Suicide bombers attack Taliban compound in Herat

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 03:31 Written by

A group of suicide bombers launched a coordinated attack on a compound of the Taliban insurgents in western Herat province of Afghanistan.

According to the local government officials, the incident took place late on Sunday night in the restive Shindand district.

The sole woman prosecutor in eastern Nangarhar province says female judges are unwilling to work in the judicial sphere because of the insecurity and low salaries.

The deputy head of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) has submitted the names of six more individuals for the post of secretary general to the government, a reliable source said on Tuesday.

11 policemen mysteriously killed in Helmand

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 03:24 Written by

Eleven policemen have been mysteriously killed in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, a reliable source said on Tuesday.

While more than 300 Daesh or Islamic State (IS) terrorists have suffered casualties in Nangarhar as per official government press statements, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) estimates the number of all Daesh terrorists operating in the province at about 500. 

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani slammed the anti-government armed militants for their stance and their so-called holy war, saying the Afghan forces are facing enemies who are using children for suicide attacks but they themselves marry for four times.

  Interior minister of Pakistan’s Baluchistan province has acknowledged thousands of the Afghan Taliban were studying in different madressahs in the province, a media report said on Monday.

NATO reaffirms support ANDSF

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 03:48 Written by

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) led Resolute Support Mission reaffirmed continued support to Afghanistan and the Afghan national defense and security forces.

Asfandyar warns of eviction of Punjabis from KP

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 03:48 Written by

Awami National Party President Asfandyar Wali Khan has warned of ‘forcible eviction of Punjab people’ from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa if what he called unjust treatment meted out to Pashtuns in Punjab is not immediately stopped.

Nangarhar’s Appellate Court announced sentencing three thieves to 15 years in jail as a result of an open trial.