Recent News Headlines : Afghanistan - Afghanistan

PAKISTANI SOLDIERS KILLED IN ATTACK AT AFGHANISTAN BORDER


Afghan officials said that Pakistani troops crossed on to Afghan soil, prompting a response by border forces and the local tribal force... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 20

CIVILIAN CASUALTIES IN AFGHANISTAN AT NEAR-RECORD LEVEL THIS YEAR, ACCORDING TO U.N. REPORT


Afghan military officials said the air attack was aimed at Taliban leaders in the compound and that several of them were killed... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 558

TALIBAN KILL 10 SECURITY FORCES IN AFGHAN PROVINCE OF HERAT


Fighting in Afghanistan traditionally increases in the spring when warmer weather melts snow blocking mountain passes, increasing the mobility of the insurgents... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 3

TALIBAN CLAIM ATTACK ON AFGHAN GOVERNMENT POST, KILLING 18


Moseni said the Taliban fighters stormed the secure compound in Khuja Omari district and the security forces who were there were joined later by government reinforcements... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 0

DEADLY BLAST HITS AFGHANISTAN'S HERAT PROVINCE


Monday's explosion comes after at least one person was killed and seven others wounded in an explosion outside a Shia mosque in Herat city last month... READ MORE

9th April, 2018 1540

AFGHAN AIR STRIKE KILLS ISLAMIC STATE COMMANDER


The militant group first appeared in Afghanistan three years ago... READ MORE

7th April, 2018 51

PAKISTAN CALLS ON AFGHAN TALIBAN TO JOIN PEACE PROCESS


Afghanistan has long alleged that Pakistan allows the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network leadership to find safe haven on its soil... READ MORE

7th April, 2018 230

DONALD TRUMP ASKS 'WHY DID YOU WAIT?' AFTER CIA DELAYED DRONE STRIKE TO PREVENT CIVILIAN DEATHS


Mr Trump has made winning on the battlefields of Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan a central tenet of his foreign policy and tough guy identity... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 2267

AFGHAN AIR ATTACK 'KILLS CHILDREN' AT KUNDUZ RELIGIOUS SCHOOL


Afghan officials maintained that the people killed in the attack were Taliban fighters... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 25345

AFGHANS BURY CIVILIANS AS U.N. PROBES AIR STRIKE


Two senior Taliban commanders were among those killed, the official said... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 96

IS RUSSIA ARMING THE AFGHAN TALIBAN?


In December 2015, the Russian president's special representative to Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, declared that the Taliban interest objectively coincides with ours in the fight against IS... READ MORE

2nd April, 2018 675

AFGHANISTAN: HUNGER STRIKE ENDS AFTER ULEMA COUNCIL INTERVENES


At least 12 people were hospitalised before the members of the Ulema Council intervened to end the strike... READ MORE

1st April, 2018 644

SPRING IN TASHKENT: IS UZBEKISTAN REALLY OPENING UP?


At the peace conference, the new and more open Uzbekistan was very much in evidence... READ MORE

31st March, 2018 374

RUSSIA, TALIBAN 'LAUGHED' AT US CLAIMS OF MOSCOW ARMING FIGHTERS


Representatives from Russia and the Taliban laughed at US claims that Moscow has been arming the group, according to Russia's envoy to Afghanistan... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 185

AFGHAN WOMEN LAUNCH RARE PROTEST FOR PEACE IN TALIBAN STRONGHOLD


I am asking the Taliban to accept our demand for peace, said Khial Bibi, one of the participants at the women's tent... READ MORE

29th March, 2018 374

AT LEAST ONE DEAD IN BLAST NEAR MOSQUE IN AFGHAN CITY OF HERAT


An Afghan police officer stands guard outside a Shi'ite mosque after a suicide bomb attack in Herat, Afghanistan March 25, 2018... READ MORE

25th March, 2018 174

RUSSIA DENIES AIDING AFGHAN TALIBAN IN WAKE OF U.S. GENERAL'S COMMENTS


Russian officials have said that their limited contacts with the Taliban were aimed at encouraging peace talks and ensuring the safety of Russian citizens... READ MORE

25th March, 2018 1772

HE LEFT SOVIET ARMY FOR AFGHAN LIFE 35 YEARS AGO NOW HE SEES RUSSIANS RETURN


Vyacheslav M. Nekrasov, director of the Russian Cultural Center in Kabul, said Russian consular officials had met Mr. Mohammad... READ MORE

24th March, 2018 794

14 KILLED AS CAR BOMBING HITS AFGHAN WRESTLING MATCH


At least 14 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a car bomb explosion near a sports facility in southern Afghanistan, a health official has said... READ MORE

23rd March, 2018 1063

AFGHAN SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS AT LEAST 10 AT WRESTLING MATCH


