Even though funding was lavished on the Afghan military, there just wasn’t time for it to develop a stable institutional culture, and allow it to operate independently
Nearly 360,000 people have been forcibly displaced by the conflict in Afghanistan since the beginning of the year and about 5 million people have been displaced since 2012.
India should resist Donald Trump's Afghanistan plans; deploying troops in Af-Pak region is of no strategic benefit to New Delhi
India cannot draw upon the experience of Operation Pawan because that was an overseas deployment of only the Indian Army and not even in cooperation with the Sri Lankan Army which could have been the host organisation.
UN chief Antonio Guterres condemns suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan, urges all parties to protect minorities
The UN Secretary General expressed his condolences and urged all parties to uphold their obligation to protect civilians, including minority communities.
The death toll in a suicide and gun attack on police in southeast Afghanistan has risen to 32 with more than 200 wounded, an official said, in the latest deadly violence to hit the country.
Suicide bombers and gunmen launched an attack on a police training centre in southeastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, in the latest violence to rock the war-torn country.
Afghanistan is considering training and arming 20,000 civilians to defend territories where Islamic militants have been driven out
As many as 35 civilians have been kidnapped by militants of the Islamic State and Taliban in northern Afghanistan's Jawzjan province, locals said on Sunday.
At least 18 Afghan soldiers were killed in an attack by the Taliban on a military base in Kandahar province, a local media report said on Friday.
Afghanistan's army chief and defence minister resigned on Monday, following a Taliban attack over the weekend that struck a northern army base, killing more than 100 military and other personnel, officials said.
The Pakistan military has warned US President Donald Trump's new Generals that they face a "total mess" in Afghanistan unless the US and Britain halt the advance of the Islamic State and the Taliban in the strife-torn country.
At least 10 militants were killed by the Afghan National Army (ANA) during an operation in eastern province of Kunar in Afghanistan, an army source said on Wednesday.
The fall of Kunduz: Why the capture of Afghanistan's fifth-largest city should be wake-up call for India
India has been providing training to thousands of Afghan soldiers battling the Taliban, but it has taken a highly cautious path in providing lethal defence equipment. So far, India has provided none, despite repeated requests by Kabul.
A suicide bomb in Kabul killed five military officers on Wednesday in an attack on an air force bus.
More than a dozen Afghan soldiers suspected of plotting to attack the Defence Ministry in Kabul were arrested after 10 suicide vests were found inside the ministry, the New York Times reported, citing Afghan and Western officials.