Afghanistan: Civilian deaths hit record high, says UN

A total of 1,692 civilians killed in first half of 2018 despite June's truce between the government and the Taliban.

15 Jul 2018 05:41

Afghan asylum seeker deported from Germany kills himself

The 23-year-old committed suicide in Kabul after he was forcibly returned, along with 68 others, last week.

12 Jul 2018 03:10

Afghanistan: Ghani orders resumption of anti-Taliban operations

President Ashraf Ghani's 18-day ceasefire with the Taliban ends with a call on the group to agree to full peace talks.

30 Jun 2018 04:36

Is India really the most dangerous country for women?

Why does a new survey rank India less safe for women than countries like Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan?

28 Jun 2018 09:48

How police foiled Khalid Ali's Westminster terror plot

How fingerprints on bomb parts in Afghanistan led to the capture of a would-be attacker in Whitehall.

27 Jun 2018 01:30

India, DRC, US among most dangerous countries for women: poll

Yemen, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Syria also top list in Thomson Reuters Foundation survey.

26 Jun 2018 01:54

Is Islam the only way to talk about Christian fundamentalism?

And why did Mehdi Hasan have to call Christian fundamentalists 'Christian Taliban'?

26 Jun 2018 01:54

Taliban kill dozens of soldiers despite government ceasefire

The attack comes days after Taliban said they would resume fighting despite Kabul extending Eid ceasefire by 10 days.

20 Jun 2018 07:25

Afghanistan: Taliban resume fighting as Eid ceasefire ends

Taliban announce they will resume fighting on Monday as the three-day ceasefire on Eid-al-Fitr comes to an end.

18 Jun 2018 09:23

ISIL claims suicide bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan

Nangarhar governor spokesman says civilians, Afghan security officials and Taliban members are among the casualties.

16 Jun 2018 06:30

Afghanistan extends ceasefire with Taliban

In an outpouring of goodwill, Taliban fighters and security force members have been seen hugging.

16 Jun 2018 06:29

Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah 'killed in drone attack'

Afghan defence ministry says Mullah Fazlullah, leader of the Taliban, died in attack in northeastern Kunar.

15 Jun 2018 02:23

Taliban kill Afghan district governor despite truce

Intense clashes reported between Afghan security forces and the Taliban despite the start of a government ceasefire.

12 Jun 2018 08:49

Afghans march hundreds of kilometres for peace

It started as a group of nine men. Now dozens have joined and are walking 700km - from Helmand to Kabul - while fasting to call for an end to decades of devastating war and violence.

11 Jun 2018 11:10

Afghanistan: At least twelve killed in Kabul suicide blast

More than 30 wounded in attack at the entrance of a government building in the west of Kabul, an official said.

11 Jun 2018 03:04

Spate of deadly attacks hit Afghanistan amid Eid ceasefire

At least 19 people, including 10 Taliban fighters, killed in separate incidents days after ceasefire deal was announced.

11 Jun 2018 03:04

What is behind the Eid ceasefire with the Taliban?

The crisis in Afghanistan is deepening and President Ashraf Ghani needs to engage the Taliban.

11 Jun 2018 05:14

Terror suspect 're-armed' after mother found knives

CCTV captured alleged Taliban bomb maker arming himself for attack in Westminster, jury told.

05 Jun 2018 06:55

Afghanistan: Who controls what

More than a decade after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, the armed group is still active across Afghanistan.

05 Jun 2018 06:55

Will Pakistan flush out armed groups in 'lawless' region?

Pakistan National Assembly votes to merge province on border with Afghanistan with tribal areas.

25 May 2018 04:45