KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced a weeklong cease-fire with the Taliban to coincide with the holiday marking the end of Ramadan next week.
By Associated Press
A bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration center killed at least 14 people and wounded 33, officials said.
By Larisa Epatko
For three days, young people in Kabul could focus on painting, performances and photography, rather than the recent suicide bombings.
In our news wrap Monday, a group monitoring the Syrian war said an overnight missile strike targeted government military bases in Northern Syria. The group said Israel likely carried out the assault that killed 26 pro-government fighters, including many Iranians.
By Rahim Faiez, Amir Shah, Associated Press
The attack was the latest in a relentless string of deadly large-scale bombings and assaults that have struck Kabul and elsewhere in Afghanistan so far this year.
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump said sitting down with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be a "great thing for the world." His praise for the North Korean leader marked a major shift from his past comments.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, April 22, Earth Day raises awareness about plastic pollution, and EPA chief Scott Pruitt comes under scrutiny for past conflicts of interest. Also, why African-American families are increasingly choosing homeschooling. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New…
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
A suicide bomber struck a voter registration center in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 57 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
By Associated Press
An Islamic State suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 29 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year.
The U.S. has been fighting in Afghanistan for more than 16 years, and mostly against the Taliban, a group that exists in large part due to the intelligence services of Afghan neighbor Pakistan. Steve Coll’s new book "Directorate S" is…
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