Kyrgyz authorities have evacuated residents of two villages near a disputed section of its border with Tajikistan following deadly clashes in the area.

Map. History of Central Asia conflict

24 March 2019
[email protected] warns International Criminal Court the US may impose visa restrictions on those investigating Americans or allies for their actions in Afghanistan. "Don't assume you'll get a visa," he serves notice on ICC. Says US oversees its own.
1 week ago
MFA Russia spox Zakharova: We have noted a recent significant aggravation of the military-political situation in Afghanistan. The Taliban have carried out a series of major attacks on the government forces' military bases and checkpoints
Last night US and ANDSF conducted night raid in Sahako area of Zurmat district, Paktia province.  5 villagers including one father and 3 sons killed brutally, one Madrasa and many houses destroyed.1 week ago
Last night US and ANDSF conducted night raid in Sahako area of Zurmat district, Paktia province. 5 villagers including one father and 3 sons killed brutally, one Madrasa and many houses destroyed.
Gunmen have shot and injured a local journalist in Khost Province,south of Afghanistan, in this week it is second attack on journalists in Afghanistan. On Tuesday anther Local Journalist Nesar Ahmad was wounded by a main explosion in his car in the Helmand.1 week ago
Gunmen have shot and injured a local journalist in Khost Province,south of Afghanistan, in this week it is second attack on journalists in Afghanistan. On Tuesday anther Local Journalist Nesar Ahmad was wounded by a main explosion in his car in the Helmand.
Kyrgyz authorities have evacuated residents of two villages near a disputed section of its border with Tajikistan following deadly clashes in the area.1 week ago
Kyrgyz authorities have evacuated residents of two villages near a disputed section of its border with Tajikistan following deadly clashes in the area.
1 week ago
Taliban claimed launched clearing op this morning on Ghorchaqo area of Marghab Badghis resulting in multiple CPs and military positions overrun so far and insurgents entering the district bazaar, enemy has suffered heavy losses as clashes continue, more details later
1 week ago
Taliban claimed army abandon and flee with helicopters from 5 CPs and battalion in Khoji area of Marghab Badghis last night, APC/pickup truck/ZPU-1/Dshk/mortar seized by insurgents. 14 gunmen from 2 CPs in Ghorchaqo area surrender themselves and their weapons
Afghanistan - Defense and Interior ministers arrived in Balkh to talk with Ustad Atta and the governor after the province new police chief begins working.
Acting Defense Minister Assadullah Khalid and Acting Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi left Kabul for Balkh on Friday morning to welcome the appointment of the new police chief for the province and talk with Balkh politicians about Thursday's incident, Ministry of Defense says.1 week ago
Acting Defense Minister Assadullah Khalid and Acting Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi left Kabul for Balkh on Friday morning "to welcome the appointment of the new police chief for the province and talk with Balkh politicians about Thursday's incident, Ministry of Defense says.
Soyuz MS-12 has just docked to the ISS
1 week ago
Airstrikes kill over 30 people in Afghan province of Ghazni
In its weekly newsletter, IS highlights the Wilayat Khurasan attack on the Shi'i Kabul political rally by Afghan and Pakistani militants1 week ago
It's propaganda
In its weekly newsletter, IS highlights the Wilayat Khurasan attack on the "Shi'i" Kabul political rally by Afghan and Pakistani militants
[email protected]: we are alarmed over a million people detained, Uighurs, ethnic Kazaks, other members of Muslim minorities in these internment camps- we will continue to call on China to end these policies
Wilayat Khurasan-IS claims it killed an American intelligence spy in Chawkay district, Kunar1 week ago
Wilayat Khurasan-IS claims it killed an "American intelligence spy" in Chawkay district, Kunar
Wilayat Khurasan-IS claims a double IED attack killing or wounding 4 Afghan soldiers in Jalalabad
The Soyuz MS-12 launched from Kazakhstan to the station at 3:14 p.m. EDT and has safely reached orbit.
US government displeased with comments made by Afghanistan national security advisor who accused Washington of undermining @ashrafghani government, says @StateDeputySPOX. "There is no lack of coordination" between US and Afghanistan.
SoyuzMS12 is preparing to launch 3 crewmembers to the ISS at 15:14:09 EDT (1914:09 UTC) today
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EU Parliament Calls On Kazakhstan To 'Stop Political Repression'.
Acting Minister of Interior Massoud Andarabi says that reshuffling in Balkh police was aimed at improving security situation in Balkh.
1 week ago
OPEC inexplicably identifies Kazakhstan among one of the main drivers of global increase in oil production.
NATO chief says Afghanistan mission future depends on peace talks
1 week ago
The National Security Adviser of Afghanistan just told a room full of reporters that U.S. Special Representative Zalmay Khalizad is trying to "delegitimize the Afghan government," perhaps so he can take it over for himself.
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U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan: The United States calls for calm in Mazar, Balkh, and surrounding areas. Afghan security forces are tasked with protecting the Afghan people, not fighting each other over political disputes.
Gen. Abdul Raqib Mubariz took office as new police chief of Balkh province
Atmar says government, not Noor, responsible for violence in Balkh
Three injured people including one police and two civilians taken to hospital
1 week ago
Balkh: The Interior Ministry says Balkh Police Headquarters Security Chief has been arrested and the Balkh Police Headquarters has been in control of the security forces.
Noor says "our people are under attack", calls on residents in Balkh to be "fully ready" to defend their "dignity"
Special forces enter provincial police HQ in Balkh, at least one injured in clash
President @AndrzejDuda: we are increasing the number of our soldiers in Afghanistan.
1 week ago
US's Drone war on Taliban escalating day after day,14 drones attack during last 3days only in Taliban's stronghold Helmand. numbers of mid andlow ranks Taliban's commandersandfighters killed. "Due to moving drones, locals stopped using vehicals'. A local resident of Helmand said.
Forces loyal to the former governor of Balkh province Attah Mohammad Noor have reportedly clashed with security forces deployed from kabul. Sporadic gunfire and a number of explosions have been heard in the city, mostly close to the provincial police HQ.
Shots being fired near provincial police HQ in Balkh after government appoints new police chief
Tensions near the Balkh police command.
Troops from 1st Bn Royal Gurkha Rifles' Police Liaison Detachment out and about on the streets of Kabul protecting advisers working with Afghan police forces as part of NATO's TrainAdviseAssist mission1 week ago
Troops from 1st Bn Royal Gurkha Rifles' Police Liaison Detachment out and about on the streets of Kabul protecting advisers working with Afghan police forces as part of NATO's #TrainAdviseAssist mission
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