Afghanistan

8 cops in Kandahar suicide blast

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDEAHAR: A suicide attack killed at least four police and wounded four others including an officer in Kandahar City, capital of Kandahar province, officials said Thursday. Acting on prior information, police intercepted an explosive laden vehicle in 2nd Aino Mena area, limits of 11th police station, at approximately 12:00 a.m. (local time) but […]

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Taliban threaten media against working in Ghazni

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Free media supporting group NAI on Thursday said torching media installations and threatening local journalists against working in Ghazni province was against ‘the freedom of expression’ and Islamic and the country’s laws. Abdul Mujib Khelwatgar, NAI executive chief, told a press conference in Kabul that media was totally shut down in Ghazni. […]

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Taliban scrap security cooperation with ICRC

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Taliban announced cancelling their security cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for what they said the organization’s noncooperation with Taliban’s inmates. The Taliban’s move comes amid an ongoing hunger strike by a number of the group’s inmates in Pul-i-Charkhi prison in Kabul. A statement from the Taliban […]

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