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Five De-miners shot dead in Kandahar

KABUL: At least five deminers were killed by unknown gunmen in southern Kandahar province on Monday morning, provincial police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq confirmed....

Afghanistan-Pakistan Ulema agree to hold joint peace talks

KABUL: Afghanistan and Pakistan’s religious scholars (Ulema) have reportedly agreed to hold conferences in both countries to explore ways for peace and to encourage...

Top Ex-Pakistani general killed in Afghanistan

Islamabad- Ex-Pakistan's higher-ranking military general is said to have been killed in Afghanistan.Lt General (r) Shahid Aziz who had also served as the Director...

Afghanistan attacks threaten health system gains

Deteriorating security is forcing Afghanistan to spend more money on trauma care, rather than investing in women and children’s health, the health minister said...

UK to increase troops in Afghanistan following Trump pressure

The number of British troops in Afghanistan could top 1,000 for the first time in years following calls from Donald Trump for US allies to do more to combat the Taliban. The...

President Ghani calls upon Taliban to shun violence in Ramadan

Kabul-- In a short video message regarding the holy month of Ramadan President Ashraf Ghani requested the Taliban to stop fighting during Ramadan. He urged insurgent...

UN Welcomes ‘Reinvigorated Efforts’ in Afghanistan’s Corruption Reform Agenda

Adopting a new anti-corruption strategy and implementing several initiatives in a broad anti-corruption agenda demonstrate Afghanistan’s commitment to countering corruption, finds a new United...

IAEA mission helps Afghanistan manage growing cancer burden

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has carried out the first ever review of Afghanistan’s cancer care needs to help the country prepare for...

Taliban attacks Farah city in west Afghanistan

Afghan Security officials saying Taliban insurgents have attacked Farah city, the capital of Farah province in western Afghanistan near the border with Iran. Fared Bakhtawer,...

Suicide bombers storm government building in Nangarhar, killing 9 wounding over 30

JALALABAD, Afghanistan -- According to reports, the suicide bombers have launched a complex coordinated attack at the tax and revenue office of the eastern...

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