KABUL (Reuters) - Heavy fighting between Islamic State militants and government security forces has claimed dozens of lives in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday.
KABUL (Reuters) - On a bright day in downtown Kabul, Jagtar Singh Laghmani was in his traditional herb shop when a man turned up, drew a knife and told him to convert to Islam or he would cut his throat. Only bystanders and other shopkeepers saved his life.
ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES Nepalese People, Be Calm And Patience! The news that 14 Nepalese have been killed in the terrorist attack has shocked everyone in Nepal and many are reacting with grief and sorrow on Facebook and other social medias. Show More Summary
? In December 1979, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, beginning 36 years of continuous war and conflict. Here, 26-year-old writer Sparghai Basir Aryan compares her life in war-torn, oppressive Kabul with that of her mother, who lived peacefully and enjoyed wearing skirts and no headscarf, something unheard of today. Show More Summary
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan faces the risk of a new spiral in violence following a series of attacks on civilians in the last few months but on the battlefield, security forces have been holding their ground, the top U.N. official in the country said.
For years, Nepali uniformed guards at foreign embassies and compounds across Kabul have been a polite, low-key presence in the gritty Afghan capital, which has been toughened by decades of conflict and is teeming with swaggering gunmen. The guards, all Buddhists or Hindus, often greet familiar visitors with a traditional gesture, bowing slightly with palms raised […]
A Taliban-claimed suicide bombing targeted a bus transporting Nepalese security guards Monday morning on the outskirts of Kabul, killing at least 14 people and injuring nine others, Afghan officials said. The Nepalese nationals were on their way to work at the Canadian embassy in Afghanistan. The...
19 June 2016 Tim is a retired Marine infantry officer. I spent much time with Tim in various provinces in Afghanistan, such as Nangarhar, Kabul, Kandahar, Helmand, Nimoroz. Good Lord almighty we went everywhere together, often aloneShow More Summary
More than a dozen Nepalese security guards killed in 1 of 3 likely Taliban attacks -- 2 of them right in the capital
The insurgents frequently target government employees and Afghan security forces across the country
KABUL (Reuters) - More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying Nepalese security contractors in the Afghan capital, officials...Show More Summary
The dead, believed to have been foreign contractors, were all Nepalese who were riding in a minibus to work, police officials said.
A suicide bomber killed at least 14 people by targeting a minibus in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul Monday, in an attack claimed by the Taliban. The bus was reportedly carrying Nepalese security guards and was driving along a road towards...Show More Summary
An explosion in the Afghan capital of Kabul has left fourteen people dead and several injured.
Suicide bomber targets foreign security guards on minibus in first major attack in Afghan capital since Ramadan started.
KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion hit a minibus in the Afghan capital, Kabul, early on Monday, killing and wounding several people, police said, although it was not immediately clear who was on board the bus.
The new US policy of sending combat advisers to strengthen and guide regular Afghan National Army units is an attempt to delay the potential collapse of forces fighting the Taliban, Western analysts told Sputnik.
Afghanistan sent an official request to Russia for the delivery of helicopters to Kabul, Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Karzai said Thursday.
Moscow and Kabul will continue strengthening their military cooperation, Afghanistan's deputy foreign minister said.
KABUL (Reuters) - The United States is asking its allies helping with security in Afghanistan to maintain funding for Afghan forces at a cost of nearly $5 billion a year until at least 2020, a top U.S. military commander said on Mon...