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12-Nov-2018 Kabul

Suicide blast near Hazara protests in Kabul kills 6

At least six people were killed and 20 others were wounded in a suicide blast here on Monday near a protest site where hundreds of people, mostly members of the persecuted Shia minority Hazara, were demanding more security in the Hazara-dominated central...

08-Nov-2018 Kabul

16 Talibans killed in Afghanistan

Afghan forces killed 16 Taliban militants and injured 19 others while evicting them from several villages in Dand-e-Ghori area in Baghlan province, police said Thursday."The security forces have recaptured several villages including the main base of Taliban...

06-Nov-2018 kabul

Ashraf Ghani inaugurates China-Afghanistan air corridor

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday inaugurated the China-Afghanistan air corridor to boost trade relations between the two neighbouring countries."It is expected that 20 tonnes of pine nuts as the first shipment will be exported to China," said a statement...

31-Oct-2018 Kabul

25 killed in Afghan military helicopter crash

At least 25 people, including senior government and Army officials, were killed when a military helicopter crashed due to bad weather in the region bordering Afghanistan's Farah and Herat provinces on Wednesday, authorities said."The 25 people on board...

31-Oct-2018 kabul

6 killed in Kabul prison suicide bombing

At least six people were killed and eight others wounded after a suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying prison employees in the capital on Wednesday, officials said.Kabul police spokesperson Basir Mujahid told Pajhwok Afghan News the suicide attack occurred...

27-Oct-2018 kabul

6 killed in Afghan suicide bombing

At least six people were killed and 12 injured on Saturday in a Taliban car bomb attack in front of a police base in Afghanistan's Maidan Wardak province.At 8.30 a.m., a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle laden with explosives as a car carrying police personnel...

20-Oct-2018 kabul

5 killed, 118 injured in Afghanistan's polling day violence

At least five people were killed and 118 injured in a series of violent attacks and explosions in Afghanistan as the long-awaited parliamentary elections got underway in the militancy-plagued country on Saturday.In Kabul, blasts killed at least three people...

20-Oct-2018 kabul

1 killed, 47 injured in Afghanistan's polling day bombings

Several blasts were reported from different parts of Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 1 person and wounding 47, as Afghans voted in the long-awaited parliamentary elections.Blasts were reported from Kabul and the provinces of Kapisa and Logar (east),...

17-Oct-2018 Lashkar Gah (Afghanistan)

Poll candidate killed in Afghan blast

A bomb ripped through the campaign office of a leading parliamentary candidate in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Wednesday, killing him and injuring eight others, the police said.The blast took place at around 10 a.m. when (candidate) Abdul Jabar Qahraman...

14-Oct-2018 kabul

16 killed in 2 attacks on Afghan election campaigns

At least 16 people were killed Saturday and 36 wounded in two attacks against Afghanistan's ongoing parliamentary election campaign ahead of next week's vote, authorities told Efe.The first attack occurred in Takhar province in the country's northeast,...

13-Oct-2018 kabul

12 killed in Afghan election rally blast

At least 12 people were killed after a blast ripped through an election campaign rally in Afghanistan's Takhar province on Saturday, officials said.The motorcycle bomb was detonated in the afternoon targeting the campaign rally of Nazifa Beg Yusufi, a candidate...

02-Oct-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

14 killed in Afghan poll rally suicide bombing

At least 14 people were killed and 47 were wounded in a suicide bomb attack at an election rally in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Tuesday,  officials said.Provincial government spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said that the bomber detonated an explosive...

02-Oct-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

13 killed in Afghan poll rally suicide bombing

At least 13 people were killed and 30 others were wounded after a suicide bombing ripped through an election rally in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Tuesday, officials said.The bombing occurred at parliamentary election candidate Abdul Nasir Mohmand's...

25-Aug-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

Blast near election office in Afghanistan kills 2

At least two people were killed and four others wounded in a suicide attack during a protest near the Election Commission office in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Saturday, officials said.The attack occurred around 11.20 a.m. when an attacker blew...

