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Afghan Defence Minister, army chief resign (Lead)

Kabul |Monday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST

Afghan Defence Minister Abdullah Habibi and the army chief, General Qadam Shah Shahim, resigned on Monday in the wake of an attack at an army base in Balkh that left over 140 soldiers dead.

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US Defense Secretary visits Afghanistan

Washington |Monday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on Monday to discuss the countrys security situation with political and military leaders.

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Afghan Defence Minister, army chief resign

Kabul |Monday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST

Afghan Defence Minister Abdullah Habibi and army chief Qadam Shah Shahim resigned on Monday in the wake of a terrorist attack at an army base in Balkh province that left over 140 soldiers dead.

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Killings on rise in presence of US forces in Afghanistan: Karzai

Kabul |Monday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai once again slammed the US for its failure to take action against the Taliban and said killings are on the rise in the presence of US forces in Afghanistan.

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Suicide car bombing rocks Khost city in Afghanistan

Kabul |Monday, 2017 4:45:07 PM IST

A suicide car bombing near an airport rocked eastern city of Khost in Afghanistan on Monday, a source said.

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Afghanistan declares day of mourning as army base toll rises

Kabul |Sunday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST

The Afghan government declared Sunday as a national mourning day to pay tributes to scores of army personnel who died in a Taliban attack at a military base in Balkh province.

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Afghanistan declares day of mourning

Kabul |Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST

Afghanistan on Sunday declared a day of national mourning for the 138 soldiers killed in a Taliban attack in what was one of the most deadly strikes against the country's armed forces.

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Over 400 militants surrender in Pakistan's Quetta

Islamabad |Saturday, 2017 7:45:04 AM IST

At least 434 militants have layed down arms in Quetta, the capital city of Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Friday.

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135 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on army base (Lead)

Kabul |Saturday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST

At least 135 Afghan soldiers were killed and 60 injured in a deadly attack by Taliban militants on an Afghan army base in Balkh province, an official said on Saturday.

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80 die in Afghan army base attack

Kabul |Saturday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

At least 80 persons were killed and many injured when Taliban militants attacked an Afghan army base in Balkh province, the media reported on Saturday.

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Pakistani man survives on leaves for 25 years

Islamabad |Saturday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

A man in Pakistan's Punjab province has been surviving on leaves and wood for the last 25 years, a habit that he developed because of extreme poverty, a media report said on Saturday.

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Modi condemns Taliban attack on Afghan army

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 11:45:05 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday strongly condemned a Taliban attack on the Afghan Army that killed more than 80 soldiers.

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