Latest News

    Security and Crime

    Security and Crime

    6 kidnapped schoolteachers set free in Badghis

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The Taliban set free six abducted schoolteachers following negotiations with tribal elders in the Qadis district of northwestern Badghis province, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    NDS claims foiling plot to kill Dostum

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service on Friday claimed foiling an alleged plot to assassinate First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum on a trip to northern Afghanistan by arresting five would-be suicide bombers.



    Security and Crime

    Shadow district chief among 5 rebels killed

    ASADADBAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated chief for the Manogi district of eastern Kunar province was among five others killed in a US drone strike on early Saturday, the provincial police chief said.



    Security and Crime

    10 rebels killed in Ghazni incidents

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Ten militants have been killed during a clash and a bomb blast in southern Ghazni province, officials said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Kunar mortar fire leaves 1 dead, 6 injured

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A mortar fire blamed on insurgents killed a student and injured six others, including four students, in the capital of eastern Kunar province on Thursday morning, police said.



    Security and Crime

    5 insurgents killed in Faryab offensive

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five Taliban insurgents were killed and seven others injured during a cleanup operation in the Ghormach district of northern Faryab province, officials said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime,Education

    Gunmen torch girls’ school in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Suspected militants torched a girls’ school near the capital of western Farah province on Wednesday, destroying the building, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    2 foreigners injured in Kabul guesthouse attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least three people, including two foreigners, were wounded in a coordinated Taliban’s attack involving a car bombing and gunfire on a guesthouse east of Kabul City on Wednesday night, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Car bomb explodes in front of district police HQ

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Police shot dead a suicide bomber causing his an explosives-laden car to explode in front of their headquarters in the Shinkai district of southern Zabul province on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    3 policemen killed in Logar bombing

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A bomb blast killed three policemen, including two officers, in the Barak-i-Barak district of central Logar province on Wednesday afternoon, an official said.