AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Kabir Khan, who played four Tests and 10 one-day internationals for Pakistan, led minnows Afghanistan to qualification for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 31, 2014
A moderate intensity earthquake shook Kashmir Valley on Sunday, however, there was no report of any damage due to it.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 31, 2014
An Afghan spokesman says 23 people were killed when a passenger van and a fuel tanker collided in western Afghanistan.
World | Reuters | Saturday August 30, 2014
At least six people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide car bomber and Taliban gunmen attacked an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Saturday, officials said.
World | Associated Press | Saturday August 30, 2014
An official says a suicide bomber targeting an intelligence office in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two people.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford said as he stepped down as the top U.S. comman...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Afghanistan's fraud-hit election teetered on the brink of collapse Wednesday as one of the two candidates boycotted the UN-supervised vote audit set up to end a prolonged dispute over the rightful winner.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday August 25, 2014
A Taliban commander was killed today in a remote controlled Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Pakistan's restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
World | Reuters | Monday August 25, 2014
Afghanistan's next president was meant to be inaugurated on Monday but the deadline has been pushed back to September 2 as rival candidates remain deadlocked over who won an election meant to mark the troubled country's first democratic transfer of p...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 25, 2014
Gunmen in northwest Pakistan opened fire on tankers carrying fuel for NATO troops in Afghanistan on Monday, killing a driver and wounding two others, officials said.
World | Reuters | Saturday August 23, 2014
Two lorry drivers were charged on Saturday by British police investigating the death of an Afghan man who was among 35 suspected stowaways found in a shipping container at a dock in eastern England a week ago.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 21, 2014
Gunmen in northwest Pakistan on Thursday opened fire on tankers carrying fuel for NATO troops in Afghanistan, killing a driver and wounding two others, officials said.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 21, 2014
Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the oral polio vaccine each to millions of children.
World | Ravi Somaiya and Christine Haughney, The New York Times | Thursday August 21, 2014
In Iraq, Islamic extremist fighters forced freelance reporter James Foley to read propaganda celebrating their cause, and then beheaded him. Another U.S. journalist is next, they warned.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday August 21, 2014
Having learnt the game in refugee camps in Pakistan during the Soviet occupation of the 1980s, Afghanistan have played in two World Twenty20 competitions and have won hearts with their progress.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 21, 2014
Afghanistan has given a New York Times reporter 24 hours to leave the country, accusing him of not cooperating with an investigation into his reporting, the Attorney General's office said on Wednesday.
World | Rod Nordland, The New York Times | Wednesday August 20, 2014
The Afghan attorney general's office called in a New York Times correspondent for questioning Tuesday, and later banned him from leaving the country, after The Times published a story about discussions among some officials of imposing an interim gove...
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 20, 2014
The Afghan attorney general's office has barred a New York Times reporter from leaving the country after the paper ran a story about ministry and palace officials discussing plans to form an interim government if an election deadlock continues.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 19, 2014
The United Nations says violence against humanitarian workers soared to a record high last year - and already this year more aid workers have killed than in all of 2012.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 19, 2014
The number of attacks on aid workers soared last year to the highest level on record, with Afghanistan the most dangerous country to be a humanitarian, a report on Tuesday said.