Washington, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An FBI agent shot and killed a 27-year-old alleged friend of slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in Florida, a day after questioning him as part of the investigation into the April 15 attack, media reports said. The victim, identified as Ibragim Todashev, was shot at a condominium complex Wednesday in Orlando, Florida
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): India's foreign ministry on Wednesday stated that the country is ready to play an active role in providing security and stability to Afghanistan as the latter goes through political and economic transitions by next year. MEA Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin, was discussing the progress of the meetings with the visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai concluding his three days long state visit to India on Wednesday
About 600 Afghan interpreters who served with British forces fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan will be offered the chance to live in Britain after a government U-turn, it was revealed on Wednesday. Duration:
Ghazni (Afghanistan), May 22 (IANS) Five people were killed and 20 others wounded Wednesday evening by a suicide bomber in Muqur district in eastern Afghanistan's province of Ghazni, Xinhua said, quoting a provincial police source.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) In the backdrop of reports that Afghan President Hamid Karzai may have sought increased security assistance from New Delhi during his two-day visit, his third in two years, India said Wednesday it would do everything within its means to promote stability and security in that country. Karzai, who was in India from May 20-22, held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday evening
Tashkent, May 22 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari who is on a four-day visit to Uzbekistan said that the two nations will discuss issues of cooperation in counter-terrorism, Afghanistan and development projects in the region.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India will stand by the government and people of Afghanistan in the critical period of transition, development and nation-building, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Tuesday.
Kabul, May 21 (IANS) The Afghan government should take urgent steps to halt an alarming increase in women and girls imprisoned for "moral crimes," Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. Statistics from Afghanistan's interior ministry indicate that the number of women and girls imprisoned for "moral crimes" had risen to about 600 in May 2013 from 400 in October 2011 - a 50 percent rise
Jalandhar, May 21 (ANI): Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, who is on a three-day visit to India, will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday in order to ask for more military assistance from India for Afghanistan. Karzai, who arrived in Punjab on Monday, was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree, Honoris Causa from President Pranab Mukherjee in the Lovely Professional University in Jalandhar.
When the U.S. pulls out of Afghanistan, a lot of critical military equipment will leave the war-torn country. The Post’s Kabul Bureau Chief Kevin Sieff discusses how the Afghan army can’t effectively evacuate its troops, causing unnecessary deaths and internal strife