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Important to end terror for stability in Afghanistan: PM Modi tells...

Pakistan Premier’s foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz along with foreign ministers of four countries on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi who told...

After India, Bangladesh and Bhutan also pull out of SAARC summit

Apart from India, Bangladesh and Bhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, saying the environment is not right...

Taliban hold Pakistan chopper crew hostage in Afghanistan Dera Ismail Khan

The crew of a Pakistani helicopter that crashed in a lawless region of Afghanistan is being held by insurgents, an Afghan official and a...

IS attack on Afghan protest kills 61 people, wounds 207

At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital today, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among...

Afghanistan stun group leaders West Indies, beat by 6 runs

Afghanistan cricket team stunned the group leaders West Indies in their last group match in the ongoing World T20 match in Nagpur. They beat West...

Read full India-Afghanistan joint statement issued today

Read the entire India-Afghanistan joint statement issued today: The Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi paid a visit to Afghanistan on Friday, 25 December...

India calls for UN Security Council action against terrorist outfits

India has called upon the UN Security Council to act decisively against the widening arc of terrorism that has struck Paris, Beirut and Syria...

Senior Pakistan Taliban commander ‘killed’ in Afghanistan

A senior Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan commander was reportedly killed in a US drone strike on Afghanistan border, the New York Times has reported. The commander, Khan...

Afghanistan, India overland trade chances dim: Pakistani daily

Hopes for a breakthrough on overland transit trade between Afghanistan and India are dim due to New Delhi's "extreme reluctance" to engage with Islambad,...

20 civilians kidnapped in Afghanistan

At least 20 civilians were kidnapped after unidentified armed men intercepted buses on a highway in Afghanistan's Zabul province. "The incident took place in Shahjoy...

18 militants killed in Afghanistan operations

At least 18 Taliban militants were killed in military operations in Afghanistan over past 24-hours, the country's interior ministry said on Saturday. "In the past...

Taliban confirms clash with IS in South Afghanistan

Taliban militants confirmed the clash with the Islamic State (IS) in the southern Zabul province and suffering casualties, a statement of the armed outfit...

IS suicide attack kills Taliban commander in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber loyal to the Islamic State targeted Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Khak-e-Afghan district on Tuesday, killing a senior Taliban commander, police said. The...

(EXCLUSIVE) Afghanistan, a strategic milieu for New Delhi to embrace

Aimal Faizi New Delhi is finalizing the "the transfer of four Russian-made Mi-25 helicopters” to Kabul as the Afghan national security advisor met his counterpart...

Rift in Afghan Taliban to complicate peace process

A division in the rank of Afghanistan Taliban fighters and the splinter group choosing a new leader would complicate the peace process in the...

Quake-affected families in Afghanistan get Red Crescent aid

After Monday’s massive earthquake, the Afghan Red Crescent Society has been providing humanitarian aid to the affected families in the eastern Nangarhar, Kunar and Laghman provinces of Afghanistan. Around...

Earthquake death toll rises to 280, rescue work on

The death toll in Monday's massive earthquake reached 280 on Tuesday. The earthquake, measuring 7.5 on Richter scale and with its epicentre in Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush mountain range, largely rocked Afghanistan and Pakistan. It...

Earthquake update: Death toll now 135, may rise further

A massive earthquake, measuring 7.5 on Richter scale and with its epicentre in Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush mountain range, on Monday afternoon killed at least 135 people, according to reports till...

Earthquake leaves Bollywood stars shaken

Several Bollywood stars in different parts of the country also experienced Monday's massive earthquake that shook large parts of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. "Sultan" director Ali Abbas...

Earthquake hits south Asia, epicentre in Afghanistan

A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake, which had its epicentre in northern Afghanistan, rocked cities across south Asia, including New Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Pakistani cities Karachi...