Two killed in Afghan suicide attack

 At least two people were killed in a suicide attack on a police station in southern Afghanistan, security officials said today.

Afghan police say insurgents enter southern police compound

Insurgents armed with guns and explosives entered a police station in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gar on Sunday after a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the gate of the compound allowing the others to gain entry, a senior policeman said.

Afghan army takes on Taliban in first solo offensive

The Afghan army is waging its largest-ever solo offensive against the Taliban, hoping to strike a decisive blow ahead of the spring fighting season and prove it can rout the insurgents without the aid of US and NATO combat troops.

IS commander killed in drone strike: Afghan officials

Afghan officials say a senior Islamic State commander has been killed in a drone strike in the southern Helmand province.

Afghan policeman kills commander, district governor

An Afghan policeman shot and killed his commanding officer and a district governor in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Tuesday, in an attack claimed by Taliban insurgents, who said the policeman had defected to their movement.

Religious council member shot dead in Afghanistan

A provincial religious council member was shot dead following an armed attack in southern Afghanistan`s Helmand province Monday, police said.

Probe Afghan wedding party attack: UN Chief

 Condemning the shelling attack on a wedding party in Afghanistan which left at least 25 people killed and 45 injured Wednesday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a probe to "bring the perpetrators to justice".

Taliban attack kills 3 Afghan security troops

An official says that at least three Afghan security force troops have been killed in a suicide car bombing in southern Afghanistan.

Two killed in Taliban ambush in Afghanistan

 A district governor and a policeman were killed and six injured in Afghanistan in an ambush carried out by Taliban militants, an official said Wednesday.

51 militants killed in clashes across Afghanistan

 At least 51 Taliban militants have been killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan since Saturday, the country`s interior ministry said Sunday.

Two killed in Afghanistan car bomb attack

At least two people were killed and nine injured Monday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan`s Helmand province.

Afghan forces claim victory in major Taliban battle

Afghan security forces on Saturday claimed victory against a Taliban offensive in the country`s volatile Helmand province after days of fighting seen as a test for the country`s security forces as NATO-led troops pull out.

Seven Afghan civilians killed in bomb attacks

Two young women were killed and one woman wounded in a bomb attack carried out by the Taliban insurgents in the southern Helmand province early morning.

Six militants killed by Afghan Army

At least six militants were killed in Afghan military operations Saturday, said the country`s defence ministry.

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.

Three bombs injure five in southern Afghanistan

A government official in Afghanistan says three bombs have exploded in rapid succession in southern Helmand province, injuring five people.

Around 50 militants killed in Afghanistan operations

Nearly 50 militants were killed in police operations in Afghan provinces in the past 24 hours, the Afghanistan`s interior ministry said Tuesday morning.

Five dead in Afghanistan bombing

Five people were killed and six injured Thursday in a blast in Afghanistan`s Helmand province, an official said.

Seven killed in Afghan police checkpoint attack

One Afghan policeman and six militants were killed in an attack launched overnight by Taliban at a checkpoint in southern Afghanistan province of Helmand, an official said Wednesday.

Angry Afghans chop off ears of bomb suspect

Police intervened to save the man`s life, but the furious residents
had already cut off his ears.