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Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

1 killed, 2 injured as roadside bomb strikes police van in S. Afghanistan

At least one person was killed and two others injured as a roadside bomb struck a police vehicle in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

12 police killed in Afghan southern province

A total of 12 police personnel were killed in a checkpoint in Helmand's provincial capital Lashkar Gah 555 km south of Kabul on on...
AFP/File / Nasir Waqif Afghan security personnel pictured during an operation against Taliban militants in Kunduz province in April 2016

Afghan Taliban confirms death of key commander in northern Kunduz province

Afghan Taliban fighters have confirmed the death of the outfit's key commander Mullah Abdul Salam and shadow governor of the northern Kunduz province. ...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

IS commander among 4 militants killed in N. Afghanistan

Four militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) group including notorious commander Qari Qudrat were killed in the northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan on...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

6 Taliban fighters killed in N. Afghanistan

Up to six Taliban militants have been killed and 12 others injured over the past 24 hours as military crackdown against militants continues in...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Clash leaves 10 dead including 5 police in N. Afghan province

A total of 10 people including five police have been killed as a clash erupted in Darzab district of the northern Jawzjan province, provincial...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

2 pupils killed, 2 others injured in mortar mine attack in E. Afghan province

At least two pupils have confirmed dead and two others sustained injuries in a mortar mine attack on a school in the eastern Laghman...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

30 IS militants killed in eastern Afghanistan in 24 hours

At least 30 militants of Islamic State (IS) group were killed during fresh clashes and airstrikes in restive eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, local...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

8 suspected insurgents detained in S. Afghan province

Personnel of law enforcing agencies have arrested eight suspected insurgents in the southern Kandahar province, said a statement of National Directorate of Security (NDS)...

U.S. Senate delegation, President Ghani discuss security situation in Afghanistan

A visiting delegation of U.S. Senate held meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani here on Tuesday and exchanged views on matters pertaining mutual interests,...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Nineteen IS militants killed in airstrike, offensive in eastern Afghanistan

About 19 militants of the Islamic State (IS) group were killed and two others wounded after security forces struck their positions in eastern province...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

10 civilians killed in grenade attack in Afghanistan

Some 10 Afghan civilians were killed and four others wounded in a grenade attack in eastern Laghman province overnight, the provincial government said on...
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Feb. 17 world news summary at 1530 GMT,

ISLAMABAD -- The death toll of Thursday's suicide blast at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's south Sindh province has risen to 88 on Friday,...
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Feb. 14 world news summary at 1530 GMT

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -- At least five miners were trapped and 13 others rescued after a gold mine collapsed in Tanzania's northern region...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

10 Taliban militants killed, 14 injured in northern Afghan province

At least 10 militants have been killed and 14 others injured as clash erupted between government forces and Taliban in Jarm district of the...
Afghan policemen inspect the site of a blast in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2016. One civilian was killed and three others injured as a bicycle bomb planted by militants went off in Kabul on Thursday, police said. (Xinhua/Jawid Omid)

Afghan police seize 210 kg explosives in northern province

The Afghan National Police (ANP) personnel discovered explosives in the country's northern province of Kunduz overnight, the provincial police chief said on Sunday. ...
Afghan policemen inspect the site of a blast in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2016. One civilian was killed and three others injured as a bicycle bomb planted by militants went off in Kabul on Thursday, police said. (Xinhua/Jawid Omid)

Counter-terrorism officer, bodyguard killed in northern Afghan province

Unknown armed men shot dead a counter-terrorism officer and one of his bodyguards in northern Afghanistan's Badakhshan province on Saturday, said Ahmad Nawed Frotan,...

Feb. 8 world news summary at 1530 GMT

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, discussed Tuesday their shared commitment to combatting terrorism in all its...
Afghan policemen inspect the site of a blast in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2016. One civilian was killed and three others injured as a bicycle bomb planted by militants went off in Kabul on Thursday, police said. (Xinhua/Jawid Omid)

Unknown armed men gun down 6 employees of ICRC in northern Afghan province

Unknown armed men gunned down six employees of ICRC in the northern Jauzjan province on Wednesday, the spokesman for ICRC here in Kabul,...

African Film Makers To Be Awarded In Zanzibar

The 20th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival will provide a host of opportunities for filmmakers, and in particular African filmmakers. With new...

Dozens Killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan Avalanches

Heavy snow and avalanches have killed dozens of people in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In Afghanistan nearly 100 have lost their lives in the past three...
Afghan security forces gather around a destroyed vehicle following a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 25, 2015. The suicide bombing that rocked Kabul city on Wednesday killed six people and injured 31 others, Kabul Police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghan forces kill 18 militants in S. province

At least 18 Taliban militants have been killed and several others injured as clash for the control of Sangin district in the southern Helmand...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Insider attack kills 8 policemen in N. Afghan province

Insider attack on a police checkpoint claimed the lives of eight policemen in the northern Faryab province on Friday, spokesman for police in the...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Feb. 1 world news summary at 1530 GMT

BAKU -- Four suspects were killed and another arrested in a raid on a group suspected of planning terror attacks in Azerbaijan, the State...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Airstrike kills IS commander in eastern Afghan province

Air raid against Islamic State (IS) group has killed a local commander of the armed militants in the eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, spokesman...
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11 detained for trafficking, holding narcotics in Afghanistan

The Afghan security forces have detained 11 persons for alleged trafficking and holding narcotics in four of the country's 34 provinces within a week,...
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Afghan southern Lashkar Gah city at the range of Taliban rocket

The city of Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan southern region witnessed firing of three rockets that claimed at least one life and injuring two others...
AFP/File / Nasir Waqif Afghan security personnel pictured during an operation against Taliban militants in Kunduz province in April 2016

Taliban executes woman in northern Afghan province

Taliban militants have executed a woman on charge of adultery in Yamgan district of Badakhshan province with Faizabad as its capita, head of Women...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Clash leaves 24 militants dead in S. Afghanistan

Up to two dozen Taliban militants have been killed and 25 others injured in Sangin district of the southern Helmand province in Afghanistan, according...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

4 killed, 12 injured in minibus-truck collision in Western Afghanistan

Four people were killed and 12 others wounded after a minibus collided head-on with a truck along a highway in Afghanistan's western province of...