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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 18:15
Ten militants were killed in two separate incidents in Afghanistan overnight, sources said Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 21:50
The Pakistani military has said that Taliban elements based in Afghanistan were responsible for recent attacks.
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.
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