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Suicide bomb at Kabul education centre kills 18 and injures over 50
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Afghan VP survives assassination attempt
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Afghan VP Saleh unharmed in bomb attack in Kabul: Spokesman
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Sikh families from Afghanistan relocated in Delhi gurudwaras
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Over 180 Sikh families from Afghanistan arrive in India on ‘long-term’ visas
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182 Afghan Hindu, Sikh migrants brought to India
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Afghan bombing: Kabul education centre attack kills at least 13A suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside the centre in the Afghan capital, officials say.
Latest wave of violence threatens to upend Afghan-Taliban peace talksDeadly clashes and attacks are gripping parts of Afghanistan's Helmand province as fragile peace talks with the Taliban continue. The U.S. and Afghan government fired back with airstrikes. BBC News..
U.S. military defends air strikes that Taliban says violate troop pactKABUL: The U.S. military defended on Sunday its airstrikes against Taliban fighters last week, as the insurgent group accused Washington of violating a signed agreement. The Taliban launched a major..
War in Afghanistan: Civilians hope for an end to unrelenting conflictAt a Kabul museum honouring Afghanistan's war victims, talking to visitors reveals just how many layers and generations of pain and grief have piled up during four decades of unrelenting..
Afghan troops killed as helicopters crash amid Taliban offensive in HelmandKABUL, Afghanistan — Nine Afghan troops were killed when two helicopters collided in Helmand province, where fierce fighting between government forces and the Taliban has forced thousands from their..
Nearly two decades after US invasion, Afghans fear Taliban returnKABUL: Almost two decades after the United States launched what would become its longest-ever war with air strikes on Afghanistan's ruling regime, the hardline group are in a stronger position than..
Truck bomb in eastern Afghan province kills at least 15 - officialsKABUL - Attackers set off a truck bomb in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, according to provincial officials, as violence..
US warns Afghan women of increased risk of extremist attackThe United States has warned women in Afghanistan that they are at increased risk of attack by extremist groups. The US embassy in Kabul warned on Thursday that “extremist organisations continue to..
US Embassy in Kabul warns of extremist attacks against womenKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan is warning that extremists groups are planning attacks against a “variety of targets” but are taking particular aim at women. The warning..
Prominent women attacked as Afghanistan eyes peaceAn actress who also serves in the police is one of a number of prominent women to be attacked in Kabul.
Roadside bomb attack in Kabul misses Afghan vice president, but kills fourA roadside bomb in Kabul targeted First Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Wednesday morning, but he escaped unharmed, his spokesman said. The blast killed at least four people and wounded 16, a..
Kabul bomb: Deadly blast targets Afghan Vice President Amrullah SalehAt least 10 people are killed in a blast in Kabul targeting former spy chief Amrullah Saleh.
‘Assassins tried to kill my mother right in front of me, twice'Shuhra Koofi was desperate. Her mother, a two-term member of the Afghan parliament, had been shot as they travelled back to Kabul together by car. Shuhra begged her mother, Fawzia Koofi, not to close..
Some states oppose release of ‘a few’ Taliban; all others freed, says KabulKABUL: The Afghan government said on Thursday it had released 400 Taliban prisoners under an exchange deal with the militants, except for “a few” opposed by foreign nations, and expected peace..
Afghan Peace Negotiators To Fly To Qatar As More Taliban Prisoners FreedKABUL -- Afghan officials say the government is dispatching a delegation to Qatar ahead of long-delayed peace talks after authorities pressed ahead with the release of Taliban prisoners. Kabul broke an..
Kabul resumes Taliban prisoner release, group saysAfghan authorities have resumed a controversial release of Taliban inmates, an insurgent spokesman said Tuesday, marking an important step toward breaking an impasse that has delayed the start of peace..
Saba Sahar: Afghan actress and film director shot in KabulSaba Sahar, an outspoken voice on women's rights, was going to work when a gunman shot at her car.
Well known Afghan peace negotiator survives attack by gunmenKabul, Afghanistan — A female member of Afghanistan's peace negotiating team and a former parliamentarian survived an assassination attempt, Afghan officials said Saturday. Tariq Arian, a spokesman..
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Kabul suicide bombing kills 21, including 3 AmericansA suicide bombing at a restaurant popular with foreigners in Kabul, Afghanistan, killed 21 people, including three Americans. The Taliban has claimed responsibility and says the attack was a reprisal..
Suicide attack in Kabul as U.S., tribal leaders prepare for discussionA car packed with explosives rammed a security post in Kabul where tribal leaders will meet with U.S. officials next week to discuss a security agreement. Charlie D'Agata reports.
Intra-Afghan peace talksWITH the last hitch removed, the elusive intra-Afghan dialogue is now likely to take place next week to discuss the country’s political future that could bring an end to the two-decade-long American..
Taliban warn against attacks on freed prisoners going homeISLAMABAD (AP) — Ahead of an upcoming release of Taliban detainees held in Afghan prisons, the insurgent group warned the government in Kabul on Tuesday against any attacks on those released, saying..
EXCLUSIVE: Ball is now in the Taliban court for peace talks, says Afghan President's spokesperson Sediq SediqqiSpeaking exclusively to our Principal Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant Sibal from Kabul, Sediqqi welcomed India's role and said New Delhi "has played an important role in the country's democracy" and..
