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Australian special forces unlawfully killed 39 people in Afghanistan: military report

Australia launched the inquiry in 2016, amid reports from whistle-blowers and in the local media of the alleged killing of unarmed civilians

19 Nov 2020 1:38 PM

Only Walter Mitty can dream Afghan troop withdrawal before US election

The US involvement in Afghanistan has been a great tragedy

24 Oct 2020 11:54 AM

Mortar shells strike Kabul as Afghans mark Independence Day

No militant group claimed responsibility for the attack and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage

18 Aug 2020 1:23 PM

N.V. Subramanian | Afghans face turmoil: Back to a dark future

Afghanistan has an excess of local and foreign actors compounding its misery

12 Aug 2020 5:14 PM

Trump and his two Russia paradox

When it comes to Russia, the Trump administration just can’t seem to make up its mind

01 Jul 2020 12:34 PM

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Afghanistan: Deadly suicide attack targets hospital, funeral in Nangarhar

Special forces rescued 80 people including mothers and babies from the Kabul hospital after three gunmen launched a morning assault

12 May 2020 3:58 PM

Three killed in suicide attack on Afghan military base; Taliban blamed

Attacks takes place day after defense minister and commander of U.S. forces visit facility.

29 Apr 2020 1:40 PM

Finance Ministry notifies changes in FDI policy under FEMA law

Prior approval of government mandatory for foreign investments, to prevent the opportunistic takeover of domestic firms

23 Apr 2020 12:42 PM

Ventilator from old car parts? Afghan girls pursue prototype

The Herat province in western Afghanistan is one of the nation's hot spots because of proximity to Iran

19 Apr 2020 12:26 PM

World Bank estimates worst economic slump in South Asia

The dire economic effects are already much in evidence, with widespread lockdowns freezing most normal activity

12 Apr 2020 9:57 AM

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In post-US Afghanistan, what are India’s options?

New Delhi has to move beyond its wait and watch policy

18 Mar 2020 11:55 PM

India, Iran agree to speed up of Chabahar port project

Chabahar port -- being jointly developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan -- is on Indian Ocean about 100 kilometres west of Pakistan border.

27 Dec 2019 9:23 AM

Afghanistan struggles with meth, opium addiction

Meth boom adds to Afghanistan's opium and heroin woes.

20 Dec 2019 11:53 AM

Suraya Shaheedi starts her mobile tattoo shop in ultra conservative Afghanistan

A tattoo at a time, Afghan woman takes on society’s taboos.

16 Dec 2019 1:33 PM

Trump on surprise Thanksgiving visit in Afghan, says ‘talks with Taliban resumed’

The President referred to his September announcement to abruptly withdraw from peace talks after the Taliban killed a US soldier.

29 Nov 2019 9:38 AM

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US backs India's role in Afghanistan as it looks to withdraw troops

India one of the backers of Afghanistan's govt, contributing more than USD 3 bn since 2001 US-led invasion toppled Taliban.

22 Nov 2019 8:39 AM

Indian charged with sexual abuse while working as US military contractor in Afghanistan

US military authorities in Afghan arrested Naik on November 8 and his initial appearance was held before US Magistrate via video conference.

19 Nov 2019 11:21 AM

Pakistan embassy in Kabul closes visa section amid tensions

The spokesman told AFP that the consular section typically processes about 1,500 visa applications a day.

04 Nov 2019 1:55 PM

Buddhist artefacts are being reinstated in Aghanistan

Afghan museum restores Buddhist history, one broken piece at a time.

15 Oct 2019 8:56 PM

3 mortar rounds land near Kabul's Parliament building

The Afghan government forces have been fighting the Taliban for almost two decades, with all the peace initiatives having failed until now.

14 Oct 2019 2:33 PM

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