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Kabul

NATO soldier killed in Aghanistan suicide bombing, 6 injured

Qarabagh district is located 50 kilometres north of the capital Kabul and is near Bagram Airbase, the largest American base in Afghanistan.

04 Aug 2017 1:31 PM

Attacks on embassy, Shia mosque signs of ISIS bringing Iraq war to Afghanistan

US commanders say that, along with Afghan forces, they have severely reduced ISIS’ strength over the past year.

03 Aug 2017 4:51 PM

29 killed in suicide bomb attack at Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

Residents were furious the police did not prevent the second explosion, although it is still not clear what caused it.

02 Aug 2017 7:54 AM

ISIS claims Iraq embassy attack in Kabul; police kill all 4 militants

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said 1 policeman was wounded and there were no fatalities among the security forces or civilians.

31 Jul 2017 6:18 PM

ISIS claims responsibility for attacks on Iraq embassy in Kabul

A security source said that a suicide bomber had blown himself up outside the Iraqi embassy.

31 Jul 2017 2:35 PM

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Afghan children smuggled to Pak madrasas, taught ways of Taliban: police

The police called it child trafficking and threw the drivers and the only other adults, two men who organised the convoy, into jail.

31 Jul 2017 2:17 PM

2 killed in roadside mine blast in Zabul province of Afghanistan

The blast occurred in Shahjoy district of the province after a civilian vehicle hit an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

31 Jul 2017 2:03 PM

Car bombing targets Iraq embassy in Kabul, no casualties: Afghan police

No one has taken responsibility for the attack, though the Taliban and an ISIS affiliate have carried out such attacks in Kabul.

31 Jul 2017 1:24 PM

Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul suicide blast that killed 35

The Interior Ministry spokesman said the car bomb hit a bus with employees of the Ministry of Mines at a busy hour.

24 Jul 2017 1:24 PM

Western Kabul hit by suicide car bomb; 24 killed: govt official

The area has been the scene of several attacks including the suicide attack that killed Shiite Muslim cleric Ramazan Hussainzada in June.

24 Jul 2017 8:32 AM

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13 dead as Taliban attacks mosque in Afghanistan

The provincial public health officials confirmed that the bodies of 13 people, riddled with bullets, were shifted to Ibn-e-Sina hospital.

02 Jul 2017 4:59 PM

ISIS beheads 10 Taliban militants in Afghanistan

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army confirmed that fourteen ISIS militants were killed mysteriously in Khogyani district.

02 Jul 2017 4:07 PM

6 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Taliban fighters had attacked the police check post named Karez Shekhan in Sheb Koh district late Thursday night.

30 Jun 2017 4:32 PM

Young boys forced to dance, entertain under bacha bazi in Afghanistan

Bacha bazi is not seen as homosexuality in Afghanistan’s gender segregated society but symbolises power and primacy.

26 Jun 2017 2:44 PM

Taliban leader says war ends only when NATO leaves

Akhunzadah boasted international support saying 'The mainstream entities of the world admit its effectiveness, legitimacy and success'.

23 Jun 2017 11:09 AM

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Gunmen kill 8 Afghan guards at largest US military base

Washington is soon expected to announce an increase in the US military deployment to bolster Afghan forces.

20 Jun 2017 5:56 PM

Afghanistan: Attack on Bagram military base; 8 guards dead, 2 injured

This is yet another attack targeting the Afghan military base, as there has been a recent spate of such incidents.

20 Jun 2017 8:30 AM

President Ashraf Ghani inaugurates 1st Afghanistan-India air corridor bypassing Pak

The President said the aim of the route was to create more opportunities and make Afghanistan an exporter country.

19 Jun 2017 7:16 PM

5 Afghan policemen killed, 15 injured in Taliban attack in Gardez

One of the five attackers was still holding out more than five hours after the coordinated assault began, police commander Shirzad said.

18 Jun 2017 1:31 PM

Bin Laden's Afghan hideout of Tora Bora mountain captured, claims ISIS

The message was broadcast on the militants’ Radio Khilafat station in the Pashto language late on Wednesday.

15 Jun 2017 2:57 PM

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