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Afghanistan: Ghani-led govt releases 317 more Taliban prisoners

Kabul/UNI: The Afghan government released 317 more Taliban prisoners from Parwan and other provinces, bringing the total number of prisoners released so far to 4,917, the National Security Council tweeted on Sunday.

Protect ordinary Afghans ahead of peace talks, urges UN Mission chief

New York/IBNS: Ahead of hoped-for peace talks between Afghan Government and Taliban negotiators, UN peacekeepers in Afghanistan have urged parties to “redouble” their efforts to keep civilians safe.

Nine militants killed during clashes in Afghan province of Paktia: Police Spokesman

Kabul/Sputnik: Nine militants have been killed and five others were wounded during armed clashes in the eastern Afghan province of Paktia, Hayatullah Nizami Ahmadzai, a spokesman for the provincial police force, said on Sunday.

Twelve Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban Attack in Jawzjan

Kabul/UNI:  At least 12 members of its security forces were killed in a violent confrontation with the Taliban, Afghan government confirmed on Wednesday.

Suspected 'Taliban' militants kill four members of family in Afghanistan  

Kabul/IBNS: Suspected Taliban terrorists killed four members of a family, including a tribal elder, in  Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Sunday.

Car bomb explosion in Paktia kills five civilians

Paktia/IBNS: At least five civilians were killed as a car bomb exploded in front of the gate of a Defense Ministry facility in Gardiz city of Afghanistan's Paktia province on Thursday, media reports said on Friday.

Arrested Kabul gurdwara attacker Ahangar has links with Pakistan's Sialkot region

New Delhi/IBNS: The arrest of  chief recruiter of the Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir Aijaz Ahangar, the terrorist who was arrested 25 years after he vanished from Kashmir, has a strong link with Pakistan's Sialkot region, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Militants kill judge

Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI:  Taliban militants has killed a primary court judge in Afghanistan's western Herat province, a local official said Tuesday.

Afghanistan: Security forces arrest Pakistani family, seize explosives

Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan security forces recently arrested a Pakistani family in Ghazni province and seized a large cache of explosives belonging to Taliban, media reports said on Saturday.

Fighting leaves 13 militants dead in Afghanistan

Pul-e-Khumri, Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI: A total of 13 militants including a Taliban local commander have been confirmed dead and 10 others wounded in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the northern Baghlan province, police spokesman in the restive province Ahmad Jawed Basharat said Wednesday.

Air raids kill 7 militants in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan

Pul -e- khumri, Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI: Seven militants have been confirmed dead after fighting aircraft pounded a Taliban hideout in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the northern Baghlan province in Afghanistan, said an army statement released here Sunday.

Sixteen militants killed in Afghan provinces within a day: gov't

Kabul/Xinhua/UNI: Sixteen Taliban militants were killed and six others wounded in five provinces since early Tuesday, the country's defense ministry confirmed on Wednesday.

8 militants killed as offensive repulsed in N Afghanistan

Kunduz, Afghanistan, Jan 4/xinhua/UNI: At least eight fighters affiliated with the Taliban group were killed, when their attack on government forces' checkpoints was repelled in northern Afghanistan's province of Kunduz on Friday, Esmatullah Muradi, the provincial governor spokesman said.

Afghanistan: 14 soldiers killed in checkpoint attack

Shiberghan/Xinhua/UNI: A total of 14 Afghan security force members were killed after Taliban militants stormed a security checkpoint in Afghanistan's northern province of Jawzjan on Monday, a provincial government spokesman said.

Ending war only ‘real hope’ for prosperous Afghanistan: UN mission chief

New York/IBNS: Only by ending the war in Afghanistan can there be “real hope” for a prosperous future for the country, the top UN official there said on Thursday.