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Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children: UN

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children: UN

"Children are once again the main victims of these indiscriminate and illegal weapons," said Pernille Kardel, the UN's deputy special representative in Afghanistan.

Islamic State fighters kill 18 Afghan soldiers in attack on outpost

Islamic State fighters attacked an Afghan army post in the eastern border province of Nangarhar, near Pakistan, late on Thursday and killed at least 18 soldiers, a local official said.

Pakistan asks Afghanistan to handover 76 'most wanted' terrorists

Pakistan asks Afghanistan to handover 76 'most wanted' terrorists

In an unusual move, Pakistan Army today handed over a list of 76 "most wanted" terrorists to Afghan embassy officials and demanded "immediate action" against them, amidst a spurt in terror attacks in the country.

Pakistan summons Afghan officials, hands list of 76 militants

Hit by a wave of terror attacks, which it blames on militants from Afghanistan, the Pakistan army on Friday summoned Afghan embassy officials and handed over a list of 76 terrorists hiding in the neighbouring country.

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 12 runs (D/L) in rain-hit first ODI

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 12 runs (D/L) in rain-hit first ODI

Skipper Asghar Stanikzai made his seventh ODI half-century to help his team post a competitive score.

UAE envoy to Kabul dies of wounds from January bombing

The United Arab Emirates` ambassador to Afghanistan has died of wounds sustained in a January 10 bombing in Kandahar that also killed five other UAE officials, state media said Thursday.

United Nation warns of catastrophic dam failure in Syria battle

United Arab Emirates ambassador to Afghanistan Juma Al-Kaabi, who was injured in a powerful blast in the war-torn country's Kandahar province, died today.

Six die in Pakistan suicide bombing

At least six persons were killed and many injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan on Wednesday.

Air strikes kill 60 Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan's Helmand province

Air strikes kill 60 Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan's Helmand province

The insurgents were planning to launch a major attack on Sanging district.

Islamic State leader killed in Afghanistan

An Islamic State (IS) militant group commander has been killed during a joint military operation in Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.

Afghan military would support more foreign troops, official says

Afghan military would support more foreign troops, official says

General John Nicholson, the commander of US and international troops in Afghanistan, said he did not have enough troops to adequately advise Afghan forces on the ground.
 

ISIS continues to recruit from Af-Pak border region: UN report

ISIS continues to recruit from Af-Pak border region: UN report

The ISIS continues to recruit from the restive Af-Pak border region even as the terror outfit is struggling financially in Afghanistan and has resorted to extortion, according to a UN report.

Six Red Cross staff killed, two missing in Afghanistan

Suspected Islamic State gunmen killed six Afghan employees of the Red Cross delivering relief supplies in snowbound northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said, underscoring the dangers faced by aid workers in the war-battered country.

 Donald Trump administration should levy heavy costs on Pakistan for perpetuating terror in India, recommend top US think-tanks

Donald Trump administration should levy heavy costs on Pakistan for perpetuating terror in India, recommend top US think-tanks

The US should "levy costs" on Pakistan for perpetuating terrorism in India, top US think-tanks have recommended to the Trump administration.

19 killed in suicide blast at Afghan Supreme Court

At least 19 people were killed and 41 wounded today in a suicide blast at Afghanistan's Supreme Court in Kabul, officials said, the latest attack to rock the war-torn capital.

At least 20 dead in bomb blast outside Afghan Supreme Court in Kabul

An explosion occurred near the Supreme Court in the centre of Afghanistan`s capital on Tuesday.

'Trump way' only way to fight terror: Afghanistan envoy to India

'Trump way' only way to fight terror: Afghanistan envoy to India

The Afghan envoy to India on Monday said that US President Donald Trump's way to fight radicalisation and global terrorism was the only way to combat it.

Afghan diplomat shot dead at consulate in Pakistan's Karachi

The Pakistan Police and Rangers have cordoned off the highly sensitive area which is home to a number of foreign missions.

Islamic State, air strikes help drive spike in Afghan civilian casualties: United Nations

Islamic State, air strikes help drive spike in Afghan civilian casualties: United Nations

Last year saw the highest number of civilian casualties from suicide attacks since the United Nations began tracking such numbers in 2009.

At least 50 killed as avalanche hits East Afghanistan

At least 50 persons were killed after avalanche hit the eastern province of Afghanistan.