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At least 30 killed after gold mine collapses in Afghanistan, say police

Another seven were injured in the incident in Kohistan district of Badakhshan province, district governor Mohammad Rustam Raghi said.

06 Jan 2019 5:42 PM

Nearly 170 casualties as violence rocks chaotic Afghan elections

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for blast, but Taliban said earlier it had carried out more than 300 attacks.

20 Oct 2018 7:50 PM

Multiple blasts rock Kabul polling stations, govt says no casualties

Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi confirmed another two explosions near polling centres.

20 Oct 2018 3:27 PM

Afghanistan: Voting for parliamentary polls begin amid high security

Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began after a campaign marred by relentless violence.

20 Oct 2018 12:30 PM

Controversial Afghan cop, 'torturer-in-chief', killed in Taliban attack

Raziq, 39, who controlled province with an iron hand, was admired by many ordinary Afghans and hated by the Taliban in equal measure.

19 Oct 2018 3:03 PM

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Afghans set to vote despite Taliban threats, corruption

Many of those Afghans brave enough to defy the death threats hope to vote in a new generation of younger and better-educated leaders.

19 Oct 2018 2:37 PM

Death toll in Afghan election rally bomb attack rises to at least 22

Dozens were killed or wounded in election-related attacks across Afghanistan on Saturday as militants step up attacks on the ballot.

14 Oct 2018 2:10 PM

Taliban vow to attack Afghan security forces during elections

Latest declaration comes just days before the parliamentary election, which is seen as a crucial dry run for next year's presidential vote.

08 Oct 2018 3:00 PM

At least 7 dead in suicide attack on Afghan election rally: official

Another 25 people were wounded when the militant blew himself up at the rally of parliamentary candidate Abdul Nasir Mohmmand.

02 Oct 2018 3:30 PM

Afghan mullah faces death by stoning in sex scandal

Self-proclaimed mullah, who allegedly filmed himself having sex with women, is on the run after the videos went viral on social media.

26 Sep 2018 10:46 AM

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Death toll from Afghanistan suicide blast rises to 68, over 160 injured

The bombing on Tuesday in the eastern province of Nangarhar was the latest in a wave of deadly insurgent attacks.

12 Sep 2018 1:29 PM

At least 7 killed in blast near procession in Afghan capital

Police said suicide attack came hours after another suspected suicide bomber was shot by cops in Kabul before he could detonate his device.

10 Sep 2018 2:36 PM

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network founder

Jalaluddin gained notoriety for his organisation and bravery, garnering attention from CIA and visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson.

04 Sep 2018 9:30 AM

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed, says government

The exact number of ISIS fighters in Afghanistan is difficult to calculate because they frequently switch allegiances.

26 Aug 2018 6:26 PM

Taliban released 160 civilians, at least 20 others still captive, said official

Nearly 200 passengers were taken as hostages by Taliban insurgents near the northern province of Kunduz on Monday.

21 Aug 2018 5:43 PM

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Militants clash with official forces in Kabul, rockets fired

It was unclear who was responsible for the assault, which came as the President made a speech marking the first day of Eid al-Adha holiday.

21 Aug 2018 3:17 PM

Taliban takes over 100 hostage in Afghanistan: Officials

The ambush came despite President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during Eid al-Adha this week.

20 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence training centre in Kabul

'Clashes are ongoing and the area is cordoned off by the Afghan security forces,' said Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai.

16 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

At least 9 dead, 11 injured in Kabul suicide bomb blast

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which came after several weeks of relative calm in Kabul.

15 Aug 2018 6:32 PM

At least 30 killed by Taliban attacks on checkpoints in Afghanistan

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.

15 Aug 2018 2:05 PM

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