KABUL (PAJHWOK): On the eve of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the European Union (EU) in Afghanistan and its Police Mission (EUPOL) remained strongly committed to fighting violence encountered by Afghan women and girls.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A hand grenade blast took place in the 10th police district in the upscale Wazir Akbar Khan locality of capital Kabul on Tuesday but caused no casualties, deputy spokesman Ministry of Interior said.
LASHKARGAH/ PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead prosecutor of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Lashkargah, the provincial capital of southern Helmand, an official said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The UN Security Council on Monday condemned the terrorist attack in Paktika reiterating that no terrorist act can reverse the path towards Afghan-led peace, democracy and stability in the country.
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters suffered heavy causalities in anti-militants drives but civilians were suffering the most in terms of casualties in southwestern Faryab province, an official said Monday.
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Eight people, including two female seminary students, were killed and 15 others wounded on Monday afternoon when a bomb blast ripped through a crowded market in northern Kunduz province, police said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Terming the devastating Paktika suicide attack a “crime against humanity,” the spokesman of Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the international community to help Afghanistan destroy terrorists’ sanctuaries.