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Afghan MP targeted in roadside bomb attack
Kabul, March 8 : A roadside bomb struck the vehicle of a parliamentarian in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city Saturday, injuring three people including the MP, a official said.
Blast in Afghanistan kills district governor
Kabul, March 8 : A bomb blast in Jalalabad city in Afghanistan Saturday killed a district governor and injured five others, a local official said.
Osama bin Laden hinted at 9/11 attacks six months before event: ...
New York, March 7 : A witness in the federal trial of an accused high-level al Qaeda spokesman said that Osama bin Laden said Islamist "brothers" are ready to die for jihad told to a group of American recruits in Afghanistan just six months before the 9/11 attacks.
Pak says won't play behind the scenes role in Afghanistan ...
Islamabad, Mar. 7 : Pakistan has clarified it will play no behind the scenes role while it would facilitate reconciliatory talks in Afghanistan.
Motorcycle bomb kills five in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 7 : At least five Afghan civilians were killed and nine others wounded Friday in an explosion in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, said a provincial government spokesman.
Hamid Karzai's brother to drop out of Afghanistan's presidential bid
Washington, Mar. 6 : Afghan President Hamid Karzai's older brother Qayum Karzai has dropped out of the race for next month's presidential elections.
Five Taliban killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 6 : Afghan security forces raided a Taliban hideout killing five militants Thursday, an official said.
Five Afghan soldiers killed in NATO air strike
Kabul, March 6 : Five Afghan soldiers were killed and seven others were injured when aircraft of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) dropped bombs in Afghanistan's Logar province Thursday, a local official said.
Father of killed Navy Seal blames W.H. leaks on Osama raid for son's ...
Washington, Mar. 5 : The father of a National Guardsman has blamed White House leaks about the Osama bin Laden raid in Afghanistan that led to his son's death.
India end Asia Cup campaign with a win
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 5 : India ended their disappointing Asia Cup cricket campaign with a massive eight-wicket win over Afghanistan in their last league ODI at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Wednesday.
Scoreboard: India vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 5 : The following is the scoreboard of the ODI match between India and Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Wednesday.
India beat Afghanistan by eight wickets
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 5 : India beat Afghanistan by eight wickets in their last league game of the Asia Cup cricket tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Wednesday.
Asia Cup: India defeat Afghanistan by 8 wickets
Mirpur, Mar 5 : In an insignificant match, India defeated Afghanistan by eight wickets in the ninth match of the Asia Cup here on Wednesday.
Shenwari's 50 rescues Afghanistan against India
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 5 : Indian bowlers, again struggling to wrap up the tail, allowed Afghanistan to make a great recovery from 97 for seven before being all out for 159 runs in 45.2 overs in their last league match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Wednesday.
India bowl Afghanistan out for 159
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 5 : India bowled Afghanistan out for 159 runs in 45.2 overs in their last league match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here Wednesday.
Asia Cup: India opt to field against Afghanistan
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 5 : India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against Afghanistan in an ODI in the Asia Cup cricket tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Wednesday.
Roadside bombing kills two policemen in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 5 : A roadside bomb explosion Wednesday struck a police van in Afghanistan, killing two policemen and leaving one injured.
Key Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 4 : Two militants, including a key Taliban commander, were killed and six others injured in Afghanistan Tuesday, a statement by the provincial government said.
Sri Lanka enters Asia Cup finals following 129-run win over ...
Johannesburg, Mar 4 : Sri Lanka has defeated minnows Bangladesh by 129 runs to reach the final of the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Monday.
Sri Lanka in Asia Cup final after big win over Afghanistan
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 3 : Sri Lanka moved into the final of the Asia Cup cricket tournament with a massive 129-run win over debutants Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla-National Stadium here Monday.
Karzai expresses anger over 12-year Afghan war fought 'for U.S. ...
Washington, Mar. 3 : Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has expressed his anger at the 12-year American war in Afghanistan.
Asia Cup: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan, reach final
Mirpur, Mar 3 : Sri Lanka booked their seats in the final of the Asia Cup by beating Afghanistan by 129 runs at Shere Bangla National Stadium here on Monday.
India makes polio vaccination mandatory for seven countries
New Delhi, March 3 : Having eradicated polio from within its borders, India has scaled up measures to prevent the polio virus from re-entering, making it mandatory for all travelers from certain countries, including Pakistan and Afghanistan to take the polio vaccine (OPV).
Two women killed in Afghanistan bomb explosion
Kabul, March 3 : Two women were killed while two men were seriously injured in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan Monday, authorities said.
Two Afghan soldiers killed in bomb attacks
Kabul, March 2 : Two Afghan soldiers were killed in two bomb attacks in southern Afghanistan, the defence ministry said Sunday.
Afghanistan beats Bangladesh by 32 runs in Asia Cup
Johannesburg, Mar 2 : Afghanistan has defeated hosts Bangladesh by 32 runs in their Asia Cup clash at Fatullah on Saturday, marking its first win over a Test playing country in four one-day matches.
Afghanistan in ODI rankings for first time
Dubai, March 2 : Newcomers Afghanistan entered the main ODI rankings table of the International Cricket Council (ICC) following their 32-run win over Bangladesh Saturday in the Asia Cup at Fatullah, Bangladesh.
Nine militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 2 : At least nine militants were killed in a military operation in Afghanistan's Laghman province, officials said Sunday.
Blast rocks Afghanistan's Herat city
Kabul, March 2 : A blast rocked Afghanistan's Herat city Saturday night. However, there was no immediate report of any casualty, a security source said.
Afghanistan script historic Asia Cup win over Bangladesh
Fatullah (Bangladesh), March 1 : Saturday turned out to be a landmark for Afghanistan as its cricket team stunned Bangladesh by 32 runs in the Asia Cup at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium here Saturday.