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Death toll in Afghanistan election rally blast climbs to at least 22

Death toll in Afghanistan election rally blast climbs to at least 22

The number of people killed when a bomb went off at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan has climbed to at least 22, officials said on Saturday.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Afghanistan prepares for election amid fraud allegations, fear of Taliban

Afghanistan prepares for election amid fraud allegations, fear of Taliban

The October 20 vote, seen by international partners as a dry run for presidential elections next year, has been hampered by chaotic preparations, allegations of fraud and ever-present fears of militant violence. 

Oct 07, 2018, 11:25 AM IST
Already in Asia Cup final, India look to extend dominance

Already in Asia Cup final, India look to extend dominance

India had earlier defeated Bangladesh in their first Super 4 match to remain as the only unbeaten team in the tournament so far

Sep 24, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
Asia Cup: Bangladesh captain Mortaza not consulted before batting additions

Asia Cup: Bangladesh captain Mortaza not consulted before batting additions

The 34-year-old further questioned the basis on which the duo received a call back in the team after being dropped initially

Sep 23, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
Shoaib Malik's unbeaten fifty saves Pakistan blushes against Afghanistan

Shoaib Malik's unbeaten fifty saves Pakistan blushes against Afghanistan

Chasing a competitive 258 to win, Pakistan overhauled the target with just three balls to spare with former captain Malik playing the match-winning knock from 43 balls.

Sep 22, 2018, 15:07 PM IST
Pakistan vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2018: highlights

Pakistan vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2018: highlights

Pakistan secure a 3-wicket win over Afghanistan in a neck-to-neck battle. 

Sep 21, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
Birthday boy Rashid stars in Afghanistan's 136-run win against Bangladesh

Birthday boy Rashid stars in Afghanistan's 136-run win against Bangladesh

Rashid smashed an unbeaten 57 off just 32 balls in a superb counter-attacking batting display to take Afghanistan to a competitive 255 for 7 after opting to bat.

Sep 21, 2018, 00:39 AM IST
Pakistan may prefer weak Afghanistan over a strong and unified state: US report

Pakistan may prefer weak Afghanistan over a strong and unified state: US report

US report asserted that Islamabad may anticipate that improved relations with Kabul could limit India's influence in the region.

Sep 20, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
Afghanistan not on the verge of collapsing: Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan not on the verge of collapsing: Ashraf Ghani

During his one-day visit to India, Ghani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the progress of the multi-faceted India-Afghanistan strategic partnership.

Sep 19, 2018, 23:42 PM IST
Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Abdali resigns from post

Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Abdali resigns from post

Abdali said that India not only gave him a home feeling but also added a wealth of knowledge and a plethora of experience.

Sep 19, 2018, 22:54 PM IST
Asia Cup 2018: Afghanistan thrash Sri Lanka by 91 runs, knock them out of tournament

Asia Cup 2018: Afghanistan thrash Sri Lanka by 91 runs, knock them out of tournament

Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka in the Group B match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Sep 17, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
Asia Cup 2018: All you need to know about continental rivals

Asia Cup 2018: All you need to know about continental rivals

The 14th edition of the Asia Cup is set to begin from Saturday. The Continental bragging rights will be up for grabs as heavyweights and minnows battle it out in the six-nation extravaganza hosted by the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai). 

Sep 14, 2018, 18:56 PM IST
 Asia Cup 2018 schedule: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Hong Kong

Asia Cup 2018 schedule: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Hong Kong

The 14th edition of the Asia Cup is set to commence in the United Arab Emirates on September 15, Saturday. The six-nation tournament will be co-hosted by UAE cities Abu Dhabi and Dubai from September 15 to 23. 

Sep 12, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
Afghanistan: At least 7 killed in blast near Kabul procession

Afghanistan: At least 7 killed in blast near Kabul procession

Police said the suicide attack came hours after another suspected suicide bomber was shot by police in Kabul before he could detonate his device.

Sep 10, 2018, 00:42 AM IST
NYT report accuses US government of misleading Americans on Afghan situation

NYT report accuses US government of misleading Americans on Afghan situation

The report claims that the government is fudging data in a bid to show it is in complete control of the situation in Afghanistan.

Sep 09, 2018, 11:55 AM IST
Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed, says government

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed, says government

Ten other members of the militant group were also killed in a joint ground and air operation by Afghan and foreign forces, the National Directorate of Security in Kabul said in a statement.

Aug 26, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
Pakistan backstabbed America in Afghanistan for years: Former US Army colonel

Pakistan backstabbed America in Afghanistan for years: Former US Army colonel

'Pakistan's duplicity has continued for seventeen years. While accepting billions of dollars in military and economic aid, Pakistan has been slowly bleeding the US to death in Afghanistan,' said the retired colonel.

Aug 24, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
Taliban to take part in Moscow talks on Afghanistan on September 4: Reports

Taliban to take part in Moscow talks on Afghanistan on September 4: Reports

Moscow supported an Afghan government offer of a three-month ceasefire, and regretted that the Taliban rejected the offer on Monday, the ministry said.

Aug 22, 2018, 00:18 AM IST
Afghanistan forces kill insurgents after mortars hit Kabul

Afghanistan forces kill insurgents after mortars hit Kabul

President Ghani acknowledged the explosions that were heard during his speech and described the perpetrators as enemies of Afghanistan, Islam and peace.

Aug 22, 2018, 00:15 AM IST
Several rockets trigger blasts in Afghan capital Kabul

Several rockets trigger blasts in Afghan capital Kabul

Several explosions were heard in the diplomatic district of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, but there was no immediate information on casualties, Reuters witnesses and a security official said.

Aug 21, 2018, 13:09 PM IST

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