Kabul | August 16, 2022 6:58:16 AM ISTA year has passed since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan following a rapid drawdown of Western forces that pushed the country into a number of crises which transformed the country fundamentally.... read..
Washington | August 16, 2022 5:28:36 AM ISTThe Biden administration has slammed a new report by the Republican Party assessing the chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan.... read..
Belfast | August 16, 2022 9:58:31 AM ISTNajibullah Zadran's half-century and an all-round performance by Rashid Khan helped Afghanistan register a 27 run win over Ireland in the fourth match of the five-match T20I series on Monday.... read..
Kabul | August 15, 2022 4:27:52 PM ISTUN's special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, Richard Bennett condemned the "use of excessive force" to suppress women's protests, calling it a breach of their right to freedom of expression.... read..
Kabul | August 15, 2022 3:26:27 PM ISTAt least 32 people died and more than 20 were injured in flooding in the Shinwari and Sia Gard districts of the Parwan province in Afghanistan.... read..
New Delhi | August 13, 2022 11:59:08 PM ISTThe Anti-Narcotic Task Force (ANTF) unit of the Crime Branch unearthed the main link of the drug trafficking nexus operating from Afghanistan to Punjab and arrested one accused in this connection, said the officials on Saturday.... read..
Kabul | August 13, 2022 10:57:19 PM ISTUN experts on Friday called on the international community yet again to restore the declining human rights situation in Afghanistan and warned that the future of the country is bleak for its women and girls.... read..
Kabul | August 13, 2022 10:57:17 PM ISTTorrential rains and flash floods have killed at least 21 people including women and children and injured scores in Afghanistan's Logar, Wardak and Khost provinces, local media reported Saturday.... read..
Kabul | August 12, 2022 4:57:03 PM ISTExpressing concerns over the situation of journalists in Afghanistan, Reporters Without Borders in its report said that country has lost 39.59 per cent of its media outlets and almost 60 per cent of its journalists since the Taliban took over the South As... read..
Kabul |Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM ISTThe final report on the transfer of funds by former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani while he was fleeing the country has been made public by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), media reports said.... read..
Washington | August 11, 2022 3:59:24 PM ISTThe allegations that former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and his senior advisors fled aboard with millions in cash are unlikely to be true, according to a new report by the US government's oversight authority on Afghanistan.... read..
Kabul | August 11, 2022 8:27:39 PM ISTThe Afghan people continue to stand in dire need of international assistance despite an ongoing humanitarian response of unprecedented scale and nature, said the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) on Thursday.... read..
Kabul | August 11, 2022 8:27:13 PM ISTAs Afghanistan continues to bear the brunt of mysterious killings and crimes, another incident has taken place in the country in which some unidentified people tossed the body of a man out of a car on the streets in Nimruz province.... read..
New York | August 11, 2022 2:56:43 PM ISTThe Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday said the Taliban have broken multiple pledges to respect human rights and women's rights since taking over Afghanistan a year ago.... read..
Kabul | August 10, 2022 10:27:31 PM ISTTwo persons were killed and seven injured following a clash between members of two feuding families, Khaama Press reported.... read..
Washington | August 10, 2022 3:59:33 PM ISTAfghanistan is facing multiple disease outbreaks, including Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD), measles, Congo fever, dengue fever, and Covid-19, media reports said citing a recent World Health Organization (WHO) report.... read..
Kabul | August 9, 2022 11:57:41 PM ISTSince the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, the country is under a massive humanitarian crisis and is currently at the greatest risk of overlapping food and debt crises, a report by the World Bank stated recently.... read..
New York | August 9, 2022 11:57:39 PM ISTIndia on Tuesday raised concern over the rising number of attacks at the religious places of the minority community in Afghanistan, including the recent attack at the Sikh Gurudwara on June 18 in Kabul.... read..
Kabul | August 9, 2022 11:57:36 PM ISTWith the increase in poverty and unemployment, Kabul residents are concerned about the increase in the number of beggars in the city, media reports said.... read..
Kabul | August 9, 2022 4:27:28 AM ISTFears have intensified due to an increase in violence in Kabul during the final days of Muharram and amid this, US mission for Afghanistan strongly condemned the Islamic State-Khorasan Province (ISIS-K)-claimed attacks during Ashura which targeted Hazara ... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM ISTA week after the death of Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul, the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) top leader Omar Khalid Khorasani and three other top terrorist leaders were killed in a mysterious explosion in eastern Afghanistan's Paktik... read..
Islamabad | August 8, 2022 4:29:36 PM ISTA top Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, with a USD 3 million American bounty on his head, has been reportedly killed in an explosion in eastern Afghanistan.... read..
Kabul | August 7, 2022 5:57:35 PM ISTAmid soaring cases of targeted killings in Afghanistan, another incident of killing has come to light where a tribal elder was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen on August 6.... read..
Kabul | August 7, 2022 1:56:08 AM ISTTaliban on Saturday urged the US to recognize the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.... read..
Ghazni | August 7, 2022 12:55:42 AM ISTDays after a US drone strike killed Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul, another drone fired missiles in the Andaro area of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan and it seems that this one is also a HVT (High Value Target).... read..
