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40 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack at military base

40 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack at military base

At least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed and 40 injured after the Taliban attacked the Afghan Army base in the southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.

Gunmen attacks vehicle carrying senior officer in Pakistan' Balochistan, kill 4 policemen

Gunmen attacked a vehicle carrying a senior police officer in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, killing him and three other policemen.

54 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

"Afghan special forces conducted night operations against insurgents in Nawa district on Sunday night which resulted in killings 42 rebels and injuring 27 others," a government statement said.

 

Polio worker shot dead in northwestern Pakistan: Officials

A health worker who had been immunising children against polio was shot dead in Pakistan`s northwestern province Saturday, the provincial health department said.

IS beheads 10 Taliban militants in Afghanistan

The IS militants captured Aqbalaq village in Darzab district last week and arrested 10 Taliban militants.

Taliban kill alleged adulterers and spies: Afghan officials

An Afghan official says that Taliban militants have stoned a man and a woman accused of adultery to death.

Local Taliban leader, five insurgents killed in Afghanistan's Uruzgan

Local Taliban leader, five insurgents killed in Afghanistan's Uruzgan

A local Taliban leader and five Taliban insurgents were killed after the Afghan army launched an operation in the province of Uruzgan, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday.

32 militants killed, Taliban offensive foiled in Afghanistan

 At least 32 militants were killed as Afghan forces thwarted Taliban offensive to capture Faizabad district in Jauzjan province, an official said on Monday.

60 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan battle

At least 60 Taliban militants have been killed by Afghan security forces after six days of fierce fighting in Afghanistan's Sar-e Pol province, authorities said on Sunday.

Gun battle kills five militants, wounds 10 in Afghanistan

Conflict between government forces and Taliban militants in the northern Jauzjan province have left five insurgents dead and 10 others injured on Saturday, police chief of the province Rahmatullah Turkistani said.

Militants ambush foreign tourists in western Afghanistan

Militants ambush foreign tourists in western Afghanistan

The tourists -- eight British, three Americans and one German national -- were ambushed by Taliban gunmen in the restive district of Chesht-e-Sharif.

20 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan's Badakhshan

20 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan's Badakhshan

Twenty Taliban militants surrendered to the government in Afghanistan`s Badakhshan.

Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan leader Aqeel Anjum narowly escapes assassination attempt

A leader of a Pakistani religious party had a lucky escape when several shots were fired at his car here, days after renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri was killed by Taliban militants in the country's largest city and economic hub.

16 Taliban militants killed in US drone strike

A senior Taliban leader named Mullah Jannat Gul along with 15 of his men were killed after a drone struck two vehicles on Saturday.

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.

Shocking! Taliban militants cut out man's eyes, skin him alive; victim dies

Shocking! Taliban militants cut out man's eyes, skin him alive; victim dies

The victim, a 21-year-old labourer, was targeted because one of his relatives, they claimed, had killed a Taliban commander in December last year.

US and Afghan forces find kidnapped son of Pakistani PM: Govt

US and Afghan forces have found the kidnapped son of a former Pakistani prime minister alive in an operation in Afghanistan, the Pakistani foreign ministry said in a statement issued Tuesday.

Prominent Pakistani human rights activist, friend shot dead in Karachi

Prominent Pakistani human rights activist, friend shot dead in Karachi

The Hakimullah Mehsud faction of the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement to the media.

Nine Taliban militants killed in IED blast in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province

Nine Taliban militants killed in IED blast in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province

At least nine Taliban militants were killed and eight others injured after stepping on an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted their fellow fighters in Afghanistan's northeastern Badakhshan province.

Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops: Afghan official

Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops: Afghan official

An Afghan official says at least 15 members of the country's security forces have been killed in a gunbattle with the Taliban in southern Uruzgan province.