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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

Taliban leader says war ends only when NATO leaves

Akhunzadah boasted international support saying 'The mainstream entities of the world admit its effectiveness, legitimacy and success'.

23 Jun 2017 11:09 AM

Gunmen kill 8 Afghan guards at largest US military base

Washington is soon expected to announce an increase in the US military deployment to bolster Afghan forces.

20 Jun 2017 5:56 PM

Afghanistan: Attack on Bagram military base; 8 guards dead, 2 injured

This is yet another attack targeting the Afghan military base, as there has been a recent spate of such incidents.

20 Jun 2017 8:30 AM

President Ashraf Ghani inaugurates 1st Afghanistan-India air corridor bypassing Pak

The President said the aim of the route was to create more opportunities and make Afghanistan an exporter country.

19 Jun 2017 7:16 PM

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5 Afghan policemen killed, 15 injured in Taliban attack in Gardez

One of the five attackers was still holding out more than five hours after the coordinated assault began, police commander Shirzad said.

18 Jun 2017 1:31 PM

Bin Laden's Afghan hideout of Tora Bora mountain captured, claims ISIS

The message was broadcast on the militants’ Radio Khilafat station in the Pashto language late on Wednesday.

15 Jun 2017 2:57 PM

3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

An Afghan official says the deaths and injury stem from an attack by an Afghan soldier on Saturday, who also died.

11 Jun 2017 10:30 AM

US military confirms airstrikes killed 2 Afghan soldiers

The US Forces in Afghanistan said that an investigation is being conducted to determine specific circumstances that led to this incident.

10 Jun 2017 5:28 PM

Gunmen attack mosque in Afghanistan, killing 3 people

The ministry strongly condemned the attack and called it an act against Islam and humanity.

10 Jun 2017 2:55 PM

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Indian envoy confirms rocket hit his house in Kabul

The incident came at the time when Afghanistan is hosting Kabul Process summit amid extremely tight security days.

06 Jun 2017 6:13 PM

7 dead in explosion at Great Mosque of Herat in Afghanistan

Ministry officials said that explosives placed on a motorcycle were detonated at the entrance gate to the mosque.

06 Jun 2017 6:01 PM

Rocket lands inside Indian envoy's house in Kabul, no casualties

The attack comes amid extremely tight security in the capital following last week’s deadly explosions that claimed over 150 lives.

06 Jun 2017 2:16 PM

Rocket lands inside Indian ambassador's house in Kabul, no casualties

The attack coincides with the launch of the Kabul Process meeting this morning.

06 Jun 2017 1:52 PM

More than 150 dead in Kabul truck-bomb blast; deadliest attack in 17 years

Previous official estimates had put the death toll at about 90, with more than 460 wounded.

06 Jun 2017 1:38 PM

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Kabul: 12 killed, 18 injured in 3 consecutive blasts at Senator Ezadyar son's funeral site

The funeral was attended by senior Afghan govt officials including Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, who was reported to be unhurt.

03 Jun 2017 6:05 PM

Gunshots as Kabul protesters clash with police over deadly bombing

The bombing during the holy month of Ramadan highlighted the ability of militants to strike even in the capital's most secure district.

02 Jun 2017 3:47 PM

Blast near Indian Embassy in Kabul; 90 killed, 400 injured

Houses hundreds of meters away from the blast were damaged with windows and doors blown off their hinges.

31 May 2017 9:49 AM

Afghanistan: 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack on 1st day of Ramadan

The attack comes a day after at least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters attacked their base in Kandahar.

27 May 2017 1:13 PM

Gunmen kills German woman, security guard in Kabul

The incident took place on Saturday night in Ayoub Khan Mena area in PD7 when armed attackers stormed the house, reports the Tolo News.

22 May 2017 9:19 PM

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