The Taliban controls large areas of Helmand, source of much of Afghanistan's opium crop... READ MORE

23rd March, 2018 69

REFUGEE GETS LIFE SENTENCE FOR GERMAN STUDENT'S MURDER


A refugee was convicted of murdering a medical student in the southern German city of Freiburg on Thursday after more than six months of trial... READ MORE

22nd March, 2018 76

ANALYSIS | HOW THE ISLAMIC STATE GOT A FOOTHOLD IN AFGHANISTAN


How the Islamic State got a foothold in Afghanistan... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 231

AFGHANISTAN: DOZENS KILLED IN ISIL ATTACK NEAR KABUL UNIVERSITY


At least 29 people have been killed and 52 others wounded in a mid-day explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 2815

AFGHANISTAN ISIS SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS DOZENS CELEBRATING PERSIAN NEW YEAR


ISIS suicide bomber kills dozens of Afghans celebrating Persian new year... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 25

BOMBS ATTACHED TO MOTORBIKES KILL 4 PEOPLE IN AFGHANISTAN


Attackers using bombs strapped to motorcycles have killed four people and injured 17 others in Afghanistan... READ MORE

19th March, 2018 41

CAR BOMB KILLS AT LEAST THREE IN AFGHAN CAPITAL


People inspect a damaged shop at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan March 17, 2018... READ MORE

17th March, 2018 157

FIGHTING HATE IN A CHANGING GERMANY WITH TOURS OF NAZI CAMPS


Neo-Nazis have been emboldened by the arrival of Alternative for Germany, the first far-right party to break into Parliament since World War II... READ MORE

12th March, 2018 5894

BOEING SAYS ISRAEL MAY OPT FOR CHINOOKS OVER SIKORSKY CHOPPERS


Israel does not publish the number of CH-53s in operation but defense industry sources said Israel was interested in buying 20 new helicopters... READ MORE

11th March, 2018 484

STUNNED BY U.S. MASS SHOOTINGS, VETERANS JOIN FORCES TO PUSH FOR GUN CONTROLS


After the Parkland shooting, Baril started the Twitter hashtag VetsForGunReform and asked a few other veterans if it was something they would support... READ MORE

9th March, 2018 3

SUICIDE BOMB KILLS AT LEAST SEVEN AT SHI'ITE GATHERING IN KABUL


Afghan fire fighters clean the site of a suicide bomb attack near a Shi'ite mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan March 9, 2018... READ MORE

9th March, 2018 323

Trending News Headlines : Afghanistan

BLAST IN KABUL DEEPENS TOLL OF A LONG WAR


The casualties were another reminder of how badly Afghanistan is bleeding... READ MORE

28th January, 2018 17937

AFGHANISTAN WAR: ONE AMERICAN KILLED AND FOUR WOUNDED IN ACTION


Four Americans were wounded during a combat engagement in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Tuesday... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 9511

POLICE KILLING OF NAQEEBULLAH MEHSUD ANGERS PAKISTANIS


A native of Makin, once known as the nerve centre of the Pakistan Taliban, Naqeebullah often travelled between Karachi and the tribal district, Alamgir said... READ MORE

19th January, 2018 6378

NEARLY 100 KILLED IN AMBULANCE BLAST IN AFGHAN CAPITAL KABUL


The Taliban claimed responsibility for the suicide blast, a week after they claimed an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in which more than 20 people were killed... READ MORE

27th January, 2018 5446

REFUGEE DEPORTED FROM EUROPE INJURED IN KABUL MASSACRE


Last month, having returned to Afghanistan after being deported from Finland, he was injured in a Taliban-claimed massacre in Kabul that killed more than 100 people... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 5212

KABUL SUICIDE BOMB ATTACK KILLS DOZENS


Afghanistan suicide bomb attack Dozens killed in Kabul... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 4909

NEARLY 100 KILLED IN AMBULANCE BLAST IN AFGHAN CAPITAL KABUL


The Taliban claimed responsibility for the suicide blast, a week after they claimed an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in which more than 20 people were killed... READ MORE

27th January, 2018 4656

SCORES KILLED, WOUNDED IN AMBULANCE BLAST IN AFGHAN CAPITAL KABUL


It is a massacre, said Dejan Panic, coordinator in Afghanistan for the Italian aid group Emergency, which runs a nearby trauma hospital... READ MORE

27th January, 2018 4543

PAKISTAN TALIBAN CHIEF'S SON AMONG 20 KILLED IN 'US DRONE STRIKE'


Son of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Mullah Fazlullah killed along with 19 others in drone strike in Afghanistan... READ MORE

8th March, 2018 4414

US PLACES PAKISTAN ON RELIGIOUS-FREEDOM WATCH LIST


The US has placed Pakistan on a watch list for severe violations of religious freedom, amid an escalating war of words between the two countries... READ MORE

