Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 | Last Update : 09:43 PM IST

Afghanistan

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

26 soldiers killed, 13 injured as Taliban storms Kandahar army base

Casualties among Afghan security forces soared by 35 % in 2016, with 6,800 soldiers and police killed, according to US watchdog SIGAR.

26 Jul 2017 4:23 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

US denies visas to 2 Afghan girls participating in robot-building competition via skype

Afghanistan itself is not on the list and Team Afghanistan's robot, unlike its creators, has been allowed entry to the United States.

05 Jul 2017 1:07 PM

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