World Sep 03Taliban bombing kills 16 in Kabul after tentative peace deal is reached
Taliban attacks continue even as a U.S. envoy says the deal with the insurgents only needs the approval of President Donald Trump to become a reality.
World Sep 01Taliban attack 2nd Afghan city as U.S. envoy says deal is near
It was the second attack on an Afghan city in as many days and killed several civilians and security forces, officials said.
World Aug 31Taliban launch ‘massive attack’ on Afghan city of Kunduz
The Taliban launched a large-scale attack on Kunduz, one of Afghanistan’s main cities, killing at least 15 people and wounding more than 75 others, government officials said Saturday…
World Aug 19Afghanistan vows to ‘eliminate’ Islamic State havens after attack
President Ashraf Ghani's comments came as Afghanistan mourns at least 63 people, including children, killed in the Kabul bombing at a wedding hall late Saturday night.
World Aug 18Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63
The local Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for a suicide blast on Saturday at a wedding in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul. It was the deadliest attack in the capital this year, with 63 killed and 182 wounded.
World Jul 29Death toll from attack on Afghanistan political office rises to at least 20
The attack began with a suicide car bombing after which other attackers entered the building and started shooting at security forces.
World Jul 28Blast, gunbattle at Afghan VP candidate’s office, 2 dead
The first day of the Afghan presidential campaign began with a large bomb and gun attack in the capital, Kabul, targeting the office of the president’s running mate, officials said, leaving at least two people dead and 25 wounded.
World May 08Taliban attack aid group office in Afghan capital, kills 5
The Taliban said they would continue their attacks during Ramadan, but would be "very careful of civilians during any operation."…
Nation Apr 093 American soldiers, 1 contractor killed in Afghanistan
The service members and U.S. contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb on Monday.
World Mar 06Suicide blast in eastern Afghanistan kills at least 17
Militants in Afghanistan set off a suicide blast and stormed a construction company near the airport in Jalalabad.