Suspected suicide blast hits Afghan capital Kabul

Jul 15 2018

An apparent suicide attack close to a government ministry in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday killed at least five people as staff were leaving the office in the evening rush hour, officials said.

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record as suicide attacks surge

Jul 15 2018

The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan reached a record in the first half of the year, despite last month’s ceasefire, with a surge in suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State, the United Nations said.

NATO decides to fund Afghan security forces until 2024

Jul 13 2018

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) nations decided on Thursday to sustain their presence in Afghanistan and fund Afghan security forces until 2024.

As NATO meets in Brussels, heavy casualties across Afghanistan

Jul 12 2018

A Taliban attack on an Afghan army outpost near the northern city of Kunduz has killed at least 29 soldiers, while air strikes in other parts of the country killed dozens of insurgents, officials said.

NATO summit to focus on Afghan conflict on second day

Jul 12 2018

Leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Thursday plan to move beyond US President Donald Trump's demands for higher defence spending and focus on the conflict in Afghanistan on the second day of the meet here underscored by transatlantic tensions.

Gunmen trap Afghan workers in attack on education department office

Jul 11 2018

Gunmen attacked an education department office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and were holding out against security forces who had surrounded the compound, officials said.

Suicide bomber kills 10 in Afghanistan's city of Jalalabad

Jul 10 2018

A suicide bomber blew himself up on Tuesday in the Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing at least 10 people, government officials said, but no militant group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Govt to allow spouses of Indian nationals to convert visa category even if married abroad

Jul 09 2018

"We are doing away with the rule and simplifying it so that irrespective of the place of the wedding , the foreign spouse can convert their tourist visa to dependent visa."

Swaraj meets relatives of Afghanistan terror attack victims

Jul 02 2018

External Affairs Minster Sushma Swaraj today met the relatives of some of the victims of the Afghanistan terror attack in which at least 19 people, including Sikhs, were killed.

Amarinder condemns terror attack in Afghanistan

Jul 02 2018

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has strongly condemned the terror attack in Afghanistan which left at least 19 people dead.

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