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Weekend violence kills 11 civilians in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 20:38

A roadside bomb ripped through a car in southern Afghanistan, the deadliest of a series of weekend attacks that killed 11 civilians, officials said on Sunday.

Official says roadside bomb kills 4 Afghan police

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 23:37

A roadside bomb killed four police officers guarding a mayor as their convoy traveled through northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, an official said.

Two Afghan policemen die in Taliban checkpoint attack

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 15:40

Afghan authorities say Taliban fighters attacked security checkpoints in a northern provincial capital, killing two members of a community-based security force.

Bomb blasts kill 10 police in southern Afghanistan

Last Updated: Monday, August 08, 2011, 10:17

The latest southern unrest comes at a critical juncture in the nearly 10-year war on insurgents.

Afghan violence in 2010 kills thousands: Government

Last Updated: Monday, January 03, 2011, 14:31

The number of Afghan police killed during 2010 fell about 7 percent to 1,292.

NATO warns of more violence in 2011 in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 00:18

The US-led NATO alliance in Afghanistan warned today that foreign soldiers will face further violence in 2011, capping what has been the deadliest year of the war on record.

Afghan violence kills 13 civilians

Last Updated: Monday, October 04, 2010, 12:36

Thirteen Afghans were killed in separate incidents across Afghanistan.

Two NATO soldiers, eight civilians killed in Afghan violence

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 23:51

Two foreign soldiers died on Tuesday fighting insurgents in Afghanistan, the NATO alliance said, as Afghan authorities said international forces had killed eight civilians in a recent operation.

Bomb kills Afghan police officer, 2 civilians

Last Updated: Sunday, June 06, 2010, 14:27

Taliban have launched a series of high-profile attacks against government.

Powerful bombings rock Kandahar, 6 killed

Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010, 10:35

Two powerful bombings rocked the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday, killing three foreigners and three Afghan soldiers, according to President Hamid Karzai`s half brother. Meanwhile, four German soldiers were killed in fighting in the north.

US, UN condemn Kandahar attack

Last Updated: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 09:44

Condemning the terrorist attack in Kandahar, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he was "shocked and dismayed" by the "brutal and senseless act of violence".

Fresh attack hits northern Afghanistan, 6 killed: Govt

Last Updated: Sunday, August 23, 2009, 14:21

A bomb in usually peaceful northern Afghanistan killed six police, two days after a coordinated militant ambush disrupted voting during elections in the same province, the government said on Sunday.