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Taliban claim attack on Afghan government post, killing 18

The assault killed three top local officials the district's governor, intelligence chief and deputy police chief.

12 Apr 2018 2:17 PM

Kabul: 26 killed, 18 injured after suicide blast near Shi’ite mosque

The blast happened as people in the Afghan capital celebrated Navroz or Nawruz marking the start of the Persian new year.

21 Mar 2018 2:36 PM

Toddler named after Donald Trump spurs controversy in Afghanistan

There are even suggestions Sayed, the toddler's father, is using the moniker to wangle asylum in the US; a charge the 28-yr-old denies.

17 Mar 2018 3:50 PM

At least 23 killed in multiple suicide bombings, attacks in Kabul

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack in Kabul.

24 Feb 2018 3:17 PM

Taliban writes letter to ‘American people’ urging peace talks, US withdrawal

In the 3,000-word letter, the Taliban urged the ‘American people’ to press their government to withdraw from Afghanistan.

15 Feb 2018 1:22 PM

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Kabul on edge: Gunmen attack military base, multiple casualties

Kabul remains on high alert as the city braces for further attacks.

29 Jan 2018 9:23 AM

95 killed, 158 injured in suicide car bombing in Kabul, Taliban claims attack

Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, claimed responsibility for the attack.

27 Jan 2018 2:42 PM

11 injured in militants' attack at Save the Children aid office in Afghanistan

The attack began with a suicide car bomb outside the office, followed by gunmen entering the compound and battling Afghan special forces.

24 Jan 2018 3:43 PM

22 dead in attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental hotel: officials

The attack ended after more than 12 hours on Sunday with all six terrorists killed by Afghan forces, aided by Norwegian troops.

22 Jan 2018 2:35 PM

6 dead in Kabul hotel attack, 4 gunmen killed; Taliban claims attack

Several people could be seen climbing over top-floor balcony using bedsheets to escape, with one losing his grip and plunging to the ground.

21 Jan 2018 10:49 AM

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18 dead, 13 injured in suicide attack at funeral site in Afghanistan

The attacker struck at the funeral ceremony of an ex-governor of Haska Mina who died recently of natural causes, an official statement said.

31 Dec 2017 4:58 PM

Kabul: Multiple blasts by IS at cultural festival injures dozens, 40 dead

The main explosion was followed by two smaller bomb blasts as victims and survivors were leaving the scene.

28 Dec 2017 5:09 PM

40 dead, several others injured in multiple blasts near media outlet in Kabul

Afghan media has previously been targeted by militants, underlying the risks faced by journalists in the war-torn country.

28 Dec 2017 1:24 PM

6 killed in suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan, ISIS claims responsibility

A suicide attacker on foot blew himself up near a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul, killing six civilians.

25 Dec 2017 12:18 PM

Mike Pence pays surprise visit to US troops in Afghanistan

Pence's visit comes four months after Trump unveiled a new strategy for Afghanistan.

23 Dec 2017 3:08 PM

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Kabul: intense fighting breaks out after militants storm training facility

Roads to the area were closed and dozens of police and intelligence officers were blocking access to the public.

18 Dec 2017 1:23 PM

9 killed, scores injured in suicide bombing, IS claims responsibility: Kabul

The explosion was the latest in a wave of violence that has killed and wounded thousands of civilians in Afghanistan in 2017.

16 Nov 2017 6:14 PM

At least 2 killed in ISIS-claimed attack on Kabul TV station, several injured

The station reported that one attacker blew himself up at the gate. Another attacker went inside and shot at staff.

07 Nov 2017 3:43 PM

Gunmen storm Kabul TV station, throw grenades in ongoing attack

‘I saw three attackers on security cameras entering the TV station building,’ an employee said.

07 Nov 2017 12:51 PM

Afghanistan may block Whatsapp to thwart encrypted messaging by Taliban: report

Some media reports said the move had been ordered to thwart the use of the encrypted messaging services by the Taliban.

04 Nov 2017 4:00 PM

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