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60 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan battle

At least 60 Taliban militants have been killed by Afghan security forces after six days of fierce fighting in Afghanistan's Sar-e Pol province, authorities said on Sunday.

Gun battle kills five militants, wounds 10 in Afghanistan

Conflict between government forces and Taliban militants in the northern Jauzjan province have left five insurgents dead and 10 others injured on Saturday, police chief of the province Rahmatullah Turkistani said.

Militants ambush foreign tourists in western Afghanistan

Militants ambush foreign tourists in western Afghanistan

The tourists -- eight British, three Americans and one German national -- were ambushed by Taliban gunmen in the restive district of Chesht-e-Sharif.

20 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan's Badakhshan

20 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan's Badakhshan

Twenty Taliban militants surrendered to the government in Afghanistan`s Badakhshan.

Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan leader Aqeel Anjum narowly escapes assassination attempt

A leader of a Pakistani religious party had a lucky escape when several shots were fired at his car here, days after renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri was killed by Taliban militants in the country's largest city and economic hub.

16 Taliban militants killed in US drone strike

A senior Taliban leader named Mullah Jannat Gul along with 15 of his men were killed after a drone struck two vehicles on Saturday.

Blast kills 7 Taliban militants including group commnader Abdul Rauf in Afghanistan's Logar

Blast kills 7 Taliban militants including group commnader Abdul Rauf in Afghanistan's Logar

Seven Taliban militants including their group commander were killed on Thursday as their explosive device detonated prematurely in Logar province in Afghanistan, an official said.

Shocking! Taliban militants cut out man's eyes, skin him alive; victim dies

Shocking! Taliban militants cut out man's eyes, skin him alive; victim dies

The victim, a 21-year-old labourer, was targeted because one of his relatives, they claimed, had killed a Taliban commander in December last year.

US and Afghan forces find kidnapped son of Pakistani PM: Govt

US and Afghan forces have found the kidnapped son of a former Pakistani prime minister alive in an operation in Afghanistan, the Pakistani foreign ministry said in a statement issued Tuesday.

Prominent Pakistani human rights activist, friend shot dead in Karachi

Prominent Pakistani human rights activist, friend shot dead in Karachi

The Hakimullah Mehsud faction of the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement to the media.

Nine Taliban militants killed in IED blast in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province

Nine Taliban militants killed in IED blast in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province

At least nine Taliban militants were killed and eight others injured after stepping on an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted their fellow fighters in Afghanistan's northeastern Badakhshan province.

Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops: Afghan official

Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops: Afghan official

An Afghan official says at least 15 members of the country's security forces have been killed in a gunbattle with the Taliban in southern Uruzgan province.

Afghan Special Forces kill 14 Taliban militants in military operations

At least 14 Taliban militants were killed during military operations in two provinces of Afghanistan, government representatives said on Tuesday.

US President Barack Obama lifts nuclear-related sanctions on Iran

US President Barack Obama lifts nuclear-related sanctions on Iran

US President Barack Obama on Saturday signed an executive order to lift sanctions on Iran related to its nuclear program, the White House said.

Saudi Arabia has central role in fight against ISIS

Saudi Arabia has central role in fight against ISIS

Saudi Arabia has a central role in fighting ISIS as it can help eliminate the ultra-hardline militant group's ideological breeding ground, says German Foreign Minister.

Gunshots fired at Pakistan school after men try to scale walls

Residents and a guard opened fire at a Pakistan school on Thursday after six men tried to scale the walls, sparking panic less than a year after a Taliban massacre at a Peshawar school, police said.

Afghan Army kills 95 Taliban militants in military operations

At least 95 militants have been killed over the past 24 hours in a series of operations carried out by the Afghanistan army across the country, Interior Ministry said on Monday.

Pakistan air strikes kill 50 militants in tribal area: Military

At least 50 militants were killed and their ammunition dump destroyed Monday in air strikes on hideouts in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, the military said.

US drone strike kills five militants in NW Pakistan

A US drone attack on a militant compound in a restive Pakistani tribal area Thursday killed at least five militants, security officials said.

Ten killed in Afghanistan clash

At least 10 people, including seven Taliban militants, were killed on Friday in a gun battle in Afghanistan`s Takhar province, an official said.