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Hamid Karzai in secret contacts with Taliban: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 15:06

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been engaged in secret contacts with the Taliban about reaching a peace agreement without the involvement of American and Western allies, according to a media report.

Afghan forces kill seven militants

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 03:06

At least seven militants were killed and eight others wounded during military operations in various Afghan provinces since early Monday, the Afghan interior ministry said Tuesday.

Two killed in motorbike bomb explosion in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 15:33

Two people were killed and six others injured when a motorbike bomb went off in Spinboldak in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar Tuesday, police said.

10 Afghan militants killed in separate incidents

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 18:15

Ten militants were killed in two separate incidents in Afghanistan overnight, sources said Thursday.

Gunmen kill provincial Afghan election chief: Officials

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 14:28

Assassins on a motorbike gunned down a senior election official in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, raising fears that the presidential vote due in April will trigger a surge in violence.

Top Afghan policewoman dies after gun attack

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 08:45

The top female police officer in Afghanistan`s restive south died on Monday, officials said, a day after she was shot by gunmen in an attack that followed the recent killing of her predecessor.

16 militants killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 10:29

Sixteen militants were killed in Aghanistan`s Helmand province Saturday night in an air strike on a Taliban hideout, authorities said Sunday.

Afghan police kill 24 militants

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 15:22

Afghan police, supported by army and the NATO-led coalition forces, killed two dozen militants and detained 13 others in the last 24 hours, the interior ministry said Monday.

Brother of Afghan national security adviser shot dead

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 17:22

Gunmen assassinated a brother of Afghanistan`s national security adviser Rangin Dadfar Spanta outside a public bathhouse in the family`s relatively peaceful home province today, police said.

Afghan militants freed by government

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 20:35

Some 250 prisoners formerly held by the US have been released by Afghan authorities in hopes that this will lead to reconciliation in the 11-year conflict.

Pak security personnel kill 12 Afghan-based militants

Last Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 21:50

The Pakistani military has said that Taliban elements based in Afghanistan were responsible for recent attacks.

40 militants surrender in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Friday, June 08, 2012, 17:31

Forty Afghan militants laid down arms as part of a government-led peace process, an official said.