Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 | Last Update : 12:34 PM IST

Afghanistan

Afghan president orders troops to resume operations against Taliban

Saturday’s announcement means Afghan security forces, which adopted defensive posture since Eid, can resume operations against Taliban.

30 Jun 2018 2:50 PM

Taliban kills 16 Afghan soldiers, abducts 13 engineers after ceasefire ends

On Wednesday, Taliban killed 30 soldiers, captured military base, gained control of 2 checkpoints, ambushed reinforcements in Badghis.

22 Jun 2018 1:50 PM

Dozens of Afghan peace protestors arrive in Kabul as Taliban ends ceasefire

Exhausted after 700 km trek, most of it during Ramadan month, marchers walked through Kabul shouting 'We want peace!', 'Stop fighting!'.

18 Jun 2018 2:20 PM

Afghan President announces ceasefire extension with Taliban

President Ashraf Ghani also urged the Taliban to extend their three-day ceasefire which is due to end Sunday.

17 Jun 2018 11:40 AM

Car bomb kills 26 at ceasefire gathering of Taliban, Afghan armed forces

The Taliban announced a surprise three-day ceasefire over the Eid holiday, which began on Friday, except against foreign forces.

16 Jun 2018 8:28 PM

Ceasefire agreement with Taliban marks Eid celebrations in Afghanistan

This is the first time the Taliban had declared a nationwide ceasefire in the nearly 17-year conflict.

15 Jun 2018 4:44 PM

12 dead, 31 wounded in blast outside govt ministry in Kabul

The blast took place at the entrance to Afghanistan’s rural rehabilitation and development ministry.

11 Jun 2018 2:01 PM

Taliban agrees for Eid ceasefire with Afghan govt, foreign occupiers exempted

Taliban agreed to three-day ceasefire with Afghan forces but said that its fighters would 'strongly defend' themselves if attacked.

09 Jun 2018 11:48 AM

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