Afghanistan

At least 11 injured in explosion in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province

Sources said the explosives were placed on a motorbike.

published on : 19th January 2021

Taliban kill 12 pro-govt militiamen in Afghanistan insider attack

Herat provincial council member Mohammad Sardar Bahaduri confirmed the attack and said it was carried out by two Taliban fighters who had infiltrated the base.

published on : 16th January 2021

Afghanistan: Explosions in four provinces, three policemen killed

In the last few months, Afghanistan has witnessed a surge in violence despite the ongoing intra-Afghan peace talks to resolve the conflict in the country.

published on : 16th January 2021

Ajit Doval meets Afghan leadership; discusses issues of mutual interest, counter-terrorism co-op

The two sides held extensive conversations on issues of strategic mutual interest, including on synchronising efforts to combat terrorism and build peace

published on : 13th January 2021

Shane Getkate added to Ireland squad for UAE, Afghanistan ODIs

Shane Getkate has been added to Ireland's squad as a replacement for injured David Delany for the series against UAE and Afghanistan.

published on : 12th January 2021

Roadside bomb kills three people, injures one in Afghan capital

Tariq Arian, spokesman for the interior minister, said a spokesman for the ministry's public protection forces, a security force, was one of the three killed in the attack.

published on : 10th January 2021

Afghanistan-Ireland ODI series rescheduled

The ODI series between Afghanistan and Ireland is a part of the World Cup Super League series.

published on : 7th January 2021

Thousands of Afghan families flee fighting in insurgent bastion

The insurgents have launched continuous attacks in several districts on the outskirts of the provincial capital Kandahar city, which still remains in the control of Afghan forces.  

published on : 7th January 2021

An 'orchard of bad apples' weighs on new Afghan peace talks

The stop-and-go talks come amid growing doubt over a U.S.-Taliban peace deal brokered by outgoing President Donald Trump.

published on : 5th January 2021

50 Talibans killed in operation by Afghan forces in Helmand

The official said Taliban terrorists had assembled in these areas to plan attacks on security forces.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Taliban kidnap 45 bus passengers in Western Afghanistan

The attack unfolded at around 7 am local time and in Childokhtaran area along the Herat city-Turghundi highway.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Afghanistan: Taliban-designated Governor Mullah Nazem dies after own explosive detonates

Earlier, media quoted the local officials as saying that four members of public uprising forces, including their commander, were killed in a clash against the Taliban in Bati Kot district

published on : 2nd January 2021

Afghanistan-Ireland ODI series: Irish cricket team arrive before hosts!

The Afghan players haven't arrived yet as the Afghanistan Cricket Board hasn't announced the team and the players are yet to get a visa.

published on : 31st December 2020

Afghan forces expose Chinese intelligence network, arrest 10 spies with explosives and drugs

In mid-December, the National Directorate of Security officials conducted a major operation in Kabul, which resulted in the detention of about 10 Chinese intelligence agents.

published on : 29th December 2020

Attacks across Afghanistan claim at least five lives

The Taliban have halted their attacks on US and international forces but continue to target Afghan security forces even as the insurgents have held talks this year with the US-backed government.

published on : 28th December 2020
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