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Unity government deal signed Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 21 : Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai Sunday signed an agreement on the formation of a national unity government to end the election deadlock.
14 Pakistanis freed from US custody in Afghanistan
Islamabad, Sep 21 : The United States has released 14 Pakistani prisoners from its custody at the Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Pakistan's foreign ministry said Saturday.
Afghanistan raring for maiden cricket WC
Dubai, Sept. 19 : Afghanistan is eagerly awaiting its debut in the ICC cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, as the side spends four weeks Down Under to prepare for the upcoming tournament.
Four killed in Afghanistan bomb blast
Kabul, Sep 19 : Four people were killed and eight others injured when a bomb went off in Afghanistan's Baghlan province Friday, a local official said.
17 killed in Afghan road accident
Kabul, Sep 19 : At least 17 people were killed and 35 injured in a collision between a car and a bus in Afghanistan, officials said Friday.
Afghanistan to begin cricket World Cup preparatory tour
Dubai, Sep 19 : The Afghanistan cricket team will begin its four-week training tour in Australia and New Zealand with a one-day match in Perth Sunday as part of their preparation plans for the 2015 ICC World Cup.
'No losers, only partners with Afghan unity government'
United Nations, Sep 19 : Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Jan Kubis said there is "no better way forward" other than a unity government in the crisis-torn country.
Literary journey from Delhi to Afghanistan (Books This Weekend)
Mumbai, Sep 19: Much has been written about Delhi, yet there is much to be written about. A book explores birds, animals and plant species adding a fresh perspective to the Indian capital, whereas another book examines the changing trajectory of Indian policy towards Afghanistan. Take a look.
India, China will build closer cooperation on challenges of ...
New Delhi, Sept. 18 : Asserting that India and China have a shared interest in a peaceful and stable region, including peace, stability and prosperity in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said New Delhi and Beijing will build closer cooperation on the shared challenges of ...
Pakistan asks Afghanistan to 'eliminate terrorist sanctuaries'
Islamabad, Sep 18 : Pakistan Thursday reiterated its call on neighbouring Afghanistan to eliminate "hideouts of the Pakistani militants on the Afghan side of the border".
Stable Afghanistan important for India and China: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 18 : India and China have a shared interest in having a peaceful, stable and prosperous Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Thursday.
US includes India among 22 major illicit drug producers
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Sep 16 : President Barack Obama has identified India among 22 major illicit drug-producing or drug-transit countries that "significantly affect the United States" and asked it to support Afghanistan's counter-narcotics efforts.
Afghan election commission acknowledges 'massive' vote fraud
Kabul, Sep 16 : Afghanistan's June 14 presidential runoff was marred by large-scale fraud, the Independent Electoral Commission has said, announcing that it was invalidating 16 percent of the ballots cast.
Kabul summons Pak envoy post Punjabi Taliban leader's declaration of ...
Karachi, Sep 16 : Afghanistan has reportedly summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat to register protest over remarks made by the Punjabi Taliban leader, in which he said that the group has stopped all terror activities in Pakistan but will continue operations in Afghanistan.
Senior Taliban leader killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 15 : Afghan security forces killed a senior Taliban leader along with four other insurgents in the country's western province of Herat overnight, police said Monday.
Policeman killed in Afghan bombing
Kabul, Sep 15 : One policeman was killed and seven civilians injured Monday in a bomb attack in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan arrive in Perth for ICC World Cup preparation
Perth, Sep 15 : The Afghanistan team arrived here Monday to launch the final stages of their preparation for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which will be played in Australia and New Zealand from Feb 14 to March 29.
Seven killed in US drone strike in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 14 : At least seven suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, media reported Sunday.
25 militants killed across Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 13 : At least 25 Taliban militants were Saturday killed in counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan.
Tharoor lauds Sushma Swaraj's visit to Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep. 13 : Appreciating External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's recent visit to Afghanistan, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said that the meeting gave out an extremely crucial political message and reflected India's priorities.
India helps to eradicate child labour in war-torn Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep. 13 : An Indian NGO is working towards eradication of child labour in Afghanistan and providing educational opportunities to them.
Three killed in Afghan militants offensive
Kabul, Sep 13 : At least three people were killed Saturday when militants launched a massive offensive in Afghanistan.
India seeking Pakistan response on missing Indian engineer
New Delhi, Sep 12 : India said Friday that it has written to Pakistan more than 15 times but received no reply so far on the whereabouts of a 27-year-old engineer, Nihal Hamid Ansari, who has been untraceable since he crossed over to Pakistan from Afghanistan in November 2012.
Ansari seeks India-Iran cooperation for peace in Afghanistan
Kolkata, Sep 12 : Observing that Iran's location and hydrocarbon resources complement India's energy appetite and quest for new markets, Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday called for enhanced cooperation in several areas including establishing peace in Afghanistan.
Obama marks 13th anniversary of 9/11 with new war on the horizon
Washington, Sep 12 : President Barack Obama paid tributes to the victims of the Sep 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and emphasised the imminent end of the war in Afghanistan, although the US is on the verge of a new military intervention.
Sushma holds talks with Afghan Prez Karzai
Kabul, Sept. 10, : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on her visit to Afghanistan met Afghan President Hamid Karzai, ahead of the declaration of the results of the disputed second round of presidential elections in the nation.
Flag Foundation of India gifts Afghanistan its largest flag
Kabul, Sep 10 : The Flag Foundation of India (FFI) Wednesday gifted the government of Afghanistan the country's largest national flag and Kabul's first and highest flagpole standing 207 feet.
India Afghanistan's first strategic partner: Sushma Swaraj
Kabul, Sep 10 : Describing India as Afghanistan's first strategic partner, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Wednesday said New Delhi will always share the Afghan people's vision of a "strong" and "prosperous" Afghanistan.
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sept. 10, : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived in Afghanistan, where she is expected to enhance the ties between the two countries and review key projects that have been implemented in that nation by India.
Afghan forces wipe out Taliban in northern district
Kabul, Sep 10 : Units of police backed by the army have rooted out militants in Chardara district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province after a month-long clean up operations, provincial police chief Ghulam Mustafa Mohsini said Wednesday.