What are the major recommendations of the Loya Jirga?A 3-days traditional grand assembly called Loya Jirga in Afghanistan was held on the 7-9 August in capital Kabul with the main agenda to discuss the release of the remaining 400 Taliban prisoners. The..
Afghans to decide fate of 400 Taliban fighters in captivity todayUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged attendees to free the detainees, promising help if the war-torn nation moves forward on peace efforts. "We acknowledge that the release of these prisoners is..
Pompeo, Taliban deputy leader discuss intra-Afghan talksKabul: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Taliban’s deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar discussed the much-awaited intra-Afghan talks and the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, a spokesman..
At least 21 killed, dozens wounded in Islamic State attack on Afghan prisonKABUL, Afghanistan — An Islamic State group attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members raged on Monday after killing at least 21 people in fighting overnight, a local..
Afghan president: 400 Taliban prisoners to remain in custodyKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani dashed hopes Friday for a start to negotiations with Taliban insurgents, announcing the final 400 Taliban prisoners whose release is a..
17 Taliban terrorists killed in AfghanistanKabul: At least 17 Taliban terrorists were killed and 11 others injured in clashes with security personnel in northern Faryab province, Afghanistan’s...
US hails Afghan ceasefire as hopes for peace talks riseTop US officials have hailed a three-day ceasefire proposed by the Taliban and agreed by Kabul, raising hopes that the long-delayed peace talks between the two foes could begin next week. The Taliban..
Taliban will ‘make necessary decisions’ if the US delays pulloutKabul: Taliban deputy leader Mullah Baradar said the Doha agreement with the US has been “positive so far”, but if Washington does not pull out troops on schedule, the militant group “will make..
MEA thanks Afghanisthan for safe return of of 11 Afghan Sikhs, HindusEleven members of the Sikh community from Afghanistan, who were granted short-term visas by the Indian Embassy in Kabul, including Nidan Singh Sachdeva, who was abducted from a gurudwara in Paktia..
Afghan Sikhs return: Nidan Singh, who was abducted from gurdwara months ago, arrives in Delhi; delegation in towThe rest of the ten are families of the Afghan Sikhs who were killed in the Kabul Gurudwara terror attack earlier this year. More than 25 Afghan Sikhs and one Indian Sikh were killed on the March 25th..
Taliban say ready for talks with Kabul after Eid holidayISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban say they are ready for talks with Afghanistan's political leadership after the Muslim holiday of Eid ul Adha at the end of July, offering to hand over the last of the..
'Don't redeem the Taliban', Afghan social media users ask world before peace talksKABUL (Reuters) - Afghans shared accounts of violence linked to the Taliban on social media with the hashtag phrase 'don't redeem the Taliban' as anxiety grows as the United States withdraws troops and..
Minor Sikh girl who lost her father in Kabul gurudwara attack kidnapped
Uncertainty clouds Afghan talksWITH the US presidential election barely four months away, top American officials have been engaged in another round of shuttle diplomacy to get intra-Afghan talks off the ground. Recent visits to..
Watchdog Urges Kabul To Observe Media Law After Journalists Arrested, HarassedReporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the recent arrests of two journalists in Afghanistan and the “harassment” to which the Pajhwok Afghan News agency is being subjected by the..
Two Afghan human rights workers killed in blast in KabulKABUL - A bomb attached to a vehicle killed two members of Afghanistan's independent human rights commission in Kabul on Saturday, the group said, as violence in the country rises despite a..
Doctors Without Borders to close Kabul maternity clinic after attackDoctors Without Borders said on Monday it would close its maternity ward in Kabul due to fears of further attacks after three gunmen last month opened fire at the clinic, killing 24 people including..
18 people killed in separate attacks in AfghanistanKABUL, Afghanistan: Two separate attacks in Afghanistan have killed at least 18 people amid a wave of violence across the country, local Afghan officials said on Saturday. A local police chief in..
Four killed, eight wounded in blast at Kabul mosque during Friday prayersA blast in a Kabul mosque during Friday prayers killed at least four people and wounded eight, Afghanistan's interior ministry said on Friday, at a time when the country is attempting to move towards..
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At Least Four Killed, Many Injured In Kabul Mosque BlastAn explosion in a Kabul mosque during Friday Prayers killed at least four people and wounded many more, Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said on June 12. "Explosives...
Four killed and "many injured" in blast in Kabul mosque: Ministry of InteriorA blast in a Kabul mosque during Friday prayers killed at least four people and wounded many more, Afghanistan's interior ministry said on Friday.
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Taliban roadside bombing kills 11 in northeastern AfghanistanKABUL – A roadside bomb in Afghanistan's northeastern Badakhshan province killed 11 local police officers, officials said on Saturday. A local police commander, along with his 10 men, was rushing..
First US air strikes on Taliban since ceasefireKABUL: The US launched its first air strikes against the Taliban since a rare ceasefire between the militants and Afghan forces, the US military said on Friday. The two assaults took place on Thursday..
Vande Bharat Mission: Ariana Afghan Airlines evacuates 3rd batch of stranded Indian citizens from Kabul
Afghans condemn killing of prominent cleric in mosque blastAfghan leaders and ordinary citizens condemned on Wednesday the killing of a prominent cleric in a bomb attack at a mosque in the heavily fortified diplomatic quarter of the capital, Kabul.