Opinion  /  Published 10.08.21

Burning land, broken people

It was the last month of 2016. In Kabul, the weather was cold in the evening. I was having tea with some colleagues — most of them were from Europe — near Wazir Akbar Khan Chaurahi. I was ...
By Sanjeev Rai

World  /  Published 08.08.21

Afghan pilot killed by Kabul sticky bomb

An Afghan Air Force pilot was killed by a bomb in Kabul on Saturday, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Taliban. The pilot, Hamidullah Azimi, died when a sticky bomb attached to his vehicle ...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 05.08.21

Taliban admit to Kabul blast

An explosion near the office of Afghanistan’s main security agency wounded three people on Wednesday, hours after a bomb and gun attack on a minister’s compound brought surging Taliban vio...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 04.08.21

Taliban attack on Salma Dam foiled

The Afghan forces on Wednesday impeded a Taliban attack. The government said that it has “suffered casualties and fled the Heart area,” said the Defence ministry. The Taliban attack on S...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Kabul

India  /  Published 04.08.21

Afghanistan: India stays 'vigilant'

As the Taliban steps up its offensive in Afghanistan, India on Wednesday said it remains vigilant and is taking all necessary measures to ensure the safety and security of Indians in the conflict-ridd...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 04.08.21

Gunfire near Kabul’s ‘Green Zone’

A powerful blast followed by sporadic gunfire hit Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Tuesday near the city’s heavily fortified “Green Zone”, an area home to government buildings an...
By Reuters, AP in Kabul

World  /  Published 29.07.21

Taliban have role to play, says China

China told a visiting Taliban delegation on Wednesday it expected the insurgent group to play an important role in ending Afghanistan’s war and rebuilding the country, the Chinese foreign minist...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 21.07.21

Rockets target palace, Ghani not hurt

Rockets hit the Afghan capital on Tuesday, landing near the presidential palace during prayers for the Id-ul-Zuha, but President Ashraf Ghani and many others calmly continued praying at an outdoor gat...
By AP, Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 15.07.21

Taliban ‘control Pak border’

By Reuters in Kabul

India  /  Published 14.07.21

Afghanistan: India going Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot

India’s military assistance to Afghanistan till the delivery of those gunships was restricted to supply of vehicles made by the Mahindras and training about 50 officer cadets each year in defenc...
By Sujan Dutta


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