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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.

Apr 22, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

Taliban kills three soldiers at army HQ in northern Afghanistan

At least three Afghan army soldiers were killed and several wounded on Friday when Taliban gunmen attacked a military headquarters in northern Afghanistan, officials said.

Apr 21, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
Suicide bombing kills 27 at Kabul mosque, IS claims responsibility

Suicide bombing kills 27 at Kabul mosque, IS claims responsibility

"This attack targeted innocent civilians - including children - in a holy place. It is a war crime & an act against Islam & humanity," Abdullah tweeted.

Nov 22, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Afghan Taliban delegation in Pakistan after `secret talks`

An Afghan Taliban delegation has arrived in Pakistan, militant sources said Saturday, raising speculation over efforts to revive peace negotiations days after reports of secret talks with Afghan of

Oct 22, 2016, 20:44 PM IST

Taliban launch major push to retake northern Afghan city

Hundreds of Taliban insurgents have launched an offensive to seize the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, which they captured and held for several days last year, provincial officials said on Friday.

Apr 15, 2016, 17:03 PM IST

33 killed in Taliban infighting in Afghanistan

At least 33 Taliban militants were killed in week-long infighting between the supporters and opponents of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor in Afghanistan.

Feb 22, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

Taliban to release audio to prove their leader is alive

A senior Pakistani intelligence official had also confirmed the attack on Mullah Mansour on Friday. 

Dec 05, 2015, 17:05 PM IST

Afghan Taliban storm jail, release hundreds of prisoners

Taliban insurgents stormed a prison in Afghanistan on Monday, killing police and releasing more than 350 inmates, including nearly 150 deemed a threat to national security, and then attacked troops rushing to help, officials said.

Sep 14, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Taliban militants seize eastern Afghan district

After two days of fierce fighting, Taliban militants on Friday seized a district in eastern Afghanistan`s Nuristan province.

Jun 26, 2015, 14:26 PM IST
Taliban attack Afghanistan Parliament, all seven militants dead

Taliban attack Afghanistan Parliament, all seven militants dead

A Taliban suicide bomber and six gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday as lawmakers met to consider a new defence minister, and another district in the volatile north fell to the militants as they intensified a summer offensive.

Jun 22, 2015, 23:20 PM IST
Bomb kills Afghan official; air strike hits Taliban "shadow governor"

Bomb kills Afghan official; air strike hits Taliban "shadow governor"

An Afghan district chief and three other people died when their car hit a roadside bomb on Sunday, the latest in a wave of assassinations by Taliban insurgents.

Jun 14, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

Taliban attack police headquarters in east Afghanistan

Taliban militants stormed a police headquarters in an Afghan city after a suicide bomb attack at its gate and wounded at least nine policemen, officials said on Monday. 

Jun 01, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

Taliban justify killing foreigners after Kabul guesthouse siege

The Afghan Taliban justified targeting foreigners after a brazen hours-long siege on a Kabul guesthouse that killed 14 people, saying people from "invading countries" do not count as civilians.

May 16, 2015, 17:29 PM IST

Taliban claim Kabul airport `insider` killings

The Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for an apparent "insider attack" at Kabul airport in which three American contractors and an Afghan were killed.

Jan 30, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Afghan Taliban condemns school attack by Pakistani Taliban

The Afghanistan Taliban have condemned an attack by the Pakistani Taliban on a school in Pakistan that killed 141 people on Tuesday.

Dec 17, 2014, 04:57 AM IST

Errant Taliban tweet claims spokesman in Pakistan

An apparently errant tweet by the Taliban's spokesman in Afghanistan gave his location as being in neighbouring Pakistan.

Oct 04, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

Roadside bomb kills three Afghan policemen

At least three policemen were killed Friday when a roadside bomb struck a van in Afghanistan`s Kunar province, an official said.

Aug 22, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Taliban sympathiser posts pictures of smiling US captive

US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, appeared smiling alongside a commander from the militant Haqqani network in a photo posted on a Twitter account by a supporter of the Afghan Taliban.

Jul 11, 2014, 10:16 AM IST

Afghan Taliban claim Pakistan hasn`t freed jailed Mullah Baradar as promised

The Afghan Taliban has reportedly said that Pakistan has not freed their former second-in-command, Mullah Baradar as promised and the detained commander`s health is deteriorating in prison.

Oct 09, 2013, 14:51 PM IST

`Will behead US soldiers for Afghan massacre`

The Afghan Taliban threatened on Tuesday to behead US troops in revenge for the massacre of 16 Afghan civilians by a lone American soldier in southern Afghanistan.

Mar 13, 2012, 13:19 PM IST