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  • newTwin Blasts Rips Through Kabul Demonstration

    Twin Blasts Rips Through Kabul Demonstration

    Two explosions occurred Saturday afternoon at the Dehmazang Circle in Kabul city where thousands of demonstrators had gathered from early morning in protest over a planned power line project.Police have yet to provide details on what type of bomb w…
    - 39 mins ago, 23 Jul 16, 10:23am -
  • newTOLOnews 10pm News 22 July 2016

    TOLOnews 10pm News 22 July 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Kunduz MPs and members of the provincial council on Friday blasted government for not keeping its promises made late last year after the fall of the city to the Taliban.To watch the whole news bulletin, click here:{youtub…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jul 16, 10:00am -
  • newWATCH: Protestors March Through Kabul Over Power Line Plans

    WATCH: Protestors March Through Kabul Over Power Line Plans

    Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Kabul on Saturday in protest over government's planned 500kV power line project.Hundreds of women also took part in the demonstration.The rally, organized by the Enlightenment Movement, started in…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 8:14am -
  • newSamangan's Dara-e-Sof District Cleared Of Taliban

    Samangan's Dara-e-Sof District Cleared Of Taliban

    The Afghan National Police, Afghan National Army and the National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives launched a joint military operation in Dara-e-Sof district in Samangan, where they cleared the area of Taliban, a press release issued by the…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 7:48am -
  • Kabul Partially Closed As Demonstrators Take To Streets

    Kabul Partially Closed As Demonstrators Take To Streets

    Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Kabul Saturday morning in protest over the government's planned route of the 500kV power line project.The rally, organized by the Enlightenment Movement, started in Dasth-e-Barchi in Kabul. Demonstrators then m…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 6:48am -
  • Indian Aid Worker Judith D'Souza Rescued

    Indian Aid Worker Judith D'Souza Rescued

    Indian aid worker Judith D'Souza has been rescued more than a month after she was kidnapped in Kabul.India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said early Saturday on her twitter account "I am happy to inform you that Judith D'Souza has been r…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 3:46am -
  • Panic And Terror In Munich Shooting Rampage

    Panic And Terror In Munich Shooting Rampage

    First came the crack of gunfire, then panicked screams and the wail of sirens as an armed attacker launched a killing spree in the German city of Munich on Friday.Residents were going about their shopping at the busy Olympia mall, some eating at a…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 3:42am -
  • TOLOnews 6pm News 22 July 2016

    TOLOnews 6pm News 22 July 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Kunduz MPs and members of the provincial council on Friday blasted government for not keeping its promises made late last year after the fall of the city to the Taliban.To watch the whole news bulletin, click here:{youtub…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Jul 16, 3:35pm -
  • MPs Blast Govt Over Kunduz War Strategy

    MPs Blast Govt Over Kunduz War Strategy

    Kunduz MPs and members of the provincial council on Friday blasted government for not keeping its promises made late last year after the fall of the city to the Taliban.They said that government pledged to clear Kunduz of insurgents, but did not do…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Jul 16, 3:20pm -
  • Organizers of Enlightening Movement 'Undermining' National Interests

    Organizers of Enlightening Movement 'Undermining' National Interests

    Members of political parties, civil society activists and youths on Friday slammed the organizers of "The Enlightening Movement" and said they are undermining the nation's interests.This comes just hours after negotiations between government and the…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Jul 16, 3:13pm -

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  • newExplosion targets mass demonstration in Kabul

    Explosion targets mass demonstration in Kabul

    An explosion has been reported among the gathering of  a mass demonstration in capital Kabul. The type of the explosion and casualties as a result of the incident is not clear so far. The incident has taken place in Deh Mazang area where the demonst…
    - 52 mins ago, 23 Jul 16, 10:10am -
  • newHreczk vows to develop new capabilities in Afghan Air Force

    Hreczk vows to develop new capabilities in Afghan Air Force

    The new commander of the 538th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron Lt. Col. Michael Hreczkosij has said they look forward to assist with the development of new techniques and capabilities with the C-130 and C-208 aircraft of the Afghan Air Force. Hre…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jul 16, 9:53am -
  • newICT could provide $1 billion annually to Afghan govt budget: SIGAR

