Afghan election candidate among four killed in explosion

Four people, including election candidate Jabar Qahraman, were killed in an explosion at an election office in Afghanistan on Wednesday.

‘US agrees to discuss troops pull out’

The United States has agreed to discuss the withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan in a direct meeting with Taliban representatives in Qatar, officials from the armed group said.

Eight killed in suicide attack on election gathering in Afghanistan

Eight people were killed and 12 others injured in a suicide attack on an election gathering in Helmand province of Afghanistan on Tuesday.

Taliban say they won’t target civilians in Afghan elections

The Afghan Taliban on Monday said they would not target civilians in the upcoming parliamentary elections in the war-torn country.

FATF team arrives Pakistan to discuss removing its name from ‘Grey list’

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) team arrived Pakistan on Sunday to discuss with the government the issue of exclusion of Pakistan’s name from ‘Gray’ list.

Pakistani Consulate General resumes operation in Jalalabad

Foreign Office on Sunday announced that Consulate General in Afghan city Jalalabad will resume its visa operations from October 7.

US soldier killed in Afghanistan

A US soldier was killed in Afghanistan during an action on Thursday, the Resolute Support Mission said on Thursday.

14 dead as suicide bomber targets election rally in Nangarhar

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives at an election campaign rally of a parliamentary candidate in Nangarhar province on Tuesday. 

Afghan Taliban deny holding talks with govt

The Taliban militants in Afghanistan have rejected reports that they met with an Afghan government delegation this week in Saudi Arabia.

Powerful earthquake triggers tsunami in Indonesia, kills hundreds

Hundreds of people died after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and triggered a massive tsunami.

Two afghan policemen killed in insider attack

Two Afghan policemen were killed in an insider attack in Kandahar province on Friday night, Afghan media reported.

5 Afghan soldiers killed in chopper crash

At least five Afghan soldiers, including two pilots, were killed when a military chopper crashed in Farah province, officials said Saturday.