A group of Afghan Americans from in and around Washington DC on Friday held a peaceful protest in front of the Pakistani Embassy here alleging that the recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan was done at the behest of ISI, which was supporting terrorist groups like the Taliban and Haqqani Network against Afghanistan.

NATO commander for eastern and central Asia, Gen. Walters, has said important decisions will be taken for strengthening security in southern Helmand province in line with local officials’ requests.

Displaying what one commentator called "sheer 19th century bloodlust and thirst for empire," Erik Prince, founder of the private mercenary firm Blackwater, argued in The Wall Street Journal this week that the United States should deploy an "East India Company approach" in Afghanistan.

Several people were killed and wounded on Saturday when three suicide blasts ripped through a funeral ceremony in capital Kabul, witnesses said.

The American University of Afghanistan appealed for an immediate and unconditional release of the kidnapped lecturers of the university who are believed to be in the custody of the Taliban group.

The US-led military engagement Afghanistan only foments the smoldering conflict and causes more civilian suffering, Matthew Hoh, an ex-marine and former State Department official, told RT, commenting on the Kabul bombing that killed 90 people on Wednesday.

A huge explosion hit near foreign embassies in Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing at least 80 people and injuring 300 others, the Afghan health ministry said.

A number of truck drivers alleged that border police personnel in the Torkham town of eastern Nangarhar province are extorting money from them.

Modi, Merkel discuss Afghan peace process

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 03:16 Written by

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a meeting on Monday discussed regional and global issues, including Brexit, terrorism, Afghanistan as well as China's One Belt One Road initiative.

HIA official assassinated in Peshawar

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 03:16 Written by

Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Chief Gulbadin Hekmatyar’s secretary was gunned down in Peshawar on Tuesday, a party official said.