Tag Archives: Afghanistan
10 Policemen Killed In Afghanistan
Ten policemen were killed and four others injured on Sunday when Taliban militants attacked a checkpost in Afghanistan's Herat province. "A group of Taliban militants attacked the checkpoint near Salma dam in Chasht district and fled after killing the policemen," a security official told Xinhua n..
‘Peace In Afghanistan Linked With Exit Of Foreign Troops’
The Taliban on Friday reiterated that peace in the country is inextricably linked to the exit of foreign troops. It said that if foreign troops leave, its Doha-based political office already has instructions to negotiate and find a peaceful solution, reports Efe news. "The solution of the Afgh..
Pakistan To Fence Whole Border With Afghanistan
The Pakistan Army has said the whole border with Afghanistan will be fenced to curb cross-border movement of militants. The military said on Tuesday that the phased fencing of the border had commenced in high infiltration prone border areas in Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber tribal agencies, Xinhua ne..
Eight Afghan US Base Guards Killed
At least eight security guards of Bagram Air Base, the largest US military base in Afghanistan, were killed by Taliban militants while on their way to work, an official said on Tuesday. The attack, in which two other guards were injured, took place on Monday night in Shahkoh village, in Parwan pr..
Two Pakistani Officials Missing In Afghanistan
Pakistan on Sunday said that two of its diplomatic officials from its consulate in Afghanistan had gone missing since Friday. The Foreign Ministry said the officials went missing while commuting to Pakistan by road, reports Xinhua news agency. "The matter has been raised with the relevant Afgh..
Seven Killed In Afghan Taliban Attack
Three policemen and four militants were killed after Taliban extremists stormed police headquarters in Afghanistan's Gardez city on Sunday, officials said. The attack started after one militant rammed an explosives-lade car into the front gate of Afghan National Police (ANP) headquarters at aroun..
Pakistan Reopens Another Border Crossing With Afghanistan
Pakistan has reopened another border with Afghanistan that was closed in February after a series of attacks from across the border killed over 100 people, the Foreign Ministry announced. "The decision reflects Pakistan's continued efforts for facilitating Afghan transit and trade. This is not a p..
Four Killed, Seven Hurt In Kabul Mosque Attack
At least four people were killed and seven others wounded after two suicide bombers struck a mosque in Afghanistan capital Kabul on Thursday night, an Interior Ministry official said. "Two suicide bombers tried to assault Al Zahra Mosque in western side of Kabul. But policemen guarding the buildi..
UN Chief Says Surprise Visit To Afghanistan
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in the Afghanistan capital on a surprise visit on Wednesday, the UN office in the country said. "UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Kabul today and was welcomed by Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for..
China Hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan Uphold Peace
A day after Afghanistan said China wanted to broker peace between Kabul and Islamabad, Beijing hoped both countries would strengthen cooperation and uphold peace and stability in the region. "Through the honest support the Afghan peaceful process, we hope the relevant countries can strengthen coo..