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US weapons for Afghans may end up with Taliban: Audit

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 01:40

Washington and Kabul have failed to keep track of hundreds of thousands of weapons provided to Afghanistan, raising the risk that some could end up in the hands of insurgents, a US audit said on Monday.

Government introduces liberal visa policy for Afghans

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:30

In a relief to hundreds of visiting Afghans, India on Monday announced a new liberal visa policy for the citizens of the war-ravaged country.

Afghans hail peaceful election, high turnout exceeds predictions

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 00:40

Afghans celebrated a largely peaceful election on Saturday, as turnout exceeded predictions despite Taliban threats to disrupt the vote to choose President Hamid Karzai`s successor.

Four Afghan election workers kidnapped: Official

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 20:26

An Afghan election commission official says four election coordinators were kidnapped in Afghanistan`s restive Nangarhar province, which borders neighbouring Pakistan.

Germany hands over military base to Afghans

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 17:53

Germany is handing over a key military base in northern Afghanistan to local security forces as part of the gradual pullout of Western forces in the coming years.

US to hand prison over to Afghans

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 13:38

The US military is handing over to the Afghan government the only detention facility in the country that was under American control.

400,000 blind people live in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 15:40

The health ministry said some 25,000 Afghans lose sight of at least one of their eyes annually.

Leaked video shows US pilot singing after killing Afghans

Last Updated: Friday, July 06, 2012, 18:52

A video from an Apache helicopter`s on-board camera that was leaked online shows a US pilot blowing up an Afghan man while singing "Bye, bye Miss American pie".

‘US failed to consult Afghans on airstrike’

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 22:15

The Afghan leader says the United States failed to consult Afghan forces when calling in an airstrike this week that killed civilians.

Afghans extends deadline on private security ban

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 00:11

Afghan government is giving companies extensions ranging from a few weeks to 90 days to change from private security guards to a government-run force.

Iran General urges Afghans to fight US

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 00:02

A senior Iranian military commander urged Afghans to use force to kick American troops out of their country.

US troop detained over shooting of Afghans: NATO

Last Updated: Sunday, March 11, 2012, 14:11

Nato says a US service member has been detained for allegedly shooting Afghan civilians.