KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Minister of Defence Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi on Thursday acknowledged militants were gaining strength and vitiating the security situation in the northern Afghanistan.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Violence against journalists increased by 66 percent during the first half of 2014 across the county, the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) said on Thursday.
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and an Iranian woman wounded in two separate incidents in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Thursday.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Thursday handed three aircrafts over to the Selab Military Corps for operations and supply purposes in the eastern zone.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province on Thursday denied losing control of Doab district to Taliban, saying 10 militants had been killed in ongoing clashes.
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 23 insurgent have been killed and a district police chief wounded during clashes and a bombing in different parts of the country, officials said on Thursday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four people, including a district chief, were killed in two separate road accidents on Kabul-Kandahar highway, officials said Thursday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): All five staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), abducted on August 14 in western Herat province, have been released unharmed, officials said on Thursday.
KABUL/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six people were injured in two separate explosions in Kabul and eastern Nangarhar provinces on Thursday, officials and eyewitnesses said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney General Office (AGO) on Wednesday asked the New York Times (NYT) reporter to leave Afghanistan within 24 hours, saying his entry into the country had been banned.
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