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India, China, US, Russia must fight terror jointly: Hamid Karzai

Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai blamed Pakistan's spy agency ISI for the revival of Taliban in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan's HPC blames Pakistan for failure of Taliban peace talks

Afghanistan's High Peace Council (HPC) has slammed Pakistan for its controversial role in the Afghan peace process, saying Islamabad has been the key obstruction in the way of purposeful peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban militant group.

Indian Airlines flight IC-814 hijackers were backed by Pakistan's ISI: Ajit Doval

Indian Airlines flight IC-814 hijackers were backed by Pakistan's ISI: Ajit Doval

IC-814 hijackers were actively supported by Pakistan's spy agency ISI, according Ajit Doval.

US, Australian hostages appear in Afghan Taliban video

An American and an Australian have appeared in a Taliban hostage video, five months after they were kidnapped from Kabul.

Twin bombings in Afghanistan's capital Kabul kill 38, several wounded; Taliban role suspected

Twin bombings in Afghanistan's capital Kabul kill 38, several wounded; Taliban role suspected

Two large bombings near government offices in Afghanistan's capital Tuesday killed at least 38 people, including civilians and military personnel, officials said.

Twin blasts target Afghan parliament in Kabul, over 50 feared killed, several wounded

Twin blasts target Afghan parliament in Kabul, over 50 feared killed, several wounded

Two bomb blasts targeting parliament offices rocked the city of Kabul on Tuesday in the PD6 area in Darulaman Road.

United States to deploy 300 soldiers in Helmand province to fight Taliban

United States to deploy 300 soldiers in Helmand province to fight Taliban

The United States will deploy around 300 soldiers in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.

Pakistan: Military courts to be discontinued after two years

Pakistan will wind up its special military courts from on Saturday, two years after they were set up for speedy trial of hardcore militants following the deadly Taliban attack on an Army school that killed nearly 150 children.

Gunmen kill eight Hazara miners in Afghanistan's Baghlan

Gunmen kill eight Hazara miners in Afghanistan's Baghlan

Unidentified gunmen killed eight members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority who were working as miners in the northern province of Baghlan, a local government official said.

Afghanistan women raise arms to fight Taliban, IS

Several women have raised arms against Taliban militants and Islamic State (IS) loyalists in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, officials said.

Taliban slaves of foreigners: Hekmatyar's son

Habiburrahman Hekmatyar, the son of reconciled leader of Hizb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, has termed the Taliban and other insurgent groups in the country as slaves of foreigners.

Two civilians killed in bomb blast in Afghan's Laghman province

An Afghan official says that at least two Afghan civilians were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Laghman province.

Eight killed after Taliban storm Afghan MP Mir Wali`s house

The Taliban in a statement said their suicide bombers raided the house to disrupt an "important gathering of officials".

Taliban attack home of Afghan lawmaker in capital, killing 8

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack.

Afghanistan urges UN to verify cross-border terrorism

Invoking the Amritsar Heart of Asia declaration, Afghanistan has reiterated the call for an international set-up to verify cross-frontier terrorism and expose government organisations that promote terrorism.

Terror attacks that shook the world in 2016

Terror attacks that shook the world in 2016

Terror attacks that shook the world in 2016

India distances itself from Russia's Taliban comment

India on Thursday distanced itself from a reported comment of Russia`s Ambassador to Afghanistan that his country and Taliban shared interests in fighting the Islamic State terror outfit.

Chinese engineer working on CPEC survives roadside bombing in Pakistan

The attack on the Chinese engineer came on a day when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated a 448-kilometre-long Sorab-Hoshab road.

Pakistan Taliban resorts to collecting 'protection money'

When Pakistani shopkeeper Abdur Rahim`s phone rang in mid-October, he was shocked to hear the voice of a senior militant commander demanding protection money from him and his fellow traders in the Swat Valley.

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.