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  • newHekmatyar to appear soon in Kabul: Amin

    Hekmatyar to appear soon in Kabul: Amin

    By Azizullah Hamdard on 17 January 2017 KABUL (Pajhwok): Hizb-I-Islami Afghanistan... read more
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Jan 17, 2:02pm -
  • new2 Jawzjan men caught while selling weapons to Taliban

    2 Jawzjan men caught while selling weapons to Taliban

    By Hamid Tamkin on 17 January 2017SHEBRGHAN (Pajhwok): Police in northern Jawzjan province have arrested to people who selling weapons to the Taliban, an official... read more
    - 2 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 12:44pm -
  • newIEC consultation meeting discusses transparency in future elections

    IEC consultation meeting discusses transparency in future elections

    By Azizullah Hamdard on 17 January 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday held consultative meeting with different groups of people in order to provide a credible ... read more
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 12:05pm -
  • Badakhshan archaeological sites grabbed by strongmen

    Badakhshan archaeological sites grabbed by strongmen

    By Gul Mohammad Tanha on 17 January 2017FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Powerful individuals and government departments have grabbed usurped lands containing important archaeological sites in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday.Direct…
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 11:03am -
  • 40 percent of Logar schools without buildings

    40 percent of Logar schools without buildings

    By Abdul Maqsoud Azizi on 17 January 2017PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Forty percent of schools in central Logar province do not have buildings and students have to study under the open sky without basic education... read more
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 9:57am -
  • Hundreds of youth from Ghazni die on way to Europe

    Hundreds of youth from Ghazni die on way to Europe

    By Saifullah Maftoon on 17 January 2017GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people from two districts of southern Ghazni province, in an attempt to make it to Europe illegally, have lost their lives at sea, officials said on Tuesday.Mohammad Zafar Sh…
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 9:35am -
  • Taliban bomb-making facility destroyed in Balkh: NDS

    Taliban bomb-making facility destroyed in Balkh: NDS

    By Pajhwok on 17 January 2017KABUL CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban... read more
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 9:34am -
  • EU co-hosts forum to combat anti-Muslim discrimination

    EU co-hosts forum to combat anti-Muslim discrimination

    By Pajhwok Monitor on 17 January 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union Delegation to the United Nations, together with the Permanent Missions of Canada, the United States... read more
    - 6 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 9:16am -
  • Taliban claim shooting down US drone in Nangarhar

    Taliban claim shooting down US drone in Nangarhar

    By Yousuf Zarifi on 17 January 2017JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of American forces has crashed in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, with the Taliban... read more
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 7:07am -
  • Farah airport being upgraded to international standards

    Farah airport being upgraded to international standards

    By Mohammad Humayon Zahin on 17 January 2017 FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): An airport in western Farah province would be converted into an international facility with the cooperation of the Qatar-based organisation, an official said on Tuesday.Shaikh Ali…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 5:46am -

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  • MEHWAR: 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed At Wolesi Jirga

    MEHWAR: 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed At Wolesi Jirga

    A recent survey by Freedom House of Afghanistan reveals that almost 70 percent of people are not satisfied with the activity of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament).According to the survey, 64 percent of respondents have said they would not…
    - 34 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 10:11am -
  • Syria Rebels To Leave Aleppo Under Evacuation Deal

    Syria Rebels To Leave Aleppo Under Evacuation Deal

    Civilians and rebel fighters were to start evacuating from Syria's Aleppo Wednesday under a deal that would end years of opposition resistance in the city.The evacuations which were expected to begin at 0300 GMT, according to the Syrian Observatory…
    - 34 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 6:43am -
  • TOLOnews 10pm News 13 December 2016

    TOLOnews 10pm News 13 December 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually a…
    - 34 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 6:28am -
  • Govt To Probe Eshchi's Claims Of Assault By Dostum

    Govt To Probe Eshchi's Claims Of Assault By Dostum

    The Presidential Palace said in statement that the National Unity Government (NUG) will investigate former Jawzjan governor Ahmad Eshchi's claims of assault by First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum and his men.According to the statement,…
    - 34 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 6:16am -
  • Afghan Boy Meets His Idol Messi

