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It's home: Persecuted in Afghanistan, 11 Sikhs arrive in Delhi

27 Jul 2020

It's home: Persecuted in Afghanistan, 11 Sikhs arrive in Delhi

Eleven Sikhs from Afghanistan reached Delhi on Sunday, four months after a barbaric attack at a gurudwara in Kabul killed 27.

Terrorists barge into gurudwara in Kabul, kill at least 11

25 Mar 2020

Terrorists barge into gurudwara in Kabul, kill at least 11

In a despicable incident, terrorists, armed with guns, barged inside a gurudwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and rained bullets, killing at least 11 on Wednesday, several reports said.

Last month, SpiceJet flight intercepted by Pakistan jets amid confusion

17 Oct 2019

Last month, SpiceJet flight intercepted by Pakistan jets amid confusion

With Indo-Pak tensions heightened since the Balakot airstrikes, Pakistani fighter jets intercepted a SpiceJet passenger plane over their airspace last month, sources in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said today.

On 9/11 anniversary, rocket explodes at US Embassy in Afghanistan

11 Sep 2019

On 9/11 anniversary, rocket explodes at US Embassy in Afghanistan

A rocket exploded at the United States Embassy in Afghanistan's Kabul on Wednesday, the anniversary of 9/11 attack.

Donald Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban leaders, Afghan President

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.

#KabulAttack: 63 dead in bomb blast at wedding, 180 injured

18 Aug 2019

#KabulAttack: 63 dead in bomb blast at wedding, 180 injured

At least 63 people have been killed and over 180 injured when a powerful bomb explosion ripped through a packed wedding hall in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

Afghanistan: Former journalist shot dead in broad daylight, probe ordered

12 May 2019

Afghanistan: Former journalist shot dead in broad daylight, probe ordered

A political adviser and former journalist named Mena Mangal was shot dead in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday, days after she wrote on social media that her life was under threat.

Bomb blast kills Indian in Afghanistan, MEA condemns 'cowardly attack'

15 Jan 2019

Bomb blast kills Indian in Afghanistan, MEA condemns 'cowardly attack'

An Indian national was among those killed in the terror attack in Afghanistan's capital yesterday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said and called for the perpetrators of the assault as well as those who provide them shelter to be brought to justice expeditiously.

Trump mistook India-built parliament in Afghanistan for a 'library'

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.

Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health Ministry

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.

In blistering 4-hour-long attack, Taliban kills 30 Afghan cops

15 Nov 2018

In blistering 4-hour-long attack, Taliban kills 30 Afghan cops

Afghan officials said the Taliban has killed 30 policemen in a blistering overnight attack in Afghanistan's Farah province.

Taliban attacks kill 12 policemen in Afghanistan province

09 Oct 2018

Taliban attacks kill 12 policemen in Afghanistan province

An official said a Taliban assault in Northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan has killed 12 members of the security forces and wounded another 10.

Afghanistan: Insurgents kill 19 security personnel in separate assaults

06 Sep 2018

Afghanistan: Insurgents kill 19 security personnel in separate assaults

Insurgents killed 19 security personnel in separate assaults in Afghanistan, officials said today.

Afghan Taliban announces the death of Haqqani network leader

04 Sep 2018

Afghan Taliban announces the death of Haqqani network leader

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates, the Afghan Taliban announced on Tuesday.

Afghanistan: Multiple rockets hit Kabul as security forces, militants clash

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.

Afghanistan: Taliban ambushes buses; takes over 100 people hostage

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.

Indian among three foreigners shot dead by terrorists in Kabul

02 Aug 2018

Indian among three foreigners shot dead by terrorists in Kabul

Three foreigners working for the global food services company Sodexo, including an Indian, were abducted and killed by terrorists in Kabul today.

Tremors jolt Delhi, J&K, Pakistan after earthquake in Afghanistan

09 May 2018

Tremors jolt Delhi, J&K, Pakistan after earthquake in Afghanistan

Tremors were felt across North India this afternoon including in Delhi-NCR and Jammu and Kashmir.

