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8 killed in Kabul suicide blast

A motorcycle suicide bomber kills at least eight people near a gathering of Muslim clerics in the Afghan capital after they had issued a fatwa against suicide bombings, officials say, in the latest...

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death

Afghan Taliban have named a deputy to former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour as their new leader, a spokesman says in a statement, the group's first official confirmation that Mansour was killed...

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

Afghanistan attack: Kabul suicide blast deaths rise to 64

The death toll from a huge explosion in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday has more than doubled to 64 people, the government says.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Kabul suicide bomber 'kills nine'

A suicide bomber kills at least nine people outside a police station in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

1 killed in Kabul bomb attack

A Taliban bomber detonates an explosives-packed vehicle near Kabul airport in an attack on a NATO convoy, killing one civilian.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Afghan Taliban: Helmand town police HQ ‘under siege’

The police HQ in the strategic Afghan town of Sangin remains under siege after a Taliban attack, officials say.

December 12, 2015
December 12, 2015

Taliban attack in Kabul kills 6

An Afghan official says that at least six people have been killed in Taliban attack near the Spanish embassy in the capital, Kabul.

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

US warns of 'imminent' attack in Afghan capital

The US Embassy says it has received "credible reports of an imminent attack" in the Afghan capital.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Aziza seeks ‘better future’ for Kabul children

Fourteen-year-old Aziza Rahimzada is trying to help her impoverished community by offering classes to children.

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

Rescue efforts expanded as Afghan-Pakistan quake toll tops 360

Rescue efforts are being stepped up to help those affected by the magnitude-7.5 earthquake which hit remote areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday. More than 360 people are known to have died,...

October 26, 2015
October 26, 2015

'Afghan Malala' speaks up for refugee children

At the age of just 14, Afghan rights activist Aziza Rahimzada has already surmounted legal hurdles preventing 25,000 refugee children from attending school.