    ICT could provide $1 billion annually to Afghan govt budget: SIGAR

    The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) could potentially provide $1 billion annually to the Afghan government’s budget, the Special Inspector Genral for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko has said. Quoting Department of Defe…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 8:23am -
  • Clash during Taliban leader’s funeral in Parwan, casualties feared

    Clash during Taliban leader’s funeral in Parwan, casualties feared

    A clash has reportedly taken place during the funeral of a Taliban leader in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan. Sources in Parwan province have said at least nine people were killed and several others were wounded after the clash broke out duri…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 6:54am -
  • Major demonstration kick off in Kabul to protest against TUTAP through Salang

    Major demonstration kick off in Kabul to protest against TUTAP through Salang

    A major demonstration has kicked off in Kabul city this morning to protest against the implementation of a massive power project, 500kV TUTAP project through Salang pass. The demonstration has been organized by Enlightening Movement which has been fo…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 5:57am -
  • Afghan commandos launch operation against ISIS in Nangarhar

    Afghan commandos launch operation against ISIS in Nangarhar

    The commandos of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces have kicked off a major operation by the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) against the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarh…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 5:30am -
  • Female Indian aid worker kidnapped from Kabul city has been released

    Female Indian aid worker kidnapped from Kabul city has been released

    A female Indian aid worker has been released almost one and half after she was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Kabul city, the Indian officials have confirmed. The External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj tweeted earlier today “”I am happy…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 4:28am -
  • 10 killed in gunman attack on a shopping mall in Germany

    10 killed in gunman attack on a shopping mall in Germany

    A major operation is underway in Munich city of Germany after a group of armed man attacked a shopping mall. At least ten people have reportedly been killed and several others have sustained injuries in the attack. The police sources have said at l…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Jul 16, 5:08pm -
  • Demonstration due for Kabul over TUTAP project

    Demonstration due for Kabul over TUTAP project

    A major demonstration is due for Kabul on Saturday as the protesters were looking to rally against the transmission of the major 500kV TUTAP power project through Salang pass. Earlier the Office of the Second Vice President said an agreement has bee…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Jul 16, 4:45pm -
  • Afghan brothers make drone to hunt mines in Afghanistan

    Afghan brothers make drone to hunt mines in Afghanistan

    With Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) remaining the weapon of the choice of the militant groups in Afghanistan which is the major contributor to civilian casualties, two Afghan youths have launched a new device to hunt such explosives. The two you…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 16, 8:04am -

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  • Afghan refugees are cooking up a better future in India
    A project in Delhi is giving refugee women from Afghanistan the opportunity to run a catering business“Back home in Ghazni, I never used to cook. It was only after I moved to Delhi six years ago that I made my first biryani,” says Farhat. A singl…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 11:32am -
  • Iraq war contractor accused of inflating costs – but still holds Pentagon contract
    DynCorp, which held a contract with the US state department for training Iraqi police, is accused of defrauding the public by knowingly overbilling The US justice department has accused a security contracting giant of defrauding the public even as th…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 12:28am -
  • Islamic State flag 'found at home of suspected German train attacker'
    Officials say handpainted Isis flag found in room of alleged assailant after attack on train in Bavaria left five people injuredAn Islamic State flag has been found in the room of an Afghan teenager accused of carrying out an axe attack on a train in…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 9:11am -
  • Kabul’s expat bubble used to be like Boogie Nights – now it’s more like Panic Room
    While western eyes are elsewhere, the war in Afghanistan rages on. In this dispatch from the capital, the Guardian’s correspondent finds poets, rappers and lots of Shakira behind the concrete blast wallsLast month, the slick intelligence officer I…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 2:08pm -
  • The former child bride who is using her story to liberate Afghan women
    Zahra Yaganah was married off to a violent man at 13. Now an author, her book is shining a light on abuse in AfghanistanWhen Zahra Yaganah was a child, her mother beat her three times. Once for dropping a tray of glasses. Twice for allowing the food…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 5:00am -
  • Refugee artist's blank postcards send message about attitudes to asylum seekers
    Brisbane-based Sha Sarwari has won a national art prize with his installation of the postcards Australians never sent Inspiration struck Sha Sarwari as he pondered how his warm personal encounters as a refugee in Australia belied the portrayal of asy…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 4:42am -
  • Osama Bin Laden's son vows to avenge al-Qaida leader's death
    Hamza bin Laden releases message in which he promises to continue the militant group’s fight against the US in a speech entitled ‘We Are All Osama’ The son of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has threatened revenge against the United States for…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 16, 4:30am -
  • UK to increase troops in Afghanistan from 450 to 500
    David Cameron increases size of mission for first time since withdrawal began, delaying final departure until 2017David Cameron has increased the number of troops serving in Afghanistan for the first time since the UK’s withdrawal began.At a Nato s…
    - 15 days ago, 8 Jul 16, 11:01pm -
  • Legal and military failings of the Iraq war and its aftermath | Letters
    In the wake of the Chilcot report, I thought I would add to the evidence that the UK was largely impotent when it came to influencing the events that led to the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq. A month after 9/11 I was invited to attend and speak at…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Jul 16, 6:30pm -
  • Obama to leave 3,000 more troops than planned in Afghanistan – video
    In a press conference Wednesday, Barack Obama announced that he will leave 8,400 troops in Afghanistan. Initially, his administration had planned to leave 5,500 troops by the end of his tenure as president. Obama stated the Taliban remains a violent…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 16, 5:44pm -