    Afghan Boy Meets His Idol Messi

    An Afghan boy who became an internet sensation after pictures of him wearing an improvised Lionel Messi football shirt went viral finally got to meet his superstar idol on Tuesday.Murtaza Ahmadi met the Barcelona forward in Doha, where the Spanish…
    - 34 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 3:41am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    TAWDE KHABARE: Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday reiterated its call to the UN to lift sanctions against Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Zabiullah Sadat discusses the topic with the following…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 5:40pm -
  • TOLOnews 6pm News 13 December 2016

    TOLOnews 6pm News 13 December 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually a…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 4:51pm -
  • FARAKHABAR: I Was Sexually Assaulted By Dostum And His Men: Eshchi

    FARAKHABAR: I Was Sexually Assaulted By Dostum And His Men: Eshchi

    Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually assaulted by Dostum and his…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 4:38pm -
  • Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday reiterated its call to the UN to lift sanctions against Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar."Our expectation is that they (UN) officials respond positively to our recommendations," said…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 3:52pm -
  • 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed Over Wolesi Jirga Performance: Survey

    70pc Of Afghans Dismayed Over Wolesi Jirga Performance: Survey

    A recent survey by Freedom House of Afghanistan reveals that almost 70 percent of people are not satisfied with the activity of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament).According to the survey, 64 percent of respondents have said they would not…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 3:44pm -

Khama Press

  • Refugees poured $7 billion to Afghanistan by returning home in past 1 year

    Refugees poured $7 billion to Afghanistan by returning home in past 1 year

    The Afghan refugees have poured around $7 billion in the country by repatriating from the host countries in the past one year, the officials said Tuesday. Syed Hussain Alimi Balkhi, the Minister of Refugees and Repatriation, informed regarding the la…
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 10:30am -
  • Istanbul nightclub attack suspect trained in Afghanistan

    Istanbul nightclub attack suspect trained in Afghanistan

    The main suspect involved in a deadly attack on a nightclub in Istanbul had received training in Afghanistan, it has been reported. The city’s governor Vasip Sahin informed regarding the latest development after the apprehension of the suspect who…
    - 6 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 9:09am -
  • Teenage girl raped and murdered in North of Afghanistan

    Teenage girl raped and murdered in North of Afghanistan

    A teenage girl was raped and murdered in the northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, local officials said Tuesday. The incident took place in Bal Cheragh district of Faryab, involving two men who repeatedly raped the girl and strangled her to death.…
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 7:44am -
  • Taliban’s explosives factory discovered in Balkh province

    Taliban’s explosives factory discovered in Balkh province

    The Afghan security forces discovered an explosives factory of the Taliban group in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said the factory was used to produce Improvised Explosive Dev…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 6:53am -
  • Kandahar bombing likely plotted in Quetta: officials

    Kandahar bombing likely plotted in Quetta: officials

    The Afghan security officials are saying that the deadly Kandahar bombing was likely planned in Quetta city of Pakistan. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS) officials have said preliminary reports indicate the attack was p…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 6:06am -
  • Faysal Shayesteh likely to play in Iran premier league

    Faysal Shayesteh likely to play in Iran premier league

    The Afghan football captain Faysal Shayesteh will likely play in Iran premier league, the Persian Gulf Pro League, it has been reported. The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) reported regarding the likely participation of Shayesteh in the Persian…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 5:44am -
  • Afghanistan defeats UAE, quality to Desert T20 Challenge semi-final

    Afghanistan defeats UAE, quality to Desert T20 Challenge semi-final

    The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated United Arab Emirates on Monday night and qualified to semi-final of the Desert T20 Challenge. The Afghan team won the toss and elected to field first allowing the UAE batsmen to bat who scored 146 runs f…
    - 11 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 3:43am -
  • Afghan forces fully prepared for 2017 fighting season: Interior Minister

    Afghan forces fully prepared for 2017 fighting season: Interior Minister

    The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) are fully prepared for the 2017 fighting season. The remarks were made by the Minister of Interior (MoI) general Taj Mohammad Jahid during a gathering in Kabul to mark the graduation of the Afgh…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Jan 17, 11:33am -
  • Senior government official shot dead in Baghlan in North of Afghanistan

    Senior government official shot dead in Baghlan in North of Afghanistan

    A senior government official was shot dead by unknown gunmen in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, local officials said. The incident took place earlier today after gunmen riding motorcycle opened fire on Abdul Safa Sanayi, the acting provinci…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Jan 17, 9:51am -
  • Hashim Karzai dies after wounded in Kandahar bombing

