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US, UK to launch evacuation flights as Taliban advance across Afghanistan

Washington and London announced plans late on Thursday to quickly pull out their embassy staff and other citizens from the capital

13 Aug 2021 11:29 AM

Several rockets hit Kandahar airport as Taliban-led violence rages

Violence has escalated in Afghanistan in recent weeks as the Taliban have intensified their offensive

01 Aug 2021 10:31 AM

Afghan official says rockets hit near presidential palace

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the rocket attack, which destroyed at least one car parked on a nearby street

20 Jul 2021 2:26 PM

Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan

Siddiqui was killed covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters

16 Jul 2021 2:36 PM

'What was the point?' Afghans rue decades of war as U.S. quits Bagram

Violence has been raging throughout Afghanistan in the weeks since President Joe Biden announced troops would withdraw unconditionally

04 Jul 2021 11:25 AM

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Afghanistan: Deadly suicide attack targets hospital, funeral in Nangarhar

Special forces rescued 80 people including mothers and babies from the Kabul hospital after three gunmen launched a morning assault

12 May 2020 3:58 PM

Four back-to-back bomb explosions rock Kabul city

The explosions come as authorities are trying to impose a lockdown in the capital to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country

11 May 2020 3:14 PM

Four killed as gunmen attack Sikhs gathered at a Gurdwara in Afghanistan

The sikhs are a religious minority in Afghanistan

25 Mar 2020 11:19 AM

Afghanistan: 8 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Balkh

A group of Taliban terrorists attacked and seized control of a police checkpoint on the Mazari Sharif -- Sheberghan highway.

01 Jan 2020 2:56 PM

'Afghanistan and Pakistan jolted by strong 6.1 quake': USGS

The quake could be felt as far away as New Delhi, residents there reported.

20 Dec 2019 9:36 PM

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Asghar Afghan returns as Afghanistan captain eight months after sacking

The 31-year-old Afghan, was originally dumped in May, with senior players Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi publicly criticising the decision.

12 Dec 2019 11:28 AM

Asghar Afghan reappointed Afghanistan captain

The decision taken by the ACB's top management officials comes seven months after Asghar was stripped from captaincy across formats.

11 Dec 2019 5:33 PM

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

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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

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

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

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