Afghan MP survives targeted suicide attack in Kabul, three others killed

An Afghan member of parliament survived a targeted suicide attack in Kabul on Sunday but three people including a child were killed and eight others injured, police and government sources said.

Suicide attack in Kabul kills at least seven: Official

A suicide attacker killed at least seven people after detonating a car bomb near a district police headquarters in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, officials said.

Six killed in suicide bomb near Afghan presidential palace

Six people were killed and more than 30 injured in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital on Wednesday that struck close to the presidential palace in the heart of the city, the Interior Ministry said.

US drone strike kills nine Pakistani militants in Afghanistan

A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed nine militants linked to the Pakistani Taliban in an area close to the countries` rugged border, officials said Tuesday.

Thousands protest woman's mob killing in Afghan capital

Thousands marched through the Afghan capital today, demanding justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of blasphemy.

Afghans protest at lynching of woman for allegedly burning Quran

Hundreds of protesters shouting "Down with ignorance!" urged the Afghan government Tuesday to bring to justice the killers of a woman lynched by a mob for allegedly burning the Quran. 

Afghan woman lynched over Koran-burning was innocent: Minister

An Afghan woman who was beaten to death and set on fire by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran was innocent, the interior minister said Monday.

Hundreds of Afghans bury woman beaten to death by mob

Hundreds of people on Sunday attended the burial of an Afghan woman who was beaten to death and set on fire by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran.

Woman killed by mob in Kabul was innocent: Investigator

A woman killed by an angry mob in front of police in the Afghan capital last week for allegedly burning a copy of Islam`s holy book was wrongly accused, Afghanistan`s top criminal investigator said on Sunday.

Afghan President Ghani predicts a 'difficult' spring

Afghanistan faces a difficult spring in terms of security as the so-called "fighting season" with the Taliban begins, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Saturday.

Three killed in Afghanistan bomb blast

Three people were killed and another three, including two children, were injured when a bomb blast rocked Afghanistan's Kunduz city on Saturday.

Afghan police arrest nine after woman killed over `Koran burning`

Afghan police have arrested nine suspects after a mob beat a woman to death for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran and then set her body ablaze, officials said on Friday.

Mob lynches woman for burning Koran in Afghanistan

A woman in Afghanistan`s capital city of Kabul has been lynched by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran near a mosque, police said.

Burqa-clad suicide bomber kills provincial Afghan police chief

A suicide bomber wearing a burqa blew himself up in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing an influential provincial police chief, officials said Thursday.

Afghan woman beaten to death for allegedly burning Koran

An Afghan woman was beaten to death and her body was set on fire by a mob in Kabul Thursday for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran, police officials said.

Taliban suicide bomber kills Afghan regional police chief in Kabul

A suicide bomber killed an Afghan provincial police chief in Kabul, a regional official said on Thursday, the latest killing to be claimed by Taliban insurgents in a wave of attacks coinciding with the sharp drawdown of foreign troops.

Afghan Army kills commander of Islamic State affiliate

The Afghan army killed a militant commander who had claimed allegiance to the Islamic State group, the Ministry of Defense said on Monday.

Women in Afghanistan 'cycle' towards change

Afghanistan's national women's cycling team wheel their bicycles out for a training session on the outskirts of Kabul.

Afghan artist in hiding after sexual harassment protest

A young Afghan artist who walked through the streets of Kabul wearing a suit of armour featuring large breasts and buttocks in protest against sexual harassment has gone into hiding after receiving death threats.

Gunmen kill six in Kabul Sufi mosque attack

Gunmen attacked a Sufi mosque in Kabul on Saturday evening, killing at least six people and leaving five others wounded, police officials said, shattering a recent calm in the Afghan capital.