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  • Pakistan-based terror groups target India's interests in Afghanistan: Envoy - Times of India

    Pakistan-based terror groups target India's interests in Afghanistan: Envoy - Times of India

    Times of IndiaPakistan-based terror groups target India's interests in Afghanistan: EnvoyTimes of IndiaUNITED NATIONS: Pakistan-based terror groups such as LeT, the Taliban, JeM and al-Qaida target India's interests and goals in Afghanistan and pursu…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 6:56am -
  • Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan released - The Daily Star
    Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan releasedThe Daily StarWe invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article. Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the i…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 6:52am -
  • India aid worker freed in Afghanistan rescue operation - BBC News

    India aid worker freed in Afghanistan rescue operation - BBC News

    BBC NewsIndia aid worker freed in Afghanistan rescue operationBBC NewsAn Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan more than a month ago has been rescued unharmed, officials say. Judith D'Souza, 40, was working for the Aga Khan Foundation when she w…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 6:21am -
  • Canadians closed the book on Afghanistan long ago — and that's a shame - OpenCanada

    Canadians closed the book on Afghanistan long ago — and that's a shame - OpenCanada

    OpenCanadaCanadians closed the book on Afghanistan long ago — and that's a shameOpenCanadaLast fall, when the Rideau Institute, an Ottawa-based think tank, released its report on Afghan detainees, it was like a blast from the past. How was anyone t…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jul 16, 1:48pm -
  • Afghanistan: Getting people with disabilities back on their feet - ICRC (press release)

    Afghanistan: Getting people with disabilities back on their feet - ICRC (press release)

    ICRC (press release)Afghanistan: Getting people with disabilities back on their feetICRC (press release)Physical rehabilitation was one of the ICRC's first activities in Afghanistan, starting in Kabul in 1988. Today, almost 30 years later, there are…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Jul 16, 1:31pm -
  • Inside a frontline hospital in Afghanistan - Aljazeera.com

    Inside a frontline hospital in Afghanistan - Aljazeera.com

    Aljazeera.comInside a frontline hospital in AfghanistanAljazeera.comHundreds of new patients can be admitted in one day, and the paediatrics ward is particularly busy treating malnourished babies and those born prematurely - the youngest victims of A…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 16, 9:08am -
  • Afghanistan: Using technology to empower women - Aljazeera.com

    Afghanistan: Using technology to empower women - Aljazeera.com

    Aljazeera.comAfghanistan: Using technology to empower womenAljazeera.comRoya Mahboob knew that she wanted to build a career in technology from the first time she set her eyes on a computer in the only internet cafe in Herat, Afghanistan, when she was…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 16, 8:07am -
  • Will Afghanistan's Lone Fighter Succeed? - The Diplomat

