Gulf Times - Hazara
Thousands of Afghans flee fighting in Hazara districts

Thousands of Afghans flee fighting in Hazara districts

Thousands of Afghans have fled to Ghazni city to escape fighting in two Hazara-dominated districts, with some describing the violence Tuesday as the worst they had seen in the 17-year conflict.

Twin blasts rock Kabul, at least 14 people killed

Twin blasts rock Kabul, at least 14 people killed

The second bomb detonated an hour after a suicide bomber blew himself up inside the sports hall in a heavily Shia neighbourhood, as journalists and security forces gathered at the scene.

Suicide bomber kills at least nine in Kabul Shia area

Suicide bomber kills at least nine in Kabul Shia area

The third suicide attack in the city in a fortnight comes as the Taliban face growing pressure to take up the Afghan government's recent offer of peace talks.

Gunmen kill five ethnic Hazara in sectarian attack in SW Pakistan

Gunmen kill five ethnic Hazara in sectarian attack in SW Pakistan

Gunmen killed five from the ethnic Hazara minority in southwest Pakistan on Monday, a police official said, giving details of the second shooting targeting Hazaras in a month.

Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attack

Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attack

Members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority began the task of burying more than 80 people killed in Saturday's suicide attack in Kabul with many blaming political leaders for security failures that led to the massacre.