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13 Mar 2018Ashraf Ghani
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.
09 Mar 2018World
Taliban attack army outpost in Afghanistan, 10 policemen killed
At least 10 policemen were killed and nine injured in a deadly assault launched by the Taliban on an army outpost in a remote region of northern Takhar province of Afghanistan, said an Afghan official.
02 Mar 2018Afghanistan
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 Feb 2018Afghanistan
Multiple terror attacks strike Afghanistan leaving at least 24 dead
At least 24 people have been killed and several others injured in four different terror attacks in Afghanistan.
13 Feb 2018Pakistan News
Trump's new budget proposes $336mn-aid for Pakistan, but with conditions
US President Donald Trump is walking the talk about his warnings to Pakistan.
30 Jan 2018Pakistan News
Afghanistan: Kabul hotel attacker trained by Pakistan spy agency ISI
In a shocking claim, Afghanistan's Permanent Representative to the UN, Mahmoud Saikal said that Pakistan's spy agency ISI trained the terrorist involved in the attack on Kabul's iconic Intercontinental Hotel.
29 Jan 2018Kabul
Several explosions heard near military academy in Kabul
Several explosions were heard this morning at Kabul's Marshal Fahim National Defense University.
27 Jan 2018Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Powerful suicide bombing kills 40 in Kabul; 140 injured
A powerful suicide bomb explosion in Afghanistan's capital Kabul has left at least 40 dead and another 140 injured in the city center.
27 Jan 2018India
Hamid Karzai: Trump must "walk the talk" on Pakistan's terrorism
Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai called upon US president Donald Trump to "walk the talk" about curbing Pakistan's support to terrorist outfits.
06 Jan 2018Pakistan News
Trump supports Republican senator's plan to cut Pakistan aid
A day after the US government suspended $2 billion in security-related assistance to Pakistan, US President Donald Trump has publicly expressed support for Republican senator Rand Paul's plan to introduce legislation, and terminate all aid to Pakistan over its continued inaction against terrorists.
20 Dec 2017India
Pakistan accuses US of favoring India, warns of nuclear war
Pakistan's National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua has accused America of siding with India on the Kashmir issue and on Afghanistan's security.
11 Dec 2017Gujarat
Gujarat polls: New controversy over Chidambaram's photo with Taliban leader
Before the second phase of Gujarat elections, Congress is facing a deluge of problems.
07 Nov 2017Kabul
Gunmen storm Kabul TV station, casualties feared
A number of gunmen have attacked a private TV station in Kabul.
19 Oct 2017Afghanistan
Afghanistan: 43 soldiers killed in week's third attack on personnel
At least 43 soldiered were killed in a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province today.
17 Oct 2017Afghanistan
61 killed in two separate Taliban attacks in Afghanistan
At least 61 people were killed in two separate attacks by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
17 Oct 2017Afghanistan
US Army sergeant once held captive by Taliban admits desertion
31-year-old Bowe Bergdahl, an American soldier once held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan for five years, has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
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.
15 Aug 2017Afghanistan
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 2017Afghanistan
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 2017Afghanistan
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.
27 Jun 2017ISIS
New al-Qaeda document details deadly new strategy for Indian subcontinent
Al-Qaeda has released a document which details the objectives and targets of its members in the Indian subcontinent, especially in Kashmir.
26 Jun 2017Afghanistan
Bacha Bazi: Afghanistan's culturally sanctioned pedophilia
A saying in Afghanistan goes, "Women are for child-rearing, boys are for pleasure".
26 Jun 2017Afghanistan
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.
14 Jun 2017Afghanistan
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.
27 May 2017Afghanistan
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 2017Afghanistan
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.
08 May 2017Afghanistan
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 2017Afghanistan
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 2017Afghanistan
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 2017Islamabad
India, US reaffirm close ties
At the conclusion of US National Security Adviser HR McMaster's meeting with Indian officials, the US issued a statement, reaffirming the close ties it shares with India.
19 Apr 2017Afghanistan
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.
18 Apr 2017Islamabad
US NSA McMaster: Could take a tougher stance on Pakistan
The US National Security Adviser Lieutenant General HR McMaster reached Islamabad on an unannounced visit.
15 Apr 2017Afghanistan
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 2017Afghanistan
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.
11 Apr 2017Arun Jaitley
UK says there's no excuse for terrorism coming from Pakistan
Britain's defence secretary Michael Fallon said there's no excuse for terrorism that "flows across" Pakistan's borders into Afghanistan and elsewhere.
01 Mar 2017Afghanistan
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 2017Afghanistan
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".
18 Dec 2016India
India warns Russia, Iran; says Taliban has to abandon terrorism
India warned Russia and Iran that politically engaged Taliban to change the ground situation in Afghanistan.
10 Dec 2016Saudi Arabia
Saudis fund Taliban while their king backs Afghan govt.
Saudi Arabia is in a unique situation in the Afghan geopolitical conflict that it is on both sides of it- the Afghan government and the Taliban.