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Pakistan denounces terrorist bomb attack in Kabul

09 September, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has strongly denounced the terrorist bomb attack on a foreigners’ compound in Kabul on Monday, which led to loss of innocent lives. In a statement on Tuesday, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said that Pakistan expresses its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and prays for early recovery of … Read More


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Five killed, 50 wounded in Kabul car bomb blast

09 September, 2019 3:13 am 3:13 am

KABUL – At least five people were killed and 50 others were injured after power device installed in a car exploded in Kabul on Monday evening, police said. The explosion was big enough to be heard in different parts of the city. The Interior Ministry’s spokesman Nusrat Rahimi said it was a car bombing that … Read More


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US envoy meets with Afghan president in Kabul

09 September, 2019 3:06 pm 3:06 pm

KABUL (AFP) – The US envoy leading efforts to forge a deal with the Taliban has met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, an official said Monday, as a historic agreement with the insurgents appeared close. The US envoy has spent about a year meeting with the Taliban in Doha in a series of … Read More


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US soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan amid peace talks

08 August, 2019 2:19 am 2:19 am

KABUL – A US soldier was killed in combat in Afghanistan on Thursday, NATO-led international military coalition in Kabul said. The announcement did not specify where the operation took place, the service branch of the fallen service member, nor details about the combat operation. The name is being withheld until the notification of next of … Read More


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Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, wounds 182 – ministry

08 August, 2019 9:29 am 9:29 am

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said. Women and children were among the casualties, interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said on Sunday. Pictures posted on social media showed bodies strewn amid overturned … Read More


14 killed, 145 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

08 August, 2019 4:25 pm 4:25 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed 14 people and wounded 145 in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, an attack the government said raised questions about the militants’ commitment to peace despite an expected deal with the United States. There has been no let-up in violence in Afghanistan even though the Taliban and the … Read More


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Three bombs kill 15 in Kabul as US general visits

07 July, 2019 5:02 pm 5:02 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Three bombs rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, officials said, as the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff was meeting top US and NATO officials in the city. Eight employees of the ministry of mines and petroleum were killed and 27 wounded in … Read More


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Govt employees killed in Afghanistan bomb explosion

07 July, 2019 11:23 am 11:23 am

KABUL (Reuters) – At least five people were killed and 10 wounded when a magnetic bomb attached to a bus carrying government employees exploded in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, officials said. Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said the bus was carrying employees of the mines and petroleum department. “Five have been killed, 10 … Read More


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US Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Kabul

06 June, 2019 9:50 pm 9:50 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during an unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday to discuss ongoing peace talks with the Taliban and the security situation ahead of Afghan presidential polls in September. Pompeo stopped over on his way to New Delhi for meetings with Indian Prime … Read More


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Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, at least seven casualties

05 May, 2019 10:05 am 10:05 am

KABUL (Reuters) – A car bomb exploded in Kabul on Friday, killing or wounding at least seven people and sending a plume of white smoke into the sky, witnesses and officials said, in the second attack in the Afghan capital in two days. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which came … Read More


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Surgical strikes cannot carry-out with only talks, ISPR DG tells India

01 January, 2019 12:12 am 12:12 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR) Director General Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday said that how can India managed to carry-out surgical strike in Pakistan, while Indian drone cannot cross the Line of Control (LoC). During an interview with private TV channel – expressing his views – ISPR director general said, “We … Read More


Renowned Indian comedian Kader Khan passes away at 81

01 January, 2019 11:26 am 11:26 am

TORONTO (92 News) – Renowned Indian comedian script and dialogue writer Kader Khan passed away after a prolonged illness in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday. He was 81. He was born on October 22, 1935 in Kabul, Afghanistan and is the son of Abdul Rehman and Iqbal Begum. He claims to be of Kakar tribe of … Read More


Attack on government building in Afghan capital leaves 43 dead

12 December, 2018 6:11 pm 6:11 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan authorities on Tuesday collected 43 bodies from a government compound in the capital Kabul that was targeted by a suicide bomber armed with assault rifles , officials said. The attack began when the suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden car in front of a government building that houses a public welfare … Read More


Afghan capital rebuilds from ashes of war, but what next?

07 July, 2018 9:07 am 9:07 am

KABUL (Reuters) – The ageing Ariana Afghan Airlines Boeing 727 took off from Islamabad with about 10 passengers, myself included, huddled near the exits, bound for war-torn Kabul months after the 2001 fall of the Taliban. The Afghan capital had been consigned to rubble by rocket-propelled grenades and artillery fire, first in fighting between mujahideen … Read More


Army chief meets Afghan president in Kabul visit

06 June, 2018 8:39 pm 8:39 pm

RAWAPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa held a meeting with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, during his Kabul visit. In a press statement, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the visit was followed by delegation level discussions, after which the army chief returned to Pakistan. ISPR also said that … Read More