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Pakistan fails again, uses wrong picture to promote tourism

In what might have caused a big embarrassment to the Government of Pakistan, a video featuring an Afghanistan mosque aimed at promoting domestic tourism was recently posted on social media.

Oct 17, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

Afghanistan Defence Minister, Army Chief of Staff resign over deadly attack

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accepted on Monday the resignation of the defence minister and army chief of staff after more than 140 government soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on an army base last week, the president`s office said.

Apr 24, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack

President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow soldiers, in the deadliest attack of its kind on an Afghan military base.

Apr 23, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

Death toll in Afghanistan base attack rises to 140: Officials

As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base.

Apr 22, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

`More than 50` Afghan troops killed in attack: US military

"More than 50 Afghan soldiers have been killed" in a Taliban attack Friday on their base near the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, a US military spokesman told AFP.

Apr 22, 2017, 00:31 AM IST

Taliban attack on German consulate in Afghanistan kills six

The latest attack in Mazar-i-Sharif comes just two days after a bitter US presidential election.

Nov 11, 2016, 14:52 PM IST

Blast at Afghanistan`s Mazar-e-Sharif city kills four, 110 injured; Taliban claims responsibility

Kabul, Nov 11 (IANS) At least four people were killed and over 110 injured when the German consulate in Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif was targeted by a suicide truck bomb and a subsequent attack by

Nov 11, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

2 dead, over 100 injured as Taliban attack German consulate in Afghanistan

A powerful Taliban truck bomb struck the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif late Thursday, killing at least two people and wounding 32 others.

Nov 11, 2016, 01:40 AM IST

Market blast kills two, wounds 15 in north Afghanistan

A bomb in a crowded in market in the north Afghanistan city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Tuesday killed at least two people and wounded 15, police officials said.

Aug 09, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

Pathankot, Mazar-i-Sharif attacks coordinated by ISI: RK Singh

He also said Pakistan`s denial that the telephone numbers provided by India were not registered there was completely false.

Jan 13, 2016, 15:36 PM IST

Suicide bomb attack, gunbattle near Indian Consulate in Afghanistan kills seven security personnel

The suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Pakistani consulate and the bombing was followed by gunfire from unidentified terrorists.

Jan 13, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

Blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad; Indian consulate 'not target'

An explosion took place on Tuesday 400 metres away from the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, two days after the country's mission was attacked by terrorists in Mazar-e-Sharif. 

Jan 05, 2016, 13:13 PM IST

Gunfight outside Indian Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif ends; PM Modi thanks Afghan prez for safety of diplomatic mission

Sunday's attack comes as Indian security forces were trying to suppress an assault on an Air Force base in Pathankot in Punjab.

Jan 04, 2016, 20:41 PM IST

WATCH: Afghan forces chopper-dropped at encounter site in Mazar-i-Sharif

Latest reports say that there are three more terrorists hold-up in an adjacent building. 

Jan 04, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

PM Modi thanks Afghan prez for safety of Indian consulate, personnel

In his telephonic conversation, the Afghan president has also condemned the terrorist attack on the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in Punjab. 

Jan 04, 2016, 18:33 PM IST

Afghan forces besiege insurgents near Indian consulate in Mazar

Afghan special forces fought with insurgents barricaded in a house near the Indian consulate in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Monday after an overnight attack that coincided with an assault on an Indian air base near the border with Pakistan.

Jan 04, 2016, 13:22 PM IST

Mazar-i-Sharif siege: Fresh blasts, gunfire heard, Indian mission staff safe

Gunfights raged Monday as Afghan forces battled to flush out militants holed up near the Indian consulate in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, hours after they attempted to storm the diplomatic mission.

Jan 04, 2016, 10:52 AM IST

Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif attacked, two gunmen killed

Explosions and gunfire rang out late on Sunday as militants tried to storm the Indian diplomatic mission in the Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, officials said.


Jan 03, 2016, 22:52 PM IST

In Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghans enjoy life as fighting draws near

It is late afternoon and slivers of sunlight stream in through an exhaust fan, cutting through multicoloured strobe lights and shisha smoke in a basement karaoke club, one of more than a dozen in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif.

Jun 01, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Taliban storm Afghan court complex, killing three

Taliban suicide attackers wearing military uniforms stormed a court complex in Afghanistan`s relatively tranquil north Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding scores of others in an assault highlighting the country`s fragile security situation.

Apr 09, 2015, 19:09 PM IST