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  • Paghman attack toll revised: 33 dead, 79 wounded

    Paghman attack toll revised: 33 dead, 79 wounded

    By Mohammad Halim Karimi on 01 July 2016KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior on Friday revised the death toll from the Paghman suicide attack on a convoy of buses... read more
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 12:45pm -
  • Voluntary Repatriation Centres to stay shut during Eid

    Voluntary Repatriation Centres to stay shut during Eid

    By Pajhwok on 01 July 2016KABUL (Pajhwok): UNHCR Voluntary Repatriation Centres (VRC) in Pakistani cities of Peshawar and Quetta will remain closed on account of... read more
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 10:08am -
  • Afghan singer fighting against child marriage wins award

    Afghan singer fighting against child marriage wins award

    By Pajhwok Monitor on 01 July 2016KABUL (Pajhwok): An upcoming Afghan rap singer, waging a war on the curse of child marriage, has won a coveted award, a feminist blog reported on Friday.Sonita Alizadeh, using her songs to highlight the social issu…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 9:51am -
  • Abdullah promises thorough probe into deadly attack

    Abdullah promises thorough probe into deadly attack

    By Javed Hamim Kakar on 01 July 2016KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah on Friday said the twin suicide bomb attack on police cadets in Kabul was being... read more
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 9:26am -
  • 225 Daesh fighters killed in week-long Kot offensive

    225 Daesh fighters killed in week-long Kot offensive

    By Javed Hamim Kakar on 01 July 2016JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 225 Islamic State, or Daesh, fighters have been killed during a week-long operation in the Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, local officials claimed on Friday.Ninety-four…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 9:14am -
  • HRW to Pakistan: Extend residency status for Afghans

    HRW to Pakistan: Extend residency status for Afghans

    By Javed Hamim Kakar on 01 July 2016KABUL (Pajhwok): Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday asked the Pakistani government to reduce rights violations against Afghan refugees... read more
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 7:44am -
  • Afghan security situation remains difficult: White House

    Afghan security situation remains difficult: White House

    By Lalit J Kha on 01 July 2016WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Afghan forces are showing great determination and resilience even as the security situation in the country remains quite difficult, the White House said on Thursday.“I think (latest terrorist at…
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 7:19am -
  • No justification for Paghman suicide attack: UN

    No justification for Paghman suicide attack: UN

    By Javed Hamim Kakar on 01 July 2016KABUL (Pajhwok): The top UN diplomat in Afghanistan... read more
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 7:18am -
  • State Department designates AQIS as terrorist outfit

    State Department designates AQIS as terrorist outfit

    By Lalit J Kha on 01 July 2016WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States has designated Al Qaeda in Indian Sub-continent (AQIS) as a terrorist organisation and its leader Asim Umar as a global terrorist for their activities in South Asia, including an…
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 7:16am -
  • UN praises Pakistan for hosting millions of Afghan refugees

    UN praises Pakistan for hosting millions of Afghan refugees

    By Pajhwok Monitor on 01 July 2016KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations has praised Islamabad for extending the stay of Afghan refugees... read more
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 4:49am -

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  • TOLOnews 6pm News 01 July 2016

    TOLOnews 6pm News 01 July 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Amrullah Saleh, the ex-chief of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Friday blasted the government over the mass transportation of police cadets from Maidan Wardak province to Kabul in the wake of a deteriorating s…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 3:56pm -
  • Monitoring Bodies Warily Welcome New Anti-Corruption Center

    Monitoring Bodies Warily Welcome New Anti-Corruption Center

    The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) Friday cautiously welcomed the opening of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Justice Center, but said government made a symbolic move as a sign of cooperation in fighting c…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 2:18pm -
  • Taliban Attack On Cadets 'A Violation of Islamic Principles'

    Taliban Attack On Cadets 'A Violation of Islamic Principles'

    Religious scholars on Friday strongly condemned the Taliban's attack on a convoy of Afghan police cadets in Kabul that left 32 dead and 53 others wounded.They said that the Taliban's act of terrorism, its violence and killing of people is against t…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 2:08pm -
  • Taliban Attack on Police Cadets Draws International Condemnation

