World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Around 2,000 members of Afghanistan's Hazara ethnic minority held an angry protest today after militants killed seven members of their community at the weekend and dumped their partially beheaded bodies.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 17, 2015
Hiding in her basement, a Kunduz radio presenter was paralysed with fear when the Taliban came looking for her as they conducted house-to-house searches for working women after storming the northern Afghan city.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 30, 2015
The Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for an apparent "insider attack" at Kabul airport in which three American contractors and an Afghan were killed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 22, 2014
Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said today, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 19, 2014
The US government's program to capture and kill insurgent leaders can backfire, a leaked CIA report said Thursday, citing "limited" results in Afghanistan in particular.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
Suspected Taliban gunmen stopped two vehicles in central Afghanistan and shot dead 15 passengers at the side of the road, officials said on Friday, in the latest attack to highlight the growing civilian toll from violence.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 24, 2014
Sectarian killings rose by more than a fifth in Pakistan last year, a leading rights group said Thursday, warning of an alarming increase in violence against religious minorities.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 19, 2014
Pakistani police said on Saturday they have arrested six men suspected of carrying out a series of high-profile sectarian killings in the eastern city of Lahore as part of the militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 19, 2013
As an unprecedented wave of killings and kidnappings hits Karachi, the Pakistani city's elite are splashing out to have their luxury cars made bomb and bulletproof.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday August 7, 2013
The US Army psychiatrist who faces the death penalty for the deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood has told jurors that "the evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 16, 2012
NATO was accused of killing eight women on Sunday, capping a weekend which saw six soldiers shot dead by presumed Afghan colleagues and a Taliban assault cause unprecedented losses on one of the biggest military bases in the country.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 23, 2012
An Afghan man shot his two teenaged daughters dead when they returned home four days after running away with a young man, Daily Mail reported on Monday. The father has been detained on murder charges in Nad Ali district in Helmand province, a hotbed of Taliban insurgency, provincial police spokesman Farid Ahmad Farhang said.
World News | The Associated Press | Thursday March 15, 2012
The Taliban militant group says it is suspending talks with the United States. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement on Thursday that the United States kept changing the terms of the negotiations. Mujahid says that the Taliban only wanted to discuss prisoner transfers and the establishment of a political office in Qatar, but US ne...
World News | The Associated Press | Tuesday March 13, 2012
Taliban militants opened fire on Tuesday on an Afghan government delegation visiting one of the two villages in southern Afghanistan where a US soldier is suspected of killing 16 civilians. The gunfire killed an Afghan soldier who was providing security for the delegation, said Gen. Abdul Razaq, the police chief for Kandahar province where the visi...