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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

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

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

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

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

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

The casualties include women and children.

16 Sep 2019 7:17 PM

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

Taliban attack 2nd Afghan city as US envoy affirms closeness of deal

The attack Sunday comes a day after the Taliban attacked Kunduz, one of Afghanistan's largest cities and killed at least 16 people.

01 Sep 2019 10:58 AM

Afghan forces claim upper hand after Taliban attack Kunduz city

The attack comes as US and Taliban negotiators continue a ninth round of talks in Doha.

31 Aug 2019 8:22 PM

Death toll mounts to 81 in Kabul wedding blast

An explosion rocked the west of Kabul on August 17 when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a wedding reception.

22 Aug 2019 2:26 PM

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Rashid Khan to captain Afghanistan in Bangladesh

Rashid was named Afghanistan skipper following the team's winless campaign at the World Cup last month.

20 Aug 2019 8:30 PM

Multiple blasts in Afghanistan leave 66 injured

The incident comes two days after the wedding hall suicide blast in Kabul that claimed the lives of 63 people and injured 180 others.

19 Aug 2019 4:55 PM

Second blast rattles Afghanistan, 9 dead in Balkh

The deceased were shifted to the district hospital and families of the victims were informed about the attack, Qadiri said.

18 Aug 2019 5:30 PM

Afghan President Ghani condemns 'inhumane' Kabul wedding hall blast

Slamming the Taliban for denying their involvement in the explosion, Ghani said the group encourages terrorists to carry out such attacks.

18 Aug 2019 2:12 PM

63 killed, 182 injured in explosion at wedding in Kabul

Sources and eyewitnesses said that the hall was packed with guests when the explosion rattled the vicinity.

18 Aug 2019 9:28 AM

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