Indian police have said that Maoist rebels launched a deadly attack on a ruling party campaign convoy in a restive central state Tuesday, just two days before voting starts in the country’s general election. “At the moment we are ascertaining the number of dead,” Girdhari Nayak, a senior officer from Chhattisgarh state, where the attack occurred, told AFP.

9 April 2019

The trial of Abdul Razaq Wahidi Ex-Minister of Communication and Information Technology is political, hostile and biased, according to Second Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq said. Mohammad Mohahqiq said that Mr. Wahidi’s trial has been order based and stressed this issue is done to violate the right of Reform and Partnership Team. Mohahqiq added that "the second

9 April 2019

The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has welcomed the statement issued by the Coucil of Foreign Ministers of the European Union regarding Afghanistan's Peace Process. The Foreign Ministry appreciated political commitment and long term support of the European Union to Afghanistan including those with respect to protecting the gains of the recent years. “Afghanistan considers this statement

9 April 2019

Four Taliban insurgents, including an intelligence member of the group were killed in Ghazni province, as per local officials. Press office of Ghazni governor said on Monday that these four individuals were killed yesterday evening in Matyan Alam and Midadwal villages in Andar district of Ghazni province. According to press office of Ghazni province, these insurgents were

9 April 2019

Local officials reported that a young person committed suicide due to poverty in Takhar province. Jawad Hijri, the spokesperson of Takhar Governor told Reporterly that a 25-year-old young man committed suicide last night in the center of Taloqan city, due to economic poverty. Mr. Hijri said that this young man had been a migrant in Iran for

9 April 2019

  Germany has grounded military flights to a training camp in Afghanistan until the end of April after Azerbaijan closed airspace to NATO planes, Spiegel said Sunday. Germany’s Bundeswehr has been flying its A310 transport planes weekly to the northern city of Mazar to rotate personnel, the Spiegel news magazine said. But a routine flight in late March

9 April 2019

A delegation led by the incoming commander of the United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) called on Pakistani Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday, the ISPR said. General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. took over as head of the US CENTCOM last month after Gen. Joseph Votel's retirement. According to a press statement

9 April 2019

Security officials reported that a planner behind several terrorist attacks in parts of Kabul and Logar provinces, was arrested. As a result of operation of Ministry of Interior special forces in Daud Khel area center of Logar province, a local Taliban commander was arrested, Ministry of Interior said in a statement. MoI statement added that, this local insurgent

9 April 2019

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has said that as a result of explosions in past five days, 40 civilians, including women and children, were killed in Nangarhar. In a statement released on Monday, UNAMA expressed concern at the civilian casualties caused by embedded explosive devices in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province, and urged the immediate stoppage in the utilization of explosive

9 April 2019

At least ten Taliban insurgents were killed in an airstrike conducted by the Afghan Air Forces on Monday, as per a statement by the ministry of defense. Eight insurgents were wounded in the air strike as well. The MoD statement added that the air strike was carried out over the insurgents' strongholds in Imran Sahib district of Kunduz

9 April 2019