At least 100 Afghan students hospitalised after eating poisoned beans in Herat

At least 100 school boys have been admitted to a hospital in Herat, Afghanistan, after reportedly consuming poisoned beans outside their school gates on Saturday.

At least 100 Afghan students hospitalised after eating poisoned beans in Herat

At least 100 school boys have been admitted to a hospital in Herat, Afghanistan, after reportedly consuming poisoned beans outside their school gates on Saturday.

100 school students poisoned in Afghanistan

Around 100 students of a school in the western Afghan province of Herat suffered from poisoning under mysterious circumstances on Saturday, police said.

Taliban deny Afghan Shiite kidnap

The Taliban said Friday they were not responsible for the abduction of 30 Shiite Muslims in southern Afghanistan last week, as rescue efforts restarted after a halt for bad weather.

Freed priest in Afghanistan meets Sushma Swaraj

Returning after eight-month captivity in Afghanistan, Indian priest Alexis Prem Kumar on Tuesday called on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here.

Abducted Indian priest freed in Afghanistan after eight months

An Indian Christian priest, Father Alexis Prem Kumar was released on Sunday.

ITBP men who thwarted terror bid on Herat Consulate given PPMG

Four ITBP commandos, who repulsed an audacious terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province last year, have been accorded the President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) on the eve of the Republic Day here.

Afghan saffron pickers offer alternative to opium crop

Saffron cultivation needs lots of land and a lot of labour, but the world`s most expensive spice might be an economic lifeline for Afghanistan with international financial support set to fall in the coming years.

Child labour: Ice cream is a job, not a treat, for Afghan girl

The gaggle of girls outside a school in Herat are all about the same age, but one of them sticks out.

Gunmen kill 15 civilians travelling in central Afghanistan

Suspected Taliban gunmen stopped two vehicles in central Afghanistan and shot dead 15 passengers at the side of the road, officials said on Friday, in the latest attack to highlight the growing civilian toll from violence.

Gunmen kill two foreign women in western Afghanistan: Officials

Two foreign women were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in the western Afghan city of Herat on Thursday, officials said.

Suicide bombing hits Afghanistan`s Herat city

A suicide attack hit the Afghan city of Herat Monday, an official said.

The blast occurred in a locality near Herat airport when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden jacket next to an army vehicle, the official told Xinhua.

Five policemen killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

At least four policemen were killed Monday in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan`s Herat province, an official said.

`Afghans happy with Narendra Modi becoming Indian PM`

Indian envoy to Afghanistan Amar Sinha on Tuesday said that the Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan is safe and the government is working towards getting him released.

Jayalalithaa seeks PM`s intervention to secure release of Indian

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today sought the personal intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in securing release of an Indian aid worker, abducted from Herat in Afghanistan on June 2.

Kidnapped Indian NGO worker `traced, safe`, 12 arrested in Afghanistan

Indian aid worker Father Alexis Prem Kumar Antonysamy, who was recently kidnapped in Afghanistan by some unidentified militants, has been located to the Gulran district of Herat province in Afghanistan.

US in touch with Ind and Afghan on the abduction of aid worker

The United States is in touch with both Indian and Afghan authorities on the abduction of an Indian aid worker from Herat in Afghanistan by unidentified gunmen, US officials have said.

Herat kidnapping: No breakthrough yet, victim`s family appeals to Narendra Modi

The family of Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure early release of their kin.

US in touch with India, Afghanistan on abduction of aid worker

The United States is in touch with both Indian and Afghan authorities on the abduction of an Indian aid worker from Herat in Afghanistan by unidentified gunmen, US officials has said.

Indian aid worker`s abduction in Afghanistan: No breakthrough yet

Two days after an Indian aid worker was abducted by gunmen in Afghanistan`s western Herat province, the authorities have failed to make any breakthrough for Fr. Alexis Prem Kumar`s safe release.