    Taliban Attack on Police Cadets Draws International Condemnation

    Various countries as well as the United States and the United Nations on Friday strongly condemned the double suicide bombing by the Taliban against a convoy of busses carrying Afghan police cadets in Kabul on Thursday.Thirty two cadets were killed…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 2:06pm -
  • Eyewitnesses Recount Horror Tales Of Twin-Bombing

    Eyewitnesses Recount Horror Tales Of Twin-Bombing

    A day after two suicide bombers attacked a convoy of Afghan police cadets in Kabul, a number of residents spoke out about the incident that killed 32 soldiers and wounded 53 others.Thursday's attacks not only had a devastating impact on the lives o…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 1:51pm -
  • NDS Cautioned Wardak Police Over Ferrying Of Cadets to Kabul

    NDS Cautioned Wardak Police Over Ferrying Of Cadets to Kabul

    Amrullah Saleh, the ex-chief of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Friday blasted the government over the mass transportation of police cadets from Maidan Wardak province to Kabul in the wake of a deteriorating security situation in the c…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 1:39pm -
  • Over 7,000 Afghan Refugees Detained In Pakistan

    Over 7,000 Afghan Refugees Detained In Pakistan

    More than 7,000 Afghan refugees have been arrested by Pakistani police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province over the past week, Consulate General of Afghanistan said on Friday.Afghan Consul General Abdullah Waheed Poyan told TOLOnews that harassment of A…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 8:54am -
  • TOLOnews 10pm News 30 June 2016

    TOLOnews 10pm News 30 June 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Twin Taliban suicide bombers on Thursday attacked a convoy of Afghan police recruits in capital Kabul, killing at least 30 recruits and wounding more than 50 others.To watch the whole news bulletin, click here:{youtube}qo…
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 7:25am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Afghan Refugees' Situation in Pakistan Discussed

    TAWDE KHABARE: Afghan Refugees' Situation in Pakistan Discussed

    Pakistan has intensified its crackdown against Afghan refugees amid signs of further deteriorating relations between the two countries in the aftermath of Torkham border skirmishes.Pakistan, which neighbors Afghanistan, hosts about 1.5 million regi…
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 7:17am -
  • MEHWAR: Govt's Peace Efforts With Hekmatyar Discussed

    MEHWAR: Govt's Peace Efforts With Hekmatyar Discussed

    In this episode of Mehwar, host Massoud Malik discusses government's efforts for peace with Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.With him in the studio is Fatima Nazari, MP.Click below to watch full episode.{youtube}AsO-jhTuSBQ{/youtube}
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 7:06am -

Khama Press

  • 16 ISIS militants killed in separate airstrikes in East of Afghanistan

    16 ISIS militants killed in separate airstrikes in East of Afghanistan

    At least 16 loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in separate airstrikes in eastern Nangarhar province. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the airstrikes were carried out in Kot and Achin districts where…
    - 16 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 5:54am -
  • Senior Afghan Taliban leader shot dead in Peshawar city

    Senior Afghan Taliban leader shot dead in Peshawar city

    A senior leader of the Afghan Taliban group was reportedly shot dead by unknown gunmen in Peshawar city of Pakistan. According to reports, the incident took place in Nasir Bagh Road and the Taliban leader has been identified as Qari Syed Murad. The g…
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 4:22am -
  • Kabuli asks Hekmatyar not to act based on ISI’s instructions

    Kabuli asks Hekmatyar not to act based on ISI’s instructions

    Former lawmaker and leader of the National Participation Party of Afghanistan Najibulllah Kabuli has called on Hezb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar not to act on the instructions issued by Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence which accused of…
    - 19 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 3:48am -
  • US should adopt policy of total isolation against Pakistan: Khalilzad

