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Afghanistan

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

Afghan media safety in question as gunmen shoot journo dead on way to work

Abdul Manan Arghand, who worked for Kabul News TV, was shot by gunmen as he was driving his car, police spokesman Zia Durani said.

25 Apr 2018 4:38 PM

For more than a decade, Afghan girl disguised as ‘son’ her parents wanted

With 5 sisters and no brothers, Sitara lives by gender-twisting custom known as 'bacha poshi', which refers to a girl 'dressed as a boy'.

23 Apr 2018 12:11 PM

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 31

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast, the group’s Amaq news agency said.

22 Apr 2018 1:56 PM

Militants kill 11 policemen in western Afghanistan

Taliban militants ambushed a checkpoint in western Afghanistan, killing at least nine policemen, officials said on Friday.

13 Apr 2018 3:19 PM

Taliban claim attack on Afghan government post, killing 18

The assault killed three top local officials the district's governor, intelligence chief and deputy police chief.

12 Apr 2018 2:17 PM

4 children among 6 killed in Afghanistan blast; 9 minors injured

The explosion happened near a mosque in Shindand district.

09 Apr 2018 8:43 PM