Taliban Attack

  • Indian among nine killed in Taliban attack in Kabul 21-03-2014 02:35 PM

    Kabul: An Indian was among the nine people killed in a deadly Taliban attack in a popular hotel in Kabul, sources said on Friday. Four of the attackers were also killed. Two women from Canada and New Zealand and two men from India and Pakistan were among four foreigners killed...
  • Nine killed in Taliban attack in Kabul hotel 21-03-2014 11:18 AM

    Kabul: Nine people, including four women, were killed in a deadly Taliban attack in a popular hotel in Kabul, sources said on Friday morning. Four attackers too were killed. "Nine people were also killed in last night's (Thursday) Taliban attack in Serena Hotel besides four gunmen," an Afghan security source...
  • Pakistan's Malala celebrates 16th birthday in UN 12-07-2013 08:08 PM

    United Nations: In her first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her for advocating education for girls, Malala Yousafzai celebrated her 16th birthday on Friday at the United Nations, appealing for compulsory free schooling for all children. Wearing a pink head scarf, Yousafzai told UN Secretary-General Ban...
  • Andhra men killed in Taliban attack were from Nizamabad 04-07-2013 03:36 AM

    Hyderabad: A pall of gloom descended on the villages of two men from Andhra Pradesh who were killed in a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Sandeep Gilaji and Navin Kumar Guridi hailed from Nizamabad district in the backward Telangana region of the state. They were among three Indians...
  • Clashing visions weigh on US drive for Taliban talks 28-06-2013 03:15 AM

    Islamabad: As the United States makes a fresh attempt to start talks with the Taliban, competing visions in Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan over what an eventual peace process might look like have emerged as one of the biggest hurdles. Washington's hopes of negotiating with the insurgents to stabilise Afghanistan before...
  • Taliban attacks kill nine people in Afghanistan 22-04-2013 01:14 AM

    Kabul: Insurgents killed six police officers at a checkpoint and a suicide bomber killed three civilians at a shopping bazaar in separate attacks on Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, while an independent security group warned 2013 is on track to be one of the most violent years of the war. April...
  • Taliban attack Afghan courthouse, leaving 53 dead 04-04-2013 07:29 AM

    Kabul: Insurgents wearing Afghan army uniforms launched a suicide attack and stormed a courthouse on Wednesday in a failed bid to free Taliban inmates, killing at least 44 people, half of them shot in the basement. Nine attackers were killed. The attack - one of the deadliest in the more...