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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

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

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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

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

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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

Afghanistan: Bomb blast in oil tanker near Kabul kills 15, injures 27

A security official said a sticky bomb destroyed two tankers, setting off an explosion that engulfed the bus.

02 Nov 2017 12:28 PM

Kabul: At least 13 killed in suicide bomb attack in diplomatic zone

It was the first attack targeting Afghan capital's so-called ‘Green Zone’ since a massive truck bomb ripped through the area in May.

31 Oct 2017 7:42 PM

Afghanistan: Earthquake of 5.7 magnitude felt in Hindu Kush region

No loss of life or property has been reported so far.

29 Oct 2017 3:42 PM

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14 policemen, 6 insurgents killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Afghan forces have struggled to combat Taliban since US and NATO forces formally concluded their combat mission in 2014.

28 Oct 2017 6:04 PM

30 killed in suicide bomb blast inside Kabul's Imam Zaman mosque

The attack occurred at Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul, as Shi‘ite worshippers gathered for prayers.

20 Oct 2017 8:28 PM

Kandahar: Taliban attacks kill 58, wounds 9, Afghan army camp wiped out

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a media statement.

20 Oct 2017 11:23 AM

43 Afghan soldiers killed in attack on army camp by Taliban

Afghan forces have struggled to combat a resurgent Taliban since US and NATO forces formally concluded their combat mission.

19 Oct 2017 2:00 PM

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 32, injure 200 in attack on Afghan police

The victims of the ongoing Gardez attack, which was claimed by the Taliban in a tweet, include women, students and police.

17 Oct 2017 4:00 PM

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