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4 May 2017 10:54

2 suicide bombers and a child killed in Kandahar clash

Two suicide bombers and a child were killed during a brief clash between the assailants and the security forces in southern Kandahar province.

 
Japan will be first country under radioactive clouds in case of war, North Korea warns
4 May 2017 10:34

Japan will be first country under radioactive clouds in case of war, North Korea warns

orth Korea has warned Tokyo that if conflict breaks out in the region, Japan will be the first country to be smothered in nuclear clouds.

 
4 May 2017 09:56

President Ghani had a serious talk with the ISI chief: Source

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani had a serious talk with the Pakistani military intelligence, Inter Services Intelligence (ISIS) chief Gen. Naveed Mukhtar.

 
President Ghani’s response regarding ISIS-claimed suicide attack in Kabul
3 May 2017 15:15

President Ghani’s response regarding ISIS-claimed suicide attack in Kabul

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani reacted at the suicide attack in capital Kabul which took place earlier today, stating that the terrorist groups are attempting to hide their defeats by conducting such attacks that lead to civilian casualties.

 
Taliban’s shadow district chief among 11 killed in Takhar airstrikes
3 May 2017 14:34

Taliban’s shadow district chief among 11 killed in Takhar airstrikes

At least eleven Taliban insurgents including the shadow district chief of the group were killed in airstrikes in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan.

 
Russia, US agree better cooperation over Syria
3 May 2017 14:01

Russia, US agree better cooperation over Syria

Russia and the US have signalled that better efforts at cooperation will be made regarding the civil war in Syria.

 
DAESH has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Kabul
3 May 2017 13:35

DAESH has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Kabul

ISIL has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a convoy of military vehicles in Kabul. At least eight people have died and dozens were wounded, officials said.

 
8 killed, 25 wounded in Kabul suicide attack
3 May 2017 11:37

8 killed, 25 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

A suicide attack rocked capital Kabul earlier this morning leaving several people dead or wounded.

 
Hekmatyar likely to arrive in Kabul on Thursday
3 May 2017 11:32

Hekmatyar likely to arrive in Kabul on Thursday

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar may arrive in capital Kabul on coming Thursday, the Hezb-e-Islami officials said Tuesday.

 
Pakistan spy chief meets Afghan counterpart in Kabul
2 May 2017 16:30

Pakistan spy chief meets Afghan counterpart in Kabul

Chief of Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence, Naveed Mukhtar, on Tuesday arrived in Kabul where he met with his Afghan counterpart Masoom Stanikzai.

 
Pakistani Army: Militant Attack From Afghanistan Repelled
2 May 2017 16:18

Pakistani Army: Militant Attack From Afghanistan Repelled

Pakistan's army says it has repelled an attack by militants from across the border in Afghanistan that targeted two of its checkpoints, killing three of the attackers.

 
NPC approves contracts worth 6 billion and 290 million Afghanis
2 May 2017 16:09

NPC approves contracts worth 6 billion and 290 million Afghanis

The Afghan government has approved several contracts worth six billion and two hundred and ninety million Afghanis.

 
Taliban kill 27 ISIS militants in East of Afghanistan
2 May 2017 15:10

Taliban kill 27 ISIS militants in East of Afghanistan

The Taliban militants have killed at least twenty seven militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

 
Suicide bomber killed in Nangarhar car bombing
2 May 2017 12:31

Suicide bomber killed in Nangarhar car bombing

A suicide bomber was killed after attacking a convoy of the foreign forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

 
2,500 more SIVs for Afghans who helped U.S. forces
2 May 2017 11:55

2,500 more SIVs for Afghans who helped U.S. forces

Afghans will get 2,500 Special Immigrant Visas under the $1 trillion U.S. spending deal reached on Sunday.

 
Taliban Shadow District Governor Killed in Faryab Province
2 May 2017 10:43

Taliban Shadow District Governor Killed in Faryab Province

The operation was carried out jointly by Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army in the Aaq Abdal village, Pashton Kot district of Faryab province.

 
Sexual assault reports in US military reach record high: Pentagon
2 May 2017 10:10

Sexual assault reports in US military reach record high: Pentagon

The Pentagon says the number of sexual assault reports it receives hit a record high last year, with an increase in the frequency of reported attacks from one in three.

 
UNAMA IS ENCOURAGED BY STEPS TOWARD PEACE IN AFGHANISTAN
2 May 2017 09:19

UNAMA IS ENCOURAGED BY STEPS TOWARD PEACE IN AFGHANISTAN

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is encouraged by progress on peace in Afghanistan, as most recently signalled by the agreement between the Government of Afghanistan and Hezb-i-Islami Gulbuddin, and the peaceful return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to Afghanistan.

 
President Ghani signs decree to release over 70 prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami
1 May 2017 15:43

President Ghani signs decree to release over 70 prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has signed a decree for the release of the first batch of Hezb-e-Islam prisoners.

 
Merkel meets Saudi King without hijab, talks business, not women’s rights
1 May 2017 15:38

Merkel meets Saudi King without hijab, talks business, not women’s rights

German Chancellor Angela Merkel waived the legal requirement to wear a head covering in public during her one-day visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday, but discussions centered on business cooperation and the complex geopolitics of the region.