Gulf Times - Kandahar
Afghan bomb killed five Emirates humanitarian workers

Afghan bomb killed five Emirates humanitarian workers

Five Emirati humanitarian workers were killed in a bomb attack in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) official news agency reported on Wednesday.

Seven dead in blast in Afghan city; UAE envoy injured

Seven dead in blast in Afghan city; UAE envoy injured

An explosion in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday killed at least seven people and wounded 18 others, including the provincial governor and the United Arab Emirates ambassador who was visiting the city.

Taliban kidnap around 25 people on Afghan highway

Taliban kidnap around 25 people on Afghan highway

Taliban on Tuesday kidnapped around two dozen people after pulling them off buses in southern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest in series of abductions on the country's increasingly dangerous highways.

Eight Afghan police killed in insider attack: officials

Eight Afghan police killed in insider attack: officials

A rogue Afghan policeman shot dead eight of his colleagues in southern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest in a series of insider attacks which have blighted government forces battling the Taliban.