Afghanistan mourns victims of landslide, gathered aid effort rushes to survivors

Aid groups today rushed to help survivors of a landslide in northern Afghanistan that entombed a village, killing hundreds of people and leaving 700 families homeless in the mountains.

Afghanistan mudslide engulfs 300 while hundreds are feared dead, rescue called off

Rescue teams abandoned the search for survivors today after a landslide buried a hillside village in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 300 people under a fast-moving tide of rock and mud.

Tajik, Afghan police bust international drug ring

Tajik and Afghan drug police have shut down a large international drug trafficking channel, seizing 420 kg of narcotics and detaining traffickers.

Cold kills 24 kids in Afghan province

Twenty four children have died over the past four days in Badakhshan province due to snowfall, chilly weather and cold-related diseases.

Avalanches kill 29 in northeastern Afghanistan

Afghanistan`s harsh winters and mountainous terrain in the north make avalanches a danger each year.