25 Dec 2020
Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced
In a development that has left Beijing embarrassed, a 10-member module that operated a terror cell has been busted in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials in the know told HT.
04 Mar 2020
Trump speaks to top Taliban leader, calls it "good talk"
Days after the United States signed an accord with the Taliban, aimed at bringing peace in ravaged Afghanistan, President Donald Trump spoke with one founder of the terrorist organization.
29 Feb 2020
As observer, India will witness historic US-Taliban deal
The United States and Taliban, the terrorist organization that has been waging war in Afghanistan for years, are all set to sign a historic deal.
08 Sep 2019
Donald Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban leaders, Afghan President
On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that he has canceled a peace deal with Taliban leaders.
12 Apr 2019
PM Modi receives highest civilian award by the Russian government
On Friday, the Russian government awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi with their highest civilian award, 'Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle'.
04 Feb 2019
I know Nepal, Bhutan are parts of India: Donald Trump
US President, Donald Trump, never fails to entertain people with his amusing antics, albeit unknowingly.
16 Jan 2019
Taliban threatens to end talks with US: Here's why
The Taliban yesterday threatened to end contact with the US if they deflect from the issue of foreign force withdrawal from Afghanistan.
05 Jan 2019
Trump mistook India-built parliament in Afghanistan for a 'library'
US President Donald Trump's jibe about India building a library in Afghanistan is coming back to haunt him now.
25 Dec 2018
Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health Ministry
An hour-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry said today, making it one of the deadliest assaults on the Afghanistan capital this year.
09 Oct 2018
Pak-based terror outfit JeM chief ailing, bed-ridden for months
It seems like Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) is all set for a change of leadership.
19 Sep 2018
Delhi: Modi, Afghan President hold talks to boost bilateral cooperation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held wide-ranging talks with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on ways to further boost bilateral cooperation.
25 Aug 2018
Suicide bomb attack outside EC office kills two in Afghanistan
A suicide bomb blast killed at least two people today outside an election commission office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.
21 Aug 2018
Afghanistan: Multiple rockets hit Kabul as security forces, militants clash
Multiple rockets were fired toward the Presidential Palace in the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, early today, as officials said fighting had broken out between security forces and militants in the capital city's old quarter.
20 Aug 2018
Afghanistan: Taliban ambushes buses; takes over 100 people hostage
The Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses today on a road in northern Afghanistan and took more than 100 people hostage, including women and children, in the latest brazen assault by the insurgents, provincial officials said.
28 Jul 2018
Taliban had meeting with US official in Doha: Taliban official
The Taliban held their first direct contact with a US official in a preliminary discussion about future peace-talks on Afghanistan, a Taliban senior official said today.
07 Jul 2018
Afghanistan Blast: Injured Afghan Sikh brought to AIIMS for treatment
A Sikh man injured in the blast that claimed 19 lives in Afghanistan's Jalalabad this week has been admitted to AIIMS, Delhi.
02 Jul 2018
Afghanistan: Islamic State claims attack on Sikhs, Hindus in Jalalabad
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan yesterday that killed at least 19 people, mostly Sikhs and Hindus.
09 Jun 2018
Taliban agrees to ceasefire with Afghan forces for Eid
The Taliban has today announced a three-day ceasefire with Afghan security forces for Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan, though it said operations against "foreign occupiers" would continue.
07 Jun 2018
Afghanistan declares Eid ceasefire with Taliban; operations against IS active
Afghanistan government announced today a week-long ceasefire with the Taliban for Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan. However, operations against other groups including Islamic State will continue.
26 May 2018
Sorry Rashid Khan fans, Afghanistan President isn't giving him away
Many Indians wanted Afghanistan player Rashid Khan to be given citizenship of our country after his fantastic performance against Kolkata Night Riders on Friday.
22 Apr 2018
Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration center kills 31
At least 31 people were killed, and several others were wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday.
17 Mar 2018
Kabul: 2 killed in car bomb explosion claimed by Taliban
A car bomb explosion claimed by the Taliban in Kabul today killed at least two civilians, as the militants maintain pressure on the capital amid growing calls for peace talks.
13 Mar 2018
Elements in Taliban open to peace talks: US Defense Secretary
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on his unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday said that elements of the Taliban are open to talks with the Afghan Government.
02 Mar 2018
One killed, several injured in Kabul blast
A blast in Kabul this morning has killed at least one and injured four, the Afghan government said.
24 Oct 2017
Tillerson in Afghanistan: Discusses US Afghanistan strategy, Pakistan and India
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid a short surprise visit to Afghanistan ahead of his visit to India and Pakistan.
29 Sep 2017
Suicide bombing targeting Shiite mosque in Kabul kills 4
At least four people were killed and 20 others injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Shiite Hussainia Mosque in central Kabul.
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.
26 Jun 2017
Bacha Bazi: Afghanistan's culturally sanctioned pedophilia
A saying in Afghanistan goes, "Women are for child-rearing, boys are for pleasure".
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.
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.
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.
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".
04 Feb 2017
Didn't expect this from Pakistan- 'The Afghan Girl'
NatGeo's famed "Afghan Girl" Sharbat Gula expressed disappointment over how she was treated in Pakistan.
05 Dec 2016
Heart of Asia Conference: 'Pak-based terror groups' focus of talks
For the first time, Pakistan's facilitation of cross-border terror was brought under the spotlight at the Heart of Asia conference; the Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad were labelled as destabilizing elements in the region.
04 Dec 2016
Aziz's arrival sparks speculation of peace talks
Delegates from over 40 countries will participate at the Heart of Asia conference aimed at fighting terror and bringing peace to Afghanistan.
03 Dec 2016
Security tightened in Amritsar ahead of HoA conference
Security has been beefed up across Amritsar ahead of the Heart of Asia conference on Afghanistan scheduled to take place from 3-5 December.
01 Dec 2016
Arun Jaitley to lead Indian delegation at 'Heart of Asia'
The 'Heart of Asia' conference begins on Saturday and will be held in Amritsar.
21 Nov 2016
Kabul mosque bombing kills dozens of people
A suicide bomb attack inside Shia mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul killed at least 30 people. It also injured more than 90 people.
10 Nov 2016
Sharbat Gula returns to Afghanistan
Sharbat Gula, who had appeared on Nat Geo's magazine, arrived back to her home-country of Afghanistan and was welcomed by President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul.