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Four militants killed, eight captured in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 22 : At least four militants were killed and eight others were detained Tuesday as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said.
UN urges Afghan women to engage in political process
New York, Apr 22 : With the results still being counted from Afghanistan's recent presidential election, the top United Nations official in the country on Monday urged women to remain meaningfully engaged in the political process and improve political life there.
Abdullah leading in Afghan presidential poll
Kabul, April 20 : Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah led in the Afghanistan presidential election with 49.75 percent of votes cast in the April 5 poll counted so far, chairman of the election commission Mohammad Yusuf Nuristani said Sunday.
Accidental blast kills six militants in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 20 : Up to six Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday in a blast in Afghan province of Ghazni, police said.
Six Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan blast
Kabul, April 19 : Six Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday in a blast in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni, police said.
Like India, China too concerned over Taliban, Al-Qaeda return in ...
Beijing, Apr.18 : Like India, China has also reportedly expressed its concern over the Taliban and Al-Qaeda regaining control over most parts of Afghanistan, after NATO troops exit from the war-torn nation at the end of this year.
Taliban attack prison in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 18 : Taliban militants attacked a prison with rockets in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province and set free four inmates, police said Friday.
Pakistan urges Afghanistan, NATO to strengthen border management
Islamabad, April 17 : Pakistan Thursday urged the Afghanistan government and the NATO to put in place strong measures for better management of Pakistan-Afghanistan border to check illegal cross-border movement.
Afghan cabinet ill-prepared to govern post US troops withdrawal: US ...
Washington, Apr. 16 : Afghanistan is not prepared to govern on its own, confidential U.S. assessments have revealed.
Brad Pitt to play General McChrystal in 'The Operators'
Los Angeles, April 15 : Actor Brad Pitt is set to star as General Stanley McChrystal, former commanding general of international and US forces in Afghanistan, in "The Operators".
Afghan deputy minister kidnapped in Kabul
Kabul, April 15 : An Afghanistan deputy minister for public works was kidnapped Tuesday in northern Kabul, sources said.
Former Afghan foreign minister enjoys early lead in presidential ...
Washington, Apr 14 : Afghanistan's former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah is reportedly leading early vote count in presidential election, following last week's voting, the country's Independent Election Commission chairman said.
Two killed in Afghan roadside bomb attack
Kabul, April 14 : At least two civilians were killed and eight others injured Monday in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan, a police official said.
Nine killed in Afghanistan attacks
Kabul, April 14 : At least nine people were killed and three injured in separate attacks in Afghanistan, an official said Monday.
UN welcomes release of partial results in Afghanistan poll
New York, Apr 14 : Welcoming Sunday's announcement of the first batch of results in Afghanistan's Presidential elections as a further step towards completing the electoral process, the United Nations Assistance Mission in the country (UNAMA) has noted that these results represent only a small ...
Missing Malaysian plane in Afghanistan, near Pak border: New Claim
Kabul, Apr 13 : Even as the search is continuing in the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian plane, Russian intelligence sources are quoted as claiming that the plane is in Afghanistan, 'not far from Kandahar near the border with Pakistan'.
Four killed in Afghan landslide
Kabul, April 13 : At least four people died and scores of houses destroyed as a landslide hit two villages in Afghanistan's Takhar province Saturday, a government official said.
Afghanistan says regional compact necessray for its stability
New Delhi, Apr 12 : Relieved over successful completion of its Presidential elections on April 5, Afghanistan's neighbours Iran, India, China Pakistan and Turkey have pitched for increased regional support in the country's bid to seek political and economic stability and security.
Afghanistan to be mentored by ex-Pak players for 2015 World Cup
Karachi, Apr 11 : Afghanistan's coach, Kabir Khan said that the team would train in Pakistan under the guidance of two former Pakistani players.
Russia's FSB source says MH370 passengers were hijacked and taken to ...
London, Apr. 10 : Russian intelligence sources have claimed the passengers on missing Malaysian Airlines jet MH370 are alive after the flight landed in Afghanistan.
Five militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 10 : At least five Taliban militants were killed and eight injured during a clash in Afghanistan, an official said Thursday.
India says has no exit strategy in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Apr 9 : Expressing its commitment to the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan, India today said it had no exit strategy.
Afghans should strengthen human security post elections for lasting ...
By I. Ramamohan Rao, New Delhi, Apr.9 : Elections are being held in Afghanistan to choose the next government in that country. The transfer of power is taking place through a democratic process, and one hopes that the new government would be able to ensure "human security" in that country.
UN condemns deadly attack in southern Afghanistan
New York, Apr 9 : The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly condemned an attack in the southern province of Kandahar which killed 15 civilians and injured another five.
Afghan presidential candidates urged to respect electoral institutions
United Nations, April 9 : The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Tuesday urged candidates in the Asian country's presidential elections and their supporters to respect the two national electoral institutions as vote counting continues.
Afghanistan: Ban welcomes polls as transition of power
New York, Apr 8 : United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the Afghan people for Saturday's historic presidential and provincial elections, which marked "an important step forward" in the country's path to democracy.
16 killed in Afghan traffic accident
Kabul, April 8 : At least 16 people were killed and 20 others injured Tuesday when two buses collided in Afghanistan, sources said.
Karzai to continue playing important role in Afghan politics post ...
Washington, Apr. 7 : Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai is expected to remain a key political player in Afghanistan, despite not contesting for the presidential poll.
13 civilians killed in Afghanistan roadside bombing
Kabul, April 7 : Up to 13 civilians were killed while five others were wounded Monday evening when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, a police spokesman said.
India happy over peaceful Afghan elections, but keeping fingers ...
New Delhi, Apr 7 : The by and large peaceful presidential elections held in Afghanistan on Saturday with large voter turnout has come as a great relief for India which has high stakes in a politically stable Afghanistan. However, India is keeping its finger crossed till the election process is ...