5th January, 2018 4395

FOUR KILLED IN 'SUICIDE ATTACK' AT AFGHAN VOICE


Kabul Four killed in 'suicide attack' at Afghan Voice... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 4318

NEARLY TWO DOZEN AFGHAN SOLDIERS KILLED IN MULTIPLE ATTACKS


At least 18 Afghan soldiers were killed on Saturday in the Bala Boluk district of western Farah province when Taliban fighters stormed an army checkpoint... READ MORE

24th February, 2018 4297

AFGHANISTAN: BLAST IN KABUL'S SHIA AREA KILLS AT LEAST SEVEN


Officials say seven others wounded after suicide bomber blew himself up near a gathering of Afghanistan's Shia minority... READ MORE

9th March, 2018 3910

EARTHQUAKE JOLTS AFGHANISTAN, TREMORS FELT IN PAKISTAN


USGS says magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region, with tremors felt in Pakistan and India... READ MORE

31st January, 2018 3412

AT LEAST 95 PEOPLE DEAD, 158 WOUNDED IN AFGHAN CAR BOMBING


At least 95 people dead, 158 wounded in Afghan car bombing... READ MORE

27th January, 2018 3367

TRUMP REJECTS PEACE TALKS WITH TALIBAN IN DEPARTURE FROM AFGHAN STRATE


Trump rejects peace talks with Taliban in departure from Afghan strate... READ MORE

30th January, 2018 3363

HEAVY CASUALTIES AFTER OVERNIGHT BATTLE AT KABUL HOTEL


Afghan security forces keep watch as smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, January 21, 2018... READ MORE

21st January, 2018 3177

AT LEAST FIVE DEAD IN ATTACK ON KABUL'S INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL


Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan January 21, 2018... READ MORE

21st January, 2018 3175

TALIBAN CLAIMS DEADLY KABUL HOTEL SIEGE


Afghan Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least five civilians killed and six wounded... READ MORE

21st January, 2018 3165

KABUL INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL SIEGE ENDS, ALL GUNMEN KILLED


An Afghan policeman keeps watch near the site of an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan January 20, 2018... READ MORE

21st January, 2018 3123

SUICIDE BOMBER IN AMBULANCE KILLS AT LEAST 95, WOUNDS 158, KABUL OFFICIALS SAY


The audacious bombing came just six days after Taliban fighters stormed a luxury hilltop hotel in Kabul and held it for more than 14 hours, killing 22 people... READ MORE

28th January, 2018 3116

MOTHER OF KABUL BLAST VICTIM: 'ISIL, WHY MY SON?'


Over the past two years, ISIL has claimed a growing number of attacks in certain areas of Afghanistan where its presence was previously rare... READ MORE

29th December, 2017 3040

ISIS NUMBERS GROWING FAST NEAR CHINA'S NEW SILK ROAD, SAYS RUSSIA


Top Russian diplomat Zamir Kabulov said over the weekend that Moscow is ready to sit down with Washington to discuss cooperation on Afghanistan... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 2702

DEADLY ISIS ATTACK HITS SAVE THE CHILDREN IN AFGHANISTAN


Zabihullah Ghazi reported from Jalalabad and Mujib Mashal from Kabul, Afghanistan... READ MORE

24th January, 2018 2575

AFGHAN POLICEMEN KIDNAPPED IN TALIBAN BUS ATTACK


The Taliban official also said that departure of American troops from Afghanistan remains a precondition for the group's talks offer... READ MORE

1st March, 2018 2556

TRUMP ATTACKS PAKISTAN 'DECEIT' IN FIRST TWEET OF THE YEAR


Pakistan has already had millions of dollars of US aid withheld for allegedly not taking enough action against the Taliban-allied Haqqani network... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 2378

ISLAMIC STATE CLAIMS DEADLY BLAST AT AFGHAN SHIITE CENTER


I have little doubt that this attack deliberately targeted civilians, said Toby Lanzer, the acting head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 2150

US LAUDS AFGHAN OFFER TO OPEN TALKS WITH TALIBAN


In January, a BBC study found that the Afghan Taliban directly controlled four percent of the country, but were openly active in 70 percent of Afghanistan... READ MORE

7th March, 2018 2081

KABUL MILITARY BASE COMES UNDER ATTACK


Militants have attacked an army base near a military academy in the Afghan capital Kabul... READ MORE

29th January, 2018 2073

PAKISTAN SUMMONS US AMBASSADOR OVER TRUMP'S 'LIES AND DECEIT' TWEET


Relations between the US and Pakistan have been strained for years over Islamabad's alleged support for Haqqani network militants, who are allied with the Afghan Taliban... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 2066


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