22 killed in separate bomb blasts in Afghanistan

A bomb blast targeting a minibus killed 14 Nepalese security contractors in Kabul the Afghan capital. The blast wounded at least eight others including Afghan civilians. The security personnel were working in the Canadian embassy in Afghanistan.

Hours later another blast killed eight civilians and wounded at least 18 others in the northern Badakhshan province, when …


Taliban Shura select New Chief

Taliban Supreme Council (Shura) has selected Maulavi Haibatullah Akhwand as new Taliban emir following the death of Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone strike in Pakistan .