Upcoming talks between the Taliban and the United States will focus on the timetable for pulling all foreign forces from Afghanistan, according to a senior Taliban member.
AIHRC Records Over 11,000 Civilian Casualties in 1397

AIHRC Records Over 11,000 Civilian Casualties in 1397

Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Tuesday said that it has recorded more than 11,000 civilian casualties (3,032 deaths and 8,180 injured) last year in Afghanistan.
23 April 19 - 19:14
IECC Says All Presidential Candidates Are Qualified

IECC Says All Presidential Candidates Are Qualified

The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Tuesday said that all candidates for Afghanistan’s presidential election have found their way to the final list to run for president....
23 April 19 - 18:55
World

World's first malaria vaccine to go to 360,000 African children

Some 360,000 children a year in three African countries will receive the world's first malaria vaccine as part of a large-scale pilot project, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday....
23 April 19 - 18:53
Afghan forces foil a massive attack by militants in Kandahar city

Afghan forces foil a massive attack by militants in Kandahar city

The Afghan security forces have foiled a massive attack by anti-government armed militants in Kandahar city by seizing 1.5 tons of explosives.
23 April 19 - 18:45
Gov’t Decision to Open New Parliament Draws Criticism

Gov’t Decision to Open New Parliament Draws Criticism

According to government officials, President Ashraf Ghani is expected to inaugurate the National Assembly in the upcoming week.
23 April 19 - 17:22
36 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Ghazni Joint Operation

36 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Ghazni Joint Operation

At least 36 Taliban militants were killed in several air and ground operations conducted jointly by the Afghan and coalition forces in Ghazni province, a local official said on Tuesday.
23 April 19 - 16:11
4 militants killed as U.S. airstrike destroy Humvee packed with explosives in Paktia

4 militants killed as U.S. airstrike destroy Humvee packed with explosives in Paktia

The U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting a Humvee armoured personnel carrier packed with explosives in south-eastern Paktia province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said Monday.
23 April 19 - 14:14
Finland based Afghan athlete wins silver in 2019 Classic National Fitness championship

Finland based Afghan athlete wins silver in 2019 Classic National Fitness championship

An Afghan athlete based in Finland Sayed Anil Hussaini has won a silver medal in 2019 Classic National Fitness Championship.
23 April 19 - 11:21
US hopes intra-Afghan talks in Doha will be held soon; Khalilzad embarks on new trip

US hopes intra-Afghan talks in Doha will be held soon; Khalilzad embarks on new trip

US Secretary State Mike Pompeo has expressed disappointment at the postponement of intra-Afghan peace talks in Doha as he spoke with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani over the phone.
23 April 19 - 10:28
India assists 100 modern, electric wheelchairs to handicapped Afghan soldiers

India assists 100 modern, electric wheelchairs to handicapped Afghan soldiers

India on Monday handed over 100 modern and electric wheelchairs to the soldiers of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces who have lost their limbs while serving in armed forces ranks....
23 April 19 - 09:38
U.S. envoy for Afghan peace to travel to Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia and UK

U.S. envoy for Afghan peace to travel to Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia and UK

The U.S. envoy for Afghan peace Ambassador Khalilzad will travel to Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, and United Kingdom as part of Washington’s ongoing efforts to find a negotiated ...
23 April 19 - 09:36
Death toll in Sri Lanka bomb attacks rises to 310

Death toll in Sri Lanka bomb attacks rises to 310

The toll from a string of deadly suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka has risen to 310, with several people dying of their injuries overnight, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
23 April 19 - 08:54
Title, top four and pride at stake in massive Manchester derby

Title, top four and pride at stake in massive Manchester derby

Even by the rarified atmosphere of Manchester derbies, there will seldom have been so much on the line for both sides of the city when Manchester United host Manchester City on Wednesday.
23 April 19 - 08:46
US Iran sanctions amount to aggression against entire world: Nasrallah

US Iran sanctions amount to aggression against entire world: Nasrallah

The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has denounced US economic sanctions against Iran, describing the punitive measures as “an act of aggression” against all world ...
22 April 19 - 22:59
Iran renews threat to close strategic Strait of Hormuz

Iran renews threat to close strategic Strait of Hormuz

Iran has renewed threats to close the Strait of Hormuz if it is prevented from using the strategic Persian Gulf waterway to export oil.
22 April 19 - 22:54
Death toll in Sri Lanka roars to 290

Death toll in Sri Lanka roars to 290

290 people killed, over 500 injured after eight explosions rock churches and hotels on Easter Sunday
22 April 19 - 22:51
Yemeni forces, allies shoot down three Saudi-led reconnaissance drones

Yemeni forces, allies shoot down three Saudi-led reconnaissance drones

Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have intercepted and targeted three unmanned aerial vehicles belonging to the Saudi-led military coalition, as they ...
22 April 19 - 22:48
US ends sanctions waivers for Iran oil imports: White House

US ends sanctions waivers for Iran oil imports: White House

US President Donald Trump has decided not to renew waivers that allow eight countries to buy Iranian oil without facing Washington's sanctions, the White House says.
22 April 19 - 22:44
Afghanistan name 15-man squad for 2019 World Cup as Hamid Hassan gets ODI recall

Afghanistan name 15-man squad for 2019 World Cup as Hamid Hassan gets ODI recall

Afghanistan became the latest side to name their squad for the upcoming 2019 ICC World Cup in England with Gulbadin Naib set to lead the 15-man side.
22 April 19 - 22:30
Peace in Afghanistan in interest of Pakistan, Iran

Peace in Afghanistan in interest of Pakistan, Iran

During a joint press conference in Tehran Mon., Iranian president and Pakistani prime minister agreed to set up a rapid reaction force on the shared borders and boost trade cooperation.
22 April 19 - 22:26