Bacha bazi is not seen as homosexuality in Afghanistan’s gender segregated society but symbolises power and primacy.
26 Jun 2017 2:44 PM
Akhunzadah boasted international support saying 'The mainstream entities of the world admit its effectiveness, legitimacy and success'.
23 Jun 2017 11:09 AM
Washington is soon expected to announce an increase in the US military deployment to bolster Afghan forces.
20 Jun 2017 5:56 PM
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
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
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
The message was broadcast on the militants’ Radio Khilafat station in the Pashto language late on Wednesday.
15 Jun 2017 2:57 PM
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
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
The ministry strongly condemned the attack and called it an act against Islam and humanity.
10 Jun 2017 2:55 PM
The incident came at the time when Afghanistan is hosting Kabul Process summit amid extremely tight security days.
06 Jun 2017 6:13 PM
Ministry officials said that explosives placed on a motorcycle were detonated at the entrance gate to the mosque.
06 Jun 2017 6:01 PM
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
The attack coincides with the launch of the Kabul Process meeting this morning.
06 Jun 2017 1:52 PM
Previous official estimates had put the death toll at about 90, with more than 460 wounded.
06 Jun 2017 1:38 PM
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
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
Houses hundreds of meters away from the blast were damaged with windows and doors blown off their hinges.
31 May 2017 9:49 AM
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
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