Five Afghan army forces killed in Taliban attack in southern Kandahar

At least five members of the Afghan armed forces are dead after an attack by Taliban militants wearing police uniforms at a checkpoint in Sha Wali Kot district of Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar...

Two rockets fired at Kabul diplomatic quarter

Two rockets were fired at a diplomatic quarter in the Afghan capital late Wednesday, an official told dpa.

Taliban promise to back, protect development projects in Afghanistan

Taliban forces have promised to support and protect development projects in Afghanistan, a statement released by the group on Tuesday read.

More than 500,000 internally displaced in Afghanistan, UN says

Conflict across Afghanistan has forced more than 500,000 people to leave their homes in 2016, the highest number on record for the country, a UN report said Monday.

Report: Afghan Vice President Dostum beats and kidnaps rival

Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum beat up and kidnapped a rival during a sports tournament in northern Afghanistan, the New York Times reported late Sunday.

Islamic State claims deadly suicide bombing at Kabul mosque

Kabul/Cairo (dpa) - The Islamic State extremist group has claimed a suicide attack that killed 30 people in a Shiite mosque in western Kabul.

Suicide bombing in Kabul Shiite mosque kills 30

A suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest inside a crowded mosque in western Kabul on Monday killing 30 worshippers.

Suicide bomber kills four Afghan intelligence staff in Kabul

A suicide bomber set off his explosive vest near a van carrying staff from the National Directorate of Security - the Afghan spy agency - killing four of them on Wednesday morning, officials said...

Official: US airbase bomber joined Afghan peace process in 2008

Kabul (dpa)-  The suicide bomber who conducted an attack on Bagram airbase, the largest US military base in Afghanistan, killing foiur and injuring 16, had joined the reconciliation process years...

4 killed, 17 wounded as Taliban target US base in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber who apparently infiltrated Bagram Air Base on Saturday in Afghanistan killed two US soldiers and two US contractors, Defence Secretary Ash Carter said.

Afghan parliament dismisses three ministers for spending too little

Three cabinet ministers were dismissed by the Afghan parliament on Saturday after the ministers failed to spend their annual development budget.

Four killed, 14 wounded in explosion at US base in Afghanistan

Four people were killed and 14 others were wounded by an explosion Saturday at the largest US military base in Afghanistan, according to officials.

German soldiers kill two civilians in consulate attack in Afghanistan

German soldiers shot and killed two civilians as Taliban attacked the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif early Friday morning, an official said.

Six dead after attack on German consulate in Afghanistan

Six Afghans were killed and more than 120 people were injured late Thursday when a suicide bomber drove a lorry loaded with explosives into the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of...

Reports: Australian woman kidnapped in Afghan capital

An Australian woman was kidnapped at gunpoint in Afghanistan's capital Kabul late Saturday, local media reported.