Afghanistan News

A bomb victim’s last 4 steps, replayed over and over in Afghanistan

The Taliban bombing in Kabul that was cited as a reason to end peace talks was caught on camera, along with a man’s desperate scramble to evade death.

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 5th T20 Live Cricket Streaming: When and where to watch AFG vs ZIM live action?

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, Afg vs Zim 5th T20 Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: A maiden T20I win over Afghanistan could boost morale for struggling side, while Afghanistan could look to test bench strength in dead rubber.


Taliban car bomb kills at least 20 in southern Afghanistan

The Taliban, who have been carrying out nearly daily attacks since peace talks with the United States collapsed earlier this month, said the target was a nearby government intelligence department building in Qalat, the capital of Zabul province.

Any peace process in Afghanistan should have 'full consent' of its people: India

"We have supported the election process which is about to unfold later this month. Our point of view is that any process should respect the constitutional legacy and it should not lead to any ungoverned spaces where terrorists and their proxies can relocate," the MEA spokesperson said.

Support direct talks between Taliban and Afghan govt: Syed Akbaruddin

Syed Akbaruddin said that the international community needs to continue its commitments made to the Afghan security forces in their fight against the scourge of terrorism.

Top Afghan leader: 'Without Pakistan support, Taliban would fade away in six months...'

Amrullah Saleh, a former chief of the Afghan intelligence service National Directorate of Security, tells The Indian Express "the key is for the Taliban to realise they can't subdue a nation by guns and bombs provided by the Pakistani ISI and the army".


Explained: Afghan deal is off. Now what?

US President Donald Trump has said he has ‘called off peace negotiations’ with Taliban. But a resumption of talks cannot be ruled out; nor can a full US withdrawal without a deal. And could India have unexpectedly got a foot in the door?

The records Afghanistan's Rashid Khan broke on his Test captaincy debut

Rashid Khan took 6/49 and completed his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket as Afghanistan overcame rain and fading light to beat Bangladesh by a mammoth 224 runs.

Explained: As US calls off peace talks with Taliban, Afghanistan stares at abyss

Since January, there has been a steady spike in attacks as the Taliban have leveraged violence to buttress their bargaining position, and tried to take control of as much territory as they could before the agreement with the US was finalised.

After Trump calls off talks, Afghanistan braces for violence

In a round of television interviews, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed an attack by the Taliban for the cancellation of talks at Camp David this weekend that the administration had expected would lead to the signing of a peace agreement.

Afghanistan Photos

In war-torn Kabul, library-on-wheels offers free reading to children

This library-on-wheels is an effort to inculcate reading habits in children of Afghanistan, which suffers from low literacy rate and conflict between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

Refugee women find relief in Greece soccer

The United Nations Refugee Agency, known as the UNHCR, says there were 76,100 pending asylum claims in Greece at the end of 2018, in a report prepared for World Refugee Day on Thursday.


Afghanistan's youth wary of future with Taliban

Afghanistan has a strikingly young population, with more than 60 percent of its 35 million people under the age of 25, and half under the age of 15, according to the UN population agency

India will not forget or turn away from Afghanistan: PM Modi at Salma Dam's inauguration

PM Narendra Modi's visit takes Indo-Afghanistan relations a step further as he inaugurates the Salma Dam in Herat province.

Afghanistan seal historic win over West Indies, Chris Gayle celebrates with the winners

West Indies lost to Afghanistan by six runs in their final Super 10 stage match on Sunday.

South Africa vs Afghanistan: AB de Villiers show leads South Africa to win over Afghanistan

Afghanistan give South Africa a score but Protea bowlers defended 209 to give their team first win WT20 2016.


ICC World T20: Tillakaratne Dilshan guides Sri Lanka to six-wicket win over Afghanistan

Sri Lanka, riding high on Dilshan's unbeaten 83, beat Afghanistan by six wickets at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

Women rights activists face threat in Afghanistan: Amnesty

Amnesty International says the activists, who are working to improve the human rights situation in their country, face increased violence, including sexual assault and assassinations.

Dominant New Zealand breeze past Afghanistan

New Zealand stomped Afghanistan to take their World Cup 2015 record to 5-0 and moved 4 points clear of Sri Lanka.

Australia back to dominating ways

Australia thumped Afghanistan in the most one-sided match of the World Cup.

Afghanistan Videos

Salma Dam Reservoir That Modi Inaugurated In Herat

“Together, we built this,” says Sufi Zafran, leader of the 12 villages which gave their lands to the Salma Dam, his face aged by a life spent making war in the searing heat and pitiless winters. Invisible, in the mountains above, stands the army of Haji Saeed Wali, a dam site truck driver turned bandit […]

Congress co-relates PM Modi’s Pak visit with Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh reacted on the recent Pathankot attack and said that considering America’s interest, it is reflected that America is involved in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit from Afghanistan to Pakistan. Taking account of the Pathankot attack, Singh said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) should investigate the matter.