Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 | Last Update : 08:03 PM IST

Afghanistan

Death toll from Afghanistan suicide blast rises to 68, over 160 injured

The bombing on Tuesday in the eastern province of Nangarhar was the latest in a wave of deadly insurgent attacks.

12 Sep 2018 1:29 PM

At least 7 killed in blast near procession in Afghan capital

Police said suicide attack came hours after another suspected suicide bomber was shot by cops in Kabul before he could detonate his device.

10 Sep 2018 2:36 PM

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network founder

Jalaluddin gained notoriety for his organisation and bravery, garnering attention from CIA and visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson.

04 Sep 2018 9:30 AM

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed, says government

The exact number of ISIS fighters in Afghanistan is difficult to calculate because they frequently switch allegiances.

26 Aug 2018 6:26 PM

Taliban released 160 civilians, at least 20 others still captive, said official

Nearly 200 passengers were taken as hostages by Taliban insurgents near the northern province of Kunduz on Monday.

21 Aug 2018 5:43 PM

Militants clash with official forces in Kabul, rockets fired

It was unclear who was responsible for the assault, which came as the President made a speech marking the first day of Eid al-Adha holiday.

21 Aug 2018 3:17 PM

Taliban takes over 100 hostage in Afghanistan: Officials

The ambush came despite President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during Eid al-Adha this week.

20 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence training centre in Kabul

'Clashes are ongoing and the area is cordoned off by the Afghan security forces,' said Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai.

16 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

At least 9 dead, 11 injured in Kabul suicide bomb blast

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which came after several weeks of relative calm in Kabul.

15 Aug 2018 6:32 PM

At least 30 killed by Taliban attacks on checkpoints in Afghanistan

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.

15 Aug 2018 2:05 PM