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Journalists among 21 dead in twin suicide blasts in Kabul, IS claims attack

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

Afghan children set off unexploded mortar round, 3 dead

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

Afghan media safety in question as gunmen shoot journo dead on way to work

Abdul Manan Arghand, who worked for Kabul News TV, was shot by gunmen as he was driving his car, police spokesman Zia Durani said.

25 Apr 2018 4:38 PM

For more than a decade, Afghan girl disguised as ‘son’ her parents wanted

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

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 31

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast, the group’s Amaq news agency said.

22 Apr 2018 1:56 PM

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Militants kill 11 policemen in western Afghanistan

Taliban militants ambushed a checkpoint in western Afghanistan, killing at least nine policemen, officials said on Friday.

13 Apr 2018 3:19 PM

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

4 children among 6 killed in Afghanistan blast; 9 minors injured

The explosion happened near a mosque in Shindand district.

09 Apr 2018 8:43 PM

Busy bees turn Afghan schoolgirl into an entrepreneur

Since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, the lives and status of women in society have improved significantly.

07 Apr 2018 6:25 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

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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

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

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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

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

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