Afghan forces raid frees 60 from Taliban prison

Afghan special forces, backed by helicopter gunships, freed more than 60 people held captive in a Taliban prison in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday, in a major raid against the resurgent Islamist group.

Pakistan court asks for information on release of arrested Indian

 A top Pakistani court has ordered authorities to provide information about the arrest and expected date of release of a 31-year-old Indian man arrested in 2012 for illegally entering the country from Afghanistan reportedly to meet a girl he had befriended online.

Murtaza Ahmedi: 5-year-old Lionel Messi fan's family forced to leave Afghanistan after threat calls

Murtaza Ahmedi: 5-year-old Lionel Messi fan's family forced to leave Afghanistan after threat calls

Lionel Messi's 5-year-old fan Murtaza Ahmedi's family has been forced to move out of Afghanistan after receiving threat calls from Taliban.

Major blow to Nawaz govt as US asks Pakistan to make ‘full payment’ for F-16 fighter jets

Major blow to Nawaz govt as US asks Pakistan to make ‘full payment’ for F-16 fighter jets

On February 11, the State Department had informed the Congress about its determination for selling eight the fighter jets to Pakistan.

Nine Taliban militants killed in IED blast in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province

Nine Taliban militants killed in IED blast in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province

At least nine Taliban militants were killed and eight others injured after stepping on an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted their fellow fighters in Afghanistan's northeastern Badakhshan province.

Five years on, bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan jail

The killing was a huge success for US President Barack Obama, whose country was profoundly scarred by the attacks on New York and Washington of September 2001.

Shrinking US presence in Afghanistan creates security concerns: Report

Shrinking US presence in Afghanistan creates security concerns: Report

The dwindling US troop presence in Afghanistan is hampering the Pentagon`s ability to train and monitor local security forces, a government watchdog report warned Friday.

Taliban must face consequences for calling off peace talks: US

Taliban must face consequences for calling off peace talks: US

The Taliban must "face the consequences" for calling off peace talks with the Afghan government, the US said today as it once again asked Pakistan to go after terrorists that threaten its neighbours.

Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks: As it happened

Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan met in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Pakistan raises 'core issue' Kashmir at Foreign Secretary-level talks, says 'just solution' needed

Pakistan raises 'core issue' Kashmir at Foreign Secretary-level talks, says 'just solution' needed

Pakistani Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry is in New Delhi to attend the Heart of Asia (Istanbul Process) conference.

India, Pakistan Foreign Secretaries to meet today; Pathankot, peace process on agenda

India, Pakistan Foreign Secretaries to meet today; Pathankot, peace process on agenda

Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists had carried out a terror attack on the intervening night of January one and two on the strategic IAF base in Pathankot. 

Russian ambassador denies Moscow supporting Taliban

Russia`s ambassador to Afghanistan denied on Monday that Moscow was giving its backing to the Taliban in its fight against Islamic State militants.

Indo-Pak FS to meet on Tuesday; Pathankot probe issue, NIA visit top on agenda

Indo-Pak FS to meet on Tuesday; Pathankot probe issue, NIA visit top on agenda

India to raise Pathankot probe issue in Foreign Secretary level talks with Pakistan here on Tuesday, ANI quoted sources as saying.

41 militants killed in Afghanistan in 24 hours

 At least 41 militants were killed and 23 others injured in clashes with security forces and government airstrikes in the last 24 hours, the Afghan Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

Kabul attack death toll more than doubles to 64

The death toll from a lethal Taliban attack in Kabul has more than doubled to 64, the interior ministry said Wednesday.

Progress in Afghan has made US safer; still work to do: White House

Tremendous progress achieved in Afghanistan has made the US safer, but still a lot of work has to be done in the war torn country for the advancement of national security interests, the White House has said, a day after a Taliban bomb blast in Kabul killed 30 people.

At least 30 dead, hundreds wounded as Taliban attack rattles Kabul

At least 30 dead, hundreds wounded as Taliban attack rattles Kabul

KabulL Thirty people were killed and hundreds wounded when a Taliban truck bomb tore through central Kabul and a fierce firefight broke out Tuesday, a week after the insurgents launched their annual spring offensive.

Seven killed, 327 wounded in Kabul attack: Officials

At least seven people were killed and 327 others wounded in an ongoing Taliban attack in central Kabul Tuesday, the Afghan health ministry said.

Taliban attack rattles Kabul; 28 dead, hundreds wounded

Taliban attack rattles Kabul; 28 dead, hundreds wounded

The blast in Kabul apparently targeted the offices of Afghanistan`s main security agency was followed by a heavy firefight.

Pakistan dismisses US declassified documents' claims

Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said that allegations in the media on Pakistan's involvement with Haqqani network are "preposterous".