Afghan election officials to release partial election results soon

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials announced Monday that the partial results of the presidential election would be released this week.    More ...

Suicide Blast Hits Afghan Interior Ministry

Officials say a suicide blast has hit the Afghan Interior Ministry compound in Kabul, the latest violence in Afghanistan in the run-up to Saturday's elections.

Afghan parliament approves Younus Qanooni to succeed late Marshal Fahim

The Afghan parliament approved Younus Qanooni to succeed late Marshal Qasim Fahim as the first vice-president of Afghanistan.

Britain hands over military bases to Afghan troops in Helmand

British forces handed over two more military bases to Afghan national security forces in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.

Wardak Pulls Out Of Afghan Presidential Vote

A second candidate has withdrawn from Afghanistan’s April 5 presidential election, leaving nine men officially on the ballot to succeed outgoing President Hamid Karzai.

Afghan army entirely ready to secure upcoming polls: official

Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman General Zahir Azimi on Wednesday said that the army was entirely ready to provide security for the upcoming presidential and provincial council elections slated for Saturday.


Coordinated suicide attack plot by Quetta Council foiled in Kandahar

The Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) foiled coordinated suicide attack plot in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.


Great Explosion in Kabul

An explosion occurred in Darul Aman Road, western of Kabul city


8 militants killed in Afghanistan within day: gov't

The Afghan Interior Ministry said Monday that the country's security forces have killed eight militants during operations since early Sunday.


Bangladesh beats Afghanistan in the opening match of ICC World T20

Bangladesh defeated the Afghanistan national cricket team by nine wickets in the opening match of the World Twenty20 in Mirpur on Wednesday.


President Hamid Karzai’s third child born in India

According to reports, Afghan president Hamid Karzai’s wife delivered a baby girl at Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurgaon, India, early on Tuesday morning


Qayum Karzai withdraws from elections in favor of Zalmai Rasoul

According to reports, Qayum Karzai has withdrawn from the upcoming presidential elections in the favor of former Afghan foreign minister Zalmai Rasoul.


Afghanistan president to visit Sri Lanka

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on Wednesday for a three-day official visit, the country's External Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Monday


More than 13000 security personnel have been killed during the past thirteen years: Administrative affairs

Administrative affairs and secretariat of ministers' council of Afghanistan following a statement says that more than 13,000 security forces have been killed during the past 13 years.


Afghan gov't condemns terror attack in China

The government of Afghanistan while strongly condemning the recent terror attack in China would not allow any terrorists to receive training in Afghan soil, Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi said Monday.

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