    US should adopt policy of total isolation against Pakistan: Khalilzad

    A former top American diplomat has said the United States should adopt a policy of total isolation against Pakistan, harshly criticizing the country for supporting the Afghan militant groups. In an interview with the Times of India, Khalilzad said th…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jun 16, 11:18am -
  • NATO condemns Kabul explosions that left 30 dead and 58 wounded

    NATO condemns Kabul explosions that left 30 dead and 58 wounded

    The NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan strongly condemned back to back explosions in capital Kabul this afternoon as security officials are saying at least 30 people have been killed. “RS strongly condemns the suicide attack in Kabul…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:43am -
  • Most ISIS militants coming from Pakistan, Central Asian and Gulf States: Atmar

    Most ISIS militants coming from Pakistan, Central Asian and Gulf States: Atmar

    The majority of the militants fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in Afghanistan are coming from Pakistan, Central Asian and Gulf countries. The National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar informed regarding the…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:30am -
  • Nawaz Sharif allows Afghan refugees to stay in Pakistan until 2016 end

    Nawaz Sharif allows Afghan refugees to stay in Pakistan until 2016 end

    The Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has extended the stay of the Afghan refugees in Pakistan for another six months to allow them to stay legally until the end of this year The Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal said Wednesday…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:07am -
  • China and Qatar to build 11,000 residential units in Afghanistan

    China and Qatar to build 11,000 residential units in Afghanistan

    The construction work at least 11,000 residential units is expected to kick off in the near future with China to build the 10,000 units. The Ministry of Urban Development Affair Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi said Thursday that the construction work of 10…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 7:58am -
  • 30 killed, 58 wounded in back to back explosions in Kabul

    30 killed, 58 wounded in back to back explosions in Kabul

    Twins explosions rocked capital Kabul this afternoon with the preliminary reports suggesting scores of police cadets have lost their lives in the attack. An official in the Ministry of Interior has said at least 30 people were killed and 58 others…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 7:37am -
  • 73 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghan, US forces airstrikes in Nuristan

    73 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghan, US forces airstrikes in Nuristan

    At least 73 Taliban insurgents were killed in the airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force and US forces in Afghanistan in eastern Nuristan province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the militants were targeted after launching a…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 5:30am -

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  • 11,000 residential units to be built in Afghanistan by China and Qatar

    11,000 residential units to be built in Afghanistan by China and Qatar

    The Ministry of Urban Development Affairs announced Thursday that work on construction of 11,000 residential units would kick off in the current solar year. Minister Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi saidThe post 11,000 residential units to be built in Afgh…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:06am -
  • Leading Afghan law firm enters strategic alliance with top 5 global law firms

    Leading Afghan law firm enters strategic alliance with top 5 global law firms

    Kakar Advocates, a leading full-service law firm in Kabul, has entered into a strategic alliance with DLA Piper to market for and work together on public and private sector mandatesThe post Leading Afghan law firm enters strategic alliance with top…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jun 16, 9:41pm -
  • Access to higher education to unleash potential in Afghan women

    Access to higher education to unleash potential in Afghan women

    The Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Michael Raynor, Afghanistan’s Minister of Higher Education (MoHE) Dr. Farida Momand, Minister of Women’s Affairs H.E. DelbarThe post Access to highe…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jun 16, 1:34pm -
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs in Kabul get chance to pitch their ideas

    Aspiring entrepreneurs in Kabul get chance to pitch their ideas

    Founder Institute – Kabul Chapter and Shetab – Afghanistan Center for Business and Social Innovation have organized a Business Ideation Bootcamp for Afghan entrepreneurs, innovators, techstars and those who wantThe post Aspiring entrepreneurs in…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jun 16, 7:09pm -
  • Afghan business community demands ACCI leadership to step down

    Afghan business community demands ACCI leadership to step down

    The Afghan business community has demanded the leadership of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) to step down and hold fresh polls immediately. Addressing a press conference onThe post Afghan business community demands ACCI lea…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 6:35pm -
  • 100-hectare pistachio forests being revived in Badakhshan

