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Death toll in Afghanistan base attack rises to 140: Officials

Death toll in Afghanistan base attack rises to 140: Officials

As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base.

Taliban kills three soldiers at army HQ in northern Afghanistan

At least three Afghan army soldiers were killed and several wounded on Friday when Taliban gunmen attacked a military headquarters in northern Afghanistan, officials said.

Suicide bombing kills 27 at Kabul mosque, IS claims responsibility

Suicide bombing kills 27 at Kabul mosque, IS claims responsibility

"This attack targeted innocent civilians - including children - in a holy place. It is a war crime & an act against Islam & humanity," Abdullah tweeted.

Afghan Taliban delegation in Pakistan after `secret talks`

An Afghan Taliban delegation has arrived in Pakistan, militant sources said Saturday, raising speculation over efforts to revive peace negotiations days after reports of secret talks with Afghan officials in Qatar.

Taliban launch major push to retake northern Afghan city

Hundreds of Taliban insurgents have launched an offensive to seize the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, which they captured and held for several days last year, provincial officials said on Friday.

33 killed in Taliban infighting in Afghanistan

At least 33 Taliban militants were killed in week-long infighting between the supporters and opponents of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor in Afghanistan.

Taliban to release audio to prove their leader is alive

A senior Pakistani intelligence official had also confirmed the attack on Mullah Mansour on Friday. 

Afghan Taliban storm jail, release hundreds of prisoners

Taliban insurgents stormed a prison in Afghanistan on Monday, killing police and releasing more than 350 inmates, including nearly 150 deemed a threat to national security, and then attacked troops rushing to help, officials said.