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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

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

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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

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

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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

Twin suicide blasts kill at least 20 inside Afghan Shiite mosque

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

03 Aug 2018 4:59 PM

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Indian among 3 foreigners abducted, killed in Kabul: Police

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

8 dead, 40 injured as roadside bomb hits bus in Afghanistan

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

Blasts, gunshots rock Afghanistan’s Jalalabad again

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

Blast hits Kabul airport on return of exiled Afghan vice prez Dostum; 11 dead

Senior govt officials, political leaders, supporters were leaving airport after greeting ethnic Uzbek leader when explosion happened.

22 Jul 2018 9:30 PM

Suicide bombing in Kabul causes at least 10 casualties

Ministry spokesman Fraidoon Azhand said bomber struck at security gate, six people were killed and 12 were wounded.

15 Jul 2018 7:17 PM

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