Afghanistan, Latest News
Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South-Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China.
50 Taliban militants surrender in N.Afghanistan: Official
Kabul, Aug 5 Amid the unabated violence in Afghanistan, at least 50 Taliban militants surrendered in the country's ... ...
303 Taliban terrorists killed, 125 wounded in Afghan forces operations in last 24 hours: Defence Ministry
At least 303 Taliban terrorists were killed and 125 others suffered injuries as a result of Afghan forces operation in several provinces in Afghanistan during the last 24 hours, the Afghan defense ministry said on Thursday. ...
UNSC to meet on Aug 6 under India's Presidency to discuss Afghanistan situation
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will be meeting on Friday, August 6, under Indian Presidency to discuss the surge in violence by the Taliban in Afghanistan post US drawdown. ...
Taliban says will keep targeting Afghan officials after attack on Defence Minister's house
The Taliban will continue their attacks on Afghan officials, spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said on Wednesday, after a car bomb attack on the country's acting defence minister's house, reported Sputnik. ...
Taliban killed 'possibly 800-900 people' in Kandahar, says ex-police chief of Afghanistan province
Taliban has killed around 900 people in Afghanistan's Kandahar province in the past month and a half, a former police chief of province Tadin Khan said on Wednesday. ...
'Alarmed by escalating violence against children in Afghanistan': UNICEF
UNICEF is alarmed by the escalating violence against children in Afghanistan, UNICEF Afghanistan Representative Herve Ludovic De Lys said on Wednesday. ...
51 media outlets in Afghanistan closed amid ongoing violence
A total of 51 media outlets have been closed in the country due to surge in violence in Afghanistan over the last three months, TOLO News has reported. ...
Advancing Taliban execute detainees in multiple provinces as fighting rages on in Afghanistan
An independent human rights organisation has said that Taliban forces advancing in Ghazni, Kandahar, and other Afghan provinces have summarily executed detained soldiers, police, and civilians with alleged ties to the Afghan government. ...
8 killed, 20 injured in car blast near Afghan defence minister's residence in Kabul
At least eight people including a woman were killed and more than 20 wounded in a car bomb blast near the residence of acting Defence Minister General Bismillah Mohammadi in Kabul on Tuesday night, the country's interior ministry said. ...
Afghanistan: Taliban attack on India-built Salma Dam 'failed' as result of Afghan forces counter-attack
The Afghan forces thwarted the Taliban's attack on India-built Salma Dam in Herat province, said the Afghan government, adding that the terror group has "suffered heavy casualties and fled the area as a result of counter-attacks". ...