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20 Sep 2017India
Russia seeks India's cooperation over Afghanistan amid Moscow's Pak outreach
Russia's special envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov might visit India soon to discuss the security situation in Afghanistan.
17 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Why is Iran recruiting Pakistani and Afghan Shiite militants?
Iran is recruiting and training thousands of Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan and Pakistan to fight for President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria.
12 Sep 2017India
India to fulfill Afghanistan's request, will extend military assistance
India has agreed to extend its assistance to Afghan security forces, during a strategic partnership council meeting between Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj and her Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani in New Delhi.
11 Sep 2017India
Afghan foreign minister seeks closer bilateral ties during India visit
Afghan foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani arrived in India on Sunday for a three-day visit aimed at advancing the bilateral strategic relationship.
31 Aug 2017Pakistan News
Pakistan's National Assembly unanimously condemns Trump's new Afghanistan policy
Pakistan has clearly been unhappy about President Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy, particularly his words- calling out Islamabad for harboring terrorists.
25 Aug 2017Kabul
Shia mosque in Kabul attacked by bomber, gunmen
Afghan officials said a suicide bomber blew himself up inside the Shiite Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul.
23 Aug 2017India
India welcomes Trump's criticism of Pakistan's support for terror groups
India has welcomed US President Donald Trump's newly announced Afghanistan strategy and his condemnation of Pakistan for allegedly backing of terror groups.
22 Aug 2017India
Trump unveils Afghanistan strategy, asks India to play greater role
US President Donald Trump announced that he's putting a new strategy in place for Afghanistan and South Asia.
15 Aug 2017Taliban
You've understood the errors of your predecessors: Taliban tells Trump
Lauding US President Donald Trump for "(understanding) the errors of your predecessors", the Taliban has wrote an open letter to him, urging him to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan.
07 Aug 2017Pakistan News
Teenage suicide bomber's confession sheds light on Pakistan's terror factory
In September 2016, Usman, a teenager from Afghanistan's Nangarhar province was captured just before he could detonate a suicide vest at a Shiite prayer group in Shikarpur, Pakistan.
07 Aug 2017Taliban
Terror attack in northern Afghanistan kills 50, including women/children
At least 50 people, including women and children, were killed when terrorists attacked a village in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e Pul.
24 Jul 2017Taliban
Kabul's car bomb blast: 24 killed, several injured
An early morning car bomb explosion killed at least 24 people and left several injured in Afghanistan's Kabul city.
15 Jul 2017ISIS
US drone strike kills ISIS-K emir in Afghanistan
The Pentagon said US forces have killed Abu Sayed, the emir of the Afghan branch of ISIS at the group's headquarters in Kunar Province.
03 Jul 2017Pakistan News
John McCain: 'No peace in Afghanistan without Pakistan's cooperation'
Senior US Senator John McCain said during a visit to Islamabad that there could be "no peace" in Afghanistan or the South Asian region without Pakistan's cooperation.
26 Jun 2017Taliban
Bacha Bazi: Afghanistan's culturally sanctioned pedophilia
A saying in Afghanistan goes, "Women are for child-rearing, boys are for pleasure".
26 Jun 2017Taliban
Reports: ISIS declares war on Taliban in Afghanistan
An ISIS commander in Afghanistan has reportedly declared war on Taliban, calling the latter "hypocrites and stooges of the unbelievers."
22 Jun 2017India
India's raises questions of terror sponsorship in the UN
India has called on the UN to find out from where the "anti-government elements" in Afghanistan were procuring weapons, training and funds.
22 Jun 2017World
Suicide car bomb kills 26, wounds 50 in Afghanistan
At least 26 people were killed and 50 injured after a suicide car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.
20 Jun 2017Narendra Modi
Trump admin hardens stance towards Pak, may expand drone strikes
US President Donald Trump is planning to take a harsher stance against Islamabad in a bid to crackdown on Pakistan-based militant groups responsible for attacks in Afghanistan.
20 Jun 2017India
India-Afghanistan air corridor: Opening new avenues
The very first India-Afghanistan air corridor was inaugurated by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani recently, at a ceremony held at the Kabul International Airport.
