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Pakistan, Afghanistan working on roadmap for better ties
Islamabad, Oct 20 : Pakistan said Monday that it is working with Afghanistan on a "comprehensive roadmap" for better bilateral relations, which will be free of mistrust and will focus on constructive engagement and economic cooperation.
Taliban fighters launch deadly attacks in Afghanistan killing four ...
London, Oct 20 : Hundreds of Taliban militants have launched two attacks in Logar and central province of Ghor in Afghanistan killing at least four soldiers, said local officials.
Diverse mix of books in DSC Prize 2014 longlist
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Ten books, penned by authors from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, are in the race for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, it was announced Monday.
Pakistan PM's advisor visits Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 19 : Sartaj Aziz, the advisor to the Pakistani prime minister on national security and foreign affairs, visited Afghanistan Sunday and held a meeting with President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, a statement from the Presidential Palace here said.
China, Afghanistan, Pakistan seek efforts for peace, stability
Islamabad, Oct 19 : A China-Afghanistan-Pakistan trilateral dialogue Sunday called for further increase and strengthening of links among the three neighbouring countries to bring peace, security and stability to the region.
30 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 19 : Thirty armed Taliban militants have given up fighting and resumed normal life in Qaisar district of Afghanistan's Faryab, Mohammad Naeem Andarabi, deputy to the provincial police chief, said Sunday.
One killed in Afghanistan blast
Kabul, Oct 19 : A powerful blast rocked city of Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan Sunday, leaving a civilian dead and injuring three others, police said.
16 militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 19 : At least 16 militants were killed in two separate incidents in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.
Turkish president pledges support to Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 18 : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Saturday assured Afghanistan of his country's long term support as he undertook a day-long visit to the war-hit South Asian country.
India to develop Chahbahar port in Iran
New Delhi, Oct 18 : The union cabinet Saturday gave its approval to India's plan to ugrade the Chahbahar port in Iran, a move which will pave the way for improving India's trade with Afghanistan and other central Asian countries.
PM congratulates Karzai on new Afghan government
New Delhi, Oct 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said Afghanistan had achieved "huge" progress under its former president Hamid Karzai and congratulated him for the formation of the new national unity government in that country.
Three dead in Afghan bombing
Kabul, Oct 18 : At least three people were killed and five injured Saturday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Helmand province.
Pakistan PM's special envoy to visit Afghanistan
Islamabad, Oct 17 : Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will Sunday send his top security adviser Sartaj Aziz to Kabul as special envoy for talks with the new leadership, officials here said Friday.
Two militants killed in Afghan air strikes
Kabul, Oct 17 : Two Taliban militants were killed during air strikes in Afghanistan's Baghlan province, a police officer said Friday.
PM assures Abdullah of India's support to Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday assured Afghanistan of India's support in the efforts to build a strong and democratic country.
Haqqani network founder's son captured in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 16 : The Afghan security forces have captured two leaders of the Haqqani network, including Anas Haqqani, the son of the network's founder Jalaluddin Haqqani, media reported Thursday.
India committed to work closely with Afghanistan: Pranab Mukherjee
New Delhi, Oct 16 : President Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday India was "committed to working closely with Afghanistan" and wanted it to act as a bridge between south and central Asia and beyond.
Taliban militants killed in Afghan drone attack
Kabul, Oct 16 : At least 15 Taliban militants were killed in a drone attack by the US-led coalition forces on a militant hideout in Afghanistan, media reported Thursday.
US AfPak rep shows concerned over Indo-Pak tensions
Washington Oct 16 : US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Daniel Feldman has expressed his concern over the border tension between India and Pakistan.
India will stand as friend and partner, Modi tells new Afghan ...
New Delhi, Oct 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday called up new Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and conveyed to him that India will stand as a friend and partner in Kabul's endeavour to build a strong and prosperous nation.
Five security personnel killed in Afghanistan car bomb attack
Kabul, Oct 15 : Five security personnel were killed and five other injured when a car bomb went off in the eastern Afghan province of Khost early Wednesday.
PM Modi extends congratulations to new Afghan Prez
New Delhi, Oct. 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his congratulations to Afghanistan President Dr Ashraf Ghani, who was elected to the office on September 21.
Modi assures Afghan president of India's support as friend, partner
New Delhi, Oct 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday assured Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani of New Delhi's support in Kabul's efforts to build a strong and prosperous nation and said India will stand as a friend and partner in the endeavour.
NATO helicopters violate Pakistani airspace
Islamabad, Oct 15 : NATO gunship helicopters violated Pakistani airspace by entering territory near its border with Afghanistan, media reported Wednesday.
Two killed in Taliban ambush in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 15 : A district governor and a policeman were killed and six injured in Afghanistan in an ambush carried out by Taliban militants, an official said Wednesday.
Two killed in Kabul blast
Kabul, Oct 14 : At least two people were killed and three injured when a bomb blast rocked the fifth district of Afghanistan's capital Kabul Tuesday, the country's interior ministry said in a statement released here hours after the incident.
Afghanistan urged to fight sexual harassment
New York, Oct 14 : Afghanistan's new government should take urgent steps to combat sexual harassment of women in education, employment and public life, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
45 killed in army-militant clashes in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 13 : At least 45 people were killed in Afghanistan's Saripul province in clashes between militants and security forces, reports said.
Five killed in Afghanistan blasts
Kabul, Oct 13 : Five people were killed and 31 others injured in four blasts, including two suicide attacks, in militancy-plagued Afghanistan Monday, officials said.
Afghan Taliban imitating Islamic State's terror tactics to intimidate ...
Washington, Oct 13 : The Taliban in Afghanistan is reportedly imitating the Islamic State's terror tactics to instill fear among local forces as US troops exit the country.