Kabul: At least 100 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 50 have been wounded in Laghman, Kunar, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Paktia, Maidan Wardak, Khost, Zabul, Badghis, Herat, Faryab, Helmand, and Baghlan provinces in ANDSF operation during the last 24 hours, said the Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Wednesday. Meanwhile, at least two civilians were killed, and 10 other people were wounded in a blast targeting

2 June 2021

Kabul: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to investigate murders of journalists and media workers in Afghanistan since March 2020. As per RSF, 11 media workers, including journalists, have been killed in targeted attacks during the said period. Bensouda has been asked to investigate these murders – which the organization said on Wednesday could

2 June 2021

Kabul: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reaffirmed his country's support for a peaceful, democratic, sovereign and prosperous Afghanistan. There is no military solution to the Afghan conflict and a negotiated political settlement is the only way forward, Qureshi said in a meeting with Speaker of Wolesi Jirga or the Lower House of the Afghan parliament Mir Rahman Rahmani on Tuesday, according to

2 June 2021

Kabul: The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is between 30-45% complete, the US Central Command (CENTCOME) said on Tuesday, adding that as of Monday US had officially handed over six facilities to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, and anticipates additional transfers of bases and assets in the future. The Department of Defense has moved about 300 C-17 planes' cargo loads of materiel out of Afghanistan

2 June 2021

Kabul: Two bombs exploded in Kabul on Tuesday evening, killing at least 10 people in the Afghan capital, and a third blast plunged the city into darkness. Two bombs exploded at two different points west of Kabul (PD3). Apart from the 10 dead, 12 others were also injured in the two blasts, said Hamid Roshan, deputy spokesperson for the Afghan Interior Ministry. A third bomb

2 June 2021