6 militants killed in Nangarhar clash
JALALABAD: Six militants have been killed and 11 others wounded in a clash with police when insurgents attacked Chaparhar police headquarters in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Wednesd.... READ MORE
Direct conflict will come to an end this year: Pentagon
WASHINGTON: The direct conflict in the sense of a traditional war will come to an end this year, top Pentagon leadership told lawmakers on Tuesday. “The (US) President has given very clear guid.... READ MORE
2 suicide bombers gunned down in Kandahar
KANDAHAR: Police shot dead two suicide bombers when a group of attackers stormed the office of National Directorate of Security (NDS) in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday while clashes were.... READ MORE
Karzai attaches great importance to India-Afghan ties
KABUL: Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari called on President Hamid Karzai here on Tuesday. Ansari and his accompanying delegation arrived in Kabul to attend funeral of Afghan Vice-President Muha.... READ MORE
3 polio vaccinators killed in Helmand roadside blast
LASHKARGAH: As many as three polio vaccinators have been killed following a roadside blast in southern Helmand province. According to local government officials, the incident took place Tuesday a.... READ MORE
Journalist beaten in Balkh
MAZAR-I-SHARIF: Mukhtar Wafaii, a free journalist in Mazar-i-Sharif city of northern Balkh province has been beaten by unknown men the other day. Afghanistan's Journalists Union has confirmed th.... READ MORE
Taliban fired mortar kills 5 of a family in Herat
HERAT: Local officials in western Herat province said Tuesday that at least five members of a family were killed and four others wounded when a rocket hit their house near the airport of Herat's .... READ MORE
Indian VP, Hamid Ansari, Attends Afghan Vice Prez Fahim's Fu
Vice President Hamid Ansari today attended the funeral of Afghanistan's First Vice President Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, and said in his demise India has lost a "true partner". Ansari, the seni.... READ MORE
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Afghanistan: Philipp Lahm to d
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Afghanistan appoint Peter Ande
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80pc love marriages disastrous: WAD
KUNDOZ: Eighty percent of girls, who flee home in Kundoz province to tie knot with their beloved, regret their decision. Most of these emotional or immature girls fall in love with loafers and street roamers with a hope that their life would change but th....
Afghanistan $3 trillion minerals going nowhere without rails
Supervisor Atta Mohammad watches the cranes swivel and workers at the Naibabad freight terminal rush to unload wheat and construction material from Uzbekistan that’s just arrived on Afghanistan’s only railroad. The cargo has to be transferred to truck....
Iran and blame the victim game
Tehran is continuously interfering in Afghanistan and pressurizing Kabul under one pretext or the other. Iran’s meddling into our internal affairs while giving it name of concern as Tehran did it recently when its ambassa...