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IS claims deadly attack on female journalists in Afghanistan

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dpa/GNA - The terrorist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three female journalists in Afghanistan. Islamic State fighters shot dead...
bomb blast

Car bomb kills 8 soldiers in E. Afghanistan, Taliban claims responsibility

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Eight soldiers were killed as a car bomb went off next to a military base in Shirzad district of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on...
polio

Afghanistan launches first polio vaccination drive of 202

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dpa/GNA – Afghanistan launched a nationwide campaign on Monday to give polio vaccination does to 9.9 million children under the age of five,...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Taliban kills 12 in attack on security forces in western Afghanistan

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dpa/GNA - A group of Taliban militants killed 12 members of the local security forces in the country’s western Herat province, officials said...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Air pollution killed nearly 5,000 people in Afghanistan last year

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dpa/GNA – Nearly 5,000 people died in Afghanistan due to air pollution in 2020, the health ministry told dpa. They died due to respiratory...
Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan’s Ghani wants to hand over power to ‘elected successor’

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dpa/GNA – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday that his goal was to hand over power to an "elected successor," amid calls...
Afghan Forces

11 militants killed in army offensives in N. Afghanistan

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At least 11 militants were killed in recent offensives by government forces against Taliban's temporary checkpoints in two northern Afghan provinces, authorities said on...
Airstrikes

60 militants including shadow district chief killed in Afghanistan’s Helmand

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At least 60 militants have been killed, and one dozen others wounded in clashes and airstrikes in Afghanistan's restive Helmand province, the military said...
bomb blast

Car bomb kills nine civilians in Kabul

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Nine civilians were killed in a car bomb in Kabul on Sunday, according to Afghanistan's interior minister. At least 20 others were wounded in the...
Deportation

European countries resume deportation flights to Afghanistan

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Several European countries have resumed deportation flights to Afghanistan that were suspended in the past couple of months due to the coronavirus pandemic, Afghan...
bomb blast

17 killed, over 50 wounded in market place blasts in Afghanistan’s Bamyan

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At least 17 people were killed and over 50 others wounded after twin explosions hit a market place in Bamyan city, capital of...
Child Casualties

Report: 26,000 child casualties between 2005 and 2019 in Afghanistan

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The conflicts in Afghanistan have killed and wounded 26,025 children between 2005 to 2019, Britain-based charity Save the Children said in a report released...

UN refugee agency chief urges international community to remain committed to Afghanistan

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Visiting United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi on Tuesday urged international community to remain committed to Afghanistan, calling for greater...
Donald Trump

Trump to order further drawdown from Afghanistan, Iraq: media

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U.S. President Donald Trump will issue a formal order to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan and Iraq as soon as this week, according to...
Kabul University Attack

At least 19 killed in attack on Kabul University claimed by IS

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At least 19 people were killed on Monday after gunmen stormed the campus of Kabul University, in an attack later claimed by the Islamic...
Afghanistan occupation by United States military coming up on 16 years

UN: 30 per cent fewer civilian casualties in Afghanistan this year

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Thirty per cent fewer civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan's long-running conflict in the first nine months of this year compared to the...
AFP/File / Nasir Waqif Afghan security personnel pictured during an operation against Taliban militants in Kunduz province in April 2016

Continued fighting shrinks Afghans’ hope for peace

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The persistent militancy and violent incidents in Afghanistan amid ongoing peace talks have undermined the hope of many locals for lasting peace in the...
bomb blast

7 civilians killed, 5 wounded in improvised bomb explosions in Afghanistan

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Seven civilians were killed and five others wounded in two improvised bomb explosions in Afghanistan on Friday, authorities confirmed. In western Ghor province, a minibus...
Image provided by Noticias Telemedellin shows rescuers inspecting the site of the crashed plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, in La Ceja municipality, near Medellin, in the department of Antioquia, Colombia, on Nov. 29, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

2 pilots killed in military helicopter crash in North Afghanistan: government

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Two Afghan Air Force pilots were killed after a military helicopter crashed in the country's northern restive Baghlan province on Thursday, Defense Ministry...
AFP / Karam Al-Masri More than 300 civilians have been killed in two weeks of fighting in the divided city of Aleppo

6 civilians killed, 12 injured as fighting intensifies in Afghanistan

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At least six civilians were confirmed dead and 12 others injured in Afghanistan on Thursday as fighting escalated in the militancy-battered country, officials...
Afghanistan occupation by United States military coming up on 16 years

53 security forces killed as violence escalates in Afghanistan

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At least 53 members of the Afghan security forces were killed in overnight attacks by the Taliban in five provinces, officials said on...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, May 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Taliban militants attend a surrender ceremony in Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, May 20, 2020. Fifteen Taliban militants surrendered and handed over their weapons in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday, as the government has been trying to reconcile the insurgents after more than two decades of insurgency. (Photo by Sahel/Xinhua)

23 soldiers, 31 militants killed in clashes in Afghanistan: officials

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At least 23 Afghan soldiers and 31 militants were killed and several fighters wounded in separate clashes in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar and western Badghis...

8 drug traffickers, 9 criminals arrested in Afghanistan – government

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Police in Afghanistan have arrested 48 drug traffickers and nine suspected criminals, authorities said on Tuesday. "Counter-Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) and...
Afghan Ceasefire Intact As President Ghani Promises To Release More Taliban Prisoners

Afghan experts brand U.S.-led war on terror in Afghanistan as failure

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Afghan political experts have described the U.S.-led war on terror in Afghanistan as a failure. "The so-called U.S.-led war against the Taliban,...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, May 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Taliban militants attend a surrender ceremony in Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, May 20, 2020. Fifteen Taliban militants surrendered and handed over their weapons in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday, as the government has been trying to reconcile the insurgents after more than two decades of insurgency. (Photo by Sahel/Xinhua)

22 militants killed in east Afghanistan’s Khost province

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Afghan forces in crackdowns against militants have killed 22 Taliban fighters in the eastern Khost province, said a statement of the provincial police...
Terrorism

Motorbike bombing at wedding party kills 4, wounds 8 in Eastern Afghanistan

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Four people were killed and eight others injured as a motorbike bomb struck a wedding party in eastern Afghanistan's Khost province on Thursday, provincial...
Rotary Club Of Ho Supports Polio Immunisation

Rotary Club of Ho supports polio immunisation

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Rotary Club of Ho has donated bottled water to the Ho Municipal Directorate of Health in support of the select immunisation of children under...
airstrike

25 militants killed, 8 wounded in airstrike in eastern Afghanistan

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At least 25 militants were killed and eight others wounded after Afghan security forces repelled a Taliban attack in eastern Laghman province during...
International Criminal Court

The Gambia expresses dismay over U.S. sanctions on ICC officials

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The Gambian government expressed its dismay on Saturday over the U.S. government's decision to impose sanctions on two senior officials of the International Criminal...
Militants Killed In Gunfights In Indian Controlled Kashmir

15 militants killed, highway reopened in Afghanistan’s western Badghis province

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Afghan forces have reopened the highway linking the western Badghis province with Herat after heavy fighting and killing 15 militants, deputy to Baghis police...