Pakistan bore brunt of Soviet-Afghan war despite staying away: NSA

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 21:32

Islamabad, April 18, Pakistan National Security Adviser Naseer Khan Janjua on Tuesday said the country "didnt take part in the Soviet-Afghan War, nor was it behind the 9/11 attacks, yet it still bore the brunt of the damage they did".


US fireworks: Awaiting details from Afghanistan, a look at Syrian outrage

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 12:30

President Donald Trump has furnished proof that the leader of the Free World, which dropped the first nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, remains true to form: it has dropped an even bigger Mother Of All Bombs (non-nuclear, we are being persistently reminded) on Nangahar province in east Afghanistan on what are being described as IS tunnels. Since details are not known, let us first sort out the Syrian outrage.


'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:58

Kabul, April 14, At least 36 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed when the US military dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, also known as the "mother of all bombs", in eastern Afghanistan, Kabul's Ministry of Defence announced on Friday.


5 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 20:36

Kabul, April 12, At least five persons were killed and three others wounded in a suicide bombing near the government office buildings in Kabul on Wednesday.


We won the war but lost the peace: Afghan diplomat Masood Khalili

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:56

New Delhi, April 12, The story of Afghanistan -- of the war against the Soviets and of terrorism that has gripped the landlocked country ever since -- is in many ways also the story of diplomat Masood Khalili, who motivated his people and led them in their fight against the Red Army.


Nine policemen killed in Afghanistan bombing

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 08:26

Kabul, April 9, Nine policemen were killed and five injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was struck by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan's Balkh province, officials said on Sunday.


Four security men killed in Afghanistan

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 12:42

Kabul, April 3, At least four security personnel were killed when their vehicle was attacked by Taliban militants in Ghazni province on Monday, an official said.


24 militants killed in Afghanistan operation

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 12:42

Kabul, April 3, At least 24 militants were killed in a military operation in Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, police said in a statement on Monday.


10 militants die in Afghanistan attack

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 16:28

Kabul, April 2 (IANS) At least 10 militants were killed overnight when Afghan security forces repelled an attack by Taliban in northern Takhar province, police said on Sunday.


33 militants killed in Afghanistan

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 13:20

Kabul, March 31 (IANS) At least 33 militants were killed by security forces in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, a military officer said on Friday.