ghazni province on...

Afghan gun battle leaves 5 militants dead in Badakhshan

Faizabad (Afghanistan), April 25 | Five militants have been confirmed dead as a clash erupted in Shahr-e-Bazarg district of northern Badakhshan province on Sunday,...

India using Afghan soil to carry out terrorism in Balochistan: Pak...

Islamabad, April 23 | Pakistan President Arif Alvi has said that India is using Afghanistan's soil to carry out terrorist activities in Balochistan.The Pakistani...

Afghan security operations kill 9 militants

Kabul, April 19 | Nine militants have been killed and three others injured in cleanup operations conducted by government forces in Afghanistan's Helmand province,...

8 family members killed in Afghan mosque shooting

Kabul, April 18 | At least eight members of a family were killed after unknown gunmen opened fire on them at a mosque in...

3 Afghan policemen killed in insider attack

Kabul, April 18 | Three police constables were killed when one of their colleagues turned his gun against them in Afghanistan's Badghis province, the...

Tens of thousands killed in 2 decades of Afghan conflict

Kabul, April 18 | The last two decades of conflict in Afghanistan that started with the ouster of the Taliban regime in 2001, have...

Playing music as new method for treatment of Afghan drug addicts

Kabul, April 17 | Hundreds of drug addicts have recovered in the Jaghara Treatment Centre in Afghanistan's Herat province since its establishment...

‘Troops’ withdrawal need to coincide with Afghan peace’

Islamabad, April 16 | The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said that it is important that the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan coincides with progress...

Abdullah congratulates Afghan journo for question 11 yrs ago

Kabul, April 15 | In a sympathetic admission of an earlier mistake, Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of Afghanistan's High Council of National Reconciliation, on Thursday...

Pak Army chief, Blinken discuss Afghan peace process

Islamabad, April 15 | Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the Afghan peace...

Announcing Afghan pullout, Biden asks India to ‘do more’ for Kabul...

By Arul LouisNew York, April 15 | US President Joe Biden has asked India and other regional countries to pitch in to help...

Rise in Afghan civilian casualties: Report

Kabul, April 14 | A UN report on Wednesday showed that at least 573 civilians were killed and 1,210 others wounded in the first...

As Biden sets 9/11 deadline for Afghan withdrawal, India invited to...

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, April 14 | India has been invited to an Afghanistan peace conference in Turkey to back up the slowed down...

Afghan forces foil Taliban attack

Kabul, April 12 | Afghan forces have foiled a Taliban attack on the outskirts of Kunduz city, a provincial spokesman said.A group of Taliban...

Afghan targeted killings kill 60 in March

Kabul, April 1 | About 60 people lost their lives and many others wounded in targeted attacks across Afghanistan in March, according to official...

9 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, March 27 | At least nine policemen were killed after Taliban militants attacked a security checkpoint in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Saturday, a...

CSK sign up Afghan pacer Farooqi as net bowler

New Delhi, March 25 | Afghanistan pacer Fazalhaq Farooqi has been signed up by Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as...

US Defence Secy meets Afghan Prez

Kabul, March 22 | In an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin met President Ashraf Ghani during which they both expressed...

36 dead in Afghan clashes

Kabul, March 21 | At least 36 people were killed in clashes in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, according to a local war...

Afghan skipper breaks Dhoni’s record of most T20I wins

Abu Dhabi, March 20 | Afghanistan's Asghar Afghan broke MS Dhoni's record of most T20 International wins as captain after his team registered a...

IMF loan to cover 46% of Afghan budget deficit

Kabul, March 18 | The International Monetary Fund (IMF) would give a payable loan of $225 million to Afghanistan which is expected to cover...

9 dead in Afghan army chopper crash

Kabul, March 18 | An Afghan military helicopter crashed in Wardak province, killing all nine people on board, officials said on Thursday.According to a...

Afghan varsity bus attacked, 2 dead

Kabul, March 16 | At least two people were killed and six teachers injured after unidentified gunmen opened fire at a university bus in...

