Afghan Taliban

  • Afghans find bodies of 7 abducted troops in Ghazni province 01-09-2013 05:59 PM

    An official says the badly beaten, bullet-riddled bodies of seven Afghan soldiers have been found dumped in an eastern province. Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, deputy governor in Ghazni province, says the victims had been kidnapped at various times, including while visiting their families. Local residents found the corpses next to each...
  • Malala Yousafzai goes back to school 19-03-2013 11:45 PM

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  • Pak frees Afghan Taliban prisoners for peace process 15-11-2012 04:20 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Wednesday freed eight to 10 Afghan Taliban prisoners at the request of peace negotiators to help boost the troubled peace and reconciliation process in war-torn Afghanistan, official sources said. The prisoners, all junior cadres of the Taliban, were freed in response to a request from Afghan...
  • UK campaigners call for Nobel Prize for Malala 09-11-2012 08:36 AM

    London: Tens of thousands of Britons called on the government on Friday to nominate Malala Yousufzai, a Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education, for the Nobel Peace Prize. The 15-year-old is receiving specialist treatment in the English city of Birmingham after gunmen shot...
  • Malala continues to make steady progress: Doctors 22-10-2012 05:18 PM

    London: A week after Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, was flown to UK for specialised treatment, she continues to make steady progress and is in a stable condition, her doctors said on Monday. "Malala continues to make steady...
  • Pakistan activist Malala is stable: UK doctors 21-10-2012 06:00 PM

    London: Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, is "stable" following her sixth night in hospital, doctors treating her said on Sunday. "Malala is stable in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham following her sixth night under the care of Queen...
  • Three blasts rock Afghanistan, 54 dead 06-12-2011 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: In a tragic news on Muharram, three blasts have rocked Afghanistan with two blasts occurred outside shrines in Kabul and Mazar-e-Sharif, one at Kandahar leaving at least 54 people dead. At least 48 people have been reported killed in an explosion at a Kabul shrine, reports said. The...
  • Afghan Taliban turns Quetta into a safe haven: Report 17-10-2011 02:27 PM

    Islamabad: Afghan Taliban and their Pakistani sympathisers have turned the Kharotabad area in the southwestern outskirts of Balochistan's capital, Quetta, into a safe heaven and a veritable 'vacation spot', raising fears among the people of possible strikes by US drones. Taliban fighters every four months return from the warfront in...
  • Suicide blasts in Afghanistan city kills 5 30-05-2011 11:42 PM

    Kabul: A suicide bomber blew up an explosives-packed car at the gates of an Italian military base on Monday in one of two attacks on the relatively secure western city of Herat, killing at least five Afghans in a major commercial center slated to be handed over by NATO to...
  • Taliban chief has disappeared: Afghan intel 24-05-2011 07:59 AM

    Kabul: The Afghan intelligence agency said on Monday that the reclusive leader of the Taliban has disappeared from a suspected hideout in Pakistan and has been out of contact with his commanders for days - adding further questions about Mullah Mohammad Omar after a media report said he was killed....
  • Taliban leader Mullah Omar killed: report 23-05-2011 11:19 AM

    Kabul: Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has reportedly been killed in Pakistan. Afghan news channel Tolo TV claimed that Mullah Omar was killed in a NATO attack as he was being moved from Quetta to North Waziristan two days ago. According to Afghan National Directorate of Security spokesperson Lutfullah...
  • US labels Haqqanis as terrorists

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    Signals it's in for the long haul, gives Kayani a jolt! The US Treasury has declared three Afghan Taliban as terrorists. One of them ...

  • Taliban leader Fazlullah killed: report 27-05-2010 04:01 PM

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