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‘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...

2 female Afghan judges dead in targeted killing

Kabul, Jan 17 | Two female Afghan judges were killed in Kabul on Sunday when unidentified armed men opened fire at the vehicle they...

Pak FM, Afghan politician discuss peace process

Islamabad, Jan 12 | Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday held talks with leader of Afghanistan's Hezb-e-Wahdat-e Islami party Karim Khalili in...

Afghan military discovers car bomb, defuses 32 IEDs

Kabul, Jan 11 | The Afghan Ministry of Defence said on Monday that the military have discovered a car bomb and defused 32 Improvised...

Taliban attacks pushed back in Kandahar: Afghan official

Kabul, Jan 8 | Taliban attacks on various parts of Afghanistan's Kandahar province in the last few weeks have been "pushed back" and the...

Pak hails resumption of Afghan peace talks

Islamabad, Jan 7 | Pakistan has welcomed the resumption of the second round of the Afghan peace talks in Qatar between representatives of the...

Pak soldier killed in firing from across Afghan border: Army

Islamabad, Jan 7 | The Pakistan Army said on Thursday that a soldier was killed in firing from across the Afghan border.In a statement,...

Khalilzad visits Pak ahead of Afghan peace talks’ resumption

Islamabad, Jan 5 | US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has embarked on a trip to Pakistan ahead of the resumption of...

Targeted killings to be discussed in Afghan peace talks: Top official

Kabul, Jan 2 | A chief negotiator of the Afghan government has said that the issue of targeted killings will be discussed when the...

Afghan presidential aide ‘critically injured’ in Kabul blast

Kabul, Dec 31 | An aide to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was "critically injured" in an IED blast in Kabul on Thursday, while his...

Afghan killing fields: Taliban & its mentors have blood on their...

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Dec 31 | Afghanistans President Ashraf Ghani has asserted that his country is confronting a fierce psychological war, where repeated...

Pakistan invites Afghan businessmen to join CPEC

Islamabad, Dec 31 | Speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly Asad Qaisar has invited Afghan businessmen to take part in economic activities under the China-Pakistan...

Afghan Parliament rejects 2021 budget

Kabul, Dec 30 | The Afghan Parliament on Wednesday rejected the 2021 fiscal year's budget, citing "serious problems".The exclusion of 1,131 provincial projects, the...

‘Taliban presence in Pak will challenge Afghan peace’

Kabul, Dec 25 | The presence of Taliban leaders and their fighters in Pakistan is a "clear violation of Afghanistans national sovereignty" and will...

Afghan President approves land for new cricket stadium in Kabul (Lead)

Kabul, Dec 21 | In their endeavour to host international matches, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has secured land for a new state-of-the-art stadium in...

7 killed in Afghan bomb blasts

Kabul, Dec 21 | Seven people, including a highway police chief, were killed in two improvised bomb blasts in Afghanistan on Monday, according to...

Afghan President approves land for new cricket stadium in Kabul

Kabul, Dec 21 | In their endeavour to host international matches, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has secured land for a new stadium in Kabul.Afghanistan...

UN envoy calls for efforts to make Afghan peace process inclusive

Kabul, Dec 18 | The top UN envoy for Afghanistan told the Security Council that peace in the war-torn country will be achieved only...

Location debate shouldn’t delay Afghan peace talks: Abdullah

Kabul, Dec 17 | Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of Afghanistan's High Council of National Reconciliation, has said that a debate to decide the location of...

Imran speaks to Afghan Prez, calls for reduction in violence

Islamabad, Dec 17 | In a phone call with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called on all sides in the...

Afghan peace talks must resume in Jan as agreed: Khalilzad

Kabul, Dec 15 | US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has said "it is imperative" that the peace talks between the negotiating...

Senior Afghan official, assistant killed in Kabul blast

Kabul, Dec 15 | A senior Afghan official and his assistant were killed in a bomb blast in Kabul on Tuesday, an Interior Affairs...

Afghan peace negotiators to return to Kabul on Monday

Kabul, Dec 14 | The negotiating team of Afghan government will return to Kabul on Monday from Doha, after calling for a 23-day break...

Next round of Afghan peace talks to begin on Jan 5

Kabul, Dec 13 | Negotiating teams of the Afghanistan government and the Taliban confirmed that the two sides have exchanged their lists about the...

Afghan intelligence arrests suspects over journo’s murder

Kabul, Dec 11 | The Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS), the country's intelligence agency, has arrested multiple suspects over the murder of a...

Afghan peace talks in Doha delayed for 2 days

Kabul, Dec 10 | Afghan peace negotiations between teams of the Kabul government and Taliban have been delayed for two days, according to sources.The...

Afghan national reconciliation council holds 1st meeting

Kabul, Dec 5 | Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Saturday inaugurated the first meeting of the country's High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR)...

25 Taliban militants killed in raid: Afghan Army

Kabul, Dec 5 | At least 25 Taliban militants, including two commanders, were killed and eight others injured during a raid in Afghanistan's Helmand...

Afghan SC Judge assassinated in Kabul

Kabul, Dec 5 | A judge of the Afghan Supreme Court has been assassinated in the country's capital, a local media report said Saturday.Abdul...

NATO Secy Gen reiterates call for Afghan ceasefire

Kabul, Dec 2 | NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has reiterated his call for Afghan ceasefire.Stoltenberg, at the first session of the NATO's foreign...

1,279 trained Afghan youth join Army

Kabul, Nov 30 | A total of 1,279 youngsters, including 200 women and girls, joined the Afghan National Army after completion of a three-month...

Aus PM urges top army officers to share blame for Afghan...

Canberra, Nov 29 | Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for senior defence officers to be held accountable for war crimes allegedly committed...

Taliban intensifies attacks during past week: Afghan govt

Kabul, Nov 28 | The Afghan Defence Ministry has said that the Taliban has intensified attacks across the country in the past one week.In...

EU urges Afghan Peace Council to ‘include diverse membership’

Kabul, Nov 27 | The European Union (EU) delegation and the EU Heads of Mission based in Kabul have urged for a "swift establishment"...

Business

I-T raid on Chennai-based tiles maker

New Delhi, Feb 28 | The Income Tax Department conducted searches on a business group engaged in tiles and sanitary ware maker based out...