Free Press Journal
  • Talks will strengthen strategic ties: PM Modi

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed hope that his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin would further strengthen the ‘special and privileged’ strategic partnership between India and Russia.

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    2 IS militants killed in US drone strike

    Kabul: At least two militants associated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS) have been killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province.

  • Pakistan can do more with respect to regional security: Pentagon

    Washington D.C.: In what appeared as the United States’ (US) dissatisfaction over Pakistan’s efforts to maintain regional security, Washington has highlighted that the country can do more in terms of it.

  • 8 killed in blasts at cricket match in Afghanistan  

    Kabul: An Afghan official says at least eight people have been killed after multiple explosions hit a cricket match in eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, says around 45 others have been wounded at the sports stadium late Friday night in the provincial capital of Jalalabad.

  • Pak bars US envoy from leaving country

     Islamabad : Pakistan has prevented a US diplomat involved in a fatal road accident in Islamabad to leave the country, a move that could further strain the bilateral ties.

  • United Nations calls for safe release of Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan

    United Nations: The UN has called for the speedy and safe release of the seven Indian engineers abducted in Afghanistan’s restive northern Baghlan province. The abducted Indian engineers were working on a project for the construction of a power sub-station in Afghanistan. They were abducted by militants from the vicinity of Cheshma-e-Sher area on Sunday while they were going to inspect the work on the project.

  • Afghanistan: 7 Indians abducted by Taliban in Baghlan province

    New Delhi: Seven Indian engineers of an RPG company working in a power project in Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan province were allegedly abducted on Sunday by Taliban gunmen who apparently mistook them for government employees, Afghan media reports said.

  • Six Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul : At least six militants affiliated to terror outfit the Taliban, including its local leader have been killed in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province. The deaths were the result of the raids conducted by the Special Operations Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), Khaama Press reported.

  • UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘outraged’ by terror attacks in Afghanistan

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has expressed outrage over the series of terrorist attacks in Afghanistan, with a top UN official in the country saying the attacks on journalists ahead of World Press Freedom Day is a “direct assault on the freedom of expression”.

  • AFP photographer Shah Marai killed in Kabul blast

    Kabul: Shah Marai, a photographer associated with Agence France Presse (AFP), has been killed in the Monday’s twin suicide explosions that rocked Kabul’s Shash Darak area. He died in the second blast that was targeting a group of journalists who had rushed to the scene of a suicide attack.

  • Return to Afghanistan from you foreign safe havens, says US tells Taliban

    Washington: The US today urged the Taliban to return to Afghanistan from their foreign safe havens, saying there was no justification for its announcement of annual spring offensive. It said that there was no need for a new fighting season, and that it was time for the Taliban to participate in the country’s electoral process.

  • Afghans not to play India in Tests in next FTP

    Kolkata : Afghanistan is set to make its Test debut against India in June this year, but after the historic one-off match the two teams will not face each other in the longer format as per the new proposed Future Tours Programme (FTP) set for 2019-2022.

  • 500,000 Afghan children affected by drought says UNICEF

    Kabul: Unicef announced on Tuesday that 500,000 Afghan children have been affected by a drought in the country. Out of the country’s 34 provinces, 10 were worst hit where 20 to 30 per cent water sources are reportedly dry, threatening the lives of about 1 million people, Xinhua news agency quoted Unicef as saying in a statement.

  • 14 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least 14 Taliban militants were killed in military operations in two Afghan provinces, authorities said on Monday. “Six terrorists were killed and five others injured following an Afghan National Army (ANA) cleanup operation in Takhar province on Sunday,” Xinhua news agency quoted defence officials as saying.