Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in Helmand

LASHKAR GAH: Afghan government forces, backed by Nato air strikes, have regained control of a key district in volatile Helmand province after days of fierce fighting with Taliban insurgents, provincial officials said on Sunday....

Pakistan embassy staff in Kabul limits movement

KABUL: Pakistani diplomats and staffers of the country’s embassy in Kabul have been forced to restrict their movement following an alleged kidnapping bid and growing incidents of harassment. Reports said some unidentified men tried...

550 Afghan refugees return to Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Wednesday said that a group of 550 registered Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan’s Herat province. The repatriation took place under the Facilitated Group Return (FGR)...

Two NATO soldiers killed in Afghan ‘insider attack’

KABUL: Gunmen wearing Afghan military uniforms shot dead two NATO soldiers on a base in the country´s south on Wednesday, the coalition said, in the latest insider attack on foreign troops. So-called "green-on-blue" attacks...

Explosions at Afghan gas terminal kill 10 children

KABUL: A series of large explosions at a gas terminal on the edge of the western Afghan city of Herat late on Monday killed 10 children and an adult living in a camp for...

Airstrike kills Jundullah chief in Kunduz, Afghanistan

KABUL: Abu Huzaifa, the chief of proscribed Jundullah, has been killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan's Kunduz province. Quoting the National Directorate of Security (NDS), the Afghan media reported Jundullah chief Abu Huzaifa along...

Bomb in northern Afghan town kills one, says official

JAWZJAN: Afghan officials say a bomb hidden in a vehicle carrying produce has exploded in a northern township, killing one person and wounding two. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani, the police chief of Jawzjan province, said...

Afghan Air Force, Coalition airstrikes leaves 37 militants dead in Helmand

KABUL: At least 37 Taliban insurgents were killed and nearly 30 others were wounded following a series of airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force and coalition security forces. A statement by MoD said...

Kabul car bomb kills 12 including three Americans

KABUL: At least 12 people including three US civilian contractors were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber struck a NATO convoy, officials said, underlining the precarious security situation in the Afghan capital. The...

Bodies of three Afghan policemen found in Ghazni province

KABUL: An Afghan official says the bodies of three border police officers who were abducted in a volatile eastern region have been found by local residents. Shafiqullah Nang, spokesman for the governor of the...

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