Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 | Last Update : 12:49 AM IST

Kabul

Afghan govt announces week-long ceasefire with Taliban for Eid

Ceasefire with Taliban to last from 27th of Ramadan until 5th day of Eid, though operations against other groups including IS to continue.

07 Jun 2018 4:28 PM

IS claims responsibility for Kabul attack on Afghan clerics

At least 7 people were dead, 20 were wounded, which came shortly after the body of religious leaders issued decree against suicide attacks.

05 Jun 2018 2:39 PM

Suicide blast kills 8 near gathering of top clerics in Kabul

Shortly before attack, clerics issued Islamic ruling, or fatwa, declaring that suicide attacks are 'haram' — forbidden under Islamic law.

04 Jun 2018 2:10 PM

Taliban suicide bomb attack kills 3 police, wounds 12 others in Afghanistan

The attack began when suicide bomber detonated vehicle full of explosives close to police building.

30 May 2018 1:52 PM

Series of huge explosions, gunshots reported in Kabul

A series of huge explosions rock Kabul followed by gunshots, news agency AFP reported.

09 May 2018 1:52 PM

Taliban attack Afghan police patrol in Kandahar, killing 5 officers

A spokesperson in Kandahar says nine other police were wounded in Sunday’s attack in Marouf district near the border with Pakistan.

07 May 2018 1:31 PM

Seven Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan's Bhaglan: police

It is not known who is responsible for the kidnapping or whether a ransom has been sought for their release.

06 May 2018 4:22 PM

Afghan president launches new ID cards amid row over ethnicity

The much delayed 'e-tezkera' system, named after the local term for identity cards, is intended to reduce fraud and much more.

03 May 2018 5:14 PM

Journalists among 21 dead in twin suicide blasts in Kabul, IS claims attack

The first explosion was close to buildings of NDS intelligence service, followed by one outside ministry of urban development and housing.

30 Apr 2018 10:36 AM

Afghan children set off unexploded mortar round, 3 dead

Afghanistan is littered with land mines and unexploded munitions left over from decades of war, which kill and wound hundreds of people.

29 Apr 2018 4:31 PM