Pajhwok

  • Zakhilwal named economic advisor

    Zakhilwal named economic advisor

    by Mohammad Asif Ahmadzai on 30 September, 2014 - 19:51 KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has appointed former finance minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal as acting finance minister and his advisor on economic affairs, the Cabinet Secretari…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:21pm -
  • ISAF renews commitment to supporting ANSF

    ISAF renews commitment to supporting ANSF

    by Pajhwok Report on 30 September, 2014 - 19:05 KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Tuesday welcomed the signing of both the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) and the NATO Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA).  (Rea…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:35pm -
  • Deal to help promote shared interests: Obama

    Deal to help promote shared interests: Obama

    by Lalit K. Jha on 30 September, 2014 - 18:41 WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Signing of the much-awaited Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) is a historic day for the US-Afghan partnership, President Barack Obama said on Tuesday, hoping the deal would help adv…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:11pm -
  • 45 rebels killed in Helmand, Taliban refute

    45 rebels killed in Helmand, Taliban refute

    by Zainullah Stanikzai on 30 September, 2014 - 18:29 LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  Dozens of militants have been killed during airstrikes in the Sangin and Kajaki districts of southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday, a claim the insurgents d…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:59pm -
  • Senate urges govt to pursue peace

    Senate urges govt to pursue peace

    by Abasin Zaheer on 30 September, 2014 - 18:19 KABUL (Pajhwok): Welcoming the peaceful transfer of power, the Meshrano Jirga --- upper house of parliament --- on Tuesday urged the new government to pay greater attention to bringing peace and strength…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:49pm -
  • EWA welcomes peaceful transfer of power

    EWA welcomes peaceful transfer of power

    by Pajhwok Report on 30 September, 2014 - 18:12 KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Organisation of Afghanistan (EWA) on Tuesday welcomed the peaceful transfer of political power and formation of the government of national unity.  (Read more)read m…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:42pm -
  • Our soil won’t be used against anyone: CEO

    Our soil won’t be used against anyone: CEO

    by Abasin Zaheer on 30 September, 2014 - 17:38 KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday promised the new government would not allow the use of Afghanistan’s soil against anyone.   (Read more)read more
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:08pm -
  • NATO airstrike in Khost leaves 4 dead

    NATO airstrike in Khost leaves 4 dead

    by Javed Hamim Kahar & Muhammad Haroon on 30 September, 2014 - 17:23 GARDEZ/KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A district development council head was killed in a militant attack in southeastern Paktia province while four people -- believed to be civilians -- lo…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 12:53pm -
  • US reaffirms respect for Afghan sovereignty

    US reaffirms respect for Afghan sovereignty

    by Pajhwok Report on 30 September, 2014 - 16:25 KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States on Tuesday reaffirmed its abiding respect for Afghanistan’s sovereignty, saying the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) would help consolidate their partnership.  (…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:55am -
  • BSA signed; Ahmadzai assuages concerns

    BSA signed; Ahmadzai assuages concerns

    by Syed Mudassir Ali Shah on 30 September, 2014 - 15:20 KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul and Washington on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security pact allowing the presence of a residual American force, numbering around 9,500, in Afghanistan beyond 2014.  (R…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:50am -

ToloNews

  • newSuicide Attack Targets ANA Vehicles in Kabul

    Suicide Attack Targets ANA Vehicles in Kabul

    Two suicide attacks targeted Afghan National Army (ANA) in Kabul's Karte Chahar district on Wednesday morning, according to local officials.The first suicide bomber targeted an ANA bus in Karte Chahar district of Kabul near Kabul University.Accord…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 2:48am -
  • TOLOnews 6pm News 30 September 2014

    TOLOnews 6pm News 30 September 2014

    Top news in this Bulletin:The crucial Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) and Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) have been signed by newly inducted National Security Advisor Hanif Atmar, U.S. Ambassador James B. Cunningham and NATO Ambassador to Afghan…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:28pm -
  • Battle Rages on in Sangin

