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Islamic State fighters kill 18 Afghan soldiers in attack on outpost

Islamic State fighters attacked an Afghan army post in the eastern border province of Nangarhar, near Pakistan, late on Thursday and killed at least 18 soldiers, a local official said.

Taliban abduct 52 civilians in Afghanistan

At least 52 civilians have been abducted by Taliban militants in Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, an official said on Wednesday.

Kabul endorses US general's call for additional troops

Kabul today endorsed US general John Nicholson's call for thousands of additional troops in Afghanistan to stave off a resurgent Taliban

6 Afghan Red Cross workers killed by suspected IS: Officials

At least six Afghan employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were killed on Wednesday by suspected Islamic State gunmen in northern Afghanistan, officials said.

19 killed in suicide blast at Afghan Supreme Court

At least 19 people were killed and 41 wounded today in a suicide blast at Afghanistan's Supreme Court in Kabul, officials said, the latest attack to rock the war-torn capital.

Dozens killed as heavy snow blankets parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan

Parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan struggled to dig out from heavy snow on Sunday.

Top Islamic State leader killed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar

Top Islamic State leader killed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar

A senior leader of the Islamic State jihadist group was killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, a media report said on Wednesday.

Afghanistan's HPC blames Pakistan for failure of Taliban peace talks

Afghanistan's High Peace Council (HPC) has slammed Pakistan for its controversial role in the Afghan peace process, saying Islamabad has been the key obstruction in the way of purposeful peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban militant group.

Twin blasts target Afghan parliament in Kabul, over 50 feared killed, several wounded

Twin blasts target Afghan parliament in Kabul, over 50 feared killed, several wounded

Two bomb blasts targeting parliament offices rocked the city of Kabul on Tuesday in the PD6 area in Darulaman Road.

Afghanistani cricketer Shapoor Zadran attacked by gunmen in Kabul

Afghanistani cricketer Shapoor Zadran attacked by gunmen in Kabul

No group or individual has come out to claim responsibility of the incident.

Militants kill eight coal mine workers from Hazara minority in Afghanistan

Eight coal mine workers in Tala wa Barfak district in Baghlan have been shot dead by a group of fighters affiliated to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

Gunmen kill eight Hazara miners in Afghanistan's Baghlan

Gunmen kill eight Hazara miners in Afghanistan's Baghlan

Unidentified gunmen killed eight members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority who were working as miners in the northern province of Baghlan, a local government official said.

One killed in explosion near Shia mosque in Kabul

 At least one persons was killed and four others were injured as an explosion ripped through a busy road in Afghanistan capital Kabul on Wednesday, the police said.

Explosion in Afghan capital targets MP's convoy, several injured

Explosion in Afghan capital targets MP's convoy, several injured

A bomb attack targeted a member of Afghanistan`s parliament in the capital, Kabul on Wednesday wounding him and several other people, officials said.

Two civilians killed in bomb blast in Afghan's Laghman province

An Afghan official says that at least two Afghan civilians were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Laghman province.

Eight killed after Taliban storm Afghan MP Mir Wali`s house

The Taliban in a statement said their suicide bombers raided the house to disrupt an "important gathering of officials".

Taliban attack home of Afghan lawmaker in capital, killing 8

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack.

More US help for Afghanistan if needed, says Kabul

More US help for Afghanistan if needed, says Kabul

"President elect Trump emphasised that the US will continue to remain with the government and people of Afghanistan during his term," the statement said.

Explosions reported in diplomatic zone of Afghanistan's Kabul; Indian embassy safe

Explosions reported in diplomatic zone of Afghanistan's Kabul; Indian embassy safe

Two explosions were heard in the diplomatic zone of Kabul in Afghanistan on Wednesday, media report said.

Suicide bomber attacks vehicle in Kabul, killing four

A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed at least four people and wounded several in an attack on a vehicle carrying national security officials in Kabul on Wednesday, a security official at the scene in the Afghan capital told Reuters.