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Afghanistan: Incumbent President, Chief Executive in Presidential race

Afghanistan: Incumbent President, Chief Executive in Presidential race

Ghani`s running mates are Afghanistan`s intelligence agency`s ex-chief Amarullah Saleh and the incumbent Vice President (VP) Mohammad Sarwar Danish.

Jan 21, 2019, 08:07 AM IST
Pakistan should introspect its role in Afghanistan's precarious situation, hits back India

Pakistan should introspect its role in Afghanistan's precarious situation, hits back India

The spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar said it was not for Pakistan to decide as to what role another country has in regional or global affairs.

Jan 18, 2019, 21:36 PM IST
 Pakistan may prefer weak, destabilised Afghanistan to strong, unified State: report

Pakistan may prefer weak, destabilised Afghanistan to strong, unified State: report

US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad Thursday held talks with Pakistan's Foreign Secretary in Islamabad after extensive discussions in Kabul.

Jan 18, 2019, 10:58 AM IST
MEA condemns Kabul attack, says efforts on to repatriate body of Indian killed

MEA condemns Kabul attack, says efforts on to repatriate body of Indian killed

The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday claimed the responsibility for a truck bomb attack in Kabul.

Jan 15, 2019, 16:05 PM IST
4 killed, 90 injured in Kabul blast

4 killed, 90 injured in Kabul blast

No group has claimed responsibility for the deadly bombing nor the security apparatus has pointed finger at any militant group including Taliban and Islamic State outfit fighting the government.

Jan 15, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
Australia 'concerned' about US plan to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

Australia 'concerned' about US plan to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

It was reported in December that US President Donald Trump was preparing to pull up to half of the 14,000 troops serving in Afghanistan out of the country.

Jan 14, 2019, 08:08 AM IST
India focuses on Afghanistan at first India Central Asia dialogue

India focuses on Afghanistan at first India Central Asia dialogue

Hitting out at the scourge of terrorism, Swaraj said, "We need to ask that who these terrorists are, who funds them, how do they find sustenance, who protects and sponsors them." 

Jan 13, 2019, 13:37 PM IST

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Jan 10, 2019, 20:50 PM IST

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Jan 09, 2019, 18:04 PM IST
Donald Trump's special Afghan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad to visit India

Donald Trump's special Afghan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad to visit India

The State Department Tuesday said Khalilzad will lead an inter-agency delegation to India, China, Afghanistan, and Pakistan from January 8 to January 21.

Jan 09, 2019, 07:21 AM IST
At least 30 goldmine workers killed in landslide in Afghanistan

At least 30 goldmine workers killed in landslide in Afghanistan

Landslides are frequent in the northern mountainous provinces of Afghanistan. 

Jan 06, 2019, 17:23 PM IST
US 'to pull 7,000 troops' from Afghanistan: Reports

US 'to pull 7,000 troops' from Afghanistan: Reports

Withdrawing troops from the region could recoil and pave the way toward a "second 9/11". 

Dec 21, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
Cricket in Caribbean will suffer till somebody does the right things: Former Windies opener Phil Simmons

Cricket in Caribbean will suffer till somebody does the right things: Former Windies opener Phil Simmons

On the West Indies team's struggles over the years and the crushing innings loss to Bangladesh in a Test recently, he said it was depressing.

Dec 13, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
Trump writes to Imran Khan, seeks Pakistan's help over peace talks in Taliban

Trump writes to Imran Khan, seeks Pakistan's help over peace talks in Taliban

Trump wants to end a 17-year-old war between Afghan security forces and the Afghan Taliban militants, who are fighting to drive out international forces and establish their version of strict Islamic law. 

Dec 03, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Afghanistan: 23 civilians killed in US Helmand air strike, says UN

Afghanistan: 23 civilians killed in US Helmand air strike, says UN

The US military says it is investigating the incident on Tuesday in which a helicopter hit a compound during a joint operation with U.S. and Afghan forces in Garmsir district in Helmand.

Nov 30, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
Afghanistan: At least 40 killed, over 60 injured in blast at wedding hall in Kabul

Afghanistan: At least 40 killed, over 60 injured in blast at wedding hall in Kabul

At least 40 people were killed in an explosion at a wedding hall in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, said two government officials.

Nov 20, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan kill at least 30 security forces

Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan kill at least 30 security forces

The Taliban have ramped up attacks in strategic provinces in their battle to expel foreign forces, topple the Western-backed government and restore their version of hardline Islamic law.

Nov 15, 2018, 15:19 PM IST
No talks with Taliban, India attends Moscow conference on Afghanistan in 'non-official' capacity

No talks with Taliban, India attends Moscow conference on Afghanistan in 'non-official' capacity

It also said that it attended the conference in a "non-official" capacity in a bid to bring back peace in Afghanistan.

Nov 10, 2018, 07:54 AM IST
'Non-official talks' with Taliban but not with J&K stakeholders? Omar Abdullah questions Centre

'Non-official talks' with Taliban but not with J&K stakeholders? Omar Abdullah questions Centre

India had on Thursday said it would participate in the dialogue hosted by Russia at a "non-official level" in Moscow.

Nov 09, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
Afghanistan: Army helicopter crash kills 25, including a top commander

Afghanistan: Army helicopter crash kills 25, including a top commander

Two army helicopters were on their way from Farah province to neighbouring Herat when one lost control in low visibility and crashed into a mountain, Naser Mehri, a spokesman for the provincial governor, told Reuters.

Oct 31, 2018, 13:36 PM IST