    Battle Rages on in Sangin

    Local tribal elders in Sangin district of southern Helmand province have accused Afghan police and military leaders of being too weak to fully defeat the militant threat in the area.The Ministry of Defense (MoD), meanwhile, maintained that the situ…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:36pm -
  • Senators Urge Ghani to Form Foreign Policy Agenda

    Senators Urge Ghani to Form Foreign Policy Agenda

    Afghan Senators in Kabul on Tuesday called on the newly elected president, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, to take a clear stance on the Taliban and Pakistani military in order to address the most pressing security threats facing the country.  “Foreign po…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:25pm -
  • President Ahmadzai Begins with Appointments

    President Ahmadzai Begins with Appointments

    On his first full day in office, newly-inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai shuffled around some offices and named important members of his administration.Former Minister of Interior Mohammad Hanif Atmar was appointed as the new National Sec…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:19pm -
  • What the BSA Entails for Afghanistan

    What the BSA Entails for Afghanistan

    The Kabul-Washington Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) was signed on Tuesday by the newly appointed Afghan National Security Advisor Hanif Atmar and U.S. Ambassador James B. Cunningham to "strengthen long-term strategic cooperation" between the two…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • New Government Signs BSA and SOFA

    New Government Signs BSA and SOFA

    The crucial Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) and Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) have been signed by newly inducted National Security Advisor Hanif Atmar, U.S. Ambassador James B. Cunningham and NATO Ambassador to Afghanistan Maurits R. Jochems…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:40am -
  • ANSF Expected to Take Responsibility for Air-Control

    ANSF Expected to Take Responsibility for Air-Control

    The World Aviation has warned that if Afghanistan is not able to effectively take air control responsibilities from foreign troops and complete an air-traffic-control contract by mid-October, some of the largest airlines will stop their flights thro…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:07am -
  • First 100 Days: First Day of Work for President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai

    First 100 Days: First Day of Work for President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai

    In this episode, host Omid Farooq takes a look at the first day of work for President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai with the following guests:• Wais Ahmad Barmak, Afghan Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development• Mubarez Rashidi, Minister of Cou…
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 7:37am -
  • New Vice Presidents Introduced to Office

    New Vice Presidents Introduced to Office

    President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai introduced his First and Second Vice Presidents, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum and Sarwar Danish, to the vice presidency office on Tuesday morning in Kabul.President Ghani emphasized that his vice presidents will play key…
    - 23 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:53am -

Khama Press

  • new20 Taliban militants killed during clearing operations, MoI says

    20 Taliban militants killed during clearing operations, MoI says

    At least 20 Taliban militants were killed and 12 others were injured following joint military operations by Afghan national security forces. The Minitry of Interior (MoI) following a statement said, in past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted…
    - 5 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:52am -
  • newTaliban condemns BSA conclusion, vows to continue fighting

    Taliban condemns BSA conclusion, vows to continue fighting

    The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan condemned the conclusion of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Kabul and Washington. Taliban group following a statement said the group rejects the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Kabu…
    - 33 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:24am -
  • newSeparate explosions rock capital Kabul, casualties feared

    Separate explosions rock capital Kabul, casualties feared

    Two back to back explosions rocked capital Kabul early Wednesday morning, leaving at least 7 people dead and nearly 20 others injured. The first blast took place in Kart-e-Char area of Kabul city while the second blast was reported in Deh Sabz areaw…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 2:15am -
  • ISAF welcomes signing of BSA and NATO Status of Forces Agreement

    ISAF welcomes signing of BSA and NATO Status of Forces Agreement

    The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) welcomed the signing of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Kabul and Washington. ISAF also welcomed the signing of the NATO Status of Forces Agreement. “These agreements provide the leg…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:06pm -
  • Taliban executes 3 more over armed robbery charges in Paktia

    Taliban executes 3 more over armed robbery charges in Paktia

    Taliban militants executed at least six people over armed robbery and kidnap charges within a week in eastern Paktia province of Afghanistan. Local security officials in Paktia said at least three people were executed over armed robbery in Gardez cit…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:22pm -
  • Obama: BSA conclusion marks a historic day in Afghan-US partnership

