This is the first time the Taliban had declared a nationwide ceasefire in the nearly 17-year conflict.
15 Jun 2018 4:44 PM
The blast took place at the entrance to Afghanistan’s rural rehabilitation and development ministry.
11 Jun 2018 2:01 PM
Taliban agreed to three-day ceasefire with Afghan forces but said that its fighters would 'strongly defend' themselves if attacked.
09 Jun 2018 11:48 AM
Ceasefire with Taliban to last from 27th of Ramadan until 5th day of Eid, though operations against other groups including IS to continue.
07 Jun 2018 4:28 PM
At least 7 people were dead, 20 were wounded, which came shortly after the body of religious leaders issued decree against suicide attacks.
05 Jun 2018 2:39 PM
Shortly before attack, clerics issued Islamic ruling, or fatwa, declaring that suicide attacks are 'haram' — forbidden under Islamic law.
04 Jun 2018 2:10 PM
The attack began when suicide bomber detonated vehicle full of explosives close to police building.
30 May 2018 1:52 PM
The blasts occurred at a football stadium in the city that was hosting a cricket match at the start of the holy month of Ramadan.
19 May 2018 8:36 AM
A series of huge explosions rock Kabul followed by gunshots, news agency AFP reported.
09 May 2018 1:52 PM
A spokesperson in Kandahar says nine other police were wounded in Sunday’s attack in Marouf district near the border with Pakistan.
07 May 2018 1:31 PM
It is not known who is responsible for the kidnapping or whether a ransom has been sought for their release.
06 May 2018 4:22 PM
The much delayed 'e-tezkera' system, named after the local term for identity cards, is intended to reduce fraud and much more.
03 May 2018 5:14 PM
The first explosion was close to buildings of NDS intelligence service, followed by one outside ministry of urban development and housing.
30 Apr 2018 10:36 AM
Afghanistan is littered with land mines and unexploded munitions left over from decades of war, which kill and wound hundreds of people.
29 Apr 2018 4:31 PM
With 5 sisters and no brothers, Sitara lives by gender-twisting custom known as 'bacha poshi', which refers to a girl 'dressed as a boy'.
23 Apr 2018 12:11 PM
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast, the group’s Amaq news agency said.
22 Apr 2018 1:56 PM
The assault killed three top local officials the district's governor, intelligence chief and deputy police chief.
12 Apr 2018 2:17 PM
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
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
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack in Kabul.
24 Feb 2018 3:17 PM