Twenty five militants killed in eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan

Twenty five militants killed in eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan

At least 25 militants were killed and about two dozen injured as government forces launched clean-up operations in the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, an official statement said on Sunday.

Expedite efforts for release of kidnapped Indian: PM Modi to Afghan President Ghani

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and requested him to expedite efforts to secure the release of an Indian woman kidnapped by suspected militants from Kabul two weeks back.

UN refugee chief urges Pakistanis not to label Afghan refugees 'terrorists'

UN refugee chief urges Pakistanis not to label Afghan refugees 'terrorists'

The United Nations refugee chief on Thursday urged Pakistanis not to blame Afghan refugees for terrorism in their country, amid growing public calls for their deportation and worsening relations between the two neighbours.

Blast kills 7 Taliban militants including group commnader Abdul Rauf in Afghanistan's Logar

Blast kills 7 Taliban militants including group commnader Abdul Rauf in Afghanistan's Logar

Seven Taliban militants including their group commander were killed on Thursday as their explosive device detonated prematurely in Logar province in Afghanistan, an official said.

Pakistan's concerns on Indian role in Afghanistan overestimated: Obama Administration official

Pakistan's concerns on Indian role in Afghanistan overestimated: Obama Administration official

Pakistan's concerns on India's role in Afghanistan are "overestimated", a top Obama Administration official said on Wednesday and warned that the country will not have a "bright future" unless it takes action against terror groups like Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network.

Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand stopped vehicles and detained at least 25 people, officials said on Tuesday, as the insurgents continued a series of abductions on Afghanistan`s highways over the past few weeks.

14 Nepalese killed in Kabul; Taliban, ISIS stake claim

Fourteen Nepalese providing security to the Canadian embassy here were killed when a suicide bomber targeted their mini bus in the Afghan capital on Monday, authorities said.IANS) Fourteen Nepalese providing security to the Canadian embassy here were killed when a suicide bomber targeted their mini bus in the Afghan capital on Monday, authorities said.

Separate bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan

More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying Nepalese security contractors in the Afghan capital, officials said.

More than 20 killed in suicide attack in Kabul

More than 20 killed in suicide attack in Kabul

Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 14 in Afghanistan capital Kabul - CHILLING details here

Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 14 in Afghanistan capital Kabul - CHILLING details here

A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least 14 people and wounded eight in an attack on a minibus carrying Nepalese security contractors in the Afghan capital, Kabul, early on Monday, officials said.

Efforts on to trace Judith D`Souza, 39 Indian captives in Iraq: Sushma Swaraj

Judith, 40, working with NGO Aga Khan Development Network was kidnapped earlier this month while she was returning home after a dinner at a friend`s place in the Qala-e-Fatullah area of Kabul.

Afghan police tell foreigners in Kabul to stay in or hire guards

Police in the Afghan capital have told foreigners living outside protected compounds to travel with guards, after the kidnapping of an Indian aid worker last week added to a growing sense of insecurity in Kabul.

Family writes to PM Modi, govt says working to secure release of woman abducted in Kabul

The Indian Embassy in Kabul has been in constant touch with the Afghan authorities.

'Centre should put more pressure on Kabul for Judith's release'

West Bengal Pradesh Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday urged the Centre to put pressure on the Afghanistan government for securing the release of an Indian woman aid worker abducted by unidentified gunmen in the Afghan capital.

Government troops launch operations in Afghanistan

To eliminate militants, the government troops launched major operations against Taliban in Sarkh Kotal, Dand-e-Shahabudin and Dand-e-Ghori districts of the northern Baghlan province on Friday, Xinhua quoted army spokesman Ahmad Jawed Salim as saying

Govt will spare no effort to rescue abducted Indian woman in Afghanistan: Sushma Swaraj

Govt will spare no effort to rescue abducted Indian woman in Afghanistan: Sushma Swaraj

In a tweet, the external affairs minister on Friday said, “I have spoken to the sister of Judith D' Souza. We will spare no efforts to rescue her.”

Indian woman working with NGO kidnapped in Kabul

Indian woman working with NGO kidnapped in Kabul

An Indian woman, working with an NGO in Afghanistan, has been kidnapped in capital Kabul.

Afghanistan lawmaker killed in Kabul bomb attack

An Afghan lawmaker was killed and 11 others were wounded in a bomb attack in Kabul, an Interior Ministry spokesman has said.

With new tactics, Taliban gain ground in south Afghanistan

In the rugged terrain of the Taliban heartland in southern Afghanistan, the fight against Kabul has become a war for control of key stretches of main roads and highways as the insurgents use a new tactic to gain ground.

Taliban kill 16 bus passengers in northern Afghanistan

 The Taliban on Tuesday pulled passengers from several buses in northern Afghanistan, killed at least 16 of them and took dozens of others hostage, officials said.