Afghanistan

US satellites discover more archaeological sites

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  The US government satellites and unmanned aerial vehicles have discovered more archaeological sites in Afghanistan dating to sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it has been reported. According to a report published in Science Magazine, the researchers are using images taken by commercial and United States government satellites and military drones to look […]

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Police among 24 killed in Taliban attack

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Taliban militants ambushed and killed 24 police and illegal gunmen in southern Helmand province, sources said on Thursday. A government source, who did not want to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash between policemen and the Taliban took place in Raig area of Maiwand district on Wednesday night. The irresponsible […]

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Heavy snowfall shuts busy Salang Highway

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The busy Salang Highway, linking Kabul with northern provinces, was blocked for heavy traffic as a result of heavy snowfall on Thursday morning, an official said. The highway — passing through treacherous mountains in Parwan and Baghlan provinces — connects nine provinces with the central capital. Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, the highway […]

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