30 arrested for Kabul bombings

Afghanistan's intelligence agency arrested 30 militants and Haqqani network activists during special operations on Monday, media reported.

Afghan Taliban admit covering up Mullah Omar's death

The Taliban on Monday admitted covering up longtime leader Mullah Omar's death for two years, saying they had wanted to keep it secret until foreign forces ended their fight against the militants.

Taliban kill 8 police officers in attacks: Afghan official

An Afghan official says at least eight police officers have been killed in separate attacks by Taliban insurgents in eastern Afghanistan.

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in rocket attack

At least four Pakistani soldiers were killed on Sunday in a rocket attack in a tribal area of Khayber-Agency that borders Afghanistan, the military`s media wing reported.

Suicide bombing in Kabul leaves at least 12 dead, many injured
Suicide bombing in Kabul leaves at least 12 dead, many injured

At least 12 people including three NATO contractors were killed and 60 injured when a suicide car bomber struck a foreign forces convoy, officials said on Saturday, underlining the precarious security situation in the Afghan capital.

Afghanistan protests cross-border firing, Pakistan envoy summoned

Kabul summoned Islamabad`s top diplomat to protest the killing of eight Afghan border policemen in a clash between the security forces of the two turbulent neighbours.

With love from Kabul: This is how Afghans thanked India for Salma dam
With love from Kabul: This is how Afghans thanked India for Salma dam

Afghan residents in the western Herat province are delighted as the Salma Dam - India's major reconstruction project in Afghanistan - is nearing completion, and water has started filling up its reservoirs.

Afghan government sends team to Pakistan to discuss peace

An Afghan official says Kabul has sent a high-level government delegation to Pakistan to discuss an action plan after Islamabad-hosted peace talks with the Taliban were suspended last month.

Taliban kill 14 police in southern Afghanistan

An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have shot dead at least 14 police officers in the southern Helmand province.

Suicide blast near Kabul airport kills five; Taliban claim attack
Suicide blast near Kabul airport kills five; Taliban claim attack

Casualties are feared after an explosion occurred near the entrance of Kabul airport in Afghanistan on Monday.

US condolences over deadly attacks in Afganistan

The United States has sent condolences to Kabul over a barrage of bomb attacks that killed at least 51 people in the deadliest day of fighting in years, the White House said Saturday.

PM Narendra Modi condemns attacks in Afghanistan, calls them 'cowardly'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned the series of attacks in Afghanistan and offered his condolences to the families of the victims.

51 dead, hundreds wounded in lethal wave of Kabul bombings
51 dead, hundreds wounded in lethal wave of Kabul bombings

ifteen more fatalities were confirmed Saturday from a barrage of bombings in Kabul, taking the toll to 51 in the deadliest day in the Afghan capital since the NATO combat mission ended in December.

Suicide blast hits Kabul police academy, heavy casualties feared

A suicide attacker struck near the Kabul police academy Friday, officials said, with heavy casualties expected in the second major attack in the Afghan capital in less than 24 hours.

Deadly suicide attacks kill 35, wound hundreds in Kabul
Deadly suicide attacks kill 35, wound hundreds in Kabul

 At least 35 Afghan cadets were killed when a suicide attacker blew himself up near the Kabul police academy on Friday, officials said.

Afghanistan's President condemns bombing in Kabul residential area

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday threatened a rapid and forceful response to a massive suicide truck bombing in the Afghan capital, which he said was aimed at diverting public attention from the Taliban's leadership struggle.

Car bombing kills 8 in Afghanistan

 At least eight people were killed and more than 100 injured on Friday when a car bomb went off in the eastern part of Afghanistan`s capital Kabul, police said.

Six killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

At least six people were killed and many injured as a suicide attacker blew himself up in Afghanistan`s Logar province on Thursday morning, Xinhua reported, citing a local official.

Pakistan official hopes Kabul-Taliban talks to resume soon

A close aide of Pakistan's prime minister says he is optimistic the stalled peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban will resume soon in the interest of peace in Afghanistan.

Mullah Omar's death mysterious: Pakistani daily

Taliban leader Mullah Omar lived in secrecy and his death appears to have been just as mysterious, a Pakistani daily said on Friday.