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Another day, another attack: ISIS strikes army post in Kabul

Islamic State militant group claimed the attack Date : January 30, 2018 Reporter : BNN KABUL, Afghanistan - Days after the devastating Taliban attack that killed over 100 people and left 235 others injured, on Monday, Islamic State militants launched an attack on an army post in Kabul. ISIS gunmen reportedly attacked an army outpost near one of Afghanistan’s main military academies, leaving 11 soldiers killed and 16 others injured. The Afghanistan defence ministry said that five militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic rifles ...Full Story

POLITICS

Another day, another attack: ISIS strikes army post in Kabul

Date : January 30, 2018 Reporter : BNN Islamic State militant group claimed the attack KABUL, Afghanistan - Days after the devastating Taliban attack that killed over 100 people and left 235 others injured, on Monday, Islamic State militants launched an attack on an army post in Kabul. ISIS gunmen reportedly attacked ...Full Story

BUSINESS

India and Afghanistan Open Air Freight Corridor to Bypass Pakistan

Date : June 21, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ VoA Afghan businesses have long wanted to exploit India NEW DELHI - Although Afghan businesses have long wanted to exploit the potential of India's huge market, trade between the two countries has been hampered due to their tense relations with Pakistan.> BNN/ VoA   But a ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Early poll results show Ghani is new Afghan president

Date : July 7, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Former World Bank economist new president KABUL, Afghanistan - Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, a former World Bank economist, is likely to be declared the new president of Afghanistan, according to early poll results that were declared Monday amid continued fraud allegations by opponent ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

ISIS gunmen attack Save the Children charity in Afghanistan

Date : January 25, 2018 Reporter : BNN Save the Children JALALABAD, Afghanistan - A local Afghanistan affiliate of the Islamic State group claimed the violent attack on the office of a British charity in the country’s eastern city of Jalalabad.  On Wednesday morning, a car bomb ...Full Story

HISTORY

Nearly 100 Killed in Ambulance Blast in Afghan Capital Kabul

Date : January 27, 2018 Reporter : BNN/ Novinite.com Ambulance Bomb A bomb hidden in an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded about 158 in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Saturday when it blew up at a police checkpoint. It came just days after a deadly attack on one of the most prominent ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Taliban claims deadly bombing in Kabul that left scores dead

Date : January 28, 2018 Reporter : BNN Old Interior Ministry building with EU office KABUL, Afghanistan - In a deadly bombing claimed by Taliban, at least 95 people were killed and at least 158 others injured. The attack on Saturday took place in a busy street in Afghanistan’s capital city, Kabul, when a bomb ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division ends mission in Afghanistan

Date : November 5, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet First arrived in Afghanistan in fall 2001 KABUL, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division concluded its operations in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The 10th Mountain Division, an infantry force equipped to fight under harsh conditions, first arrived in ...Full Story

EDUCATION

UN welcomes Afghanistan's recommitment to end recruitment of child soldiers

Date : August 2, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Country Task Force on Children and Armed Conflict 1 August 2014 - Afghanistan took another step forward in protecting children from being recruited into and used by national security forces, a move welcomed today by the United Nations. The Government recently endorsed a so-called ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Afghanistan can join BTK railway project

Date : June 19, 2015 Reporter : Trend Ambassador Taqi Khalili Baku, Azerbaijan, June 19 By Jamila Aliyeva – Trend: Afghanistan can join the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway project through the Lapis Lazuli Corridor, which connects the country with Turkmenistan, the Afghan Ambassador to ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Afghan Islamists claim murder of Swedish journalist

Date : March 13, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet "Fedai Mahaz Tahrik Islami Afghanistan" said he was a spy KABUL, Afghanistan - A little known Islamist group in Afghanistan Wednesday said its militants killed a Swedish radio reporter because the dual national, Nils Horner, was a spy for the British intelligence service MI6. he was a spy ...Full Story

SPORTS

Scores killed as suicide bomber targets Afghan volleyball tournament

Date : November 23, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet The attack on the sports event in Yahyakhail district KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber left at least 45 people dead at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan Sunday after detonating an explosive vest amid spectators. A spokesman for the governor of Paktika province ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Abdullah Abdullah refuses to accept UN-led vote audit

Date : September 8, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet An audit of 100 percent of the ballots cast in the June runoff election is expected to conclude KABUL Afghanistan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has refused to accept the results of a UN-led vote audit aimed at clarifying who won the country's June 14 runoff election, bringing the country's electoral process to ...Full Story

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