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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The exact number of ISIS fighters in Afghanistan is difficult to calculate because they frequently switch allegiances.
26 Aug 2018 6:26 PM
Nearly 200 passengers were taken as hostages by Taliban insurgents near the northern province of Kunduz on Monday.
21 Aug 2018 5:43 PM
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
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
'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
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
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.
15 Aug 2018 2:05 PM
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
03 Aug 2018 4:59 PM
Abducted near Pul-e-Charkhi in eastern outskirts of Kabul, their bodies were found in a car parked in Mussahi district in southern Kabul.
02 Aug 2018 2:13 PM
The victims, mostly women and children, were hit by a bomb planted by the Taliban to hit security forces said an official.
31 Jul 2018 12:08 PM
The attack is the latest in a series to have hit Jalalabad in recent weeks, causing dozens of casualties.
28 Jul 2018 1:40 PM
Senior govt officials, political leaders, supporters were leaving airport after greeting ethnic Uzbek leader when explosion happened.
22 Jul 2018 9:30 PM
Ministry spokesman Fraidoon Azhand said bomber struck at security gate, six people were killed and 12 were wounded.
15 Jul 2018 7:17 PM