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Afghanistan

Afghan official: 2 intelligence officials shot dead in Kabul

Afghan interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi says that police were searching for the gunman who carried out the attack early Monday.

02 Dec 2019 4:26 PM

Taliban release two Western hostages in Afghanistan

There was no immediate comment from the US embassy in Afghanistan.

19 Nov 2019 5:13 PM

14 Taliban terrorists killed in Afghan airstrike

The statement further said that the slain terrorists have been involved in a series of anti-government activities.

19 Nov 2019 4:33 PM

Pakistan embassy in Kabul closes visa section amid tensions

The spokesman told AFP that the consular section typically processes about 1,500 visa applications a day.

04 Nov 2019 1:55 PM

Afghan official: Kabul to probe Pakistan security complaint

Afghanistan and Pak have an uneasy relationship, with Kabul blaming Islamabad for supporting the Taliban in the country's protracted war.

04 Nov 2019 1:21 PM

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US envoy visit over restarting peace talk, say Afghan officials

Khalilzad's visit to Kabul follows a meeting in Moscow he held with representatives of China, Russia, and Pakistan

27 Oct 2019 5:29 PM

Afghan special forces killed 16 Taliban, ISIS terrorists in operations

Meanwhile, in Wardak province, the Special Forces killed two Taliban terrorists, arrested six others in Jaghatu district.

19 Oct 2019 2:42 PM

Airstrikes kill 9 Taliban, ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan

The Afghan government forces have been fighting the Taliban for almost two decades.

14 Oct 2019 4:36 PM

3 mortar rounds land near Kabul's Parliament building

The Afghan government forces have been fighting the Taliban for almost two decades, with all the peace initiatives having failed until now.

14 Oct 2019 2:33 PM

10 killed in attack on bus in east Afghanistan: Government official

'The bomb was placed in a motorcycle. Unfortunately, 10 civilians including a child were killed,' said Nangarhar governor spokesman.

07 Oct 2019 7:43 PM

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Attacks, fraud fears dampen turnout in Afghan election

Afghans voted Saturday in the first round of a presidential race.

30 Sep 2019 10:26 AM

15 wounded as bomb explodes at Afghanistan polling station, voting underway

The vote marks the culmination of a bloody election campaign between President Ghani and his bitter rival Abdullah Abdullah.

28 Sep 2019 11:31 AM

Ex-South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener appointed as Afghanistan head coach

Klusener will succeed Phil Simmons, whose tenure with the team came to an end.

28 Sep 2019 9:32 AM

35 killed, 13 injured in attack by Afghan forces

A second provincial council member, Abdul Majid Akhundzadah said 40 people, all civilians, were killed in the attack.

23 Sep 2019 3:16 PM

Former Afghan president Karzai urges United States to resume peace talks with Taliban

Karzai also urged the Taliban to seek the peace talks with the Afghan as much as with the US.

19 Sep 2019 2:28 PM

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8 killed, 10 injured in suicide attack in Afghanistan's Parwan

The Taliban movement, which has been fighting the government for years, has threatened to disrupt the process.

17 Sep 2019 3:44 PM

Five killed as vehicle hits roadside bomb in Afghanistan's Farah

The casualties include women and children.

16 Sep 2019 7:17 PM

Two minutes into 9/11 anniversary, blast at US Embassy in Kabul

There was no immediate comment from Afghan officials. The NATO mission, which is nearby, also said no personnel had been injured.

11 Sep 2019 8:31 AM

After Trump says talks are 'dead', Taliban vows to fight on

The announcement followed Trump's dramatic cancellation of a top-secret plan to fly Taliban leaders in for direct talks.

10 Sep 2019 2:10 PM

Afghanistan: 6 killed in explosion in Kunduz

The blast has come a day after 10 people were killed in an explosion in the city.

02 Sep 2019 6:07 PM

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