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Afghanistan

17 May 2017

The four media workers for the Afghan Public Radio and Television (RTA) in the city of Jalalabad, Nangrahar province, were killed in the suicide attack on the RTA. 17 others staff members were injured in the attack. ...

07 May 2017

The report for Peshkeswat newspaper was killed by unknown gunmen in a targeted attack in Pul-u-Khumri in Baghlan province.

16 December 2016

The 53-year-old station manager and senior program organiser for Mili Payam (National Message) Afghan radio station in MuhammedAgha District of Logar Province in southern Kabul, was gunned down by two unidentified gun men as he was leaving his wo ...

04 November 2016

The local reporter for Kabul-based Ariana TV, was killed in a bomb blast when he was on a reporting trip with two other reporters near Lashkargah city. ...

16 October 2016

The senior provincial reporter for the state-run Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) was shot dead by unknown armed men in Rasala area of the provincial capital Qalat, Zabul probince. ...

05 June 2016

The French news agency AFP reported that the award-winning American journalist and his 38-year-old Afghan translator Zabihullah Tamanna were killed Sunday while traveling with an Afghan army unit that came under fire in southern Helmand ...

29 January 2016

The correspondent for the government-run Nangarhar TV and Radio network, in the Afghan district of Surkhrod, was shot dead by unidentified assailants as he was returning home from a private gathering. ...

20 January 2016

According to reports, seven members of the Kaboora Production, which produces content for TOLO TV, Lemar TV, Arman FM, Arakozia FM and TOLONews of the MOBY Media Group, were killed when the bus was targeted in the bomb attack at 5pm at Darul Am ...

29 November 2015

T he managing director of Asia TV was shot outside his house in Kabul’s Karta-e-Now region. ...

18 September 2015

The young freelance journalist was killed in Faizabad, the capital of Badakhshan province in Northern Afghanistan . According to reports, Yama Behroz was killed when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded at his doorstep. ...