    100-hectare pistachio forests being revived in Badakhshan

    According to the Agriculture Department official, 100-hectare pistachio forests are being revived in northeastern Badakhshan province. Noor Mohammad said pistachio forests were being rehabilitated in five districts of Badakhshan provinceThe post 100…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 5:57pm -
  • Cold-storage facility for agricultural products to be built at Kabul Airport

    Cold-storage facility for agricultural products to be built at Kabul Airport

    The Presidential Palace and the cabinet have given their approval for construction of a cold-storage facility for agricultural products at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. Deputy Director ofThe post Cold-storage facility for agricult…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 5:08pm -
  • IIFA 2016 award winners

    IIFA 2016 award winners

    Best Picture Award: Bajrangi Bhaijaan Best Direction Award: Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani Best Performance in a Leading role (Male) Award: Ranveer Singh for Bajirao Mastani Best Performance inThe post IIFA 2016 award winners appeared fir…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 4:53pm -
  • Statistics on presence of Afghan women judges, doctors, teachers and security officials

    Statistics on presence of Afghan women judges, doctors, teachers and security officials

    Recent figures reveal that 33% of teachers in Afghanistan are comprised of women and 240 women are serving as judges. 3.5 million Afghan girls are attending schools/Madrassas across the country.The post Statistics on presence of Afghan women judges,…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jun 16, 4:05pm -
  • Afghanistan sees a considerable increase in honey production

    Afghanistan sees a considerable increase in honey production

    According to figures from Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), 1,864,500kg of honey has been produced throughout the country this year. Presently, 23,700 beekeepers (of which 652 areThe post Afghanistan sees a co…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jun 16, 3:37pm -

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  • Taliban hostage's parents plea for family's release four years after capture
    Pregnant American woman disappeared in Afghanistan with son and husbandPennsylvania couple say they received letter from daughter last yearThe parents of an American woman who disappeared in Afghanistan four years ago while pregnant and backpacking w…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 4:01pm -
  • Iran covertly recruits Afghan Shias to fight in Syria
    Shia men from Afghanistan are coaxed into war to support Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, Guardian investigation revealsIran is covertly recruiting hundreds of Afghan Shias in Afghanistan to fight for Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, drawing them o…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jun 16, 4:57pm -
  • Taliban bombs targeting police cadets kill at least 27 in Kabul
    Bombings come 10 days after an attack on a bus carrying Nepalese security guardsTwo Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 27 police officers and wounded about 40 others in an attack on buses carrying recently graduated cadets on the western ou…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:00am -
  • Everything you need to know about being gay in Muslim countries
    The official fiction, Brian Whitaker explains, is that gay people don’t exist in the Middle East. They do – and for many of them, the attitudes of family and society are a much bigger problem than the fear of being persecutedWhen the US supreme c…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Jun 16, 10:30am -
  • Suicide bombing in Kabul kills 14 Nepalese security guards
    Taliban claims responsibility for attack on minibus in the east of the Afghan capital, while another attack in country’s north kills at least eightA suicide bomber has killed at least 14 people in an attack on a minibus carrying Nepalese security g…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Jun 16, 7:56am -
  • Facing my fear: I moved to Afghanistan and it changed my life | Alicia Shepard
    I’d traveled there to stop everything from feeling uniform. It worked, but I also found a deeper appreciation of people with lives so different from my ownA week before I arrived in Afghanistan, the Taliban killed five people in a bomb explosion at…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Jun 16, 5:11pm -
  • Afghanistan president condemns killing of NPR journalists in ambush
    After deaths of David Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna in insurgent attack, Ashraf Ghani calls attack cowardly as John Kerry notes continuing dangerThe Afghan president has condemned the killing of David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video edi…
    - 25 days ago, 6 Jun 16, 1:50pm -
  • Journalist David Gilkey and interpreter Zabihulla Tamanna killed in Afghanistan
    Award-winning photographer and interpreter killed in military convoy‘He let us see the world and each other through his eyes,’ executive writesThe NPR journalist David Gilkey and interpreter Zabihulla Tamanna were killed in Afghanistan while trav…
    - 26 days ago, 6 Jun 16, 7:09am -
  • Illegal mining of lapis lazuli fuels Taliban's rise in Afghan province
    Struggle for control of mines producing blue stone is claiming lives in Afghanistan’s once peaceful province of BadakhshanIllegal mining of lapis lazuli, the brilliant blue stone once coveted by Egyptian pharaohs, is fuelling the rise of the Taliba…
    - 26 days ago, 6 Jun 16, 4:01am -
  • Afghan government money reaching Taliban through marble trade
    Intent on maintaining a marble industry, government buys stone from firms who in turn pay fees and taxes to TalibanThe Afghan government is indirectly but knowingly funnelling money to the Taliban through the country’s lucrative marble business, th…
    - 29 days ago, 3 Jun 16, 4:00am -

