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US asks Pakistan to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul attack

US asks Pakistan to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul attack

The US has asked Islamabad to immediately arrest or expel Taliban leaders who are carrying out terror activities across the border in Afghanistan and prevent them from using Pakistani territory to support its operations.

Jan 23, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack: 7, including two gunmen, dead, over 100 hostages rescued

Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack: 7, including two gunmen, dead, over 100 hostages rescued

A group of gunmen killed at least five people and wounded eight others in an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday.

Jan 21, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Live news update: January 21, 2018

Jan 21, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel attacked, two gunmen killed, firing still on, many feared dead

Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel attacked, two gunmen killed, firing still on, many feared dead

Multiple casualties have been reported after at least four gunmen launched an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday. 

Jan 21, 2018, 07:53 AM IST
Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

A group of three or four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
Rocket lands inside Indian Embassy in Afghanistan's Kabul; 'all safe', says MEA

Rocket lands inside Indian Embassy in Afghanistan's Kabul; 'all safe', says MEA

The rocket, fired from an undisclosed location, landed in the 14th Street of Wazir Akbar Khan close to Canadian Embassy in Kabul's PD10. 

Jan 15, 2018, 22:12 PM IST
At least 11 killed, 25 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

At least 11 killed, 25 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

At least 11 people were killed and 25 others wounded when a suicide attacker blew himself up near a crowd of police and protesters in Kabul on Thursday, officials said.

Jan 04, 2018, 23:23 PM IST
India condemns suicide terror attack on Afghanistan's Shia culture center

India condemns suicide terror attack on Afghanistan's Shia culture center

The attack occurred during a morning panel discussion on the anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Sunni-majority Afghanistan at the Tabian Social and Cultural Centre.

Dec 29, 2017, 11:52 AM IST
US condemns attack on Shitte center in Afghanistan that killed 41

US condemns attack on Shitte center in Afghanistan that killed 41

The UNSC urged all states to cooperate actively with the Afghanistan government and all other relevant authorities in this regard.

Dec 29, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
US condemns Afghanistan terror attack, vows to work closely with govt to nab terrorists

US condemns Afghanistan terror attack, vows to work closely with govt to nab terrorists

The US condemned a "barbaric" attack on a Shiite cultural centre in Afghanistan that killed 41 people and vowed to "work closely" with the Afghan government to hunt down the terrorists.

Dec 29, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre

Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
ACB hails BCCI's decision to host Afghanistan for maiden Test as historic

ACB hails BCCI's decision to host Afghanistan for maiden Test as historic

Reacting to the BCCI`s decision to host Afghanistan for their first ever Test match against India, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) Chairman Atif Mashal on Monday called it a historic moment for his country.

Dec 11, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
At least five killed in Afghanistan Blast

At least five killed in Afghanistan Blast

At least five people were killed and seven others injured as a blast rocked Jalalabad city in Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.

Dec 03, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

India to assist in strengthening transport system in Kabul

India will provide USD 2.87 million to Afghanistan for refurbishment of 350 buses that will help in strengthening the public transport system of Kabul.

Nov 27, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander, 5 family members in Kapisa province

Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander, 5 family members in Kapisa province

An Afghan official says a government airstrike has killed a Taliban commander and five of his family members in the northeastern Kapisa province.

Nov 24, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
TV station attacked in Kabul; IS claims responsibility, 4 dead

TV station attacked in Kabul; IS claims responsibility, 4 dead

Afghan special forces suppressed the attack on Shamshad TV station in Kabul.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
2 killed in Kabul TV station attack, broadcasting resumes

2 killed in Kabul TV station attack, broadcasting resumes

Two people were killed and three others wounded when an explosion and ensuing gunfire rocked a TV station in Kabul on Tuesday.

Nov 07, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

Afghanistan temporarily bans WhatsApp

WhatsApp and Telegram are often used by the Taliban and other militant groups to evade government surveillance, The New York Times reported.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

15 killed, 30 injured in Afghan oil tanker explosion

At least 15 people were killed and 30 others injured when an oil tanker exploded in Afghanistan`s Parwan province, a senior official said on Thursday.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Blast hits embassy zone in Kabul, 13 feared dead

Blast hits embassy zone in Kabul, 13 feared dead

A loud blast shook windows and doors in an area of the Kabul in Afghanistan where many foreign embassies and government departments are located.

Oct 31, 2017, 17:31 PM IST