    Obama: BSA conclusion marks a historic day in Afghan-US partnership

    The US President Barack Obama welcomed the conclusion of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Kabul and Washington, and said the signing of the deal marked a historic day in the US-Afghan partnership. President Obama following a statement s…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:57pm -
  • US committed to a better future for Afghanistan, Cunningham says

    US committed to a better future for Afghanistan, Cunningham says

    The US ambassador to Afghanistan, James B. Cunningham reaffirmed Washington’s long term support to Afghanistan. Cunningham was speaking following the signing of the bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington. “I am honored to repre…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:51am -
  • Afghanistan and USA ink long-awaited security agreement

    Afghanistan and USA ink long-awaited security agreement

    The bilateral security agreement between Afghanistan and United States was formally signed by Afghan and US officials on Tuesday. The long-awaited security agreement was inked by US ambassador to Afghanistan James B. Cunningham and national security…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:47am -
  • India’s entry into SCO to affect the regional security

    India’s entry into SCO to affect the regional security

    By Waheed Rahimi The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will offer India a full membership status to join Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan as a full member state of the SCO, while, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:41am -
  • ISAF refutes reporting of brutality in Ajristan

    ISAF refutes reporting of brutality in Ajristan

    The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said Tuesday that the media reports regarding a large-scale attack by Taliban militants in Ajristan district are exaggerated. The alliance following a statement said, the International Security Assis…
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 8:08am -

Wadsam Afghanistan Business News

The Guardian

  • New Afghanistan pact means America's longest war will last until at least 2024
    Bilateral security deal ensures that President Obama will pass off the Afghanistan war and his new war in Iraq and Syria to his successorThe longest war in American history will last at least another decade, according to the terms of a garrisoning de…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:28pm -
  • Can General Rizwan Akhtar clean up Pakistans notorious ISI spy agency?
    High hopes for new chief of ISI, which has long been a law unto itself in the murky world of the Taliban, political gangs and mafiasPakistans new spy chief, who takes up his post this month, comes to the job of running one of the worlds most notoriou…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:26pm -
  • US and Afghanistan sign security deal
    Pact allows 10,000 American troops to remain in the country and raises hopes for improved US-Afghan relationsAfghanistan and the US have signed a long-delayed agreement to allow international forces to stay in the country beyond 2014.In a low-key cer…
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:10am -
  • Afghanistan border refugee camps embarrass UN: from the archive, 30 September 1980
    The lack of control over the refugees is mainly because there is a lack of will on the part of the Pakistani authoritiesA few weeks ago, the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees in Pakistan paid an embarrassed official call on the Soviet Ambassad…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:30am -
  • Sayed Habib Musawi 'tortured, killed by Taliban because he was Australian'
    Family say father from western Sydney was singled out by fighters while travelling in AfghanistanThe family of an Australian-Afghan dual citizen reportedly tortured and murdered by the Taliban have said he was targeted because he was Australian.Sayed…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 12:57am -
  • Bilateral deal allowing US troops to stay in Afghanistan set to be signed in Kabul
    The US expected to sign the agreement but did not yet know who would be signing it on behalf of the Afghan governmentA deal allowing 10,000 American troops to remain in Afghanistan is expected to be signed on Tuesday in Kabul, but not necessarily by…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Sep 14, 7:23pm -
  • Afghanistan's new president brings 'message of peace' at inauguration - video
    Ashraf Ghani, a US-educated anthropologist turned reformist politician, is sworn in as president of Afghanistan in the first peaceful transfer of power since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. 'Our message is a message of peace and the message of peace…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 3:48pm -
  • Afghan president Ashraf Ghani inaugurated after bitter campaign
    Ceremony marks first transition of power since Hamid Karzai became president after 2001 US-led invasionAfter an exhausting and contentious election process, Ashraf Ghani, a US-educated anthropologist turned reformist politician, has finally been swor…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 11:57am -
  • US drone strike kills four suspected militants in Pakistan
    Two Arab militants and two local allies killed in tribal region along border with Afghanistan, officials sayA US drone strike killed four suspected militants on Sunday in a north-western tribal region in Pakistan along the Afghan border, intelligence…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 12:57pm -
  • Australian man tortured and killed by Taliban in Afghanistan, family says
    Sayed Habib, a 56-year-old from Sydney of Hazara origin, was reportedly captured while travelling between Kabul and Jaghori An Australian citizen has been tortured and killed by the Taliban in Afghanistan, according to his family.Sayed Habib, a 56-ye…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 2:41am -

