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8 civilians killed in Afghanistan bomb blasts

Kabul, Oct 14 | At least eight civilians were killed and 25 people wounded in two improvised bomb explosions in Afghanistan on Wednesday, authorities...

Afghanistan’s Covid cases reach 39,994

Kabul, Oct 14 | The Afghan Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 66 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the total number of cases in...

15 feared dead after two army helicopters collide in Afghanistan

Kabul, Oct 14 | At least 15 people were feared killed after two Afghan army helicopters collided in midair in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.The...

US troops in Afghanistan should be home by Xmas: Trump

Washington, Oct 8 | US President Donald Trump has hinted that American troops stationed in Afghanistan should be "home by Christmas", following an announcement...

Afghanistan reports 62 new Covid-19 cases

Kabul, Oct 7 | Afghanistan has reported 62 new Covid-19 cases, while two fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,469, health officials said.So...

Afghanistan’s First woman Consul General in Mumbai Zakia Wardak meets Governor...

The newly appointed Consul General of Afghanistan in Mumbai, – the country’s first woman Consul General in Mumbai – Zakia Wardak called on Maharashtra...

Afghanistan fulfils almost 90% of pledges to int’l donors

Kabul, Oct 4 | The Afghanistan government has fulfilled "almost 90 per cent" of its commitments made to international partners in order to secure...

Imran warns against hasty int’l withdrawal from Afghanistan

Islamabad, Sep 27 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned against hasty withdrawal of foreign powers from Afghanistan, according to media reports."All those...

Cricket Australia postpone Afghanistan Test, New Zealand ODIs

Melbourne, Sep 25 | Cricket Australia have confirmed the postponement of their maiden Test match against Afghanistan and the three-match ODI series against New...

4,776 IEDs defused in Afghanistan in past 6 months

Kabul, Sep 20 | Afghanistan's Defence Ministry on Sunday said 4,776 IEDs were discovered and defused across the country in the past six months. In...

Pakistan, Afghanistan joint action foils smuggling bid

Islamabad, Sep 19 | In a joint operation, Pakistani and Afghan customs authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle tonnes of iodine, which can be...

Afghanistan: Money exchanger stages ‘self kidnap’, held

Kabul, Sep 18 | A money exchanger was arrested in Afghanistan's western province of Herat for allegedly concocting a plan to stage his own...

Pak to set up markets along Afghanistan, Iran borders

Islamabad, Sep 18 | Pakistan will set up three markets along the borders with Afghanistan and Iran by February 2021 to promote business activities...

Afghanistan reports 40 new Covid cases, tally at 38,855

Kabul, Sep 16 | As many as 40 new Covid-19 cases have been registered in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, bringing the total...

Afghanistan wins seat at UN’s Commission on Women

Kabul, Sep 15 | For the first time, Afghanistan has won a seat at the UN Commission on Status of Women (CSW) for...

India must play active role in Baloch freedom struggle

New Delhi, Sep 11 | I am often confronted with a question about how to create global awareness about the Balochistan movement. Common answers...

US to reduce troops in Iraq, Afghanistan by Nov

Washington, Sep 10 | Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of the US Central Command, has confirmed that Washington would withdraw thousands of troops from Iraq and...

Afghanistan coach handed 5-year-ban for approaching player to fix in SCL

Kabul, Sep 8 | The Afghanistan Cricket Board has banned coach Noor Mohammad 'Lalai' for a period of five years for approaching a national...

25 militants killed in Afghanistan attack

Kabul, Sep 7 | At least 25 militants were killed and eight others injured after Afghan security forces repelled a Taliban attack in Laghman...

Afghanistan players to extend stay in CPL 2020

Trinidad, Sep 5 | The Afghanistan national players, currently participating in the edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), have been allowed to continue...

India concerned about Afghan security situation: Rajnath Singh

Moscow/New Delhi, Sep 4 | India is concerned about the security situation in Afghanistan and will continue to support the local government's efforts for...

Pakistan, Afghanistan to hold bilateral talks

Islamabad, Aug 31 | Pakistani and Afghan officials will hold talks in Kabul on Monday to review bilateral cooperation in various fields including security...

13 civilians killed in Afghanistan IED blast

Kabul, Aug 28 | Thirteen civilians, including six children, were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Friday,...

Afghanistan flash floods toll reaches 151

Kabul, Aug 28 | The death toll from the recent flash floods in Afghanistan has increased to 151, as search and rescue operations continued...

Imran invites Afghanistan’s Abdullah for talks

Islamabad, Aug 27 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has invited the chairman of Afghan High Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah to discuss...

