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Afghanistan Defence Minister, Army Chief of Staff resign over deadly attack

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accepted on Monday the resignation of the defence minister and army chief of staff after more than 140 government soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on an army base last week, the president`s office said.

Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack

Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack

President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow soldiers, in the deadliest attack of its kind on an Afghan military base.

Death toll in Afghanistan base attack rises to 140: Officials

Death toll in Afghanistan base attack rises to 140: Officials

As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base.

`More than 50` Afghan troops killed in attack: US military

`More than 50` Afghan troops killed in attack: US military

"More than 50 Afghan soldiers have been killed" in a Taliban attack Friday on their base near the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, a US military spokesman told AFP.

Taliban attack on German consulate in Afghanistan kills six

Taliban attack on German consulate in Afghanistan kills six

The latest attack in Mazar-i-Sharif comes just two days after a bitter US presidential election.
 

Blast at Afghanistan`s Mazar-e-Sharif city kills four, 110 injured; Taliban claims responsibility

Blast at Afghanistan`s Mazar-e-Sharif city kills four, 110 injured; Taliban claims responsibility

Kabul, Nov 11 (IANS) At least four people were killed and over 110 injured when the German consulate in Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif was targeted by a suicide truck bomb and a subsequent attack by Taliban militants, officials said on Friday.

2 dead, over 100 injured as Taliban attack German consulate in Afghanistan

2 dead, over 100 injured as Taliban attack German consulate in Afghanistan

A powerful Taliban truck bomb struck the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif late Thursday, killing at least two people and wounding 32 others.

Market blast kills two, wounds 15 in north Afghanistan

A bomb in a crowded in market in the north Afghanistan city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Tuesday killed at least two people and wounded 15, police officials said.

Pathankot, Mazar-i-Sharif attacks coordinated by ISI: RK Singh

He also said Pakistan`s denial that the telephone numbers provided by India were not registered there was completely false.

Suicide bomb attack, gunbattle near Indian Consulate in Afghanistan kills seven security personnel

Suicide bomb attack, gunbattle near Indian Consulate in Afghanistan kills seven security personnel

The suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Pakistani consulate and the bombing was followed by gunfire from unidentified terrorists.

Blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad; Indian consulate 'not target'

Blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad; Indian consulate 'not target'

An explosion took place on Tuesday 400 metres away from the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, two days after the country's mission was attacked by terrorists in Mazar-e-Sharif. 

Gunfight outside Indian Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif ends; PM Modi thanks Afghan prez for safety of diplomatic mission

Gunfight outside Indian Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif ends; PM Modi thanks Afghan prez for safety of diplomatic mission

Sunday's attack comes as Indian security forces were trying to suppress an assault on an Air Force base in Pathankot in Punjab.

WATCH: Afghan forces chopper-dropped at encounter site in Mazar-i-Sharif

Latest reports say that there are three more terrorists hold-up in an adjacent building. 

PM Modi thanks Afghan prez for safety of Indian consulate, personnel

PM Modi thanks Afghan prez for safety of Indian consulate, personnel

In his telephonic conversation, the Afghan president has also condemned the terrorist attack on the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in Punjab. 

Afghan forces besiege insurgents near Indian consulate in Mazar

Afghan forces besiege insurgents near Indian consulate in Mazar

Afghan special forces fought with insurgents barricaded in a house near the Indian consulate in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Monday after an overnight attack that coincided with an assault on an Indian air base near the border with Pakistan.

Mazar-i-Sharif siege: Fresh blasts, gunfire heard, Indian mission staff safe

Mazar-i-Sharif siege: Fresh blasts, gunfire heard, Indian mission staff safe

Gunfights raged Monday as Afghan forces battled to flush out militants holed up near the Indian consulate in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, hours after they attempted to storm the diplomatic mission.

Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif attacked, two gunmen killed

Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif attacked, two gunmen killed

Explosions and gunfire rang out late on Sunday as militants tried to storm the Indian diplomatic mission in the Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, officials said.