BBC Asia

  • newDefiant HK protests on National Day

    Defiant HK protests on National Day

    Hong Kong crowds gather for huge pro-democracy rallies, as leader CY Leung urges protesters to work with Beijing.
    - 36 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:21am -
  • newKabul suicide attack hits troops

    Kabul suicide attack hits troops

    At least seven people are killed after a suicide bomb attack targeted a bus carrying troops in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
    - 56 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:01am -
  • Japan manufacturing sentiment rises

    Japan manufacturing sentiment rises

    Japanese large manufacturers' confidence improved in the three months to September, according to a closely-watched central bank survey.
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:20am -
  • VIDEO: China tourists 'used' in island spat

    VIDEO: China tourists 'used' in island spat

    Tourists have become unlikely foot soldiers of China in its dispute with Vietnam over the Paracel islands in the South China sea.
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:22pm -
  • Dalit widows appointed priests

    Dalit widows appointed priests

    Two Dalit widows are appointed priests at a temple in south-west India, in a rare move for a country where caste prejudice is still rife.
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:12pm -
  • VIDEO: HK teens defy parents to protest

    VIDEO: HK teens defy parents to protest

    Pro-democracy crowds remain on the streets of Hong Kong at the start of National Day - which activists hope will see the largest protests so far.
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:09pm -
  • Obama and Modi talk Mars

    Obama and Modi talk Mars

    Obama and Modi envision joint space exploration
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:03pm -
  • Norway best country for older people

    Norway best country for older people

    Norway is the best place to be old and Afghanistan the worst, according to an index of the quality of later life.
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:02pm -
  • Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted

    Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted

    The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:35pm -
  • Boy, 14, 'badgered' sex text accused

    Boy, 14, 'badgered' sex text accused

    A former British Airways pilot accused of sending sexually explicit messages to a boy in India, tells a court the boy was "badgering me" to come to his hotel room.
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:04pm -

Google News

  • Mending Alliance, US and Afghanistan Sign Long-Term Security Agreement - New York Times

    Mending Alliance, US and Afghanistan Sign Long-Term Security Agreement - New York Times

    New York TimesMending Alliance, US and Afghanistan Sign Long-Term Security AgreementNew York TimesKABUL, Afghanistan — American and Afghan officials signed a long-term security pact here on Tuesday, nearly a year after the agreement was cast into l…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 12:57am -
  • US signs pact for troops to stay in Afghanistan while questions linger about ... - Fox News

    US signs pact for troops to stay in Afghanistan while questions linger about ... - Fox News

    Fox NewsUS signs pact for troops to stay in Afghanistan while questions linger about ...Fox NewsPresident Barack Obama pauses during a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014,…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:41pm -
  • US and Afghanistan sign vital, long-delayed security pact - Washington Post
    US and Afghanistan sign vital, long-delayed security pactWashington PostKABUL — The United States and Afghanistan on Tuesday signed a vital, long-delayed security deal that will allow nearly 10,000 American troops to remain in Afghanistan beyond th…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:50pm -
  • Mourners honor Afghanistan veteran who suffered PTSD - BurlingtonFreePress.com

    Mourners honor Afghanistan veteran who suffered PTSD - BurlingtonFreePress.com

    BurlingtonFreePress.comMourners honor Afghanistan veteran who suffered PTSDBurlingtonFreePress.comMostly, though, sorrow filled the room as family, friends and brothers-in-arms honored the fun-loving, sensitive man who came back from the 2010 Vermont…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:37pm -
  • US and Afghanistan sign security deal - The Guardian

