World | Reuters | Thursday November 20, 2014
Four Afghan Taliban suicide bombers died when a group of the militants tried to storm an international zone in Kabul on Wednesday in the latest high-profile assault aimed at foreign targets in Afghanistan.
World | Reuters | Sunday November 16, 2014
An outspoken female lawmaker survived a suicide bombing attack on her vehicle on Sunday, suffering slight wounds, but three civilian bystanders were killed, a police spokesman said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived for his first visit to neighbouring Pakistan today, seeking to improve ties crucial to his hopes of reviving Taliban peace talks as US troops end their 13-year war.
World | Reuters | Monday November 10, 2014
Bombs struck three Afghan cities, including the capital Kabul, in east Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 10 police, officials said, a day after a Taliban suicide bomber penetrated police headquarters in Kabul killing at least one person.
World | Associated Press | Friday November 7, 2014
The head of NATO says Afghan security forces are dying in record numbers because they are leading the fight against the Taliban insurgency.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 28, 2014
At least 17 Afghan police are missing after the Taliban made a new push to seize territory in the country's northeast, officials said on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Taliban militants killed six Afghan police officers on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks on local security forces highlighting the challenge they face as NATO combat troops depart.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 13, 2014
A suicide bomber targeted an NATO convoy in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Monday, killing an Afghan civilian but causing no casualties among foreign troops, officials said.
World | Associated Press | Friday October 3, 2014
An Afghan army desperate for more advanced military equipment is suffering death rates 30 percent higher in the 2014 fighting season, the army's first against the Taliban without large-scale assistance from the US-led international military force, of...
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 3, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday became the first world leader to hold talks with newly-inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, as NATO troops end their long war against the Taliban.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 2, 2014
A Taliban suicide bomber targeted an Afghan army bus in Kabul on Thursday, killing three people and wounding 10, the interior ministry said, the fourth high-profile attack in the capital since Monday when the new president was sworn in.
World | Agencies | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Two Taliban suicide bombers hit army buses in Kabul on Wednesday with reports of eight people killed in the twin attack, police said, one day after the new Afghan government signed a deal for US troops to stay in the country.
World | Associated Press | Friday September 26, 2014
An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have beheaded 12 civilians and torched some 60 homes in an assault on security forces in the eastern Ghazni province.
World | Reuters | Friday September 26, 2014
Hundreds of Taliban fighters have stormed a district in an important Afghan province not far from the capital, killing dozens of people in five days, and officials said on Friday there were fears the area will fall to the insurgents.
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 24, 2014
A US drone strike killed at least five suspected militants near the Afghan border in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, intelligence officials said, amid a rise in such attacks since after the military announced an anti-Taliban offensive.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Outgoing Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai used his farewell speech on Tuesday to take a parting shot at the United States, accusing Washington of waging a war against Taliban insurgents for its own ends.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday September 17, 2014
A provincial security official says that Taliban fighters killed six Afghan policemen in an ambush in western Afghanistan.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates may reach a deal on how to share power late on Tuesday, according to Afghan and Western officials, potentially ending months of tension over the outcome of a run-off election held in June.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 16, 2014
A bomb attack near the U.S. embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killed four troops from the NATO-led international military force on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 8, 2014
An Afghan official says a Taliban suicide bomber has killed a district police chief and his two guards in southern Kandahar province.