Head of Taliban's political office quits as leadership rift deepens

Tayeb Agha Kabul: The head of the Taliban's Qatar-based political office has ste...

Pakistan defies rights protests to hang ‘teen’ convict

Karachi: Pakistan executed a convicted child killer Tuesday, brushing aside a storm of prot...

Pakistan 'teen' convict faces gallows despite protests

Karachi: Pakistan is preparing Tuesday to hang a convicted killer whose case has attracted ...

Pakistan frees 163 Indian fishermen

Released Indian fishermen wait at a railway station in the southern port city of Karachi ye...

Taliban chief calls for unity

Members of Afghanistan’s militia forces gathering in the Qala-e Zal district of Kundu...

Afghan slum demolition drive exposes housing crisis

Afghan refugees and Pakistani tribal people leave with their belongings during an operation...

Traders strike over tax

A Pakistani man walks past shuttered shops during a traders’ strike in Peshawar yeste...

Haqqani founder in pink of health: Taliban

Kabul: The Taliban yesterday denied reports of the death of the founder of Haqqani network,...

New Afghan Taliban leader appeals for unity in first public message

Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, Taliban militants' new leader, is seen in this undated ha...

Blast site clean-up

Members of the Afghan emergency services clean the site of a bomb blast in Kunduz, Afghanis...

Afghan Taliban say ‘unaware’ of peace talks, no comment on Mullah Omar

Afghan security official frisk a man on a roadside as security has been intensified after r...

Pakistan police kill leader of banned sectarian group

Leader of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) Malik Ishaq speaks during an interview with Reuters at ...

Afghanistan calls press conference on Mullah Omar amid rumors of his death

KABUL: An Afghan government official said on Wednesday that a press conference had been cal...

Pakistan police kill head of anti-Shiite group, 13 others

Pakistani police escort the head of banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) Malik Ishaq (centre), as...

Eco-corridor by 2018: Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is fast tracking all infrastructure projects related...

Bamiyan’s caves, homes for poor Afghans

A Hazara Afghan family stands in front of their cave in the old city of Bamiyan, some 200 k...

Fleeing floods

People flee flooded areas in the Muhammad Pur Ghota area of Punjab province, Pakistan, yest...

floods in Pakistan kill 81 people

  ISLAMABA: Torrential rains and flooding have killed 81 people in Pakistan over th...

Afghans protest demolition plans

Young Afghan refugees protest against a decision by the Pakistani Government to demolish th...

38 Militants Killed in newest military Operations in Afghanistan

  KABUL: 38 militants have been killed and 42 wounded in newest military operations...

Gunmen attack Afghan wedding party, killing 21, wounding 8

KABUL:  Armed men opened fire at a wedding ceremony in northern Afghanistan, killing a...