Afghanistan

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

Published 10/07/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 12 people, including several children, on Tuesday, in an attack in the eastern city [more…]

Deadly blast hits eastern Afghan city, targeting Sikh minority

Deadly blast hits eastern Afghan city, targeting Sikh minority

Published 02/07/2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An explosion hit the center of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people, including several [more…]

Five working to clear way for gas pipeline killed in Afghanistan

Five working to clear way for gas pipeline killed in Afghanistan

Published 21/05/2018

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen killed five mine-clearance workers in Afghanistan on Monday who were preparing for construction of an international gas pipeline, while [more…]

Taliban fighters close in on provincial city in western Afghanistan

Taliban fighters close in on provincial city in western Afghanistan

Published 15/05/2018

HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban fighters threatened the provincial capital of Farah in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, with fighting underway on the outskirts of the [more…]

Trump’s CIA nominee sought to withdraw over interrogation role

Trump’s CIA nominee sought to withdraw over interrogation role

Published 07/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, sought to withdraw over concerns about her role in the agency’s interrogation [more…]

More than 50 casualties from blast at mosque in east Afghanistan

More than 50 casualties from blast at mosque in east Afghanistan

Published 07/05/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion at a mosque used as a voter centre in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Sunday killed at least [more…]

Twin blasts in Afghan capital kill at least 25, including eight…

Twin blasts in Afghan capital kill at least 25, including eight…

Published 30/04/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - Twin blasts in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 25 people on Monday, including eight journalists who had arrived to report [more…]

New Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Brussels to meet NATO allies

New Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Brussels to meet NATO allies

Published 27/04/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A day after being sworn in as the new U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo landed in Brussels for talks with key [more…]

Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Published 09/04/2018

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan launched a nationwide polio vaccination drive this week to reach 38.7 million children and eradicate the paralyzing and potentially deadly [more…]

Republican senator Graham warns against Syria troop withdrawal

Republican senator Graham warns against Syria troop withdrawal

Published 01/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Republican senator on Sunday warned U.S. President Donald Trump against pulling U.S. troops from Syria, saying it would lead to [more…]