Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Afghanistan

KHOST (AFP): A suicide car bomber killed 18 people in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Saturday, officials said, in the first major insurgent attack at the start of the holy fasting month of Ram

KABUL (AFP): At least 13 soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in fighting with Taliban insurgents at several security checkpoints in southern Afghanistan, a government official said on Thu

BRUSSELS (TOLONews): NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday night after the Heads of State meeting in Brussels that a decision on foreign troop levels for 2018 has not yet been ma

KANDAHAR (TOLONews): At least 11 Afghan National Army soldiers were killed and nine others wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar province, a local sec

HELMAND (TOLONews): At least six policemen were killed in an insurgent attack in southern Helmand province on Sunday night, local officials confirmed on Tuesday.

KANDAHAR (AFP): At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed early this morning when Taliban fighters stormed multiple security outposts in the volatile southern province of Zabul, as the insurgents es

MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Militants with the support of some countries trying to capture some areas and block highways, an attempt they would never succeed do so, Interior Minister Taj Mohammad Jahid

KAPISA (TOLONews): Five members of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) of the Afghan National Police were killed and five others were wounded in a clearance operation against the Taliban in Tagab distri

KABUL (TOLONews): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday inaugurated the start of the second phase of the National North-South Corridor which will cut through more than 37 villages and connect Dare-e-S

KABUL (NNI): Afghan women from across the country gathered on Monday in Kabul to discuss their experiences, vision and contribution to peace in the country at the Fourth Kabul Symposium “Afghan Wom