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  • newGunmen attack cafe in Bangladesh capital, Italians among hostages

    Gunmen attack cafe in Bangladesh capital, Italians among hostages

    By Serajul Quadir and Sanjeev Miglani DHAKA/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed a restaurant popular with expatriates in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka on Friday night and took around 20 people hostage, including several…
    - 11 mins ago, 1 Jul 16, 10:12pm -
  • newUS says up to 116 civilians killed in counterterror strikes

    US says up to 116 civilians killed in counterterror strikes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Peeling back some of the secrecy of America's drone strikes on suspected terrorists, the Obama administration on Friday said it has killed up to 116 civilians in counterterror attacks in Pakistan, Yemen and other places where the…
    - 24 mins ago, 1 Jul 16, 9:59pm -
  • newUS family pleads for mercy for couple held in Afghanistan
    STEWARTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The family of an American woman reported missing in Afghanistan in 2012 with her Canadian husband is pleading for mercy from the couple's captors.
    - 33 mins ago, 1 Jul 16, 9:50pm -
  • newU.S. says kills up to 116 civilians in strikes outside war zones

    U.S. says kills up to 116 civilians in strikes outside war zones

    By Phil Stewart, Jonathan Landay and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government accepted responsibility on Friday for inadvertently killing up to 116 civilians in strikes in countries where America is not at war, a major disclosure li…
    - 42 mins ago, 1 Jul 16, 9:41pm -
  • newUS reveals death tolls from drone and air strikes

    US reveals death tolls from drone and air strikes

    The United States on Friday lifted the lid on one of the most controversial tactics of President Barack Obama's secretive counter-terror campaign, detailing for the first time the number killed in air strikes in countries like Pakistan and Libya. At…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 8:34pm -
  • newInvestigators: US lab worker in Colorado faked test results
    DENVER (AP) — A worker at a federal laboratory in Colorado intentionally manipulated test results for years, possibly tainting research on toxic metals in the Everglades, uranium near the Grand Canyon and coal in Afghanistan, investigators say.
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 6:58pm -
  • Trailer: 'War Dogs' receives second reel

    Trailer: 'War Dogs' receives second reel

    Gunrunning biopic "War Dogs" stars Miles Teller and Jonah Hill in a movie directed by Todd Phillips of "The Hangover" comedies.
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 6:01pm -
  • Obama to reveal civilian deaths from US drone strikes

    Obama to reveal civilian deaths from US drone strikes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday will disclose the number of civilians killed in U.S. military and CIA drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since he took office and will issue an executive order that makes protecting civili…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 5:00pm -
  • Pakistan warns of 'blowback' from moving too fast against militants

    Pakistan warns of 'blowback' from moving too fast against militants

    By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's top foreign policy official warned on Friday that pushing too fast against all Islamist militants in the country could lead to "blowback" in the form of more terrorist attacks. Sartaj Aziz sought to def…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 4:20pm -
  • Czech government rejects president's call for referendum on EU, NATO

    Czech government rejects president's call for referendum on EU, NATO

    Czech President Milos Zeman called for the Czech Republic to hold a referendum on European Union and NATO membership following Britain's shock vote to leave the EU, a suggestion quickly rebuffed by the government. Zeman said on Thursday he would back…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 2:32pm -

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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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