Dozens dead in Afghanistan violence as Ramadan begins

Taliban forces have increased their attacks in the weeks before Ramadan, with a string of strikes in Kandahar, Paktia, and Helmand.

May 27, 2017, 12:24 PM IST

UN chief slams deadly attacks in Afghanistan

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the recent attacks in Afghanistan in which 59 people, including women and children, were killed and more than 40 others injured, an official statement here said.

Jul 15, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

Car bomb kills 33 in Afghanistan near US base

A suicide car bomb on Sunday killed 33 people and wounded 10 in southeastern Afghanistan, close to a US base that was once used by the CIA, police said.

Jul 13, 2015, 17:15 PM IST

Suicide bomber targets protest in eastern Afghanistan, kills 17

A suicide bomber Thursday killed at least 13 people and wounded around 40 others, including a prominent Afghan lawmaker, in an attack near a complex housing the governor of a restive eastern province bordering Pakistan, officials said.

Apr 02, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Police academy attacked in Afghanistan

Suicide bombers Wednesday stormed a police academy in Afghanistan`s Khost city, a police official said.

Jan 07, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

Suicide attack by Taliban on US base in Afghanistan

The attack was claimed by the banned militant outfit Taliban.

Dec 26, 2012, 11:24 AM IST

`ISI behind Afghan Taliban attacks on US bases`

Western analysts refer to the recent spate of attacks on US military bases in Afghanistan.

Jun 23, 2012, 10:55 AM IST

Suicide attack in east Afghanistan kills 9

Violence across Afghanistan in 2010 reached its worst level since 2001.

Feb 18, 2011, 15:31 PM IST

Blast injures Governor of Afghanistan`s Khost

The acting Governor of Afghanistan`s southeastern Khost province and several other senior provincial officials were wounded on Thursday by a blast inside the governor`s office, an Afghan Army general said.

Jan 07, 2010, 14:21 PM IST

Suicide attackers strike south-eastern Afghan city

For the second time in a week, Taliban fighters armed with suicide vests and automatic weapons attacked a provincial capital in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, triggering hours-long gunbattles that left seven militants dead, officials said.

Jul 25, 2009, 21:47 PM IST

Heavy firing erupts in southeastern Afghan city of Khost

Taliban militants attacked government
buildings in the southeastern city of Khost on Saturday with suicide
bombers, AK-47 rifles and rocket-propelled grenades, officials

Jul 25, 2009, 18:22 PM IST