Afghanistan

  • Attack on Indian Consulate in Afghanistan raises questions of its connection with Pak PM's India visit May 24, 2014

    The attack on Indian Consulate in Herat city of Afghanistan has raised suspicion over the timing of the attack- perhaps meant as a message or looking to disrupt a potential visit by Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 23, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Afghanistan attack: Modi speaks to Karzai, MEA condemns May 23, 2014

    The Indian Consulate in Herat city of Afghanistan was attacked by gunmen on Friday. Four terrorists were killed as ITBP and Afghan soldiers defended the compound. PM-designate Narendra Modi spoke to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai who has assured Modi that all Indian missions will be protected. ...
  • World View: Afghan President on India's changed stance on military transportation February 16, 2014

    Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai speaks on CNN-IBN Foreign Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar on India's changed stance on military transportation. "I am rather happy and grateful with the help that India gave to Afghanistan," said Karzai. ...
  • CJ Show: Wife of a martyred soldier fights for her rights January 26, 2014

    CJ Poonam Pathania is the wife of slain soldier Ajay Singh Pathania who was killed in Kabul embassy attack. After her husbands death, politicians had promised that her family will be taken care of, but till date none of those promises have been fulfilled. Today she has turned a CJ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 5, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Election Commission announces poll dates for five states October 14, 2013

    Five states - Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Mizoram - will go to polls between November 11 and December 4. The counting of the votes in all the five states will take place on December 8. With the announcement of the election schedule, the model code of conduct has...
  • Whole nation is proud of Afghanistan cricketers: Ashraf Haidari October 4, 2013

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Afghanistan's Deputy Ambassador in India Ashraf Haidari hailed his nation's cricket team after they qualified for World Cup 2015 by beating Kenya on Friday. ...
  • 'Committed to bring justice to the murdered Indian author' September 7, 2013

    Reacting to the murder of the Indian author Sushmita Banerjee who was shot dead in Afghanistan, Afghanistan's Deputy Ambassador Ashraf Haidari said that the investigations are underway and they are committed to find the perpetrators of the killing and bring them to justice. Banerjee had written a popular memoir about...
  • News 360: Indian author Sushmita Banerjee shot dead in Afghanistan September 5, 2013

    ndian author Sushmita Banerjee, who wrote a popular memoir about her dramatic escape from the Taliban, was on Thursday shot dead in Afghanistan. ...
  • Watch: Combat-ready Prince Harry in action in Afghanistan January 22, 2013

    The British royal has served for four months as a co-pilot gunner in southern Helmand province. ...
  • Afghanistan: Car bomb explodes near intelligence agency January 16, 2013

    A big car bomb exploded near the gate of an intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday. Several passerby were injured in the attack. ...
  • Karzai gets a grand reception ahead of his meeting with PM November 12, 2012

    Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai gets a grand ceremonial reception ahead of his meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. On the agenda is key bilateral issues including training of security forces and inking mining contracts. ...
  • Greater role for India in Afghanistan after NATO pullout: Karzai November 11, 2012

    Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is in India to take ties between the two countries forward. Speaking to CNN-IBN Senior Editor Suhasini Haidar, he said that he saw a greater role for India in training the Afghan forces after the NATO troops exited that country. ...
  • Pak announces $ 1 million bounty on Malala's shooter October 16, 2012

    Pakistani teenage rights activist who was shot at by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, Malala Yousufzai, has been sent to Britain for further treatment, according to reports. Malala was shot in the head by the Taliban last week for speaking out against them. An air ambulance had arrived at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad...
  • Watch: Suicide bomber speaks on Islam, attacks on West September 29, 2012

    In Afghanistan, using suicide bombers is a common tactic followed by the Taliban. Deadly attacks are pulled off by anonymous fidayeens. CNN met one such suicide bomber who revealed what he was thinking and what he continued to believe. ...
  • Growing strategic convergence between US, India: Robert Blake September 28, 2012

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN correspondent Amrita Tripathi, US Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert Blake says India and the US have shown remarkable convergence and cooperation in strategic matters. He also discusses FDI in retail and other matters. ...
  • Afghanistan: Music school tries to heal wounds of war September 22, 2012

    Afghanistan is in news mostly for violence and militancy. Taliban has banned music in the country but a music school is trying to change lives of many children by teaching them the seven notes. ...
  • 'Afghanistan win shows England in good light' September 22, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket expert Aakash Chopra reviews defending champions England's 116-run win over Afghanistan in the World T20 on Friday night. ...
  • India aim to plug holes against England September 20, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review India's preparation ahead of World T20 match against England. ...
  • India win unconvincing vs AFG: Aakash Chopra September 20, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review India's World T20 win against Afghanistan on Wednesday night. ...
  • India can't take Afghanistan lightly: Aakash Chopra September 19, 2012

    CNN-IBN cricket expert Aakash Chopra feels that Team India should focus on strengths and eradicate all their weaknesses before they face England and other top contenders. ...
  • Dhoni is my inspiration: Shahzad September 19, 2012

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad that he is inspired by India's MS Dhoni. ...
  • India start campaign against Afghanistan September 19, 2012

    India will take on Afghanistan at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in their first match of World Twenty20 2012. ...
  • Execution on tape: World turning its back on Afghan women? July 13, 2012

    Suhasini: Hello and welcome to World View with me, Suhasini Haidar. Tonight we have a special interview on the show. Shashi Tharoor, UN Under-Secretary General formerly and also formerly Minister for State or External Affairs, Member of Parliament today and also an author. He's out with a new book...
  • Execution on tape: World turning its back on Afghan women? July 13, 2012

    A man alleged to be a member of the Taliban shot dead a woman accused of adultery in front of a crowd near Kabul. Violence against women has increased sharply in the past year, according to Afghanistan's independent human rights commission. Is the world turning its back on Afghan women?...
  • Taliban poisons 120 Afghan schoolgirls in classroom attacks May 24, 2012

    An unidentified toxic powder was used to contaminate the air in the classrooms by the Taliban in northern Afghanistan. ...
  • Abused Afghan girl speaks out against atrocities May 9, 2012

    The plight of a 14-year-old Afghan girl caused international outrage when she was found tortured, allegedly at the hands of her in-laws. ...
  • India-Afghanistan ties: Will Pakistan play spoiler? May 4, 2012

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to World View with me Suhasini Haider. With the US making it clear it plans to pull out of Afghanistan, the regional fallout is what we're discussing tonight, and with closer India-Afghanistan ties, the big question we're asking - Will Pakistan play spoiler? And we're...
  • Convincing Pak on terror a concern: Afghanistan May 2, 2012

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar in an exclusive interview, Afghanistan Foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul says convincing Pakistan on terror safe havens is still the big concern. ...