US Doublespeak on Terror?
Jan 29, 2015
India 'Secular' No More?
Jan 29, 2015
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Gunfire and explosions rang out Wednesday in a diplomatic quarter of Kabul as security forces waged an all-night battle with Taliban militants who tried to storm a guesthouse owned by a prominent political family.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Heavily armed insurgents stormed a guesthouse in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul late on Tuesday night and were still resisting Afghan security forces more than five hours after the assault began.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Taliban suicide bombers attacked a court in Wardak province on Tuesday, killing two police officers before being shot dead as they entered the compound, the police chief said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 26, 2015
More than 70 people were wounded Monday when a Taliban truck bomber detonated a tonne of explosives outside a government complex in southern Afghanistan, the latest in a series of attacks that have sent civilian casualties surging.
World News | Reuters | Sunday May 17, 2015
A suicide car bomber rammed a European Union vehicle near the main airport in Afghanistan's capital on Sunday, killing at least three people in the latest attack in the city, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 17, 2015
A US drone strike killed at least four militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Saturday, Pakistani security officials said.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 15, 2015
The militant group that said it was behind Wednesday's massacre of 45 commuters in Karachi is a dangerous outfit with ties to Pakistan's Taliban, but intelligence sources voiced doubts about claims it had received financial support from Islamic State...
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 14, 2015
Gunmen stormed a guest house popular with foreigners in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday evening, police said, with at least one American killed and dozens others trapped by fighting between the attackers and rescuers.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 13, 2015
Gunmen opened fire on a gathering of Afghan Muslim clerics in the southern province of Helmand, killing seven people, police said on Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promised coordinated military operations with Afghan forces to hunt down militants along their shared border, saying on a visit to Kabul today that he condemned a recent Taliban offensive.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 9, 2015
The Afghan Taliban, condemned for their misogynistic ideology, were surprisingly open with female delegates who attended peace talks in Qatar, pledging support for women's education and their right to work in "male-dominated professions", activists s...
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Representatives at preliminary talks aiming to end Afghanistan's long war have agreed that Taliban insurgents should open a political office for negotiations, but disagreement over foreign troops is still hampering prospects for a ceasefire.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
An Afghan delegation is heading to Qatar for "open discussions" with representatives of Taliban insurgents over the next few days aimed at ending Afghanistan's long war, an official said on Friday.
India News | Edited by Dilip Bobb | Tuesday April 28, 2015
A joint effort to combat terror dominated talks during Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's first official visit to India, seven months after he was sworn in. His visit was delayed by a few hours because of a Taliban offensive in Afghanistan's Kunduz prov...
World News | Written by Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Amid an intensified wave of attacks by the Taliban, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has told NDTV that Pakistan must, within a timeframe, commit to the war against terrorism in his country, calling it a "litmus test".
World News | Reuters | Monday April 27, 2015
Heavy fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban insurgents that killed more than 30 combatants today threatened a major northern city, prompting President Ashraf Ghani to delay a state visit to India.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 24, 2015
Taliban insurgents shot rockets onto a US base outside Kabul and targeted Afghan government buildings in a provincial capital today, as they officially launched their spring offensive in a year that has already seen fierce fighting.
World News | Reuters | Saturday April 18, 2015
A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said on Saturday.
World News | Reported by Amitabh Pashupati Revi, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday April 18, 2015
Twin blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad have killed at least 37 people and injured over 100. A spokesperson for the Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which would make it first attack by the Islamic State in Afgha...
World News | Agence France Press | Friday April 10, 2015
A Taliban suicide car bomb targeted a NATO convoy in eastern Afghanistan today, killing at least three civilians as security forces brace for a full-blown insurgent offensive in the spring fighting season.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 10, 2015
A suicide car bomb targeted a NATO convoy in Afghanistan today, killing at least three civilians in the eastern city of Jalalabad, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 9, 2015
Militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades and other weapons stormed a court in Afghanistan's northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Thursday and killed eight people including the district police chief, authorities said.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 9, 2015
An American and an Afghan soldier were killed on Wednesday when a firefight broke out between Afghan and NATO coalition forces at a compound where a senior US diplomat met a provincial governor in eastern Afghanistan, police and US sources said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 2, 2015
A suicide bomber today killed at least 16 people and wounded around 40 others, including a prominent Afghan lawmaker, in an attack on an anti-corruption protest outside the residence of the governor of restive Khost province, officials said.