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20 Sep 2017


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 2017

Pakistan 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 2017


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 2017


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 2017

Pakistan 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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017

Pakistan 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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017

Pakistan 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 2017


Bacha Bazi: Afghanistan's culturally sanctioned pedophilia

A saying in Afghanistan goes, "Women are for child-rearing, boys are for pleasure".

26 Jun 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017

Narendra 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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017

Pakistan 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 2017

Pakistan 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 2017


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 2017


Blast outside US embassy in Kabul

Reports indicate that a large explosion went off in Kabul near the US Embassy.

02 May 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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".

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.

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.

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