Pakistan parliament to vote on tribal province merger

The northwestern Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) border Afghanistan and have been difficult to control for years.

24 May 2018 10:14

Anti-ISIL carrier in Mediterranean attracts unwanted attention

The USS Harry S Truman vessel in the Mediterranean has become the launching pad for operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq.

23 May 2018 01:37

Farah 'getting back to normal' but scars of heavy fighting remain

Hundreds of schools closed in the western Farah province as Taliban attacks continue across the country.

19 May 2018 10:34

Afghanistan: The General

We meet John Nicholson, Trump's top general in Afghanistan, to find out if the conflict can ever be brought to an end.

17 May 2018 02:20

Taliban storms major city in western Afghanistan

Provincial capital of Farah under attack by Taliban fighters who killed and wounded multiple Afghan troops.

15 May 2018 11:49

Afghan capital Kabul hit by explosion

One person injured after blast caused by explosive near park in central Kabul, officials say.

14 May 2018 09:30

Afghanistan: When journalists become targets

Ten Afghan journalists were killed in Kabul bombings. Plus, the human rights issue of solitary confinement in the US.

12 May 2018 02:36

Royal wedding: Household Cavalry prepares for big day

Soldiers who served with Prince Harry in Afghanistan prepare for their role in his wedding.

11 May 2018 07:07

Will Islamic scholars' fatwa force Afghan Taliban to join talks?

Islamic scholars from three Muslim countries set to meet in Indonesia in an effort to bring peace in Afghanistan.

10 May 2018 06:59

Afghanistan: ISIL and Taliban claim bomb attacks in Kabul

Eight suicide bombers took part in attacks on two police stations, one claimed by ISIL and the other by Taliban.

09 May 2018 07:38

Afghanistan: Blasts rock Kabul

Casualties reported after explosions and gunfire ring out in the streets Kabul, Afghan officials say.

09 May 2018 10:59

Kabul bombings: The perils of being a journalist in Afghanistan

Ten journalists were killed in the deadliest attack on Afghanistan's media since 2001. Plus, Winnie Mandela's legacy.

05 May 2018 06:16

Why are journalists increasingly becoming a target?

At least 10 journalists were killed in Afghanistan on Monday. Reporters in many countries face threats every day.

03 May 2018 11:55

World Press Freedom Day: Are journalists increasingly under attack?

Targeted attacks left at least 10 journalists dead in Afghanistan, just days before World Press Freedom Day.

03 May 2018 03:30

World Press Freedom Day: Afghan media defiant after deadly attack

Ten journalists were killed in the deadliest attack on Aghanistan's media since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, underscoring the dangers faced by the media as the war-torn country slips deeper into violence.

03 May 2018 06:48

Reality Check: Are journalists increasingly under attack?

Targeted attacks left at least 10 journalists dead in Afghanistan, just days before World Press Day.

03 May 2018 06:48

Fears of more attacks in Afghanistan

As the victims of the latest attacks are mourned in Afghanistan, worries grow about more attacks to come.

02 May 2018 12:56

Afghanistan: 63 dead in attacks on voter registration centres

At least 63 people killed in bombings targeting voter registration centres in Kabul and Baghlan province, officials say.

23 Apr 2018 04:25

Afghan refugees describe treacherous journeys to Turkey

Turkey is experiencing a new influx of migrants, this time from Afghanistan instead of Syria.

12 Apr 2018 02:59

Pakistan calls on Afghan Taliban to join peace process

Prime Minister Shahid Abbasi urges Taliban to avail the Afghan government's latest offer of direct talks without delay.

07 Apr 2018 03:34