Series of huge explosions and gunshots rock Kabul

09 May 2018

Series of huge explosions and gunshots rock Kabul

A series of huge explosions rocked Kabul today followed by gunshots, in the latest attacks on the Afghan capital.

Two blasts in Kabul kill 21, including AFP photographer

30 Apr 2018

Two blasts in Kabul kill 21, including AFP photographer

Twin blasts in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, on Monday morning, killed at least 21 including AFP's chief photographer Shah Marai.

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration center kills 31

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.

Kabul: Suicide bomber kills 26 as Afghans celebrate new year

21 Mar 2018

Kabul: Suicide bomber kills 26 as Afghans celebrate new year

At least 26 people were killed after a suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in the capital city of Kabul in Afghanistan as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year, said an official.

When an Afghan man names his son Donald Trump

17 Mar 2018

When an Afghan man names his son Donald Trump

Want to know just how popular American President Donald Trump is?

Kabul: 2 killed in car bomb explosion claimed by Taliban

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.

Afghan national who helped recruit Kalyan youths for ISIS killed

09 Mar 2018

Afghan national who helped recruit Kalyan youths for ISIS killed

An Afghan national who helped four Kalyan youths join ISIS was shot dead in an encounter in Kabul last May, his wife's relative has confirmed.

One killed, several injured in Kabul blast

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.

Multiple terror attacks strike Afghanistan leaving at least 24 dead

24 Feb 2018

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.

Afghanistan: Kabul hotel attacker trained by Pakistan spy agency ISI

30 Jan 2018

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.

Several explosions heard near military academy in Kabul

29 Jan 2018

Several explosions heard near military academy in Kabul

Several explosions were heard this morning at Kabul's Marshal Fahim National Defense University.

Afghanistan: Powerful suicide bombing kills 40 in Kabul; 140 injured

27 Jan 2018

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.

Kabul hotel attack: Explosives used by terrorists traced to Pakistan

24 Jan 2018

Kabul hotel attack: Explosives used by terrorists traced to Pakistan

Afghanistan's spy agency has claimed to have traced the explosives used in the Intercontinental Hotel attack to Pakistan.

Afghanistan: Intercontinental Hotel 12-hr long siege finally ends

21 Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Intercontinental Hotel 12-hr long siege finally ends

On January 21, Afghan special forces finally regained control of the state-owned Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul after a 12-hour-long deadly siege. Over 150 guests were rescued in the operation.

Kabul: Suicide blast targeting Shia center, news office kills 40

28 Dec 2017

Kabul: Suicide blast targeting Shia center, news office kills 40

At least 40 people were killed and 30 injured in a suicide blast close to the offices of a Shia cultural center and the Afghan Voice news agency in Kabul.

Gunmen storm Kabul TV station, casualties feared

07 Nov 2017

Gunmen storm Kabul TV station, casualties feared

A number of gunmen have attacked a private TV station in Kabul.

Suicide bombing targeting Shiite mosque in Kabul kills 4

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.

SpiceJet plane with 180 passengers narrowly escapes Kabul airport attack

28 Sep 2017

SpiceJet plane with 180 passengers narrowly escapes Kabul airport attack

A New Delhi-bound SpiceJet plane having 180 passengers and crewmembers on board narrowly escaped a rocket attack by militants while taking off from Kabul airport yesterday.

Rockets land at Kabul airport following US defense secretary's arrival

27 Sep 2017

Rockets land at Kabul airport following US defense secretary's arrival

On September 27, at least two rockets hit the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul hours after US Secretary of Defense James Mattis's landed there.

Shia mosque in Kabul attacked by bomber, gunmen

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.

Kabul's car bomb blast: 24 killed, several injured

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.

Kabul: Rocket lands within Indian ambassador's residence premises

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.