Latest News

    Security and Crime

    Security and Crime

    PC runner, religious scholar killed in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A provincial council (PC) candidate, a religious scholar and two others have been killed during separate security incidents in southern Helmand province, officials said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Suicide bomber kills 5 rebels in Paktika

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): While embracing his associates, a militant detonated his explosives, killing five militants and injuring seven others in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    ALP officer abducts children for ransom

    MAHMUDRAQI (Pajhwok): Residents of the Tagab district of central Kapisa province on Tuesday alleged an Afghan Local police (ALP) commander had kidnapped four children for ransom.



    Security and Crime

    Local police among 6 killed in Laghman

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six people, including five civilians, were killed by armed individuals in eastern Laghman province, an official said Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Contractors rally against Interior Ministry

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of contractors rallied in front of the Parliament in Kabul on Monday against the Interior Ministry failure to pay their dues worth $2.5 billion. 



    Security and Crime

    Clash between rival commanders leaves 3 dead

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed in a clash between two armed commanders’ groups in the Deh Salah district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Four of 7 fleeing prisoners recaptured

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Police have recaptured four prisoners who fled a jail in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    17 rebels killed in Kandahar offensive

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Seventeen armed rebels were killed following an operation by Afghan and foreign troops in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday. 



    Security and Crime

    Policemen gun down 4 colleagues in Uruzgan

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Policemen shot dead their four colleagues and wounded a fifth in southern Uruzgan province, the governor’s spokesman said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Civilians among 25 killed in Faryab clashes

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two civilians, 15 militants and eight policemen have been killed during clashes in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province as part of the Shakh Bazaar fell to the Taliban, officials said on Monday.