Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 | Last Update : 11:22 AM IST

Afghanistan

Afghan Army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board: Officials

Among the dead were the deputy army corps commander for western Afghanistan and head of the Farah provincial council.

31 Oct 2018 2:55 PM

Nearly 170 casualties as violence rocks chaotic Afghan elections

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for blast, but Taliban said earlier it had carried out more than 300 attacks.

20 Oct 2018 7:50 PM

Multiple blasts rock Kabul polling stations, govt says no casualties

Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi confirmed another two explosions near polling centres.

20 Oct 2018 3:27 PM

Afghanistan: Voting for parliamentary polls begin amid high security

Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began after a campaign marred by relentless violence.

20 Oct 2018 12:30 PM

Controversial Afghan cop, 'torturer-in-chief', killed in Taliban attack

Raziq, 39, who controlled province with an iron hand, was admired by many ordinary Afghans and hated by the Taliban in equal measure.

19 Oct 2018 3:03 PM

Afghans set to vote despite Taliban threats, corruption

Many of those Afghans brave enough to defy the death threats hope to vote in a new generation of younger and better-educated leaders.

19 Oct 2018 2:37 PM

Bomb kills Afghan election candidate, wounds seven: officials

Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which takes number of candidates killed so far during campaign season to at least 10.

17 Oct 2018 3:05 PM

Death toll in Afghan election rally bomb attack rises to at least 22

Dozens were killed or wounded in election-related attacks across Afghanistan on Saturday as militants step up attacks on the ballot.

14 Oct 2018 2:10 PM

Taliban vow to attack Afghan security forces during elections

Latest declaration comes just days before the parliamentary election, which is seen as a crucial dry run for next year's presidential vote.

08 Oct 2018 3:00 PM

At least 7 dead in suicide attack on Afghan election rally: official

Another 25 people were wounded when the militant blew himself up at the rally of parliamentary candidate Abdul Nasir Mohmmand.

02 Oct 2018 3:30 PM