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10 JOURNALISTS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN IN 'DELIBERATE TARGETING' OF MEDIA


Condemnation poured in from across the world Tuesday after 10 journalists were among dozens killed in attacks in Afghanistan, in what the U.N. described as... READ MORE

1st May, 2018 0

'AFGHAN INTERPRETERS FOR FRENCH ARMY ARE THREATENED AND CONFINED TO THEIR HOMES'


The interpreters who worked for the French army in Afghanistan are under intense pressure, especially from the Taliban... READ MORE

1st May, 2018 226

DEADLIEST DAY FOR AFGHAN JOURNALISTS; 10 KILLED IN TWO ATTACKS


Shah Marai, Agence-France-Presse's AFP chief photographer in Kabul was killed in a secondary explosion following a suicide blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 30, 2018... READ MORE

1st May, 2018 2140

TWIN BLASTS IN AFGHAN CAPITAL KILL AT LEAST 26, INCLUDING NINE JOURNALISTS


The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee AFJSC said nine journalists were killed in Kabul, the worst toll for media workers in a single attack in the country... READ MORE

1st May, 2018 2147

BLUE ORIGIN ROCKET TESTS SECRET 'SPACE COMMUNICATOR' TO DELIVER SELFIES, FACETIME FROM ORBIT


Still, even the Taliban seems taken aback at its rival's appetite for large scale murder... READ MORE

30th April, 2018 9

'A DARK DAY': TRIBUTES FOR JOURNALISTS KILLED IN KABUL


The explosion caused the deadliest day in Afghan media history, a joint statement by The Afghanistan Federation of Journalists AFJ and the country's news organisation said... READ MORE

30th April, 2018 2602

DOUBLE KABUL SUICIDE ATTACK KILLS AT LEAST 25


The Islamic State group has taken responsibility for the double suicide bombing in Kabul. Eight journalists were among the dead... READ MORE

30th April, 2018 44

PHOTOGRAPHER AMONG DEAD IN KABUL BLASTS


Throughout it all Shah Marai was calm, smiling and positive... READ MORE

30th April, 2018 2606

CARNAGE AS POWERFUL TWIN EXPLOSIONS KILL 21 IN CENTRAL KABUL


More than 20 people, including journalists, have been killed after two suicide blasts ripped through Kabul... READ MORE

30th April, 2018 0

'BIN LADEN DOCTOR' MOVED TO SAFE LOCATION


Former surgeon was given 33 years in jail in what US lawmakers say was punishment for helping CIA find Osama bin Laden... READ MORE

28th April, 2018 5103

OSAMA BIN LADEN'S ALLEGED EX-BODYGUARD RECEIVES $1,400 A MONTH FROM GERMAN TAXPAYERS


Sami A., from Tunisia, is said to have worked for the al-Qaeda leader in 2000 in Afghanistan... READ MORE

24th April, 2018 581

3 SUICIDE BOMBERS KILL 5 POLICE, WOUND 8 TROOPS IN PAKISTAN


Baluch separatist groups also have engaged in low-level insurgency in Baluchistan, of which Quetta is the capital... READ MORE

24th April, 2018 0

HIGH CIVILIAN CASUALTIES IN AFGHANISTAN, WHILE THE WORLD DITHERS


He rejected the notion that the Indian government was cautious about triggering Pakistan to supply military hardware and conduct training in Afghanistan... READ MORE

24th April, 2018 61

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 15

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

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

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

AFGHAN PRESIDENT ASHRAF GHANI SIGNALS SHIFT ON TALIBAN AS PEACE CONFERENCE BEGINS


Afghan president opens peace conference with proposals to get Taliban to negotiate... READ MORE

28th February, 2018 149

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US SOLDIERS TOLD TO IGNORE AFGHAN ALLIES ABUSE OF BOYS


After each case, Captain Quinn would gather the Afghan commanders and lecture them on human rights... READ MORE

20th September, 2015 107112

140 SOLDIERS KILLED IN TALIBAN ATTACK ON AFGHAN BASE OFFICIAL SAYS


140 Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack on Afghan Base, Official Says... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 10079

TALIBAN FIGHTERS ATTACK AFGHAN ARMY BASE, 'KILLING 140'


Fighters dressed in military uniforms attack major army base in Balkh province as soldiers leave Friday prayers... READ MORE

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The province has borne the brunt of Pakistani Taliban attacks over the years... READ MORE

2nd February, 2015 6198

WHILE THE U.S. WASN'T LOOKING, RUSSIA AND IRAN BEGAN CARVING OUT A BIGGER ROLE IN AFGHANISTAN


Russia on Friday will host high-level talks on Afghanistan with Iranian, Pakistani and Chinese diplomats, the Kremlin said... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 5336

OTAIBA EMAILS: UAE LOBBIED US TO HOST TALIBAN OFFICE


Qatar agreed to open the mission for the Taliban with Washington's blessing four years ago... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 4096

MEDICAL GROUP TO EXIT AFGHAN CITY AFTER STRIKE KILLS AT LEAST 22


It was the only free trauma care hospital in northern Afghanistan, according to Doctors Without Borders... READ MORE

4th October, 2015 3473

TALIBAN BOMBER KILLS 4 AMERICANS AT KEY NATO BASE


Last December, a motorcycle-riding Taliban suicide bomber killed six US soldiers near Afghanistan's largest US military base... READ MORE

