World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 9, 2015
A Taliban attack killed at least 21 people in northern Afghanistan, officials said today, after a wave of lethal bombings in the capital as the insurgency escalates following a bitter power transition.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 13, 2015
At least 18 people were killed on Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack near a military base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, where Afghan and foreign soldiers are stationed, authorities said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 19, 2015
Claims that the Islamic State group carried out a deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan raise questions about whether the culprits are the real deal or Taliban turncoats now waving the IS black flag.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Opening arguments begin on Wednesday in the trial of the 21-year-old man accused in the worst attack on US soil since the September 11 strikes: the Boston Marathon bombings nearly two years ago.
World News | Reuters | Thursday February 26, 2015
A suicide bomber rammed a car laden with explosives into a vehicle belonging to NATO's top envoy in Afghanistan, killing one Turkish soldier and wounding at least one person, Turkish officials said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday February 17, 2015
A bomb attached to a vehicle wounded one person in Kabul early on Tuesday, police said, breaking a recent lull in attacks in the Afghan capital.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 14, 2015
American pilots call it "going Winchester." That's when a warplane drops every bomb on board. And air crews for the B-1 bomber told AFP it was not uncommon in the battle for the Syrian town of Kobane, recaptured by Kurdish forces last month.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday January 29, 2015
Afghan officials say a roadside bombing in the country's east killed four people, including a policeman, while a Taliban attack on a checkpoint the previous night left 11 dead.
World News | Associated Press | Monday July 21, 2014
A suicide bomber targeted a police convoy in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Monday, killing two people, a policeman and a civilian, a local official said.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday July 13, 2014
Authorities say three NATO troops have been wounded in a suicide car bombing targeting their convoy in eastern Afghanistan.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Afghan officials say a bomb hidden in a push cart and detonated by remote control near a government building in the country's north killed three people while a rocket attack near the Kabul airport wounded four.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 23, 2014
A Bangladeshi court sentenced eight Islamists to death on Monday for a 2001 bomb attack that killed 10 people during new year celebrations in the capital Dhaka.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday June 21, 2014
A suicide car bombing in Kabul aimed at a senior government official killed one civilian and wounded three others on Saturday but did not harm its apparent target, Afghan security officials said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 4, 2014
At least four Afghan policemen were killed and one was wounded in a bomb attack in Afghanistan, source said on Wednesday.
World News | Associated Press | Monday June 2, 2014
An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has targeted a minibus with workers from a Turkish construction company, killing three Turkish engineers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 31, 2014
A roadside bomb killed 12 civilians, including seven women in eastern Afghanistan today, officials said, the latest violence in the country as US-led troops prepare to leave after 13 years of war.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 11, 2014
At least 13 militants were killed in a bombing and a gunfight in Pakistan's restive tribal areas Friday, the latest clashes in almost a week of infighting between rival Taliban factions.
World News | Written by Amitabh Revi | Monday January 6, 2014
The Afghan Interior Ministry says it has detained Spozhmay, a 10-year-old girl who was about to be used by Taliban as a suicide bomber.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 20, 2013
The Pentagon has scrapped the Twitter account of an agency that counters homemade explosives after it posted joking comments about a bombing in the Philippines, officials said Friday.
World News | Associated Press | Friday September 13, 2013
Taliban militants attacked the U.S. consulate in western Afghanistan on Friday morning, using a car bomb and guns to battle security forces just outside the compound in the city of Herat. It was not entirely clear whether any attackers managed to breach the facility, but at least two Afghans died, while the U.S. said its personnel were all safe.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday August 31, 2013
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a police checkpoint and a bank in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, one of two attacks in the heartland of the insurgency that killed 18 people over 24 hours.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 4, 2013
Pakistan has "strongly condemned" the suicide attack in Jalalabad in Afghanistan, outside the Indian consulate, that killed nine people, and said on Sunday that terrorism is the "common enemy" of the countries of the region.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday July 20, 2013
Officials say a wave of bombings in southern Afghanistan has killed 15 people, including six members of the country's security services.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday July 11, 2013
Officials say a twin bombing in southern Afghanistan has killed five people, three civilians whose car struck a roadside bomb and two police officers who had rushed to the scene to help the victims when the second bomb went off.