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Afghan Political Crisis  Raises Fears of Violence
10 Jul 2014 18:44

Afghan Political Crisis Raises Fears of Violence

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to Afghanistan on Friday, where a political crisis is raising fears of instability and violence.

7 Jul 2014 16:59

Six injured in southern Afghan explosion: police

About six people were wounded Sunday after a booby-trapped motorcycle went off in southern Afghan province of Kandahar, said police.

Afghan Presidential Candidate says No to Partial Results
7 Jul 2014 16:56

Afghan Presidential Candidate says No to Partial Results

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he will not accept preliminary results that are due to be released Monday.

Dozens Of Fuel Trucks Set Alight Outside Kabul
6 Jul 2014 14:50

Dozens Of Fuel Trucks Set Alight Outside Kabul

Afghan officials say militants have set fire to dozens of fuel trucks in an attack overnight on the outskirts of Kabul.

5 Jul 2014 18:36

Taliban militants destroy Karzai’s helicopter

Taliban militants in Afghanistan have launched a rocket attack against Kabul International Airport's military wing, destroying the helicopter of President Hamid Karzai.

Seven Afghans killed in US airstrike
5 Jul 2014 18:22

Seven Afghans killed in US airstrike

At least seven people have been killed in a US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan.

Abdullah’s team says they will not accept preliminary vote results
4 Jul 2014 07:52

Abdullah’s team says they will not accept preliminary vote results

The electoral team of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah said Thursday that they will not accept the preliminary vote results for the runoff presidential election.

Afghan Army Says Regains Control Of Helmand District
1 Jul 2014 19:07

Afghan Army Says Regains Control Of Helmand District

Afghan officials say the army has regained control of Sangin district of southern Helmand Province, which was attacked in a major Taliban offensive last week.

1 Jul 2014 19:05

US-led drone strike kills 3 in Afghanistan

At least three people have been killed in a drone strike by US-led forces in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar.

Spanta says Pakistan has direct link in Helmand clashes
1 Jul 2014 19:02

Spanta says Pakistan has direct link in Helmand clashes

Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta, national security advisor to President Hamid Karzai, said Monday that Pakistani forces have direct link in deadly clashes in souther Helmand province.

30 Jun 2014 18:54

Nikpa to compete at World Taekwondo championship in China

Rohullah Nikpa, the first Olympics medal winner for Afghanistan, will compete for Afghanistan at World Taekwondo championship in China.

Abdullah’s team once  again boycott election results
30 Jun 2014 18:48

Abdullah’s team once again boycott election results

Presidential runner, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s electoral team, once again boycotted the election results from June 14th runoff vote.

IECC seeks UN’s technical  help to authenticate Amarkhel’s audio tape
29 Jun 2014 08:21

IECC seeks UN’s technical help to authenticate Amarkhel’s audio tape

The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission of Afghanistan (IECC) officials said Saturday that they have requested for United Nation’s technical help to verify the authenticity of former electoral chief Ziaulhaq Amarkhel’s audio tape.

Runoff vote results to be  announced as scheduled: Noor
29 Jun 2014 08:12

Runoff vote results to be announced as scheduled: Noor

The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) officials said the results for the runoff presidential election will be announced as scheduled.

23 Jun 2014 19:31

Pakistani soldiers operate in Afghanistan in civilian clothes

The Pakistani soldiers have increased to their presence and attacks in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, the defense minister said Sunday

UN Urges Afghan Candidates To
23 Jun 2014 19:20

UN Urges Afghan Candidates To 'Control Supporters' On Social Media

The United Nations is calling on Afghanistan’s presidential candidates to "take all steps necessary to control their supporters" so they refrain from using social media to issue "inflammatory statements and hate speech" over allegations of electoral fraud.

Pro-Abdullah Afghans to hold demonstrations
22 Jun 2014 14:07

Pro-Abdullah Afghans to hold demonstrations

Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah are preparing to stage protests across the country.

Partial runoff vote results announcement delayed
22 Jun 2014 13:44

Partial runoff vote results announcement delayed

The release of partial results for the second round of presidential election has been delayed in a bid to build confidence between the two candidates.

Abdullah blames Karzai and election bodies for political impasse
20 Jun 2014 09:46

Abdullah blames Karzai and election bodies for political impasse

Abdullah Abdullah, one of the two presidential contenders in the second round of election, blamed President Hamid Karzai and the election bodies for political impasse.

16 Jun 2014 19:13

US hails Afghanistan polls, looks forward to sign the security deal

The United States hailed Afghan people for braving threats of violence to vote in runoff presidential election and said it was looking forward to sign the bilateral security agreement between the two nations.

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