2 killed in Afghan targeted shootings

Kabul, March 14 | An official of a local court and a police officer were killed in Afghanistan on Sunday morning, the latest in...

‘Afghan govt will attend Turkey, Russia meetings’

Kabul, March 14 | Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib said that the Kabul government will participate in the UN-led conference in Turkey, proposed...

Ready to host Afghan peace talks: Turkey

Ankara, March 13 | Turkey is ready to host an Afghan peace conference, which aims to seal a peace deal between the Kabul government...

Russia to host meeting on Afghan peace process

Kabul, March 10 | Amidst new efforts by the US to expedite Afghanistan's reconciliation efforts, officials have confirmed that Russia is planning to host...

UN seeks leading role for Afghan women in peace

Kabul, March 8 | The UN said on Monday that it sought a leading role for Afghan women in the country's peace process that...

IS claims killing 3 female Afghan media workers

Kabul, March 3 | The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a shooting attack that killed three female media workers...

‘UK supports Afghan’s fight against Taliban’

London, Feb 27 | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a telephonic conversation with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during which the former reiterated...

;Afghan civilian casualties on rise following peace talks’

Kabul, Feb 23 | There was a rise in civilians killed and injured in Afghanistan following the start of peace negotiations in September, according...

Afghan Parliament approves Budget for current fiscal year

Kabul, Feb 22 | The Afghan Parliament on Monday approved the current fiscal year's Budget with a majority of votes after weeks of tensions...

2 killed, 2 wounded in Afghan capital explosions

Kabul, Feb 20 | Two people were killed and two others wounded in two separate bomb explosions, targeting two cars in Kabul, capital of...

Afghan army frees 24 people from Taliban prison: Official

Kunduz (Afghanistan), Feb 18 | The Afghan army's Special Forces freed 24 people from a prison at a Taliban hideout in restive northern province...

30 Taliban militants killed in blast: Afghan Army

Kabul, Feb 14 | At least 30 Taliban militants were killed as their explosive device went off prematurely inside a mosque in Afghanistan's Balkh...

IPL auction: Dilip Doshi’s son oldest at 42, Afghan Noor, 16,...

New Delhi, Feb 13 | At the age of 42, Nayan Doshi, son of former India left-arm spinner Dilip Doshi, is the...

Afghan security forces enhance crackdown in Nangarhar

Kabul, Feb 10 | Over the past five days, Afghan security forces have enhanced a crackdown on terrorists in Nangarhar province, an active militant...

Taliban not committed to peace, abandoned talks: Afghan NSA

Kabul, Feb 7 | Afghan National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib claimed that the Taliban has no intention towards being committed to the country's...

US Secretary of State meets Khalilzad on Afghan peace

Washington, Feb 5 | US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Zalmay Khalilzad, Washington's special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation, during which they "discussed the...

26 killed in Afghan clashes

Kabul, Feb 5 | At least 26 people were killed during clashes between security forces and Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Kunduz province on Friday,...

Over 50 dead in Afghan targeted killings last month

Kabul, Feb 2 | Targeted killings across Afghanistan in the month of January claimed the lives of more than 50 people, triggering concerns among...

Taliban shadow governor arrested: Afghan govt

Kabul, Jan 31 | A Taliban militant group's acting provincial governor for Kabul province has been arrested, the Afghan National Directorate for Security (NDS),...

Over 8,500 Afghan civilians killed, injured in 2020

Kabul, Jan 28 | In its latest report, the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) has revealed that more than 8,500 civilians were killed...

Painting inspires Afghan girls to break through confinements of tradition

Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan), Jan 20 | "My prime objective is to portray the suffering of my fellow Afghans in paintings and exhibit them to highlight...

Afghan President, NATO chief discuss peace talks

Kabul, Jan 19 | Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held a phone conversation during which they discussed the...

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Rs 50K cr on-tap term liquidity facility opened to ease access...

Mumbai, May 7 | In order to boost the provision of immediate liquidity for ramping up COVID-related healthcare infrastructure and services in the country,...