Gunmen kill 15 civilians travelling in central Afghanistan

Suspected Taliban gunmen stopped two vehicles in central Afghanistan and shot dead 15 passengers at the side of the road, officials said on Friday, in the latest attack to highlight the growing civilian toll from violence.

Gunmen kill two foreign women in western Afghanistan: Officials

Two foreign women were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in the western Afghan city of Herat on Thursday, officials said.

Suicide bombing hits Afghanistan`s Herat city

A suicide attack hit the Afghan city of Herat Monday, an official said.

The blast occurred in a locality near Herat airport when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden jacket next to an army vehicle, the official told Xinhua.

Five policemen killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

At least four policemen were killed Monday in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan`s Herat province, an official said.

`Afghans happy with Narendra Modi becoming Indian PM`

Indian envoy to Afghanistan Amar Sinha on Tuesday said that the Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan is safe and the government is working towards getting him released.

Jayalalithaa seeks PM`s intervention to secure release of Indian

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today sought the personal intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in securing release of an Indian aid worker, abducted from Herat in Afghanistan on June 2.

Kidnapped Indian NGO worker `traced, safe`, 12 arrested in Afghanistan

Indian aid worker Father Alexis Prem Kumar Antonysamy, who was recently kidnapped in Afghanistan by some unidentified militants, has been located to the Gulran district of Herat province in Afghanistan.

US in touch with Ind and Afghan on the abduction of aid worker

The United States is in touch with both Indian and Afghan authorities on the abduction of an Indian aid worker from Herat in Afghanistan by unidentified gunmen, US officials have said.

Herat kidnapping: No breakthrough yet, victim`s family appeals to Narendra Modi

The family of Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure early release of their kin.

US in touch with India, Afghanistan on abduction of aid worker

The United States is in touch with both Indian and Afghan authorities on the abduction of an Indian aid worker from Herat in Afghanistan by unidentified gunmen, US officials has said.

Indian aid worker`s abduction in Afghanistan: No breakthrough yet

Two days after an Indian aid worker was abducted by gunmen in Afghanistan`s western Herat province, the authorities have failed to make any breakthrough for Fr. Alexis Prem Kumar`s safe release.

No `conclusive` clues on Indian`s abduction in Herat

The Indian aid worker, who was abducted from Herat in Afghanistan by unidentified gunmen, remained in captivity for the second day on Tuesday with local authorities yet to get any "conclusive" clues in the case.

Security at Indian missions in Afghanistan enhanced

Security measures at Indian missions in Afghanistan have been enhanced with both ITBP and Afghan security forces strenthening the defence mechanisms in the wake of the recent attack on the Consulate in Herat.

No clues on Indian aid worker`s abduction in Afghanistan

An Indian aid worker, who was abducted from Herat in Afghanistan by unidentified gunmen, remained in captivity for the second day Tuesday with local authorities yet to get any "conclusive" clues in the case.

Foreign Secretary meets Hamid Karzai, Afghan presidential candidates

A day after reviewing the security for Indian consulate in Herat, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Saturday met Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the two Presidential candidates here.

Foreign Secy visits Herat to review consulate security

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh today reviewed the security situation for the Indian consulate in Afghanistan`s Herat which was attacked last week.

Narendra Modi vows support for Afghanistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to lend its all-round support to Afghanistan under the bilateral partnership agreement between the two countries.

Lashkar-e-Toiba behind attack on Indian consulate in Herat: Hamid Karzai

Terrorist group Lashkar-e-Toiba is behind the attack on the Indian Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said on Monday.

UNSC condemns attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan

The UN Security Council has condemned an attack by gunmen on an Indian consulate in Afghanistan, stressing that "terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is criminal and unjustifiable", media reported.

US condemns attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan

The US has condemned the attack on the Indian consulate in Herat and said America will keep working on the security situation with Afghanistan as the war-torn nation transitions to a "different period".