Afghanistan

21 IS militants killed in Afghanistan

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 14:28

Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) At least 21 militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) militant group were killed over the past 24 hours in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, the internal ministry said on Sunday.

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One killed in shopping mall fire in Kabul

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 17:42

Kabul, Aug 4 (IANS) One person died and seven others were injured in a huge fire that swept through a major commercial market in the Afghan capital on Thursday.

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10 foreign tourists killed in Afghanistan

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 14:04

Kabul, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 10 foreign tourists were killed and five others injured in an attack in Afghanistan's Herat on Thursday.

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Taliban key commander killed in Afghanistan

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 12:06

Kabul, Aug 4 (IANS) A key Taliban commander and four of his bodyguards were killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, the provincial police said on Thursday.

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Afghan Taliban publicly execute young woman

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 13:12

Kabul, Aug 2 (IANS) The Afghan Taliban publicly executed a 19-year-old woman in northern Sar-e-Pul province for abandoning her family due to domestic issues.

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Four killed in Kabul truck bombing

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 11:40

Kabul, Aug 1 (IANS) One police official and three militants were killed on Monday in a gunfight that erupted after a massive truck bomb struck a guesthouse housing foreigners in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul.

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20 IS militants killed in Afghanistan

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 14:10

Kabul, July 31 (IANS) At least 20 Islamic State militants were killed over the past 24 hours as security forces started military operations in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, an official said on Sunday.

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25 militants killed in Afghan drone strikes

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 17:24

Kabul, July 30 (IANS) At least 25 insurgents were killed on Saturday in drone attacks on Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan's Nimroz province, a source said.

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36 ISIS militants killed by Afghan Army

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 16:32

Kabul, July 30 (IANS) At least 36 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Saturday by the Afghan security forces during a military operation in eastern Afghanistan.

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Judith D'Souza's family thanks Indian government

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 12:20

Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The family of Indian aid worker Judith D'Souza, who was rescued following her abduction in Kabul in June, expressed gratitude to the Indian government on Saturday.

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Afghanistan seeks India's help in farm produce trade

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 17:22

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Afghanistan government on Tuesday urged the Indian government and investors to utilise the trade opportunities in the agricultural sector of the country and sought assistance in marketing, packaging and processing of goods to boost its economy.

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16 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:54

Kabul, July 18 (IANS) At least 16 Taliban militants were killed and six others injured in separate air strikes in Sangin and Marja districts of Afghanistan's Helmand province, an official said on Monday.

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