    Hashim Karzai dies after wounded in Kandahar bombing

    Hashim Karzai, the cousin of former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, has succumbed to injuries he sustained in a deadly bombing in Kandahar last week. Sources close to the victim’s family have said Hashim died of his wounds while receiving treatments…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Jan 17, 8:37am -

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  • newAfghan carpet traders sign major deals at Domotex Trade Fair

    Afghan carpet traders sign major deals at Domotex Trade Fair

    Sixteen of Afghanistan’s top carpet and rug traders showcased their finest samples and signed a number of major deals with international buyers at Domotex, a leading tradeshow for the floorThe post Afghan carpet traders sign major deals at Domotex…
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Jan 17, 1:53pm -
  • Afghan parliament approves draft budget for 1396 fiscal year

    Afghan parliament approves draft budget for 1396 fiscal year

    The Lower House of the Parliament, Wolesi Jirga, approved the draft budget for the fiscal year 1396 on Monday. The budget was rejected by the lawmakers when it was firstThe post Afghan parliament approves draft budget for 1396 fiscal year appeared f…
    - 21 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 5:47pm -
  • 2017 Filmfare Award Winners List

    2017 Filmfare Award Winners List

    Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt take the black lady home for their roles in Dangal and Udta Punjab respectively. Soonam Kapoor bags the Critics Best Actress award for her powerThe post 2017 Filmfare Award Winners List appeared first on Wadsam.
    - 2 days ago, 15 Jan 17, 11:09am -
  • Civil society actors from northern provinces meet to intensify cooperation

    Civil society actors from northern provinces meet to intensify cooperation

    Civil society actors from the Northern provinces–Balkh, Samangan, Kunduz, Jawzjan, Takhar and Kabul– participated in a dialogue meeting organized by the Afghan-German Cooperation. The meeting aimed at identifying common challenges,The post Civil…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Jan 17, 5:28pm -
  • UAE supports Afghanistan in various sectors

    UAE supports Afghanistan in various sectors

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has contributed over USD 400mn in security, economics, humanitarian and development assistant to Afghanistan, according to the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.The post UAE supports Afghani…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Jan 17, 5:05am -
  • Afghanistan, Pakistan back ‘Beyond Boundaries Project’

    Afghanistan, Pakistan back ‘Beyond Boundaries Project’

    The Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) has pledged all-out support for Phase II of the ‘Beyond Boundaries Project’ to help boost regional cooperation. A 12-member delegation ofThe post Afghanistan, Pakistan back…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Jan 17, 4:31am -
  • Afghan government to raise $2.5bn in revenue in March, 2017

    Afghan government to raise $2.5bn in revenue in March, 2017

    Afghan Finance Ministry expects to raise USD 2.5bn in revenue in March, 2017, USD 500mn above the target. The boost in revenue is linked to a new tax regime thatThe post Afghan government to raise $2.5bn in revenue in March, 2017 appeared first on W…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Jan 17, 9:10pm -
  • Japan pledges support to expand Chabahar port

    Japan pledges support to expand Chabahar port

    The Japanese government has reached an agreement with New Delhi on working for the expansion of Chabahar Port in Iran. This announcement was made by Japan’s Deputy Foreign Minister KentaroThe post Japan pledges support to expand Chabahar port appe…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Jan 17, 7:53am -
  • Afghanistan, China sign $204.9mn road construction deal

    Afghanistan, China sign $204.9mn road construction deal

    Afghanistan awarded the Dara-e-Suf to Yakawlang road project to a Chinese firm after its bid of USD 204.9mn was approved by the Afghan government. An agreement to that effect wasThe post Afghanistan, China sign $204.9mn road construction deal appear…
    - 9 days ago, 8 Jan 17, 4:34pm -
  • Public-Private dialogue to improve industries in Balkh province

    Public-Private dialogue to improve industries in Balkh province

    The Balkh Directorate of Commerce and Industry (DOCI) and the Balkh Chamber of Commerce and Industry conducted a Public Private Dialogue (PPD) meeting on Wednesday. More than 30 people participatedThe post Public-Private dialogue to improve industri…
    - 12 days ago, 5 Jan 17, 11:31pm -