    US and Afghanistan sign security deal - The Guardian

    The GuardianUS and Afghanistan sign security dealThe GuardianAfghanistan and the US have signed a long-delayed agreement to allow international forces to stay in the country beyond 2014. In a low-key ceremony at the presidential palace, the Afghan na…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:26pm -
  • Afghanistan signs accord keeping US troops past 2014 - Los Angeles Times
    Afghanistan signs accord keeping US troops past 2014Los Angeles TimesThe agreement allows for a continued U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan after nearly 13 years of war and comes as the mandate of U.S.-led NATO coalition forces expires at the end of…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:52pm -
  • US signs pact to keep troops in Afghanistan past 2014 - Reuters

    US signs pact to keep troops in Afghanistan past 2014 - Reuters

    ReutersUS signs pact to keep troops in Afghanistan past 2014ReutersKABUL (Reuters) - Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:49pm -
  • Afghanistan signs deal keeping US troops beyond 2014 - CNN
    Afghanistan signs deal keeping US troops beyond 2014CNNKabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- The United States and Afghanistan signed a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the previous December dead…
    - 19 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:25am -
  • President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan Is Sworn In, Even as He Shares the Stage - New York Times

    President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan Is Sworn In, Even as He Shares the Stage - New York Times

    New York TimesPresident Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan Is Sworn In, Even as He Shares the StageNew York TimesKABUL, Afghanistan — Ashraf Ghani was inaugurated as president of Afghanistan on Monday, punctuating a season of grave political crisis with a…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:33am -
  • news - USA TODAY

    news - USA TODAY

    USA TODAYnewsUSA TODAYWASHINGTON – The United States and Afghanistan will sign a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow about 9,800 American troops to remain in the country past this year, a U.S. official said. White House senior a…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Sep 14, 11:05pm -

Yahoo News

  • newTop Asian News at 5:30 a.m. GMT
    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising Wednesday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet with protesters who threatened to expand pro-democracy demonstrations unless he resigns and the Chinese leadership a…
    - 24 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:33am -
  • new2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21

    2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing seven and wounding 21 people, police said.
    - 27 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:30am -
  • newAirstrikes launched amid intelligence gaps

    Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gaps

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan an…
    - 36 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:21am -
  • newFactbox: Fractured mosaic of North Africa's militant groups
    ALGIERS (Reuters) - Egyptian security officials have offered military training to pro-government forces in Libya, citing what they said was a growing regional threat from Islamist militants. North Africa is one of the main sources of jihadi fighters…
    - 37 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:20am -
  • newTaliban bombs hit Afghan army vehicles, killing at least seven

    Taliban bombs hit Afghan army vehicles, killing at least seven

    KABUL (Reuters) - Two Taliban suicide bombers carried out separate attacks on Afghan army vehicles in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least seven people and wounding more than 15, the government said, a day after Afghanistan signed security deals with…
    - 41 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:16am -
  • newTwin suicide attacks on army buses in Kabul kill 7

    Twin suicide attacks on army buses in Kabul kill 7

    Two Taliban suicide bombers hit army buses in Kabul Wednesday, killing at least seven people in a coordinated attack, officials said, a day after the new Afghan government signed a deal for US troops to stay in the country.
    - 56 mins ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:01am -
  • newAfghan official says 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21 people, mostly troops
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21 people, mostly troops.
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 3:35am -
  • In al Qaeda attack, lines between Pakistan military, militants blur

    In al Qaeda attack, lines between Pakistan military, militants blur

    By Syed Raza Hassan and Katharine Houreld KARACHI Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Months after Owais Jakhrani was sacked from the Pakistan navy for radical Islamist views, he led an audacious mission to take over a warship and turn its guns on a U.S.…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:26pm -
  • Afghanistan is worst country for older people: index

    Afghanistan is worst country for older people: index

    By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Afghanistan is the worst country to live in as an older person, an annual index on the wellbeing of the elderly showed on Wednesday. The Asian country was ranked bottom for the second consecuti…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:08pm -
  • Afghan pact signed amid questions on Iraq pullout

    Afghan pact signed amid questions on Iraq pullout

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After lengthy delays, U.S. and Afghan officials signed a security pact Tuesday to keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond year's end, aiming to prevent the country from descending into the kind of chaos that has plagued Iraq fo…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:47pm -

DAWN News

  • 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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