European Union officials called Sunday for a ceasefire in Afghanistan, saying the breakdown in US-Taliban talks presented an opportunity to push for a truce, as the US defence secretary made an unexpected visit to Kabul.
A mosque in eastern Afghanistan has collapsed in a blast during Friday prayers.
Hundreds of people were killed or wounded in violence related to Afghanistan’s recent presidential election season as the Taliban sought to undermine the democratic process, a UN agency said Tuesday.
The leader of Al-Qaeda’s South Asian branch is killed in a US-Afghan joint raid.
Afghanistan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory Monday over incumbent Ashraf Ghani in the weekend’s presidential election, far ahead of the release of any official results.
The Taliban killed at least 10 people and wounded 90 Thursday after a car bomb targeting an intelligence services building exploded and destroyed a nearby hospital in the southern Afghan city of Qalat, the governor of Zabul province told AFP.
The Taliban kills at least 10 people in a fresh bombing in Kabul.
Former US ambassadors to Afghanistan warn against troop withdrawal without peace.
A Taliban vehicle bomb kills at least 16 people and wounds 119.
The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the country faces even if the Taliban agrees to a pact with the United States.
A suicide bomber kill more than 60 people and wound scores.
Deadly violence marred the start of Afghanistan’s election season on the weekend, after President Ashraf Ghani insisted “peace is coming” to the war-torn nation.
Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by US President Donald Trump in which he said he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by wiping out the country, but did not want “to kill 10 million people.”
Australia’s national broadcaster goes to court to challenge a police raid on its offices and demand the return of its files.
Australian police raid ABC’s headquarters over leaks showed Australian special forces had killed innocent men in Afghanistan.
During a lull in Afghanistan’s never-ending war, before the fighting season resumes once again in the spring, Taliban fighters recall laying down their Kalashnikovs and, for a brief moment, enjoying a game of cricket.
The Afghan government summons a Pakistan diplomat to explain Prime Minister Imran Khan’s latest remarks.
Afghanistan’s vice president, Abdul Rashid Dostum, escaped unhurt from an attack that killed one of his bodyguards.
Washington’s one sided talks with the Taliban behind closed doors have triggered mistrust between Afghanistan and the United States.
Wearing his army fatigues while on tour in Afghanistan in 2013 thousands of miles from home, Britain’s Prince Harry cut a relaxed figure as he told journalists: “I am one of the guys, I don’t get treated any differently.”
US and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their longest round of consecutive peace talks with progress made but no agreement.
At least 20 people including children are killed in southern Afghanistan by flash floods that engulfed up to 2,000 homes.
The US and Russia agree to securing travel waivers for Taliban negotiators.
Although it should not be exaggerated, a persistent British naval presence in Southeast Asia should be expected now that commitments to Iraq and Afghanistan have reduced, argues Geoffrey Till.
Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday that no peace deal between the Taliban and the United States could be finalised without involving his government
Holding peace talks with the Taliban is scandalous – and yet the group appears set to govern in a power-sharing deal as Afghanistan prepares for a leadership void. The future looks grim
The US and Taliban negotiators agree to put an end to the 17-year Afghanistan war.
Government forces destroy the command center of the Taliban outfit in Herat.
A total of 10 Taliban fighters and 8 security personnel are killed during a gun battle.
Armed militants intercept a civilian vehicle in Farah and abduct 12 commuters.