Afghan police kill Taliban who cut off voters` fingers

Afghan police hunted down and killed two Taliban insurgents who cut off the fingers of 11 elderly men who voted in the presidential election run-off, officials said Tuesday.

Roadside bomb kills 3 Afghanistan police: Official

An Afghan official says a police chief and two other officers were killed when a roadside bomb exploded while they were on a de-mining mission in the southern Gazni province.

Taliban attack checkpoints, one Afghan police killed

An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked three police checkpoints overnight in the southern province of Helmand. The police repelled the attacks but lost one officer.

Afghan police rescue woman from Taliban stoning

Police in a remote northern Afghan village rescued a woman from being stoned to death after she was condemned by the Taliban for allegedly cheating on her husband, officials said on Tuesday.

Top Afghan policewoman dies after gun attack

The top female police officer in Afghanistan`s restive south died on Monday, officials said, a day after she was shot by gunmen in an attack that followed the recent killing of her predecessor.

Afghanistan says Pakistanis shot dead in mosque attack

Afghanistan`s intelligence agency Thursday said that its spies shot dead two Pakistanis who opened fire on Afghan worshippers before dawn at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Kabul.

Rocket fired by Afghan police to catch fish kills 6 children

Afghan security forces have arrested eight policemen for accidentally killing six children when firing a rocket into a river to catch fish.

Taliban kill 15 Afghan police in west

An Afghan official says 15 policemen have been killed and another 10 wounded in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan`s Farah province.

Afghan police chief shot dead outside home

Motorcycle-riding gunmen assassinated a police chief in front of his house after he led an anti-Taliban campaign in western Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.

Five policemen killed in Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan

Afghan police say eight suicide bombers have attacked one of their headquarters in the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing five officers and wounding four others.

Afghan Police kill would-be suicide bomber

A would-be suicide bomber was killed and another injured in an exchange of fire with the police in Afghanistan.

4 Afghan police killed in insider attack

Four Afghan police officers were shot dead today in southern Helmand province in an insider attack by their colleagues, officials said.

Afghan police say man killed wife for wanting job

A man in a western Afghan city has confessed to stabbing his wife to death to prevent her from taking a job outside the home.

11 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

The Taliban insurgent group, which have been waging an insurgency of more than one decade, have yet to make comments.

Afghan police kill 15 militants, detain 11

Afghan police have killed over a dozen Taliban militants and arrested 11 others during a series of operations.

Afghan police kill 40 militants, hold 28 in 24 hrs

Afghan security forces during a series of operations across the country have killed 40 anti-government militants.

28 killed in two Afghan bombings

A suicide bomber attacked US and Afghan forces at a checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan, killing 21 people, including three US soldiers, officials said.

7 Afghan police die in 2 attacks

Afghan officials say seven Afghan policemen have been killed in two separate attacks.

Afghan police find 17 tonnes of explosives

Afghan police in the southern
province of Kandahar have seized at least 17 tonnes of
explosives insurgents were planning to use for improvised
explosive devices.

Police kill would-be suicide bomber in Afghanistan

Afghan police say they shot dead a
would-be suicide bomber before he was able to attack a police station in an eastern province.