122 people killed in Afghan flash floods

Kabul, Aug 27 | At least 122 people were killed, 147 injured and several others reported missing due to flash floods across Afghanistan's 12...

Taliban shuts down health clinic in Afghanistan

Kabul, Aug 21 | Taliban militants have shut down a health clinic in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, it was reported on Friday.In a letter issued...

Mohammad Nabi appointed member of Afghanistan Cricket Board

Kabul, Aug 21 | Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has been appointed as a member of the country's cricket board. Nabi is still an active...

Rockets hit Kabul ahead of I-Day

Kabul, Aug 18 | Rockets hit Kabul on Tuesday as Afghanistan was preparing to celebrate its 101st Independence Day on Wednesday, a spokesman of...

32 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan clash

Kabul, Aug 17 | At least 32 Taliban militants were killed and 20 others injured during a clash which erupted after security forces struck...

21 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan clashes

Kabul, Aug 16 | At least 21 Taliban militants were killed and seven others injured in clashes that erupted in two Afghan provinces, army...

School set ablaze in Afghanistan

Kabul, Aug 13 | Unknown armed men set a school ablaze in Taluqan city, the capital of Afghanistan's Takhar province, on Thursday, a local...

‘Troops in Afghanistan to be reduced below 5,000 in months’

Washington, Aug 9 | US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper confirmed that US troops in Afghanistan would be reduced to less than 5,000 by...

Iranian prez voices hope for durable peace in Afghanistan

Theran, Aug 3 | The Iranian president expressed hope that dialogue among Afghan political groups will result in durable peace in Afghanistan, official IRNA...

IS intel chief killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, Aug 2 | Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) has said that it had killed Assadullah Orakzai, the intelligence head for the Islamic...

Pak, Afghanistan trade barbs over border clash

Islamabad, Aug 1 | Pakistan and Afghanistan have traded allegations over a deadly border firing incident that caused casualties on both sides, it was...

DSGMC delegation contacts MEA over repatriation of Sikhs, Hindus from Afghanistan

New Delhi, July 27 | A delegation of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) led by Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Monday met J.P. Singh,...

Kashmir-centric Pak terror group Jaish active in Afghanistan

New Delhi/Kabul, July 26 | Pakistani terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad, which runs its terror activities in Indian Kashmir, has become active in Afghanistan. In the last...

Afghanistan reports 60 new Covid-19 cases; 35,988 in total

Kabul, July 24 | The Public Health Ministry of Afghanistan has registered 60 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, totalling the number...

Afghanistan launches new COVID-19 relief package

Kabul, July 19 | The Afghan government has launched a new COVID-19 relief program as part of its efforts to help households facing economic...

Five US bases in Afghanistan closed: Official

Kabul, July 14 | A US official in Kabul said on Tuesday that five American bases have closed in Afghanistan in compliance with the...

Taliban attacks kill 16 in Afghanistan

Kabul, July 13 | Twelve policemen and four civilians were killed during Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's Kunduz and Badakhshan provinces, authorities said on Monday,...

Pakistan opens 2 key trade routes with Afghanistan

Islamabad, July 12 | Pakistan has opened two key trade routes with neighbour Afghanistan that will help boost bilateral trade, Pakistani officials said.Mohammad Sadiq,...

Afghanistan to host int’l conference on peace process

Kabul, July 6 | Afghanistan on Monday will host a virtual meeting of 19 representatives from nations as well as international organizations to discuss...

Afghanistan’s Abdullah Abdullah to visit Pakistan soon

Islamabad, July 6 | Abdullah Abdullah, the head of Afghan peace council, will soon pay an official visit to Pakistan as part of efforts...

US finalizing plan to pull 4,000 troops from Afghanistan: Report

Kabul/Washington, June 27 | The US is close to finalizing a decision to withdraw more than 4,000 troops from Afghanistan as per the Washington-Taliban...

Six killed as vehicle hits roadside bomb in Afghanistan

Kabul, June 24 | Six civilians were killed when the car in which they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in northern Afghanistan's...

US reaches troop drawdown target in Afghanistan (Ld)

Kabul/Washington, June 19 | A top US Gneral said the Washington has reduced its troop level to 8,600 in Afghanistan, fulfilling the first phase...

Pak, Afghanistan to open key trade route on June 22

Islamabad, June 19 | Pakistani and Afghan officials have agreed to reopen a key route for cross-border trade between the two countries from June...

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MINI India delivers 512 cars in 2020, grows 34% in Q4

New Delhi, Jan 20 | BMW Group India's premium small car brand MINI India has delivered a strong performance of 512 cars in the...