17-Jun-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

15 killed, 45 injured in Afghanistan suicide bombing

At least 15 people were killed and 45 others wounded as an explosion rocked a provincial governor's office after a meeting between Afghan officials and Taliban members here on Sunday, a security official said."The initial information found a terrorist blew...

17-Jan-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

Afghan forces kill 14 IS militants in Nangarhar

Security forces during overnight operations killed 14 Islamic State (IS) terror group militants in the eastern Nangarhar province, provincial government spokesman Attaullah Khogiani said Wednesday.According to the official, units of security forces raided the...

14-Jan-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

17 IS militants killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan

Seventeen militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) were killed when security forces' aircrafts targeted the terror group's positions in Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.The security forces, according to Attaullah Khogiani, the spokesman for the...

11-Jan-2018 Kunduz

Taliban kill five policemen in Afghanistan

Five Afghan police personnel were killed and two others wounded in an attack by the Taliban in the country's northern province, an official said on Thursday."The incident took place in Archi, a restive district on the outskirts of Kunduz city, on Wednesday...

22-Dec-2017 Kandahar

8 killed in Taliban suicide attack on Afghan police station

At least eight people were killed and many others wounded after a Taliban suicide car bombing struck a district police station in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Friday, the police said.The attack occurred around 4.30 a.m. when a Taliban suicide bomber...

17-Dec-2017 Kandahar (Afghanistan)

Car bomb hits NATO convoy in Kandahar, kills civilian

An Afghan woman was killed and four civilians wounded when a suicide car bomb struck a NATO-led coalition forces' convoy in Kandahar city on Sunday, an official said.The blast occurred around 2 p.m. local time in Police District 5 of Kandahar city, capital...

18-Sep-2017 kabul

4 killed in market explosion in Afghanistan

At least four people have died and another 14 wounded in an explosion Sunday in southeastern Afghanistan, according to an official source.e bombing took place at 11.00 a.m. (local time) at a mobile phone market in Khost city, Efe news reported."As a result...

04-Jun-2016 Herat (Afghanistan)

Salma Dam inaugurated, Modi assures support to Afghanistan

India's development assistance in Afghanistan scaled a new high on Saturday with the inauguration of the Salma Dam in Herat province, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani pressed a button to open the sluice gates of the Rs 1,700...

04-Jun-2016 Herat (Afghanistan)

After inaugurating dam, Modi leaves Afghanistan for Qatar

After inaugurating the Salma dam, one of India's major reconstruction works in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left Herat for Doha, Qatar, on the second leg of his five-nation tour.“Long live India-Afghan friendship! A short but momentous...

04-Jun-2016 Herat (Afghanistan)

Narendra Modi visits Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Herat city

After inaugurating the Salma Dam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the Indian consulate in Herat in western Afghanistan where he interacted with the consular staff.“Meeting the men who make our friendship work. PM visits Indian consulate in...

04-Jun-2016 Herat (Afghanistan)

Afghanistan's success hope of every Indian: Narendra Modi

The success of Afghanistan is the hope and desire of all Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday after he and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani jointly inaugurated a dam built with Indian assistance.“Afghanistan’s success is a deeply held hope...

04-Jun-2016 Herat (Afghanistan)

Narendra Modi conferred with Afghanistan's top civilian award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday conferred with Afghanistan's highest civilian honour, the Amir Amanullah Khan Award.Afghan President Ashraf Ghani conferred the award on Modi after the two leaders jointly inaugurated the Afghan-India Friendship...

04-Jun-2016 Herat (Afghanistan)

India committed to help redefine Afghanistan's future: Narendra Modi

India is committed to restore hope and redefine war-torn Afghanistan's future, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, after inaugurating a dam built with Indian assistance here.Modi said he had not come to Afghanistan just to launch the Afghan-India...

04-Jun-2016 Herat (Afghanistan)

Narendra Modi , Afghan President inaugurate India-built dam

Marking another major success in India's reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday jointly inaugurated the Afghan-India Friendship Dam, earlier known as Salma Dam, built with Indian...

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