Pakistan asks Afghanistan not to let militants in

Pakistan urged Afghanistan Thursday to take necessary measures to stop entry of terrorists fleeing from North Waziristan into the neighbouring country, media reported.

Polio spread feared as nearly 500,000 Pakistanis uprooted: UN

About 50,000 Pakistanis have crossed into eastern Afghanistan to escape air strikes over the past 10 days and 435,000 have fled within their homeland, which could fuel the spread of polio as many are not vaccinated, UN agencies said on Tuesday.

Taliban cut off fingers of 11 Afghan voters for disobeying

Taliban militants have cut off the ink-stained fingers of 11 Afghan men as a punishment for disobeying their diktat in the crucial presidential run-off poll that saw a higher than expected turnout of 52 per cent.

Four killed in Aghan attack, would-be suicide bomber arrested

Four people have been killed and a Taliban-linked would-be suicide bomber child arrested in the southern Helmand province, the militants` former stronghold, over the past two days, officials said on Monday.

Bales faces angry Afghans as sentencing continues

US soldier who killed 16 Afghan civilians in a solo attack on two villages last year faced more of the victims` relatives, while his brother portrayed him as a patriotic American and loving father.

Taliban kill eight Afghan workers en route to US base

Taliban gunmen on Thursday shot dead eight Afghan civilians on their way to jobs at a US military base south of Kabul, officials said.

British PM David Cameron pledges to `stand together` with Pak on terrorism

Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday promised to "stand together" with Pakistan in the war against terrorism.

Consider regional implications of arms deal with India: Pak to Afghan

The Foreign Office in Pakistan has urged Afghanistan to consider the regional security situation while pursuing an arms purchase deal with India.

23 militants killed in Aghanistan

Up to 23 Taliban militants have been killed and 13 detained in security operations carried out in different Afghan provinces since Wednesday.

11 Taliban militants killed in Aghanistan

A total of 11 Taliban militants have been killed and 12 others arrested in Afghanistan during a series of security operations launched since Friday.

Afghanistan, Ireland, Dutch into T20 playoffs

Afghanistan beat Bermuda by 15 runs to remain undefeated and book its place alongside Ireland and the Netherlands in the playoffs at the World Twenty20 qualifier on Tuesday.

Big B`s Aghanistan visit, most dramatic and exciting

Amitabh Bachchan`s work took him to many countries and one of them was Afghanistan, now a war-ravaged nation, where the Bollywood megastar says he had a dramatic and exciting time while shooting for his 1992 release ‘Khuda Gawah’.The 68-year-old star, who featured in ‘Khuda Gawah’ with Sridevi in 1992, says his memories of shooting scenes there, are as fresh as ever.

India-Afghanistan links "symbiotic"; No scaling down

Making its strategy clear on
Afghanistan, India today said it was committed to its
developmental partnership with it and rejected Pakistan`s
claim of gaining centrality in that country.