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Another blast in Afghanistan,13 killed, 37 wounded in Zabul, Parwan

At least 13 civilians were killed and 37 wounded in a roadside bomb blast that targeted a passanger bus in the Shahr-e-Safa district of Afghanistan.

May 10, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

Afghanistan: At least 58 killed in school blast in Kabul, over 100 injured

At least 58 were killed in the blast outside a school in Afghanistan`s capital Kabul, in which all but seven or eight of the victims were schoolgirls going home after finishing studies.

May 09, 2021, 12:37 PM IST

Bomb explosion in Kabul, over 25 killed and 12 injured

A bomb exploded near a school in a majority Shiite district of west Kabul on Saturday (May 8), killing at least 25 people, many of them young students.

May 08, 2021, 21:28 PM IST

Removal of all contractors from Afghanistan underway, says US Defence Secretary

U.S. Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said the process of removing all contractors from Afghanistan working with the United States was underway and drawdown is going according to plan so far.

May 07, 2021, 12:24 PM IST

Roots of the al-Qaeda network still alive in Afghanistan: Afghan government

Since the US president has announced the withdrawal of forces, people fear the dark future of Afghanistan. Now Afghan government claims that the roots of the al-Qaeda network are still alive in Afghanistan which makes the situation grim.

May 04, 2021, 12:17 PM IST

Afghanistan: At least 30 killed in car bomb blast in eastern Logar province

The car packed with explosives detonated in Logar`s capital of Pul-e Alam near the house of the former head of the provincial council, Didar Lawang. 

Apr 30, 2021, 23:33 PM IST

Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan call on Taliban to commit to Afghan peace talks

A US-backed Afghan peace conference in Istanbul hosted by Turkey, Qatar and the United Nations scheduled for Saturday was postponed due to the Taliban`s non-participation. No new date has been set for those talks.

Apr 23, 2021, 20:01 PM IST

Head of U.S. Central Command concerns about abilities of Afghan military

Head of U.S. Central Command, Kenneth McKenzie is concerned about the ability of the Afghan military to hold on after the US withdraws its troops on September 11.

Apr 23, 2021, 10:12 AM IST

Two insider attackers kill 12 Afghan militiamen in Herat province, says police

A Taliban spokesman Yousaf Ahmadi in a tweet claimed responsibility for the insider attack, which took place late Friday.

Jan 16, 2021, 15:32 PM IST

Pakistan birthplace of Taliban, says top Afghan leader Ata Noor

Senior Afghan leader Ata Mohammad Noor has called Pakistan the "birthplace of Taliban".

Dec 26, 2020, 21:25 PM IST

Pakistan Taliban involved in Helmand attacks, says Afghanistan

Helmand province in southern Afghanistan has a major uptick in violence in the last few weeks. 

Nov 17, 2020, 00:50 AM IST

152 Pakistani terrorists killed by Afghan forces in Helmand, Kandahar province

According to a report by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), around 6,500 Pakistan terrorists are operating in Afghanistan most of them belonging to the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP). 

Nov 16, 2020, 10:29 AM IST

Afghanistan air strike killed 10 Talibani terrorists

Air strike by Afghanistan killed 10 Talibani terrorists.

Nov 07, 2020, 11:34 AM IST

US military defends airstrikes as Taliban warns of 'consequences'

The Taliban launched a major offensive in the southern province of Helmand in a bid to take the provincial capital.

Oct 19, 2020, 00:43 AM IST

Afghanistan forces foil Taliban attempt to capture Helmand, JeM terrorists involved in attack

Hundreds of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists have also been seen in Helmand, who are attacking Afghan security forces in collaboration with the Taliban.

Oct 15, 2020, 16:56 PM IST

Taliban, Afghan negotiators set ground rules to safeguard peace talks: Reports

The progress was achieved with the help of U.S. officials, as the two sides drew up 19 ground rules that their negotiators should observe during talks, the sources said.

Oct 07, 2020, 00:17 AM IST

India to be present during talks between Afghanistan government and Taliban on Saturday in Doha

The talks will start the process of negotiations and India will be present along with 30 other countries. All the countries that border Afghanistan have been invited.

Sep 11, 2020, 20:29 PM IST

Major reshuffle in Taliban leadership ahead of intra-Afghan dialogue

This comes as preparations are underway for talks between representatives of the Afghanistan government and the Taliban.

Sep 08, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

Afghanistan frees nearly 200 Taliban prisoners to push peace talks

The prisoners formed part of a group of 400 jailed "hardcore" Islamist separatists whose stalled release had appeared set to delay talks between the government and the insurgent group to end nearly two decades of war.

Sep 02, 2020, 18:44 PM IST

Pakistan asked me to lead death squad, says former Pakistani Taliban spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan

In an audio, he claimed that after some time of his surrender he was given the list of prominent voices in order to facilitate Pakistan in eliminating rogue elements.

Aug 13, 2020, 00:20 AM IST