Roadside bomb kills 9 civilians in southern Afghanistan

The bombing, which occurred in Kandahar, the birthplace of the Taliban, came a day after a blast in a mosque in Kabul's fortified Green Zone killed two people including a well-known imam

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Bomb in Afghanistan capital targets TV bus; journalist and driver killed

A preliminary probe showed a bomb attached by magnets to a bus used by Khurshid TV employees was blown up during the evening rush hour. No militant group claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Bomb blast in southern Afghanistan kills two children - police

No group has taken responsibility for the attack yet.

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Afghanistan transit trade begins through Pakistan's Gwadar port

The Gwadar port is being developed by China as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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Afghan government frees 900 Taliban prisoners on last day of truce

The historic pause in fighting, only the second in nearly 19 years of war, has mostly held across Afghanistan, providing a rare respite from the conflict's grinding violence.

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Four back-to-back bomb explosions rock Kabul: Police

The explosions come as authorities are trying to impose a lockdown in the capital to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.

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Would like to maintain positive relations with India, says Taliban

The comments come in the wake of the US being keen that New Delhi speaks to Taliban. Also, US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad was in Delhi last week -- the first such visit…

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Seven killed in protests over food distribution in Afghanistan

Fourteen more were wounded during the protest - sparked by growing unhappiness at the distribution allegedly favouring people with political connections, said Gulzaman Nayeb, a lawmaker…

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Large number of COVID-19 cases among Afghan medics spark alarm in Kabul

The total of 925 confirmed cases in Kabul has included some 346 medical staff, a government health official and an Afghan doctor who is on the board of a government-led pandemic task force said.…

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World Bank approves $400 million loan to help Afghanistan deal with COVID-19 crisis

'This assistance will help Afghanistan maintain its reform momentum throughout a difficult period and provide vital financial support to the government to manage revenue shortfalls arising from…

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US threatens Taliban with retaliatory actions if violence in Afghanistan continues

The US military threatened Taliban with retaliatory actions if the Taliban militants did not reduce the scale of violence.

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Afghanistan: 3 civilians killed, 4 security persons wounded in explosion near Laghman prison

In an explosion near Laghman prison on Saturday, 3 civilians were killed. Investigations have started.

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Afghan President Ghani and bitter rival Abdullah reach 'tentative' agreement

Abdullah said on Friday that the two men had moved forward in talks.

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Suicide bombing in Kabul province kills three, wounds 15

It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the blast, which came during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

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Covid-19 cases in Afghanistan surge to 714, IMF gives debt relief

At least 40 people have recovered from the virus in the country while 23 have succumbed to the highly contagious infection, the Health Ministry spokesman said.

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