Taliban guesthouse attack: Afghan forces end 6-hour siege, four militants dead
Taliban guesthouse attack: Afghan forces end 6-hour siege, four militants dead

Taliban raided Kabul's diplomatic hub of Wazir Akbar Khan in an overnight siege that went on for hours before security forces killed the four militants, reports said Wednesday.

Yemeni pleads guilty in New York to Al-Qaeda conspiracy

A 40-year-old Yemeni, who fought US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, pleaded guilty in New York Tuesday to conspiring to murder Americans and to supporting Al-Qaeda, prosecutors said.

Obama urges NATO member states to help stabilise Afghanistan

US President Barack Obama urged all NATO member countries to play a role in helping stabilise Afghanistan.

Taliban suicide bombers attack Afghan court killing two

Taliban suicide bombers attacked a court in Wardak province on Tuesday, killing two police officers before being shot dead as they entered the compound, the police chief said.

Obama heralds first US Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years

President Barack Obama heralded the first US Memorial Day in 14 years without a major ground war in an annual ceremony of remembrance on Monday for fallen American forces.

Taliban truck bomber wounds over 70 in south Afghanistan

More than 70 people were wounded Monday when a Taliban truck bomber detonated a tonne of explosives outside a government complex in southern Afghanistan, the latest in a series of attacks that have sent civilian casualties surging.

Taliban truck bomber wounds dozens in southern Afghanistan

A Taliban truck bomber detonated around a tonne of explosives outside a government complex in southern Afghanistan on Monday, wounding at least 40 people as the summer fighting season sends civilian casualties surging.

Taliban truck bomber wounds more than 70 in Afghanistan
Taliban truck bomber wounds more than 70 in Afghanistan

A suicide attack in Afghanistan's Zabul province targeting council building has left dozens injured, reports said Monday.

Afghan peace envoy, ISI secretly meet Taliban leaders in China: Report

An Afghan peace envoy held secret talks with Taliban leaders in China last week which were also attended by Chinese officials and representatives of Pakistan's spy agency ISI, a media report has said.

India denies scrapping of Afghan iron-ore mining project

India has dismissed reports that an Indian consortium has scrapped a multi-billion dollar iron-ore mining deal in Afghanistan, saying only an analysis of the proposed project's opportunities and strengths had been done.

Pakistan to host regional meeting on Afghanistan

Pakistan to host regional meeting on Afghanistan

Islamabad: Pakistan will host a meeting of senior officials on Monday ahead of the "Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process" ministerial conference to be held in Islamabad later this year.

IS is recruiting, but not operational in Afghanistan: NATO

The Islamic State group is recruiting fighters in Afghanistan, the commander of foreign forces in country has said, but they are not yet operational.

Bomb kills four of family in Afghanistan

Four members of a family were killed when a roadside bomb struck a civilian car in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, police said.

At least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assault

Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints today in volatile southern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 officers in the ongoing assault, authorities said.

Ex-Afghan prez Karzai calls on Modi

 Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a transit halt in the national capital and discussed with him the recent developments in that country.

Top US commander says IS actively recruiting in Afghanistan

The commander of international forces in Afghanistan says the Islamic State group is actively recruiting in Afghanistan but is not yet operational there.

PM Narendra Modi meets former Afghan president Hamid Karzai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the two discussed the recent developments in Afghanistan.

Afghan district governor killed in blast

 A district governor was killed in a bomb blast on Saturday in Afghanistan` Uruzgan province, an official said.

Roadside bomb kills 2, including Afghan district chief

An Afghan official says a roadside bomb has killed that two people, including a district administrative chief, in the country's south.