Afganistan

At least 72 dead in two suicide attacks on Afghan mosques

At least 72 dead in two suicide attacks on Afghan mosques

Suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 72 people including children.

Oct 20, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis makes unannounced Afghan visit: US official

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on a surprise visit Monday, an American defence official confirmed, hours after his Afghan counterpart resigned over a deadly Taliban attack.

Apr 24, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

Taliban militants ambush convoy of Afghanistan's vice-president

The Taliban militants ambushed the convoy of Afghanistan`s First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum in the northern Faryab province as he is leading a counter-terrorism operation against the group in the region.

Oct 17, 2016, 12:44 PM IST

Afghanistan targets US defence contractors in row over back taxes

Afghanistan is threatening to crack down on US defence contractors it says owe hundreds of millions of dollars in back taxes, including by freezing their bank accounts and refusing to renew yearly business licences when they expire.

Jul 03, 2015, 12:19 PM IST

Pakistan and Afghanistan sign intelligence-sharing deal: Official

The intelligence services of Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to share intelligence and coordinate operations against Taliban militants, a Pakistani military spokesman said Monday.

May 19, 2015, 01:37 AM IST

Thousands protest woman's mob killing in Afghan capital

Thousands marched through the Afghan capital today, demanding justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of blasphemy.

Mar 24, 2015, 17:41 PM IST
ICC WC 2015: Bangladesh will be under pressure, says Afghan skipper

ICC WC 2015: Bangladesh will be under pressure, says Afghan skipper

 Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi said Tuesday that it would be Bangladesh, and not them, who would be under pressure going into the World Cup Pool A encounter Wednesday.

Feb 17, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

Five militants, 2 Afghan officials killed in border post attack

At least five militants and two Afghan security officials were killed on Saturday when militants attacked a border post on the Pak-Afghan border in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region.

Nov 15, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

Fresh EU sanction hinders international security cooperation: Russia

Russia Saturday accused the European Union (EU) of curtailing bilateral cooperation over international and regional security issues by imposing new sanction measures against it.

Jul 27, 2014, 05:30 AM IST

Gunmen kill two Shiites in Pakistan`s Quetta

Gunmen in southwest Pakistan shot dead two Shiite Muslims who had emigrated from neighbouring Afghanistan almost a decade ago to escape violence there, police said today.

Jun 13, 2014, 00:28 AM IST

Senator: Bergdahl deal sealed day before swap

The Obama administration only finalised the exchange of the last remaining US prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a day before the June 1 swap, a top Democratic lawmaker said today.

Jun 10, 2014, 23:15 PM IST

`Pakistani Taliban militants involved in Sushmita Banerjee’s killing’

Banerjee, 49, was dragged out of her home and shot dead by suspected Taliban gunmen in Sharan city of Paktika on Sep 5.

Sep 13, 2013, 00:46 AM IST

Karzai condemns Taliban killing of 12 civilians

President Hamid Karzai has condemned the killing of 12 Afghan civilians including five aid workers in two separate attacks as he concluded talks in Pakistan aimed at fostering peace.

Aug 28, 2013, 12:49 PM IST

Taliban stoops to new low, deploys children as suicide bombers

In another attempt to create its terror on foreign troops and government forces in Afganistan, reports suggest that Taliban has started to exploit children to pose as suicide bombers.

Aug 24, 2013, 21:11 PM IST

Russia busts anti-NATO terror group

Russia’s security services have shut down a terrorist group which has been active in Afghanistan against NATO coalition forces.

Jun 07, 2013, 08:29 AM IST

India, US, Afganistan discuss transition at trilateral meet

Political, security and economic transition in Afghanistan besides specific cooperation projects were in focus during Tuesday`s trilateral meeting of India, US and Afghanistan.

Feb 19, 2013, 17:02 PM IST

World T20 Qualifier UAE 2012 a fantastic success: Pawar

The ICC President Sharad Pawar has thanked the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) for hosting a "fantastic" ICC World T20 Qualifier UAE 2012.

Mar 25, 2012, 20:57 PM IST

Misbah praises Afghans` fighting spirit

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq on Saturday praised the Afghan team`s fighting spirit despite their loss in a one-day international to his side, saying they could give other teams a tough time.

Feb 11, 2012, 17:38 PM IST

Obama to announce drawdown of troops in Afghan

US President Barack Obama was likely to announce the drawdown of American troops from Afghanistan on Wednesday, senior administration officials
said.

Jun 21, 2011, 09:30 AM IST

PCB mulls over allowing Afghan team to participate in Pak T20

The Pakistan cricket Board is mulling over the possibility of allowing a team from Afghanistan to take part in its national T20 tournament.

May 30, 2011, 00:00 AM IST