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Afghanistan news


One dead as ISAF chopper crashes in Afghanistan

May 29, 2014 12:44 pm

Last month, a Lynx helicopter crashed during a routine flight in the southern province of Kandahar killing five British troops.

More than 60 workers clearing mines kidnapped in Afghanistan's Herat province

January 21, 2014 9:13 pm

The emerging situation resulting from the downgrading of security is a worrying sign for the traditionally rich and stable province of Herat.

New Afghan law to revive stoning met with severe opposition from human rights group

November 25, 2013 9:11 pm

Death by stoning was a signature method of execution for 'moral crimes' under the Taliban.

US-Afghanistan Bilateral Pact: Karzai uncertain,elders back deal

November 24, 2013 5:03 pm

The agreement is concerned with conditions of US presence post 2014 foreign troops withdrawal.

Violating international obligation,Iran forcefully deporting refugees back to Afghanistan

November 20, 2013 6:31 pm

Human Rights Watch estimated 2 million Afghan refugees in Iran,many undocumented.

Haqqani network losing goodwill,support turning into resentment: Report

November 06, 2013 2:36 pm

Local leaders are questioning whether the celebrated commander's war is really 'holy'.

Afghanistan: Karzai passes legislation to reserve seats for Hindus and Sikhs in National Assembly

September 04, 2013 4:22 pm

The reservation is for the lower house of assembly,whose number will increase to 250.

Afghan Taliban attack US base near Pakistan border: Officials

September 02, 2013 11:03 am

Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack,which destroyed several tanks.

Afghanistan: 35 killed,73 wounded in coordinated attacks by Taliban

August 29, 2013 6:05 pm

Taliban forces are expected to step up attacks before winter sets in around October.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits Pakistan for support on peace talks with Taliban

August 26, 2013 11:36 am

Karzai is also tipped to visit Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.