Dubai-based Emirates has landed its first flight to Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, marking the airline’s 138th global destination.
Emirates flight EK 640 touched down in Kabul International Khwaja Rawash Airport today (D
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has refused to sign a security deal with the US, the White House said, and Washington may have to resort to the "zero option" of withdrawing all American troops from the strife-torn country next
Turkish Airlines has added Mazar-i Sharif, Afghanistan, as its 240th destination across 104 countries.
The flights will be operated three times a week, besides the existing services to Kabul, said a statement.
A bomb attack on a mosque in Afghanistan killed the governor of a province south of the capital, Kabul, on Tuesday as he was making an address on the first day of Eid al-Adha, officials said.
Arsala Jamal was g
A suicide attack in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province killed a district governor, one of his bodyguards and 10 civilians at a memorial service at a mosque on Friday, government officials said.
It was the latest in a strin
The resumption of peace talks between the Taliban and Afghanistan in Qatar has become increasingly unlikely with fresh talks in Turkey or Saudi Arabia a more realistic option, a senior Afghan peace negotiator said on Wednesday.
Suicide bombers attacked the Indian consulate in Afghanistan's eastern capital Jalalabad on Saturday, killing nine people, including children, mostly in an adjacent mosque, officials said.
Twenty-three people were injured.
The United States is considering pulling out all its troops from Afghanistan next year, US officials said, amid tension between the President Barack Obama's administration and Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government.
Revived Afghan peace talks hit their first roadblock as Afghan President Hamid Karzai said his government would not join US talks with the Taliban and would halt negotiations with Washington on a post-2014 troop pact.
The United S
The United States and the Taliban raised hopes for a negotiated peace in Afghanistan with commitments to meet this week after 12 years of bloody and costly war between American-led forces and the insurgents.
The Taliban opened an