12th November, 2016 2718

HORRIFIC AFGHANISTAN BOMBING HIGHLIGHTS STALEMATE IN LONGEST U.S. WAR


The violence comes as the White House is weighing a request from military commanders to add more American troops to train and support Afghanistan's security forces... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 2646

TALIBAN RELEASE IMAGES OF GUNMEN WHO KILLED 148 AS THEY CLAIM MASSACRE WAS JUSTIFIED AND WARN OF FURTHER VIOLENCE


Pakistani Taliban spokesman Mohammad Khurasani also vowed more attacks as he warned civilians to detach themsleves from all military institutions... READ MORE

17th December, 2014 2556

MARINES BACK IN AFGHANISTAN FOR JOB THEY THOUGHT WAS DONE


At the peak of the war in southern Afghanistan, more than 20,000 Marines flooded the Taliban stronghold, pushing the insurgents out of several districts in Helmand... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 2475

TALIBAN FIGHTERS SEIZE PARTS OF KUNDUZ CITY FOR FIRST TIME


The fighting began at dawn on Monday, with bands of Taliban fighters advancing from three directions, said Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, a spokesman for the Kunduz police... READ MORE

28th September, 2015 2449

DEADLY CAR BOMB HITS AFGHANISTAN'S LASHKAR GAH


At least 60 people were wounded in the attack outside the New Kabul Bank branch and most of the casualties were civilians, Hayaullah Hayat said... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 2206

TALIBAN CAPTURE KEY AFGHAN DISTRICT; 9 POLICE KILLED


Helmand, which accounts for the bulk of Afghanistan's billion dollar opium crop, is already largely in the hands of the Taliban but the capture of Sangin... READ MORE

23rd March, 2017 2101

AFGHAN CASUALTIES IN TALIBAN MAZAR-E SHARIF ATTACK PASS 100


Separately, the US military command in Afghanistan said that Taliban commander Quari Tayib had been killed in a coalition air strike... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 2072

HOPELESS AFGHAN STRUGGLE TO SAVE BOY SEX SLAVES


'Unconscionable' Bacha bazi has seen a chilling resurgence in post-Taliban Afghanistan, where it is not widely perceived as homosexual or un-Islamic behaviour... READ MORE

21st December, 2016 2026

ROADSIDE BOMB KILLS 11 IN SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN


Powerful blast destroys a van traveling through restive Helmand province, killing all 11 passengers on board... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 2026

AFGHAN ATTACK HITS UK EMBASSY CAR


But the Taliban have stepped up attacks as most foreign combat troops prepare to leave Afghanistan next month... READ MORE

27th November, 2014 1910

UN SAYS AFGHAN TALIBANS REACH IS WIDEST SINCE 2001


All four of the United Nations provincial evacuations took place in northern Afghanistan... READ MORE

11th October, 2015 1897

HUNTING TALIBAN AND ISIS FIGHTERS FROM 20000 FEET


With the war in Afghanistan now in its 17th year, President Trump's strategy aims to drive the Taliban to a negotiated settlement... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 1812


On Wednesday, the horror of their actions paralyzed Pakistan, a country with much experience of Taliban atrocities and yet, in this instance, uniquely affected... READ MORE

18th December, 2014 1753

EGYPT S GLOBAL TELECOM TO SELL DJEZZY MAJORITY STAKE FOR 2.6 BILLION


But the brutality at the heart of Taliban justice has not been forgotten... READ MORE

1st February, 2015 1642

AFGHAN MILITIAS INSPIRE FEAR IN VILLAGES


In Ghazni Province, the drive to create anti-Taliban militias gained momentum after a series of anti-Taliban uprisings in 2012 emerged in areas once considered lost... READ MORE

17th March, 2015 1637

TALIBAN ATTACKS KILL AT LEAST 69 ACROSS AFGHANISTAN


Taliban militants struck government targets in many provinces of Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 69 people, including a senior police commander, and wounding scores of others... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 1547

AFGHAN TALIBAN: QATAR PLAYS MAJOR ROLE IN PEACE TALKS


He also noted a separate meeting was held between the Taliban and Afghan journalists where both sides were able to discuss their ideas for peace... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 1452

OBAMA OUTLINES PLAN TO KEEP 5,500 TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN


Obama outlines plan to keep 5 500 troops in afghanistan... READ MORE

15th October, 2015 1316

TALIBAN BURNED TEACHERS ALIVE IN PAKISTAN SCHOOL ATTACK


However, the Taliban have also destroyed schools across northern Pakistan as part of their campaign against modern education... READ MORE

18th December, 2014 1277

AFGHANISTAN: TALIBAN FIRE FORCES DOCTORS TO FLEE KUNDUZ


The Taliban, who ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, are seeking to topple a Western-backed government in Kabul... READ MORE

6th October, 2016 1211

BACK IN AFGHAN HOT SPOT US MARINES CHASE DIMINISHED GOALS


Marines have returned to Helmand Province to help Afghan forces regain ground lost to the Taliban, and this time there is no timetable for leaving... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 1054

VIDEO SUICIDE ATTACK ON PAKISTAN POLICE HEADQUARTERS IN LAHORE


The Taliban have maintained an intense fighting tempo this winter, a season when the violence in Afghanistan typically subsides... READ MORE

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