Gunmen storm Intercontinental hotel in Kabul

Group of attackers armed with automatic weapons storm luxury hotel in Afghanistan's capital, security sources say.

21 Jan 2018 02:21

Pakistan releases pro-Taliban leader Sufi Muhammad

Facing sedition charge, the 93-year-old cleric, known as father of Taliban in Swat, released on bail as trial continues.

16 Jan 2018 09:57

Deadly suicide blast hits Afghan capital

Attack in Kabul kills at least 11 people and wounds 25 others as ISIL claims responsibility.

05 Jan 2018 01:33

The Afghan president has more powers than a king

The Afghan constitution which gives unprecedented powers to the president is at the heart of a major crisis in Kabul.

03 Jan 2018 11:05

Freed hostage Joshua Boyle faces 15 criminal charges

Canadian Joshua Boyle and his family were held for five years by a Taliban-linked insurgent group.

03 Jan 2018 03:07

The shame of Afghanistan's virginity tests

Despite being banned, humiliating and traumatic, virginity tests remain widespread in Afghanistan.

29 Dec 2017 10:47

Kabul blast at Afghan Voice, Tebyan centre kills dozens

President Ashraf Ghani decries assault in Kabul that killed 40 at compound comprising news agency and cultural centre.

28 Dec 2017 10:56

Kabul blast: Suicide attack near Afghan intelligence HQ

Ten people were killed in the bomb blast near the compound in the capital Kabul, officials say.

25 Dec 2017 10:13

How a weightlifting champion became a refugee

Ajmal, a sportsman, from Afghanistan describes his dangerous journey to Greece.

22 Dec 2017 06:57

Iran: Chabahar Port promise and nuclear deal threat

New Iranian port eases India trade into Afghanistan and benefits the economy as US nuclear-deal opposition looms large.

03 Dec 2017 10:37

UN seeks $22.5bn for war, humanitarian crises victims

From South Sudan to Syria and from Afghanistan to Yemen, conflict with no end in sight is main cause of human suffering.

02 Dec 2017 12:05

Gunmen attack Peshawar Agricultural Training Institute

Several also wounded in attack at Agricultural Training Institute in Peshawar, claimed by the Pakistani Taliban.

01 Dec 2017 08:55

Week in pictures: From Iran earthquake to Greece floods

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including protests in Barcelona and a suicide bomb attack in Kabul.

17 Nov 2017 01:04

US veteran: Remnants of an 'unnecessary war'

Adrian Bonenberger was deployed to Afghanistan twice. His PTSD is only one remnant of the war he witnessed.

15 Nov 2017 12:54

Hamid Karzai on the US, ISIL and war crimes

We ask ex-President Karzai about calls for an ICC investigation and if more US troops in Afghanistan is a good idea.

12 Nov 2017 01:15

One woman's journey from Afghanistan to Cambridge University

Rabia's family fled the Taliban and now she is studying at Cambridge University.

12 Nov 2017 01:15

Was the Afghan government complicit in war crimes?

We ask Hamid Karzai about calls for an ICC Afghan war crimes investigation, and debate how to cover climate change.

10 Nov 2017 03:00

Shamshad TV news reader's courage leaves Afghans in awe

Parwiz Sapy went on air to read bulletin just moments after Tuesday's ISIL attack on Shamshad TV station in Kabul ended.

09 Nov 2017 06:52

'If I knew it would be so hard I wouldn't have come'

Azizullah left Afghanistan to seek asylum in Europe, but had no idea how tough it would be.

09 Nov 2017 06:52

Will Washington alienate Pakistan?

Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson is on first Islamabad visit as Washington considers boosting India's role in Afghanistan.

25 Oct 2017 06:18