14 Jun 2017Taliban
US admits it isn't winning war in Afghanistan
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis admitted to Congress that the US is "not winning" the war against Taliban militants in Afghanistan.
06 Jun 2017Kabul
Kabul: Rocket lands within Indian ambassador's residence premises
A rocket fired from an unidentified location has reportedly landed on the volleyball court of the residence of the Indian Ambassador to Kabul in Afghanistan.
03 Jun 2017Kabul
Kabul: 20 killed in an attack during a protester's funeral
At least 20 have been killed in three explosions in a cemetery at the funeral of a protester in Afghani capital, Kabul.
27 May 2017Taliban
50 people killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan
At least 14 people were killed and eight others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in Afghanistan's eastern Khost province.
17 May 2017Taliban
ISIS attacks Afghan media broadcaster
ISIS terrorists wearing suicide vests and AK47s, carried out an attack on the building of RTA, Afghanistan's national broadcaster, leaving at least 6 dead including the three attackers.
10 May 2017Pakistan News
3 neighbours accuse Pakistan of exporting terror
Now, three of Pakistan's 4 neighbours have accused it of exporting terror and harbouring terrorist organizations.
09 May 2017Pakistan News
Pakistan - Killed 50 Afghan soldiers on border
Pakistani officials said they killed more than 50 Afghan soldiers and destroyed 5 of their border check posts, a charge which Afghanistan vehemently denies.
08 May 2017Taliban
ISIS chief in Afghanistan killed last month
On April 27, the head of ISIS in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib was killed in a joint Afghan and US Special Forces operation in Nangarhar province, US and Afghan officials have confirmed.
03 May 2017Kabul
Blast outside US embassy in Kabul
Reports indicate that a large explosion went off in Kabul near the US Embassy.
02 May 2017India
India, Afghanistan to ink Motor Vehicles pact
Sources said India and Afghanistan are likely to ink a motor vehicles transit pact to better facilitate road transport and trade of goods between the two countries.
01 May 2017ISIS
US' anti-ISIS operations civilian death tally lower than outside groups
The US military said anti-ISIS airstrikes by the US-led coalition have likely killed at least 352 civilians in Iraq and Syria since the operation started three years ago.
22 Apr 2017Taliban
Death toll in Taliban attack on Afghan military base 140
In one of the deadliest attacks on an Afghan airbase, Taliban militants disguised as military killed at least 140 soldiers in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Several others were wounded.
22 Apr 2017Taliban
Taliban strikes: Dozens killed in attack on army-base in Afghanistan
Taliban militants disguised as Afghan soldiers attacked a key army base in Northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing dozens of soldiers.
19 Apr 2017Taliban
Afghanistan: 13 Indian ISIS fighters killed by MOAB
Among the 96 militants who were killed by the US after dropping the MOAB in Afghanistan, 13 Indian ISIS militants also died in the attack.
15 Apr 2017Taliban
90 IS rebels killed by US' "Mother of All Bombs"
The number of IS rebels killed in Afghanistan by US' "Mother of All Bombs" has tripled to at least 90 within hours.
13 Apr 2017Taliban
US drops "biggest" non-nuclear bomb on ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan
According to an exclusive report by CNN, the US military has dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan today at 7:32 PM local time.
01 Mar 2017Taliban
1 killed, 35 wounded in multiple Taliban attacks in Kabul
At least one person has been killed and 35 wounded in attacks mounted by the Taliban in the western part of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.
22 Feb 2017Taliban
Afghanistan to penalize abuse of boy sex slaves
In a landmark move against the deeply entrenched practice of sexual abuse against boys, the Afghan government is set to lay out set of stringent penalties for people who engage in "bacha bazi".
08 Feb 2017Supreme Court Of India
20 killed in suicide blast outside Afghan SC
A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Afghan Supreme Court in Kabul, killing at least 20 people.
07 Feb 2017Supreme Court Of India
Explosion near Kabul's Supreme Court building
According to reports by the Afghan Media, an explosion just occurred near the Supreme Court building in Kabul's PD9.