Afghanistan

Avalanche kills at least 50 people in Afghanistan

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 23:08

Kabul, Feb 5 (IANS) At least 50 people were killed and a dozen others wounded after an avalanche struck a remote village in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nuristan on Sunday, officials said.

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Afghan spy agency busts three terror cells

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 18:34

Kabul, Jan 22 (IANS) The Afghan security service on Sunday claimed to have busted three terrorist cells in the southern restive province of Kandahar with the arrest of 16 Taliban militants.

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Taliban asks Trump to review Afghanistan policy

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 13:40

Kabul, Jan 22 (IANS) The Taliban has asked US President Donald Trump to review America's policy in Afghanistan and withdraw all foreign forces from the insurgency-plagued country, a media report said on Sunday.

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Taliban key commander among 12 killed in Afghanistan

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 01:02

Kabul, Jan 13 (IANS) A Taliban key commander Mawlawi Atiqullah was among 12 killed after aircrafts pounded terrorists' positions in Garmsir district of the southern Helmand province on early Thursday.

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Afghanistan calls for UN action against Islamabad, after deadly attacks in Kabul

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:20

United Nations, Jan 11 (IANS) A day after an international meeting in Islamabad to pave way for peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban, Afghanistan launched a stinging attack on Pakistan for aiding terrorist groups and asked the Security Council to take action on governments promoting extremist violence.

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49 militants killed in Afghanistan

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 21:58

Kabul, Jan 1 (IANS) At least 49 armed militants have been killed during a series of operations across Afghanistan since Saturday, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday.

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Deport Afghan female pilot to Afghanistan, say activists

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 14:00

Kabul, Dec 30 (IANS) A group of activists has requested US President Barack Obama to reject asylum application of Afghanistan's first female pilot, Captain Niloofar Rahmani, and deport her to the war-torn country.

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14 people killed in Afghanistan accident

Sun, 12/18/2016 - 17:00

Kabul, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 14 persons were killed and 41 injured in an accident in Afghanistan's Farah province on Sunday, police said.

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