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World Oct 15Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47
The attack came a week after a bombing claimed by the local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.
World Oct 08Deadly bombing at Afghanistan mosque kills worshippers during Friday prayers
A Taliban police official says at least 100 people have been killed or wounded in a mosque explosion targeting Shiite Muslims in northern Afghanistan.
World Aug 31The Taliban now face the challenge of governing a nation of 38 million people
The challenges the Taliban face in reviving the economy could give Western nations leverage as they push the group to fulfill a pledge to allow free travel, form an inclusive government and guarantee women's rights.
World Aug 30Taliban celebrate as U.S. troops leave Afghanistan
The U.S. departure marked the end of a massive airlift in which tens of thousands of people fled Afghanistan, fearful of the return of Taliban rule after the militants took over most of the country and rolled into the capital…
World Aug 30Rockets fired at Kabul airport but U.S. evacuation flights continue
Islamic State militants fired a volley of rockets at Kabul’s rapidly emptying international airport on Monday, with just hours left before a deadline for U.S. forces to withdraw at the end of America’s longest war.
World Aug 29US says drone kills suicide bombers targeting Kabul airport
The airstrike came as the United States winds down a historic airlift that saw tens of thousands evacuated from Kabul’s international airport, the scene of much of the chaos that engulfed the Afghan capital since the Taliban took over two…
World Aug 22Crush at Kabul airport kills 7 as Afghans try to flee
At least seven Afghans died in a panicked crush of people trying to enter Kabul’s international airport, the British military said Sunday, as thousands were still trying to flee the country in a chaotic exodus a week after the Taliban…
World Aug 20Reports of targeted Taliban killings fuel Afghans’ fears
The Taliban say they have become more moderate since they last ruled Afghanistan in the 1990s and have pledged to restore security and forgive those who fought them in the 20 years since a U.S.-led invasion.
World Aug 18Taliban violently disperse protest; 1 killed, 6 wounded
The Taliban violently broke up a protest in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person as they quashed a rare public show of dissent. The militant group meanwhile met with former officials from the toppled Western-backed government.
World Aug 13Taliban sweep across Afghanistan’s south, take 4 more cities
The Taliban completed their sweep of the country's south on Friday as they took four more provincial capitals in a lightning offensive that is gradually encircling Kabul, just weeks before the U.S. is set to officially end its two-decade war.