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  • Istanbul nightclub attack: suspected gunman 'had training in Afghanistan'
    Man held by Turkish authorities is named as Abdulgadir Masharipov, who was born in Uzbekistan in 1983The man accused of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve was born in Uzbekistan, received training in Afghanistan and entere…
    - 6 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 9:02am -
  • UK supreme court to rule on government responsibility for alleged rendition
    Judgments on alleged treatment of jihadi suspects could define extent of human rights protections overseasGovernment responsibility for alleged torture, rendition and illegal detention of jihadi suspects will finally be decided by the UK’s highest…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 6:00am -
  • US says 33 Afghanistan civilians died in special forces raid last year
    Military says US troops were acting in self-defense amid clash with Taliban as Kunduz province official says civilian death toll was higherThe US military in Afghanistan has confirmed that dozens of civilians were killed during a special forces raid…
    - 5 days ago, 12 Jan 17, 3:52pm -
  • Kidnapped professors beg Trump to negotiate release in Taliban video
    Video is first public sign since August kidnapping that US and Australian teachers Kevin King and Timothy John Weeks are aliveAn American and an Australian professor who were kidnapped in Kabul five months ago have pleaded with US president-elect Don…
    - 6 days ago, 11 Jan 17, 8:29pm -
  • Continuing shame of Guantánamo Bay | Letters
    Tomorrow, Wednesday 11 January, human rights campaigners will mark the 15th year of Guantánamo Bay with a silent demonstration in Trafalgar Square from 12 noon. They will be dressed as sad clowns to signify that 15 years of indefinite detention with…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Jan 17, 6:14pm -
  • Taliban bombings kill at least 30 people near Afghan parliament
    More than 70 others injured in twin explosions in Kabul that appears to target bus carrying government personnel Taliban militants have killed at least 30 people in a twin bombing near the Afghan parliament in Kabul, injuring more than 70 others, acc…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Jan 17, 4:08pm -
  • 115 journalists killed in 2016 - simply for doing their jobs
    Report by International News Safety Institute names Colombia, Mexico, Afghanistan, Iraq and Russia as top five most dangerous countries for journalists A total of 115 journalists died in 2016 simply for doing their jobs, according to the annual repor…
    - 8 days ago, 9 Jan 17, 1:17pm -
  • Home Office receives petition to keep man who fled Afghanistan as child in UK
    Fourteen thousand people have signed up to help Bashir Naderi, who has grown up in Cardiff after arriving in Britain aged 10A petition signed by more than 14,000 people to try to save a young man who fled to Britain from Afghanistan as a 10-year-old…
    - 11 days ago, 6 Jan 17, 11:15am -
  • Will 2017 see more suicide bombings? Sadly, probably yes | Iain Overton
    There has been an increase in civilian deaths from suicide attacks. More must be done to stop terrorists getting hold of the lethal materialsAs the new year dawns, there is some final bad news from 2016. Figures collected by Action on Armed Violence…
    - 13 days ago, 4 Jan 17, 12:24pm -
  • Afghanistan funds abusive militias as US military 'ignores' situation, officials say
    Foreign donor money goes to Afghan spy agency, which arms groups intended to fight Taliban – but some militia leaders instead target local officialsThe US military and the CIA are turning a blind eye as Afghanistan’s spy agency spends foreign don…
    - 22 days ago, 26 Dec 16, 10:00am -

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  • newTurkish leader faults delays in fight against Islamic State

    Turkish leader faults delays in fight against Islamic State

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Tuesday criticized delays in the U.S.-led coalition's offensive against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, as the extremists pressed ahead with an offensive against Syrian government forces.
    - 31 mins ago, 17 Jan 17, 2:33pm -
  • newTurkey says captures nightclub attacker who acted for Islamic State

    Turkey says captures nightclub attacker who acted for Islamic State

    By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities have captured the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, an Uzbek national they said was trained in Afghanistan and had clearly acted on behalf of Islamic State…
    - 51 mins ago, 17 Jan 17, 2:13pm -
  • newThe Latest: Istanbul neighbors shocked at attacker's arrest

    The Latest: Istanbul neighbors shocked at attacker's arrest

    ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of Istanbul nightclub gunman (all times local):
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Jan 17, 2:03pm -
  • newIstanbul gunman captured after more than 2 weeks on run

