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PM welcomes release of US, Australian professors in Afghanistan

11 November, 2019 4:02 pm 4:02 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has welcomed release of the US and Australian professors Kevin King and Timothy Weeks in Afghanistan. “We appreciate steps taken by all involved to make it possible. As part of the international community working to bring peace and end the suffering of the Afghan people, Pakistan … Read More

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Karim Janat five-for levels series for Afghanistan

11 November, 2019 11:51 pm 11:51 pm

LUCKNOW (92 News) – West Indies fell well short of their target of 148 as Afghanistan’s Karim Janat took 5/11 to rip through their middle order in the second T20I. Afghanistan got off to a flying start after electing to bat first, with Hazrutullah Zazai taking 16 runs from Jason Holder’s opening over, including a … Read More

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Trump pardons Army officers, restores Navy SEAL’s rank in war crimes ...

11 November, 2019 9:05 am 9:05 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump pardoned two Army officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan and restored the rank of a Navy SEAL platoon commander who was demoted for actions in Iraq, a move critics have said would undermine military justice and send a message that battlefield atrocities will be tolerated. The White … Read More

Nine children killed in Afghanistan mine blast

11 November, 2019 4:16 pm 4:16 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Nine Afghan children were killed on Saturday when a mine exploded as they walked to school, police said, the latest victims in a growing toll of civilian casualties in the war. The blast happened in the northeastern province of Takhar. Saturday is a school day in Afghanistan. “This area is under Taliban … Read More

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Afghanistan election violence left 85 dead, says UN report

10 October, 2019 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Violence linked to Afghanistan’s election last month left 85 civilians dead and more than 370 wounded, a United Nations report said on Tuesday. The bulk of the casualties were caused by Taliban fighters, who attacked several polling stations in an attempt to derail the vote. Only a quarter of eligible voters cast … Read More


Afghanistan: At least 10 civilians including army recruits killed in suicid...

10 October, 2019 5:12 am 5:12 am

JALALABAD – At least 10 people have been killed and 27 others wounded after a minibus carrying recruits for the Afghan security forces was hit by a rickshaw-led suicide bomb in the eastern city of Jalalabad, government sources said. The bomb detonated in a rickshaw as the bus passed wounding 27 others, Ataullah Khogyani said. … Read More


Presidential election: Afghans cast vote amid deadly violence and killings

09 September, 2019 3:52 am 3:52 am

KABUL – Afghans tuned to polling stations amid tight security on Saturday to elect new president of the country, as Taliban insurgents unleashed a string of attacks on polling centres throughout the country that killed at least five people. The first-round vote marked the culmination of a bloody election campaign that, despite a large field … Read More

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We wish peace in Afghanistan as much for Pakistan, COAS tells tribal elders

09 September, 2019 7:34 pm 7:34 pm

MIRANSHAH (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Miranshah and interacted with tribal elders from North and South Waziristan Districts. According to a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations on Friday, the COAS said that cross border terrorist incidents are gradually reducing due to solidification of … Read More

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Rashid Khan in doubt for T20I tri-series final

09 September, 2019 11:14 am 11:14 am

KABUL (92 News) – Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan, who hurt his left hamstring during the final league stage game against Bangladesh, is in doubt for their repeat clash on Tuesday, 24 September, in the final of the tri-nation series, also involving Zimbabwe. The 21-year-old sustained the injury while fielding during the eighth over of Bangladesh’s … Read More

Major Adeel Shahid martyred in IED blast at Pak-Afghan border

09 September, 2019 3:57 pm 3:57 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Major Adeel Shahid martyred in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at Pak-Afghan border. According to the Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR), a Pakistan Army Major and a Sepoy embraced martyrdom at Pak-Afghan border as a result of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast planted by terrorists. In a tweet, the DG … Read More

US drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

09 September, 2019 9:52 pm 9:52 pm

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday. The attack on Wednesday night also injured 40 people after accidentally targeting farmers and labourers who had just finished collecting … Read More

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Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally

09 September, 2019 10:59 pm 10:59 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban suicide bombers killed 48 people in two separate attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, though he was unhurt. The attacks happened 11 days before Afghanistan’s presidential election, which Taliban commanders have vowed to violently disrupt, and follow collapsed peace talks … Read More

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Trump says Taliban talks are ‘dead’ so no Afghan peace deal sho...

09 September, 2019 4:55 am 4:55 am

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump says talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan are “dead”. “As far as I’m concerned, they are dead,” he told White House reporters on Monday. Over the weekend Mr Trump cancelled secret plans to host a Taliban delegation in the US after the militant … Read More


Mckenzie says US military likely to accelerate operations against Taliban

09 September, 2019 1:46 am 1:46 am

BAGRAM AIRFIELD (Reuters) – The US military is likely to accelerate the pace of its operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks, a senior US general said on Monday following Washington’s suspension of peace talks with the insurgents. US Marine General Kenneth McKenzie, the head of U.S. Central Command, said during a … Read More

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Rashid Khan leads Afghanistan to famous Test win over Bangladesh

09 September, 2019 6:12 pm 6:12 pm

CHATTOGRAM (Reuters) – Rashid Khan picked up six second innings wickets to lead Afghanistan to a famous 224-run win over Bangladesh in the maiden Test match between the two sides at Chattogram on Monday. Racing against time to complete a win with less than four overs left in the weather-hit match, the longest-format rookies bundled … Read More