Afghanistan

Bomb blast at Kabul mosque leaves Imam dead, 16 injured

No militant group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but both the Taliban and the Islamic State group regularly stage attacks in the country's capital.

published on : 24th May 2019

Asghar Afghan is still my captain: Afghan skipper Gulbadin Naib ahead of World Cup

Afghanistan Cricket Board had removed Afghan as the national team's captain and named three different captains across three formats.

published on : 24th May 2019

ICC Rankings: Shakib becomes No.1 ranked ODI all-rounder ahead of World Cup

Two players from Afghanistan and Pakistan make the top ten while there is no Indian in the list.

published on : 22nd May 2019

World Cup to reach Afghanistan via state broadcaster

Radio Television Afghanistan will bring the tournament to an audience of approximately 20 million.

published on : 21st May 2019

Security forces killed in US strike in Afghanistan

The US air support said that they were unaware that the officers killed were in the area as Afghanistan had confirmed that the areas were clear of their forces.

published on : 19th May 2019

At least four civilians killed, 14 injured in Afghanistan bomb attack

No group has claimed the incident so far but local officials blamed Taliban militants for the incident.

published on : 18th May 2019

Sushma Swaraj discusses peace process with Afghan High Peace Council secretary

The 'loya jirga' or grand assembly saw about 3,200 religious and tribal leaders, politicians and representatives try to find a breakthrough in Afghanistan's gruelling conflict.

published on : 17th May 2019

ICC World Cup 2019: All you need to know about Afghanistan

Gulbadin Naib took over as skipper from Asghar Afghan, much to the dismay of senior pros Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi among others.

published on : 17th May 2019

Security forces defuse 20 landmines in Afghanistan

Authorities say that Taliban insurgents usually use landmines and IEDs to target security forces.

published on : 15th May 2019

Prison riot kills 4 inmates, 33 injured including police in Afghanistan

The clash began after the police started searching some cells at the prison, according to Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior Affairs.

published on : 15th May 2019

At least three dead as blasts rock eastern Afghan city 

Violence in Afghanistan has continued apace even during the holy month of Ramadan, and despite government calls for a ceasefire.

published on : 13th May 2019

Airstrikes kill 24 Taliban terrorists in Afghanistan

Airstrikes in Zurmat and Bermal districts of Paktika province left 20 terrorists dead, Khaama Press reported.

published on : 12th May 2019

Taliban may retake Afghan control post US pullout: Former Defence Secretary Robert Gates

Former US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said that Donald Trump administration should ensure that the Afghan government is stable before bringing American forces home

published on : 12th May 2019

Rahmat Shah century helps Afghanistan to beat Scotland in rain-hit match

Afghanistan reached 269 for three with 31 balls remaining when rain forced the players off the field and they were eventually declared the winners on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method on Friday.

published on : 11th May 2019

Pashtun dissidents in Pakistan

A youth movement in the province bordering Afghanistan has been creating waves on social media. And the army is hostile to it.

published on : 11th May 2019
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