    Istanbul gunman captured after more than 2 weeks on run

    Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying Tuesday that he's an Uzbekistan national who trained in Afghanistan and confessed to the massacre.
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 11:39am -
  • newIstanbul nightclub attack suspect 'confesses'

    Istanbul nightclub attack suspect 'confesses'

    A 34-year-old Uzbek man suspected of slaughtering 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve confessed to the massacre on Tuesday, hours after his capture in a police raid. Authorities detained Abdulgadir Masharipov, who spent 17 days on th…
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 11:28am -
  • newIstanbul gunman captured after more than 2 weeks on run

    Istanbul gunman captured after more than 2 weeks on run

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying Tuesday that he's an Uzbekistan national who trained in Afghanistan and confessed to the massacre.
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 11:20am -
  • new10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MOST ENDURING AVIATION MYSTERY REMAINS UNSOLVED After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia ...
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 11:06am -
  • Istanbul nightclub attacker from Uzbekistan, admits guilt: governor
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The suspected gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day was born in Uzbekistan and received training in Afghanistan, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin said on Tuesday after police caught him in a city sub…
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 8:05am -
  • Istanbul governor says nightclub attacker is Uzbekistan national, trained in Afghanistan
    ISTANBUL (AP) — Istanbul governor says nightclub attacker is Uzbekistan national, trained in Afghanistan.
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 7:40am -
  • Top Asian News 3:41 a.m. GMT
    BEIJING (AP) — Donald Trump has offered views on U.S. relations with Asia that could indicate radical shifts in long-standing policy toward the region. From opposing free trade agreements to confronting China and questioning Japan-South Korea allia…
    - 11 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 3:41am -

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  • Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    KABUL: Nato said its air strikes have killed two key local Taliban leaders in eastern Afghanistan.The international military alliance said in a statement issued on Monday that its forces killed the Taliban shadow administrator for Nangarhar province…
    - 24 Jan 11, 5:45am -
  • Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    KABUL: Three suicide attackers detonated their explosives vests during a gunbattle with Afghan and coalition forces that left 10 militants and one civilian dead in Khost province of eastern Afghanistan.Provincial police chief Abdul Hakim Ishaqzia s…
    - 22 Jan 11, 11:10am -
  • Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    KABUL: Nato on Thursday said two of its service members died in insurgent attacks in Afghanistan.It said one service member was killed Thursday in the north, while another was killed Wednesday in the south. It did not identify their …
    - 20 Jan 11, 5:25am -
  • Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    MAHUMUD-E-RAQI, Afghanistan: The calls were threatening and they just wouldn’t stop. The extortion demand was several hundred thousands of dollars.“Or else,” said the caller.Fearful, the civil engineer started to pay. But it was never enough…
    - 18 Jan 11, 5:09am -
  • Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    KABUL: Several people were injured in an explosion outside a music cassette shop in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan police said.General Aminullah Amirkhil, who directs the Afghan border police in four eastern provinces, said the explosion occurred Thur…
    - 13 Jan 11, 6:43am -
  • Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    KABUL: A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed at least two Afghan security personnel and wounded four in an attack near the country’s parliament in Kabul on Wednesday, an Afghan government official said. The attack in the Afghan capital targeted…
    - 12 Jan 11, 5:01am -
  • Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    KABUL: A suicide car bombing against a border police vehicle in troubled southern Afghanistan killed three border police guards, local authorities said.Monday’s attack was the second suicide bombing in four days against border police in the area…
    - 10 Jan 11, 7:24am -
  • Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    KABUL: A bomb placed in a bag exploded on a road in downtown Kabul on Tuesday, killing a policeman and wounding two civilians, authorities said, in a relatively rare attack in the Afghan capital. There have been few attacks in …
    - 4 Jan 11, 5:23am -
  • US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON: A leading Republican lawmaker on US military policy said he wanted American officials to consider establishing permanent military bases in Afghanistan.Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina said that having a few US air bases in Afgha…
    - 3 Jan 11, 5:46am -
  • Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    KABUL: Insurgents threw hand grenades into two houses in the province of Kandahar, killing a child in one and wounding six people — including a woman and a child — in the other, a local official in southern Afghanistan said.…
    - 31 Dec 10, 8:59am -

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