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Attack on Shiite Muslim gathering in Afghan capital kills at least one

At least one person was killed and 16 wounded, said Wahidullah Mayar, a spokesman for the public health ministry.

Mar 07, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

Allies do not put each other on notice: Pakistan after US Vice President Mike Spence's ultimatum

US President Donald Trump has put Pakistan on notice for providing safe haven to the Taliban and other militant groups, Vice President Mike Pence has said.

Dec 22, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

PM Modi meets Afghan Chief Executive, assures him of full cooperation

PM on Thursday assured Afghanistan's Chief Executive of India's commitment to help build their country.

Sep 28, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

Jaitley to inaugurate India-Afghan trade show tomorrow

The three-day event, sponsored by the US, will focus on better regional integration by strengthening economic ties between Afghanistan and India.

Sep 26, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Taliban denies role in Kabul's suicide bombings

The Taliban has rejected any role in the three consecutive explosions in Kabul, in which as many as 20 people were killed and 87 injured on Saturday afternoon during the funeral ceremony of Mohammad Salim Izadyar, the son of the deputy speaker of the Afghan Senate House.

Jun 04, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

Five killed in Kabul suicide bombing

At least five persons were killed and three others wounded in a suicide bombing near the government office buildings in Kabul on Wednesday.

Apr 12, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

Suicide bombing kills 27 at Kabul mosque, IS claims responsibility

"This attack targeted innocent civilians - including children - in a holy place. It is a war crime & an act against Islam & humanity," Abdullah tweeted.

Nov 22, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Pentagon chief Carter lands in Afghanistan

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Afghanistan Tuesday for talks with President Ashraf Ghani, days after the United States and NATO pledged to keep thousands of troops in the troubled country.

Jul 12, 2016, 12:57 PM IST

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 annua

Apr 19, 2016, 22:36 PM IST

Date expected for Kabul-Taliban meeting: Afghan official

Talks in Kabul on Tuesday between representatives of four countries trying to end Afghanistan's war with the Taliban are likely to set a date for a face-to-face meeting between the two sides, an Afghan official said.

Feb 23, 2016, 13:14 PM IST

ISIS penetration in Afghanistan unlike other parts of world: Abdullah Abdullah

Asserting that talks and terrorism cannot go hand in hand, Abdullah said many Taliban leaders reside in Pakistan.

Feb 04, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Anupam Kher issue due to nebulous visa regime: Pakistani daily

Anupam Kher being denied a Pakistani visa is "reflective of the byzantine and thoroughly nebulous visa regime that exists between India and Pakistan", a leading daily said.

Feb 04, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

PM Modi reiterates India stand for building peaceful Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated India's commitment for building a peaceful Afghanistan when Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Council of Ministers Abdullah Abdullah called on him here.

Feb 01, 2016, 19:05 PM IST

Afghan CEO Abdullah Abdullah calls on Modi

 Afghan Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Council of Ministers Abdullah Abdullah called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday.

Feb 01, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Pakistan provided sanctuary to Mullah Omar: Afghan Chief Executive

Pakistan provided sanctuary to elusive one-eyed Taliban chief Mullah Omar, Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday said.

Oct 13, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

Afghanistan's head hits out at Pakistan for harboring terrorists, breaking promise

Afghanistan's chief executive officer Abdullah Abdullah has hit out against Pakistan for harbouring terrorists who crossover to "indiscriminately victimise our citizens" and accused it of going back on its promise to crack down on them.

Sep 30, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

US raid on Afghan weapons cache incites protests

The US forces conducted a raid to destroy a cache of weapons north of Kabul early on Monday morning, a US Army spokesman said, giving rare details of unilateral activity in Afghanistan.

Jun 29, 2015, 23:30 PM IST

Asif Ali Zardari visits Afghanistan to boost bilateral ties

 Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari today left for Afghanistan with a delegation to help improve ties between the two countries.

May 07, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

No need for concern, stay the course: Afghanistan to India

Seeking to allay concerns here over its growing ties with Pakistan, a "surprised" Afghanistan on Saturday asked India to "stay the course" and to ignore what is happening on the periphery.

Mar 14, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

Obama urges quick formation of new Afghan government

US President Barack Obama has urged Afghan leaders to move faster toward forming a new government, days ahead of their planned visit to Washington.

Mar 13, 2015, 11:53 AM IST