Three arrested for murder of Afghan election activist

High-profile figures including journalists, politicians and rights activists have increasingly been targeted in recent months as violence surges in Afghanistan despite peace talks between the…

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Attacks in southern Afghanistan kill at least 11

This happened despite the presence of Afghan negotiators in Qatar

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Afghan peace talks resume as bloodshed continues

Months of deliberations between the two sides have yielded little so far, but both parties made something of a breakthrough last year when they finally agreed at least on what to discuss in the…

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Afghanistan forces kill 50 Taliban terrorists in Helmand

The statement said 50 Talibs were killed, including a commander who led a group of 100 terrorists. Eight others were wounded during the round-the-clock operations.

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Taliban kidnap 45 bus passengers in Western Afghanistan

The attack unfolded at around 7 am local time and in Childokhtaran area along the Herat city-Turghundi highway.

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Kabul University attack mastermind sentenced to death

The Supreme Court said that five other collaborators of the attack were sentenced to various jail terms on charges of treason, transfer of explosive materials and cooperation with the Islamic…

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Targeted killings to be discussed in Afghan peace talks: Top official

The remarks come as six journalists have been killed in various incidents of targeted attacks across Afghanistan in the last two months

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Afghan killing fields: Taliban and its mentors have blood on their hands

Ghani even took the names of the assassinated people before the cabinet, which included reporters, anchors, activists and doctors.

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Two Afghan policemen killed as Kabul hit by bomb blasts

The policemen were killed when a sticky bomb attached to their pick-up truck exploded in a central district of Kabul, police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz told reporters.

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Seven Taliban terrorists killed in airstrike in Afghanistan's Balkh province

The MoD also informed about the killing of eight other Taliban terrorists in Bala Bolok district of Farah province.

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Gunmen murder journalist in Afghanistan's Ghazni

Rahmatullah Nekzad was travelling towards a nearby mosque when he was chased and shot by a group of gunmen who used a silenced pistol

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Several rockets fired at US air base in Afghanistan

According to NATO and Afghan officials, however, there were no casualties or damage to the airfield.

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Several Taliban militants killed as fighting rocks insurgent bastion

Taliban militants attacked checkpoints in five districts surrounding the city of Kandahar.

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Afghanistan talks paused until New Year

Javid Faisal, an adviser to Afghanistan's National Security Council, confirmed a 'couple of weeks' pause

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Multiple rockets hit Kabul, one killed

This is the second such attack to rock Kabul in less than a month.

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