Sunday, 22 September 2019

Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Blast outside Pak Consulate in Afghanistan

KABUL: Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohammad Faisal said all the Pakistani staff remained safe after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off outside holding area of Pakistan Consulate General in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. On his twitter account, Dr Faisal posted, “One policeman and two applicants are reportedly ...

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India, other countries must fight terrorists in Afghanistan: Trump

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump said that India, Iran, Russia and Turkey would have to fight against terrorists in Afghanistan at some point of time. “India is right there, they are not fighting it, we are fighting it,” said Mr. Trump. “Pakistan is right next door. They are fighting ...

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At least 63 killed, over 180 injured In Kabul wedding hall explosion

KABUL: An explosion reportedly occurred at the Dubai City wedding hall, located in the west of Afghanistan’s capital at 10:40 p.m. local time (18:10 GMT), prompting people to leave the targeted area. The interior ministry said Sunday, cited by local media channel, that a suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded ...

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At least 28 killed as bomb hits passenger bus in Afghanistan

KABUL: Dozens of passengers, mainly women and children, were killed in western Afghanistanon Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in was hit by a roadside bomb, according to a report by officials. “A passenger bus travelling on the Kandahar-Herat highway hit a Taliban roadside bomb. So far at least ...

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Afghan president seeks ‘clarification’ after Trump war comments

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Tuesday the US should clarify remarks President Donald Trump made about Afghanistan, including a claim he could easily win the war but didn’t “want to kill 10 million people”. Trump had made several controversial statements a day earlier alongside Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan ...

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President Trump likely to restore $1.3 billion aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump hinted at the possibility of restoring $1.3 billion aid to its strategic ally Pakistan, which was suspended last year. The US president spoke about the possibility of restoring aid during after he met with PM Pakistan Imran Khan at the White House. President Trump said that ...

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Gayle strikes as Windies see off Afghanistan in World Cup

BIRMINGHAM: Chris Gayle removed Afghanistan top-scorer Ikram Alikhil with his tame off-breaks as the West Indies secured just their second win of a chastening World Cup campaign. The Caribbean side scored 311 for six in their 50 overs in Leeds and although the Afghans put up a brave fight, they ...

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At least 8 election commission employees killed in Afghanistan

KABUL: Taliban killed eight election commission employees inside a district center in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, officials said on Sunday. The employees of the Independent Election Commission were stationed at the government office in Maruf district to register voters when fighters of the hardline extremist group launched an attack. ...

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