Washington | August 6, 2022 6:27:53 PM ISTAfghanistan's humanitarian crisis cannot be effectively addressed unless the US and other governments ease restrictions on the country's banking sector to facilitate legitimate economic activity and humanitarian aid, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said.... read..
Kabul | August 6, 2022 8:58:47 AM ISTAt least eight people were killed and 18 others injured in Kabul on Friday during a Shia community mourning gathering following the holy month of Muharram, according to reports.... read..
Fayzabad | August 5, 2022 3:26:43 AM ISTAn earthquake of magnitude 4.9 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan's Fayzabad in the wee hours of Thursday at around 00:38 am.... read..
Kabul | August 5, 2022 5:26:37 AM ISTUnder the Taliban rule in Afghanistan crimes continue and as part of this trend, a group of four people reportedly burnt a man alive, media reports said.... read..
New Delhi | August 5, 2022 3:57:13 PM ISTMinister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Friday rejected any claims that India is in talks with a bilateral trade agreement with Afghanistan for the import of Lithium.... read..
Kabul | August 3, 2022 11:57:54 PM ISTMultiple attackers were killed and one of them has been detained after heavy firing in the Karte Sakhi area ended in Kabul on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi | August 3, 2022 12:26:57 PM ISTAam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Harbhajan Singh gave zero-hour notice in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday over attacks on gurudwaras and killings of Sikhs in Afghanistan.... read..
Kabul | August 3, 2022 11:57:56 PM ISTWar-torn Afghanistan is witnessing an economic crisis and is under huge debt since the Taliban took control of the country as now it owes Tajikistan USD 28 million for electricity.... read..
Kabul |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM ISTLeft-handed batter Hashmatullah Shahidi on Monday has made a return to Afghanistan's T20I squad for the upcoming five-match tour of Ireland.... read..
Kabul | August 1, 2022 1:27:23 PM ISTAmid the worsening economic and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the total number of students enrolled in the private universities in the Kunduz province has dropped by 65 per cent in recent months, as per the Union of Private Universities.... read..
Kabul | July 31, 2022 11:57:53 AM ISTA rocket hit a vacant house in the Sherpur area of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Sunday, no causalities were reported, the Ministry of Interior said.... read..
Kabul |Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM ISTAt least four persons were injured in an explosion at a sport stadium during a cricket match in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Friday, according to an eyewitness.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 3:15:09 AM ISTA major international drug trafficking syndicate, which used to smuggle liquid heroin into India from Afghanistan has been busted, with the arrest of four people, including one Afghan national, police said on Friday.... read..
Kabul |Saturday, 2022 1:45:10 AM ISTThe leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada held a gathering with the provincial governors in Kandahar, stressing the need for preserving the Islamic values, Islamic Emirate spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statemen... read..
Kabul | July 29, 2022 6:29:01 PM ISTIn the wake of the deteriorating situation of women and minorities in the country, the Taliban on Thursday called for the implementation of Sharia law in Afghanistan, stressing the need for preserving Islamic values.... read..
Kabul | July 29, 2022 2:26:28 PM ISTThe Taliban's acting Foreign Minister admitted that 1,800 ISIS terrorists were released last year and claimed that ISIS fighters have been subdued while on the contrary, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the recent deadly attacks on mosques, schools, an... read..
Kabul | July 28, 2022 12:28:59 PM ISTIt is in the interest of the world to stay focused on the economic stabilization of Afghanistan, according to a US official who said that Washington is ready to ensure support to the Afghan people.... read..
Moscow | July 28, 2022 10:56:17 PM ISTThe number of Islamic State terrorist organization members in Afghanistan increased three times to 6,000 since the Taliban came to power last year, Zamir Kabulov, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Second Asian Department, said on Thursday.... read..
Kabul | July 27, 2022 4:56:10 AM ISTAn earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan's Fayzabad in the wee hours of Wednesday at around 2:07 am.... read..
Kabul | July 27, 2022 5:26:36 PM ISTTaliban's acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi said that the US-imposed sanctions have hindered the progress of the country and asked the United States government to release Afghanistan's Central Bank assets.... read..
Kabul | July 27, 2022 2:26:34 PM ISTFollowing the Taliban takeover, numerous Afghans drifted away from Afghanistan, a country which has now the third-largest refugee population and the region's largest displaced population, with 2.7 million refugees scattered across 98 countries.... read..
Tashkent | July 26, 2022 11:58:38 PM ISTUzbekistan hosted an international conference in Tashkent on Tuesday to garner support for the economic and social revival of Afghanistan.... read..
Zabul | July 26, 2022 9:25:37 PM ISTAt least two children were killed and 10 others injured after an explosion took place in Afghanistan's Zabul province on Tuesday, according to media reports.... read..
Kabul | July 26, 2022 2:27:42 PM ISTFour people were killed and 48 others were injured after a traveller bus overturned in Zabul province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, a media report said.... read..
Kabul | July 26, 2022 9:56:13 AM ISTAs murders, and repression of women are on the rise in Afghanistan under Taliban, the Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Afghanistan, Markus Potzel, paid a visit to the central Afghan province of Bamyan, to meet the local author... read..
Kabul | July 26, 2022 1:56:14 AM ISTThe Taliban claimed that the security situation in Afghanistan has been solved and urged its minorities - Hindus and Sikhs to return back to the country.... read..