    Will Afghanistan's Lone Fighter Succeed? - The Diplomat

    The DiplomatWill Afghanistan's Lone Fighter Succeed?The DiplomatAfghan President Ashraf Ghani is fighting a decisive war on multiple fronts. His success or failure will dramatically transform Afghanistan and the regional landscape. At home, Ghani is…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 3:12pm -
  • Good News From Afghanistan - Foreign Affairs

    Good News From Afghanistan - Foreign Affairs

    Foreign AffairsGood News From AfghanistanForeign AffairsWhen the United States and its allies began to withdraw their troops from Afghanistan in December 2014, Afghanistan's economy collapsed, unemployment soared, and hundreds of thousands of Afghans…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 2:17am -
  • Afghanistan: When War Is Just Another Day - TIME

    Afghanistan: When War Is Just Another Day - TIME

    TIMEAfghanistan: When War Is Just Another DayTIMEWith at least 20% of Afghanistan still in the hands of a resurgent Taliban, the longest war in American history is far from over. Last week, President Barack Obama announced he would prolong the nation…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 9:32am -

Yahoo News

  • newTop Asian News 10:10 a.m. GMT
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A cold and exhausted 65-year-old Russian balloonist came back to Earth safely in the Australian Outback on Saturday after claiming a new world record by flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days, an official said. F…
    - 52 mins ago, 23 Jul 16, 10:10am -
  • newReaders write: Taiwan’s democracy, tobacco in California, US conflicts
    Regarding the May 31 article “Taiwan shines a light on a dark past” (CSMonitor.com): Taiwan has made remarkable progress in its transition to democracy. This exceptional transition is a major step forward in continuing the democratic tradition th…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jul 16, 10:00am -
  • newAfghan Hazara minority protest in Kabul over power line route

    Afghan Hazara minority protest in Kabul over power line route

    By Mirwais Harooni KABUL (Reuters) - Thousands of people from Afghanistan's Hazara minority demonstrated in the capital Kabul on Saturday to demand changes to the route of a planned multi-million dollar power transmission line. The demonstrators are…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jul 16, 9:36am -
  • newKabul locked down as Hazaras rally over power line

    Kabul locked down as Hazaras rally over power line

    Thousands of minority Shiite Hazaras demonstrated in Kabul Saturday, demanding that a key power transmission line pass through their electricity-starved province, in the second major protest over the issue this year. Authorities locked down central K…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 9:29am -
  • newKidnapped Indian charity worker rescued in Afghanistan

    Kidnapped Indian charity worker rescued in Afghanistan

    An Indian charity worker kidnapped from Kabul has been rescued, officials said Saturday, more than a month after she was taken at gunpoint in the latest abduction of foreigners in the war-torn country. Judith D'Souza, a 40-year-old staff member of th…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 8:49am -
  • newAfghan capital locked down for large demonstration

    Afghan capital locked down for large demonstration

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Main roads across the Afghan capital Kabul have been blocked by authorities as thousands of ethnic Hazaras marched on Saturday through the city demanding a planned power line be rerouted through their poverty-stricken prov…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 8:13am -
  • Indian officials: Aid worker kidnapped in Kabul is free
    NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian charity worker kidnapped in Kabul last month has been released, a top government official said Saturday.
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 5:48am -
  • Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan rescued
    An Indian woman working for an international aid group who was kidnapped in the Afghan capital last month has been rescued unharmed, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj announced on Saturday. Judith D'Souza, who works for the Aga Khan Foundation, w…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Jul 16, 5:08am -
  • Paris dismantles camp housing over 2,600 migrants

    Paris dismantles camp housing over 2,600 migrants

    Police in Paris on Friday dismantled a tent camp under a railway housing over 2,600 people mainly from Afghanistan and east Africa, part of an ongoing drive to remove camps sprouting up around the French capital. The operation in northern Paris was t…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Jul 16, 8:26pm -
  • Hundreds of migrants marching to Hungary border in protest

    Hundreds of migrants marching to Hungary border in protest

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Hundreds of migrants and asylum seekers set off on foot Friday toward Serbia's border with Hungary to protest its decision to keep its border closed for most people trying to reach the European Union.
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Jul 16, 7:43pm -

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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