Afghan government to probe fall of Kunduz city

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 18:06

Kabul, Oct 16 (IANS) The Afghan government will investigate the recent fall of the Kunduz city to the Taliban militants, spokesman for Presidential Palace Haroon Chakhansori said on Sunday.


20 killed in Afghanistan car bombing

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 17:54

Kabul, Oct 10 (IANS) At least 20 persons were killed and several injured on Monday in a suicide car bomb explosion near a police checkpoint in Lashkar Gah city of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, officials said.


UN voices concern over displacements in Afghanistan's Kunduz

Sat, 10/08/2016 - 05:20

United Nations, Oct 8 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs was deeply concerned about large scale displacements as a result of recent fighting in Kunduz city, Afghanistan, as well as the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation for those still trapped in the city, a UN spokesman said here on Friday.


EU aid summit pledges $1.35 bn to help Afghanistan

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 19:06

Brussels, Oct 5 (IANS) A European Union (EU) donors conference -- which was attended by over 70 countries, including India, and some 20 international organisations -- held in Brussels pledged $1.35 billion on Wednesday in support of the Afghanistan democracy and stability process, an official said.


12 Afghan soldiers killed by own two soldiers

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 16:54

Kabul, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 12 Afghan army soldiers were shot dead while asleep by their fellow comrades in Kunduz province, an official said on Tuesday.


69 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 18:58

Kabul, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 69 Taliban militants were killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan, authorities said on Friday.


India, US discuss with Afghanistan its development goals

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 10:56

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India and the US discussed with Afghanistan its development goals and steps to counter terrorism in a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.


US reiterates support for India's role in Afghanistan

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 09:54

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Ahead of the US-India-Afghanistan trilateral talks in New York later this month and in the wake of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's recently concluded visit to New Delhi, Washington has praised India's "generosity and focus" in helping Afghanistan become a stronger nation.


Media not covering Balochistan conflict adequately: Afghan President

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 22:56

New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said that the conflict in north-western parts of Pakistan and Balochistan is equivalent to a "war" and unlike the violence in his country, the media is "not covering" this and use of force by Pakistan army.


Afghan army recaptures strategic district

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 21:00

Kabul, Sep 5 (IANS) The Afghan forces on Monday regained control of the strategically important Qala-e-Zal district in the northern Kunduz province, forcing Taliban militants to flee the area, the Interior Ministry said.


US wants India to continue constructive role in Afghanistan

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 11:18

Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Ahead of the US-India-Afghanistan trilateral talks scheduled at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in September, Washington said it wanted New Delhi to continue its constructive role in Afghanistan.