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

Afghan air force kills 3 militants in N. province

The Afghan air force killed three Taliban militants in the country's northern province of Kunduz overnight, an army source said on Monday. ...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Battle leaves 12 dead in Afghan southern province

Afghan forces during operations against militants in the southern Helmand province have killed 12 Taliban fighters and injured 19 others over the past 24...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

Clash leaves 4 Afghan Taliban dead

Four Taliban fighters were killed and three others injured as clash erupted in Jarm district of Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province Tuesday night, an army...
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

36 IS militants killed in Afghanistan

A total of 36 militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) group have been killed in the conflict-hit Afghanistan over the past 24 hours,...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghan forces kill 4 militants in NE province

A total of four Taliban fighters have been killed and three others injured as clash flared up in Burka district of Afghanistan's northern Baghlan...

Fighting terror in Afghanistan to remain a challenge for Trump administration

Afghanistan remains one of the main challenges for the new U.S. administration under President Donald Trump with local observers suggesting he will have to...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Premature blast kills 3 Taliban in northern Afghan province

Three Taliban militants including a group commander were killed as their explosive device exploded prematurely in Dahna-e-Ghori district of the northern Baghlan province on...

Gun battle dozens militants dead, injured in N. Afghan province

Up to two dozen militants have been killed and injured as clash erupted between security forces and Taliban fighters in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the...
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 6 IS militants in E. Afghanistan

Six militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) group were killed after unmanned plane targeted their hideouts in Achin district of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar...
Militants walk in the Syrian city of Idlib on March 29, 2015. (Photo by AFP)

41 militants killed, 25 injured in Afghanistan in past 24 hrs

At least 41 militants were killed and 25 others injured after Afghan army, police and intelligence agency personnel launched wide-scale operations against insurgents' hideouts...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

6 militants killed, 12 injured as aircrafts raid Taliban hideouts in N. Afghan province

A total of six insurgents have been killed and 12 others sustained injuries as aircrafts of Afghan government forces raided Taliban positions in the...
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Taliban asks Trump to review policy in Afghanistan

Taliban outfit has asked the new U.S. administration to review its policy in Afghanistan and withdraw all the foreign forces from the insurgency-plagued country,...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghan media urges Trump administration to end unfinished mission of war on terror in...

Afghan newspapers in their editorials on Saturday attached great importance to assuming office by new U.S. President Donald Trump and urged him to end...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

2 killed in bomb attack on sport fans in Afghanistan

Two persons were killed and five others wounded Friday evening after a bomb struck the ground of Buzkashi, a national game, in the Afghanistan's...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Jan. 20 world news summary at 1530 GMT

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan -- At least two persons were killed Friday evening after a bomb struck the ground of Buzkashi, a national game, in the...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

Afghan forces kill 4 militants, detain 2 foreigners

At least four Taliban fighters have been killed and four others injured as security forces attacked militants' positions in Sayad district of the northern...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

16 police killed in S. Afghanistan’s Kandahar province

Up to 16 police were killed as militants stormed police checkpoints in Miwand district of the southern Kandahar province on Friday, a local official...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Pakistan concerned about “foothold of terrorist outfits” in Afghanistan

Pakistan on Thursday expressed serious concerns about the grip of several terrorist groups in neighboring Afghanistan. The statement came days after a...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Airstrikes kill 8 militants in N. Afghan province

Eight Taliban fighters have been killed and three others injured on Thursday after government aircraft targeted militants' hideouts in northern Afghanistan, an army spokesman...
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6 suspected terrorists arrested in S. Afghanistan

The personnel of law enforcing agencies have arrested six militants affiliated with the Taliban outfit in the southern Kandahar province, said a statement of...
Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan (file photo)

Airstrike kills Taliban commander, wounds 4 others in eastern Afghanistan

A Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Rahman has been killed and four others injured as the government aircrafts targeted militants' positions in Batikot district of...

Gun battle kills 5 militants in northern Afghan province

Up to five militants were killed and five others injured as clash erupted between security forces and Taliban group in Jarqdaq locality some 2...
Photo taken on April 6, 2015 shows the scene where a chemical plant blast in Zhangzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. The blast took place at around 6: 50 p.m. Monday, local authorities said. Monday's blast at the chemical plant is the second in 20 months. No casualties have been reported so far. (Xinhua) (zwx)

2 Afghan civilians killed in roadside bomb blast

Two Afghan civilians were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in eastern Laghman province on Sunday, a local official said. "Two daily...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

7 police killed in attacks in Afghanistan

Seven police personnel were killed and five others wounded in two separate attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, authorities said. In one attack,...
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Trader Jailed For Mixing Jollof With Indian hemp

An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday sentenced Seidu Issah, a 20-year-old trader, who mixed jollof with Indian hemp to ten years imprisonment. Charged with unlawfully...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghanistan-U.S. ties to be enhanced

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani spoke to the United States president-elect Donald Trump on Friday night, said a statement of Presidential Palace released here...
International Criminal Court (ICC)

Viewpoint: Africa, Russia, United States Imperialism and the Bankruptcy of the ICC

A recent article published in the New York Times appears to suggest that the United States will be investigated by the Netherlands-based International Criminal...
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All female-restaurant breaking down gender barriers in Afghanistan while serving a range of cuisine

"My restaurant is relatively new and the doors only opened two months ago, but already I'm overjoyed with the turnover we're achieving everyday and...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

16 killed, including 13 insurgents, in battle in N. Afghanistan

Sporadic fighting has been continuing on the outskirts of Saripul city, the capital of the Saripul province, 350 km north of Kabul over the...

Taliban attack in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan foiled

"A group of Taliban fighters including some suicide bombers had planned to target Baharak district headquarters early Sunday, but police thwarted their malicious design...