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ACB hails BCCI's decision to host Afghanistan for maiden Test as historic

ACB hails BCCI's decision to host Afghanistan for maiden Test as historic

Reacting to the BCCI`s decision to host Afghanistan for their first ever Test match against India, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) Chairman Atif Mashal on Monday called it a historic moment for his country.

Dec 11, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
At least five killed in Afghanistan Blast

At least five killed in Afghanistan Blast

At least five people were killed and seven others injured as a blast rocked Jalalabad city in Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.

Dec 03, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

India to assist in strengthening transport system in Kabul

India will provide USD 2.87 million to Afghanistan for refurbishment of 350 buses that will help in strengthening the public transport system of Kabul.

Nov 27, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander, 5 family members in Kapisa province

Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander, 5 family members in Kapisa province

An Afghan official says a government airstrike has killed a Taliban commander and five of his family members in the northeastern Kapisa province.

Nov 24, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
TV station attacked in Kabul; IS claims responsibility, 4 dead

TV station attacked in Kabul; IS claims responsibility, 4 dead

Afghan special forces suppressed the attack on Shamshad TV station in Kabul.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
2 killed in Kabul TV station attack, broadcasting resumes

2 killed in Kabul TV station attack, broadcasting resumes

Two people were killed and three others wounded when an explosion and ensuing gunfire rocked a TV station in Kabul on Tuesday.

Nov 07, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

Afghanistan temporarily bans WhatsApp

WhatsApp and Telegram are often used by the Taliban and other militant groups to evade government surveillance, The New York Times reported.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

15 killed, 30 injured in Afghan oil tanker explosion

At least 15 people were killed and 30 others injured when an oil tanker exploded in Afghanistan`s Parwan province, a senior official said on Thursday.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Blast hits embassy zone in Kabul, 13 feared dead

Blast hits embassy zone in Kabul, 13 feared dead

A loud blast shook windows and doors in an area of the Kabul in Afghanistan where many foreign embassies and government departments are located.

Oct 31, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

Germany expels 14 Afghans amid protests

Germany expelled 14 rejected Afghan asylum seekers, the interior ministry said Wednesday, amid angry protests that the war-ravaged country is unsafe for returnees.

Oct 25, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
Ashraf Ghani to meet Modi today, security and terrorism in Afghanistan to top the talks

Ashraf Ghani to meet Modi today, security and terrorism in Afghanistan to top the talks

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani will on Tuesday meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discuss the security and stability in Afghanistan.

Oct 24, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
15 Afghan army trainees killed in Kabul suicide attack: Defence Ministry

15 Afghan army trainees killed in Kabul suicide attack: Defence Ministry

A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul on Saturday, the defence ministry said, in the latest deadly attack in the capital.

Oct 21, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

IS claims deadly attack on Shiite mosque in Kabul

The Islamic State group said it carried out a gun and bomb attack on a Shiite mosque in Kabul on Friday that killed at least 39 people, including children.

Oct 21, 2017, 12:57 PM IST
Kabul: Two rockets strike near NATO military headquarters

Kabul: Two rockets strike near NATO military headquarters

As many as two rockets landed near the international military headquarters in downtown Kabul early on Saturday morning, Afghan security officials said.

Oct 21, 2017, 08:40 AM IST
October 20, 2017: All you need to know

October 20, 2017: All you need to know

Oct 20, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
At least 72 dead in two suicide attacks on Afghan mosques

At least 72 dead in two suicide attacks on Afghan mosques

Suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 72 people including children.

Oct 20, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar chief Khorasani, nine associates killed by US drone strike

The chief of the militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, Umar Khalid Khorasani, and nine of his associates have been killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan`s Paktia province.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:32 PM IST

41 killed in Afghan Taliban attack

Twin suicide bombings and gunfire on a police training centre in Afghanistan`s eastern province of Paktia on Tuesday killed at least 41 people including the provincial police chief and wounded over 200 others, officials said.

Oct 17, 2017, 19:42 PM IST
Pakistan building 'Berlin Wall' along Afghanistan border; Kabul opposes move

Pakistan building 'Berlin Wall' along Afghanistan border; Kabul opposes move

Tense relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan boiled over in two divided villages in May during Pakistan`s census survey. 

Oct 10, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Two killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan: Official

Two killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan: Official

  An Afghan official says at least two people including a police officer have been killed by roadside bombs in western Herat province.

Sep 30, 2017, 13:49 PM IST