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Series of blasts hits Kabul, casualties feared

Series of blasts hits Kabul, casualties feared

A series of blasts hit Afghanistan capital Kabul on Wednesday. However, there is no confirmation yet on the number of casualties in the incident. The explosions were carried out in PD13 and 

May 09, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
India condemns 'cowardly' suicide attacks in Afghanistan, offers help

India condemns 'cowardly' suicide attacks in Afghanistan, offers help

India on Sunday strongly condemned the cowardly suicide attack in Afghanistan that left at least 58 dead.

Apr 22, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 31: Ministry

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 31: Ministry

The assaults underscore growing concerns about security in the lead-up to legislative elections scheduled for October 20, which are seen as a test-run for next year's presidential poll.

Apr 22, 2018, 15:20 PM IST
Elements in Taliban open to peace talks, says US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in Kabul

Elements in Taliban open to peace talks, says US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in Kabul

Elements of the Taliban are open to talks with the Afghan government, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday.

Mar 13, 2018, 22:30 PM IST
Taliban kill 18 soldiers in attack on Afghan army base: officials

Taliban kill 18 soldiers in attack on Afghan army base: officials

Taliban militants stormed an Afghan army base in the western province of Farah overnight, killing at least 18 soldiers, officials said today, the latest in a series of attacks in the war-torn country.

Feb 24, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Afghan political crisis deepens as second governor refuses to resign

Afghan political crisis deepens as second governor refuses to resign

A governor in northern Afghanistan has become the second in the region to defy an order by President Ashraf Ghani to step down, deepening a political crisis facing the US-backed government in Kabul.

Feb 19, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
Islamic State group claims attack on Kabul military compound

Islamic State group claims attack on Kabul military compound

The Islamic State terror outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack on a military compound in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Jan 29, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
Pakistan Army supplied equipment to attackers: Afghan envoy on Kabul attack

Pakistan Army supplied equipment to attackers: Afghan envoy on Kabul attack

One of the insurgents involved in the attack has been arrested by the security forces, the local media reports quoted the military sources as saying.

Jan 29, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
Attack on military academy in Kabul: 4 terrorists killed, 1 arrested; 5 soldiers dead, 10 injured

Attack on military academy in Kabul: 4 terrorists killed, 1 arrested; 5 soldiers dead, 10 injured

The attack is part of a period of increased violence across eastern Afghanistan.

Jan 29, 2018, 08:11 AM IST

Over 100 dead in deadly Kabul blast; Taliban claims responsibility

The ambulance blast in Kabul, claimed by the Taliban, is one of the worst to strike Afghanistan's capital in recent years.

Jan 28, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
India condemns Kabul terror attack, calls it 'barbaric and dastardly'

India condemns Kabul terror attack, calls it 'barbaric and dastardly'

An explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, killing over 90 people.

Jan 27, 2018, 21:15 PM IST
Lots of dead and wounded, smoke in the sky: Witnesses recall Kabul attack which killed over 90

Lots of dead and wounded, smoke in the sky: Witnesses recall Kabul attack which killed over 90

 The overwhelmed medical staff were seen struggling to treat bloodied men, women and children who were lying in corridors.

Jan 27, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
Ambulance packed with explosives blows up in Kabul, at least 40 killed, 140 injured

Ambulance packed with explosives blows up in Kabul, at least 40 killed, 140 injured

The blast took place in an area near foreign embassies and government buildings.

Jan 27, 2018, 14:20 PM IST
US asks Pakistan to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul attack

US asks Pakistan to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul attack

The US has asked Islamabad to immediately arrest or expel Taliban leaders who are carrying out terror activities across the border in Afghanistan and prevent them from using Pakistani territory to support its operations.

Jan 23, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack: 7, including two gunmen, dead, over 100 hostages rescued

Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack: 7, including two gunmen, dead, over 100 hostages rescued

A group of gunmen killed at least five people and wounded eight others in an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday.

Jan 21, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Live news update: January 21, 2018

Jan 21, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel attacked, two gunmen killed, firing still on, many feared dead

Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel attacked, two gunmen killed, firing still on, many feared dead

Multiple casualties have been reported after at least four gunmen launched an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday. 

Jan 21, 2018, 07:53 AM IST
Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

A group of three or four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
Rocket lands inside Indian Embassy in Afghanistan's Kabul; 'all safe', says MEA

Rocket lands inside Indian Embassy in Afghanistan's Kabul; 'all safe', says MEA

The rocket, fired from an undisclosed location, landed in the 14th Street of Wazir Akbar Khan close to Canadian Embassy in Kabul's PD10. 

Jan 15, 2018, 22:12 PM IST