Afghan security

30 civilians killed, 45 injured in air strike in eastern Afghanistan

Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council member in eastern Nangarhar province said a drone strike killed 30 workers in a pine nut field and at least 40 others were injured.

Sep 19, 2019, 16:37 PM IST

Kabul: Two rockets strike near NATO military headquarters

As many as two rockets landed near the international military headquarters in downtown Kabul early on Saturday morning, Afghan security officials said.

Oct 21, 2017, 08:40 AM IST

56 militants killed in Afghan security operations

Up to 56 insurgents have been killed and 30 others injured during military operations conducted by Afghan security forces across the country, the Defense Ministry said.

Jul 23, 2017, 10:03 AM IST

UN chief urges India to take lead role on Afghan security

 UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged India Monday to help shore up stability in war-torn Afghanistan after the departure of US troops, saying the world was relying on South Asia`s powerhouse to play a lead role.

Jan 12, 2015, 21:22 PM IST

US-Afghan deal offers concessions for each: Aides

The United States will maintain exclusive legal jurisdiction over American soldiers and contractors in Afghanistan after 2014 as part of a draft US-Afghan security pact, congressional aides have said, providing details of an agreement that entails key concessions for each side.

Nov 19, 2013, 12:56 PM IST

Afghan forces take over nationwide security from NATO: Karzai

Karzai announced on Tuesday that Afghan forces have taken over the security responsibility for the entire country from NATO-led troops, finishing the transition process that began in 2011.

Jun 18, 2013, 12:45 PM IST

Afghan president favours security pact with US

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he favours a security agreement with America allowing some of its troops to remain after the end of 2014 but wants unspecified "guarantees."

May 30, 2013, 18:03 PM IST

Afghan security rescues Red Cross staff

A senior Afghan official says security forces have rescued seven foreigners working for the International Red Cross after an hour-long gun battle with insurgents at a guest house in the eastern city of Jalalabad.

May 30, 2013, 10:53 AM IST

‘Afghan-Afghan talks’ right way to move forward: US

Talks will be held in Paris later this week between representatives of the Taliban, the Afghan government and those from the Northern Alliance.

Dec 18, 2012, 16:42 PM IST

Taliban to confront a very strong Afghan force in 2014: NATO

NATO has said Taliban will miscalculate the situation if they think their situation will be better by the end of 2014.

Oct 03, 2012, 10:06 AM IST

Terror safe havens in Pak undermine Afghan security: US

The US has said that Islamabad continues to tolerate and abet insurgency in the war-torn country.

Oct 29, 2011, 15:39 PM IST

Afghan security situation alarming: ICRC

Instability and violence continue throughout
Afghanistan as the conflict passes the 10-year mark this week.

Oct 05, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Security in Afghanistan has not improved: UN chief

The UN chief says security in Afghanistan has not improved and that roadside bombings soared 94% in the first four months of this year.

Jun 19, 2010, 14:01 PM IST