Syndicate content

Suicide attack kills many at Afghan funeral


A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan government official at a village funeral near the Pakistan border on Tuesday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens more in one of the deadliest attacks of

Afghan defense minister steps down

Abdul Rahim Wardak.jpg.crop_display.jpg

Afghanistan's defense minister, who played a key role overseeing the rapid expansion of the country's army, stepped down on Tuesday days after receiving a no-confidence vote from parliament.

The resi

Taliban execute four Afghans 'for Western links'

Taliban insurgents near the Afghan capital Kabul executed four civilians working for a Western security company, officials said on Wednesday, days after a similar execution in the area.

The bullet-ri

Afghan quake traps up to 70: Rescue official


Rescue teams were on Tuesday struggling to free up to 70 villagers believed to be trapped after a double earthquake destroyed homes in northern Afghanistan, officials said.

At least three bodies have

Attack on US base kills 14 in Afghanistan: NATO

A suicide truck bomber attacked a US-run base on Friday, sparking clashes that killed up to 14 people in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border, officials said.

NATO's US-led International Sec

Afghan tries to cut off pregnant wife's tongue: Police


An Afghan man has been arrested for trying to cut off his pregnant wife's tongue when he attacked her during an argument, police said on Wednesday.

The woman later lost her baby, police spokesman She

Angry Afghans chop off ears of roadside bomb suspect


Angry residents in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday chopped off the ears of a man accused of planting a roadside bomb that killed two civilians, an official said.

Two teenagers wer

'Guardian angels' to protect sleeping US soldiers in Afghanistan


US military commanders in Afghanistan are now assigning 'guardian angels' to protect even sleeping American troops.

The move is a plan to prevent rogue attacks on US servicemen from their Afghan coun

Killer Afghan officer was not Taliban: General


The commander of an Afghan lieutenant who killed two British soldiers denied on Tuesday that the officer was a Taliban infiltrator, saying he had served in the army with credit for years.

Concern is

Man in Afghan army uniform kills two NATO troops

A man wearing Afghan army uniform shot dead two soldiers from NATO's US-led force in southern Afghanistan on Monday, a military spokesman said.

The deaths come after a series of 'green-on-blue' attac

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.