Afghanistan

At least 80 killed, 350 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 13:12

Kabul, May 31, A water tanker loaded with explosives blew up amid a deafening roar near the German Embassy here on Wednesday, killing at least 80 people, wounding around 350 and causing widespread destruction, authorities said.

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PM Modi condemns Kabul blast, says India stands with Afghanistan

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 12:38

Madrid, May 31, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condemned a terror attack in Kabul which killed at least 20 persons and injured nearly 300 and said India stands with Afghanistan in combating "all types of terrorism".

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Dozens killed, over 150 wounded in Kabul blast, Indian mission staff safe

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 11:22

Kabul/New Delhi, May 31, Dozens of fatalities were reported and over 150 people were injured when a water tanker loaded with explosives went off in downtown Kabul near the German embassy on Wednesday morning. All Indian Embassy staff are safe, authorities said.

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Australia to deploy more troops in Afghanistan

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 08:16

Canberra, May 29, Australia will deploy more troops in Afghanistan to conduct advisory and training missions to the Afghan security forces following a request from NATO, Defence Minister Marise Payne said on Monday.

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15 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 01:12

Kabul, May 27, At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed and five others wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, official sources said.

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IS leader killed in Afghanistan: Official

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 09:20

Kabul, May 8, A leader of Islamic State (IS) terror group in Afghanistan was killed during a joint operation of Afghan and US forces, an official statement has said.

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50 Afghan soldiers killed in border firing: Pakistani official

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 17:18

Islamabad, May 7, Fifty Afghan security personnel were killed and 100 others injured as Pakistani forces retaliated to unprovoked firing in Balochistan's Chaman area last week, a top official claimed here on Sunday.

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Friendly fire may have killed US troops in Afghanistan

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 09:42

Washington, April 29 , Two US soldiers who died this week during an operation targeting Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan may have been killed by friendly fire, the Department of Defence said.

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Australian PM visits troops in Iraq, Afghanistan

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 08:30

Canberra, April 25, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull travelled to Iraq and Afghanistan to visit his troops in the region and to asses his country's military contribution, an official release on Tuesday said.

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Modi condemns Taliban attack on Afghan army

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 11:10

New Delhi, April 22, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday strongly condemned a Taliban attack on the Afghan Army that killed more than 80 soldiers.

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