Conference on Afghan peace in Russia postponed

Russia has postponed talks on Afghan peace after President Ghani’s phone to Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Afghan media reported.

Five Daesh militants killed in Afghan drone strike

At least five militants associated with Daesh were killed in a foreign forces drone strike in Kunar province of Afghanistan on Friday.

UN Secretary General pays tributes to victims of Terrorism

NEW YORK: “Terrorism is one of the most challenging issues of our time and a serious threat to international peace and security. From Tajikistan...

Afghan President’s Eid ceremony comes under rocket attack

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s official residence came under rocket attack on the occasion of Eidul Azha on Tuesday.
Afghan leader announces truce with Taliban.

President Ghani declares ceasefire with insurgents

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday announced a provisional three-month ceasefire with the Taliban in a televised broadcast.

48 killed in suicide blast in Kabul city

KABUL: At least 48 people were killed and 67 others injured in a suicide blast on Mahdavi Mawoudi private training centre in the Dash-i-Barchi...

Twin suicide blasts kill 25 killed in Afghanistan’s Paktia province

KABUL: A suicide bomber blew himself up at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Friday killing at least 25 people and wounding at least...

US cuts aid to Pakistan, relaxes conditions on Haqqani network

ISLAMABAD: The United States further cut its defence aid to Pakistan from $750 million to $150 million as its Congress approved a $716 billion...

3 in 5 babies not breastfed in the first hour of life

NEW YORK/GENEVA/ISLAMABAD: An estimated 78 million babies – or three in five – are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at...

PM-elect Imran Khan accepts President Ghani invitation to visit Afghanistan

I just spoke to Imran Khan and congratulated him on the victory in parliamentary elections, Ghani tweeted.

Four drown in flooding nullah in Lower Dir

Two women and two children drown in the nullah.

11 die in Kabul airport suicide blast

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.