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Afghan and Indian officials meet in Moscow, hold talks on key issues
24 May 2017 15:28

Afghan and Indian officials meet in Moscow, hold talks on key issues

The Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar met his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on the sidelines of a summit in Moscow to hold talks on key issues.

 
NATO Chief Urges Russia To Support Afghan-led Peace Process
24 May 2017 15:11

NATO Chief Urges Russia To Support Afghan-led Peace Process

Jens Stoltenberg said ahead of Thursday’s heads of state meeting that the aim was to find a politically negotiated solution to the Afghan war.

 
Karzai met Russian Ambassador to discuss ongoing current Afghan situation
24 May 2017 14:53

Karzai met Russian Ambassador to discuss ongoing current Afghan situation

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai met with the Russian Ambassador to Afghanistan to hold talks regarding the current situation in Afghanistan.

 
Rand Paul seeks Senate vote on Trump’s $110bn Saudi arms deal
24 May 2017 14:37

Rand Paul seeks Senate vote on Trump’s $110bn Saudi arms deal

US Republican Senator Rand Paul is pushing for a vote on President Donald Trump’s recent $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, arguing that it would make Washington complicit in the Riyadh regime’s ongoing war crimes in Yemen.

 
Afghan man accused of killing police officer for Taliban arrested in Germany
24 May 2017 12:26

Afghan man accused of killing police officer for Taliban arrested in Germany

An Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of having links with the Taliban group in Afghanistan.

 
Bahrain police open fire on sit-in protesters, 1 killed: witnesses
24 May 2017 09:45

Bahrain police open fire on sit-in protesters, 1 killed: witnesses

Bahrain police on Tuesday opened fire on a long-running sit-in in support of a leading Shiite cleric in the Sunni-ruled [persian] Gulf state, hit by years of unrest.

 
Taliban Attack Baghlan-Mazar Highway, Clashes Ongoing
24 May 2017 09:19

Taliban Attack Baghlan-Mazar Highway, Clashes Ongoing

Taliban insurgents attacked Baghlan-Mazar highway on Tuesday night, clashes are still ongoing along the road, according to local security officials.

 
Explosion foiled near a hospital in Kabul city
24 May 2017 08:27

Explosion foiled near a hospital in Kabul city

The Afghan security forces have foiled a plot by the anti-government armed militant groups in capital Kabul.

 
Two men caned 83 times in Indonesia for homosexual sex
23 May 2017 15:19

Two men caned 83 times in Indonesia for homosexual sex

Two men were caned 83 times Tuesday as a punishment for having homosexual sex in Indonesia's ultra-conservative Aceh province.

 
12 killed, 14 wounded in a traffic incident in Laghman
23 May 2017 15:03

12 killed, 14 wounded in a traffic incident in Laghman

At least twelve people lost their lives in a traffic incident in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan, local officials said.

 
Jamiat-e-Islami eyes major role in Afghan presidential elections
23 May 2017 13:54

Jamiat-e-Islami eyes major role in Afghan presidential elections

The Jamiat-e-Islami of Afghanistan led by Salahuddin Rabbani and Ata Mohammad Noor eyes major role in the next presidential elections of Afghanistan by expanding the leadership council of the party.

 
Iran not to wait for US permission to test ballistic missiles
23 May 2017 13:28

Iran not to wait for US permission to test ballistic missiles

Iran's newly-elected president Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the country will continue its ballistic missile program despite criticism from US officials.

 
103 militants killed, 58 wounded in Laghman operations in past one month
23 May 2017 11:29

103 militants killed, 58 wounded in Laghman operations in past one month

At least 103 militants have been killed and 58 others have been wounded during the counter-terrorism operations in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan in past one month, the local security officials claim.

 
5 ISIS militants killed, 6 wounded in Afghan forces operations in Nangarhar
23 May 2017 11:01

5 ISIS militants killed, 6 wounded in Afghan forces operations in Nangarhar

At least five ISIS militants were killed and six others were wounded during the operations of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

 
19 killed, 50 injured in blast at concert in Manchester
23 May 2017 09:36

19 killed, 50 injured in blast at concert in Manchester

At least 19 people are dead and more than 50 injured in a suspected terrorist incident at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester.

 
Aid Amount Increases For Undocumented Returnees
23 May 2017 08:31

Aid Amount Increases For Undocumented Returnees

General Deputy for IOM, during a trip in Afghanistan in a meeting with MoRR minister said; the OIM increases it’s aids to returnees who are undocumented

 
Afghan forces seize Pakistani bus with more than six tonnes of explosives
22 May 2017 15:51

Afghan forces seize Pakistani bus with more than six tonnes of explosives

Afghan security forces have seized a Pakistani bus carrying 6,250 kilograms of ammonium nitrate, an ingredient of improvised explosives, officials said Monday.

 
Palestinians stage industrial action ahead of Trump visit
22 May 2017 14:28

Palestinians stage industrial action ahead of Trump visit

Palestinians have begun a general strike in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to observe a "Day of Rage" in support of hunger-striking prisoners in Israeli jails ahead US President Donald Trump's visit to the occupies territories.

 
Trump: Afghan soldiers making tremendous sacrifices in fight against Taliban
22 May 2017 12:27

Trump: Afghan soldiers making tremendous sacrifices in fight against Taliban

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday praised the Afghan forces calling them "courageous."

 
ANP Seized 6250 Kilos of Ammonium Nitrate
22 May 2017 12:19

ANP Seized 6250 Kilos of Ammonium Nitrate

The police searched the bus and found the Ammonium Nitrate hidden under the goods in Marco region, Ghani Khil district of eastern Nangarhar province.