| Latest News, Videos and Live Video

Wednesday May 4th 2016

Afghanistan News Latest Real-Time Updates

Afghanistan latest news updated in real-time by RSS feeds.

Afghanistan – Google News

Palestine requests to use Afghanistan football ground for Syria match – Khaama Press (press release) (blog)


Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Palestine requests to use Afghanistan football ground for Syria match
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Palestinian football team The Palestinian Football Association has requested the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) to host its football team for the upcoming matches. According to AFF, citing a formal letter of request by the Palestinian

and more »

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 2:50 pm

Standing by Afghanistan: the strategic choice – NATO HQ (press release)


NATO HQ (press release)

Standing by Afghanistan: the strategic choice
NATO HQ (press release)
Afghanistan's defence and security forces face enormous challenges. They are countering an insurgency of well-equipped guerrilla fighters, who enjoy the unconditional support of organised crime, international terrorists and some neighboring countries.
Peace is at Hand in Afghanistan — Or NotHuffington Post (blog)
How a Robust Media Has Transformed AfghanistanAsia Society (blog)
Pakistan must act to control militancy in Afghanistan, says expertBusiness Standard
Times of India –Daily Times
all 31 news articles »

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 11:34 am

60 students poisoned in Afghanistan – Police – The Punch


360Nobs.com

60 students poisoned in Afghanistan – Police
The Punch
Sixty students of a girl school were mysteriously poisoned in Rustaq district of northern Afghanistan's Takhar province on Wednesday. Abdul Asir, Police Spokesman in the province, said the grade seven to 12 of Mir Mulai Girl School in Rustaq district
60 girl students poisoned in Afghanistan's northern Takhar provinceXinhua

all 3 news articles »

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 10:46 am

US Embassy in Afghanistan Warns of Increased Terror Attack Threat in Kabul – Sputnik International


Sputnik International

US Embassy in Afghanistan Warns of Increased Terror Attack Threat in Kabul
Sputnik International
"The U.S. Embassy Kabul reminds U.S. citizens in Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan to review your personal security plans, take appropriate steps to enhance your personal safety, remain aware of your surroundings, monitor local news for updates, and …

and more »

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 10:17 am

Pakistan needs peace in Afghanistan, not US drone strikes – Imran Khan (RT EXCLUSIVE) – RT


RT

Pakistan needs peace in Afghanistan, not US drone strikes – Imran Khan (RT EXCLUSIVE)
RT
The US' “inhumane” use of drone strikes to target terrorists kills prospects for peace in Afghanistan, which in turn undermines security in Pakistan, as people in border regions become radicalized, prominent Pakistani opposition figure Imran Khan told RT.

and more »

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 5:04 am

‘Little Messi’ And His Family Say Threats Forced Them To Flee Afghanistan – NPR


NPR

'Little Messi' And His Family Say Threats Forced Them To Flee Afghanistan
NPR
Five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi became a worldwide sensation in January when a photo of him wearing a homemade Lionel Messi jersey made from a blue-striped plastic bag went viral. Thanks to the power of the Internet, Murtaza's story soon reached Messi …
Lionel Messi fan leaves Afghanistan after Taliban threats, father saysESPN FC
Why "life became a misery" for Afghanistan's "Messi boy"CBS News
Threats force boy who wore plastic Lionel Messi jersey to leave AfghanistanWashington Post
Voice of America –Ten Eyewitness News
all 127 news articles »

Posted on 3 May 2016 | 7:04 pm

Welcoming a playmate to Afghanistan: A lesson in aid – Devex


Devex

Welcoming a playmate to Afghanistan: A lesson in aid
Devex
I once worked for an aid agency that — for reasons lost to logic and the need to raise funds — decided to send a celebrity delegation to visit our country office in Afghanistan. The delegation included a German TV personality, a little known German

Posted on 3 May 2016 | 5:46 pm

Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road? – The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China's Belt and Road?
The Diplomat
China, as an economic power in Asia, has consistently been involved in Afghanistan, from investments projects (like the Mes Aynak copper mine) to supporting peace talks with Taliban as part of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (comprising

Posted on 3 May 2016 | 3:10 pm

Al-Qaeda returns to Afghanistan amid fears of new jihadist alliance with Isis and Taliban – The Independent


The Independent

Al-Qaeda returns to Afghanistan amid fears of new jihadist alliance with Isis and Taliban
The Independent
Al-Qaeda is back in Afghanistan, joining Isis and the Taliban in waging jihad. The three most prominent Islamist terrorist groups in the world are now in one violent arena and drawing the West back into a bloody conflict it had sought to leave behind

and more »

Posted on 2 May 2016 | 11:32 pm

Pentagon: 2015 airstrike on Afghanistan hospital not war crime – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Pentagon: 2015 airstrike on Afghanistan hospital not war crime
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — The U.S. attack on a hospital in Afghanistan last year was not a war crime but was the result of a series of equipment failures and human errors that occurred during intense combat, a top commander said Friday. "This I will highlight to
Pentagon: US bombing of Afghanistan hospital not a 'war crime'CNN
Pentagon: 2015 strike on Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan was not a war crimeWashington Post
Pentagon Details Chain of Errors in Strike on Afghan HospitalNew York Times
Newsweek –The Guardian
all 473 news articles »

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 4:03 pm