One Afghan refugee describes how his 'life was destroyed in just 12 hours' as he was returned to the country he'd fled.
Some officials put the death toll as high as 18 after the explosion in a crowded bazaar.
A suicide car bomber killed 18 people in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Saturday, officials said, in the first major insurgent attack at the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. No group has so far claimed responsibilityShow More Summary
A suicide car bomber killed 18 people in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Saturday, the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, the interior ministry said. Ministry spokesman Najib Danish told AFP a public bus station wasShow More Summary
The army base in Shah Wali Kot is the Taliban's third major military target this week in Kandahar province.
AUSTIN, Texas ? A woman locked at a family immigrant detention center tried to take her own life this month in what legal advocates described as a desperate effort to free her two kids. Samira Hakimi, an Afghan national, has spent the...Show More Summary
At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters attacked their army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defence ministry said Friday, in the second such assault on Western-backed forces this week. The attackShow More Summary
Heavily pregnant at 16 after being raped by an insurgent commander, Malala was on the brink of committing suicide when she found refuge and hope in a women's shelter in Kabul. The non-descript building, tucked away in a residential neighbourhood in the Afghan capital, is one of the few hidden sanctuaries where battered women can seek support. Show More Summary
Supporters of two Afghan MPs who missed a domestic flight from Kabul blocked an airport runway with rocks, forcing the plane to return for the lawmakers, officials said. The Kam Air flight was abruptly forced to fly back from central...Show More Summary
Europe is deporting thousands of Afghans back to a country which has been embroiled in chaos and war for decades.
MPs deny involvement, but aviation bosses open probe after Bamiyan-bound plane is forcefully diverted back to Kabul.
The nicest thing one can say about David Michôd’s maladroit, Netflix-produced Afghan War satire War Machine is that despite the high statistical likelihood of its existence (A-list star, bestselling source material, obvious political angle, semi-established writer-director), nothing in the movie suggests that it was made to please anyone. Show More Summary
A Pakistani government official says a suspected U.S. drone strike has targeted a compound in Afghanistan, killing three local Taliban militants. Kamran Afridi, an official in the Pakistani border town … Click to Continue »
Deadly attack, which left at least nine troops wounded, marks another setback for NATO-backed Afghan forces.
At least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed when militants attacked their army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defence ministry said Tuesday, in the latest attack on Western-backed forces. The assault in Shah Wali Kot district...Show More Summary
KABUL (Reuters) - Militants attacked an Afghan government army base in the southern province of Kandahar, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding nine, defense officials said on Tuesday.
One Afghan refugee's journey from his war-torn homeland resulted in him fighting Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party.
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A Pakistani government official says a roadside bomb has killed at least five people and wounded several others in a northwest tribal region close to the Afghan border. Mohammad Iqbal … Click to Continue »
The U.S. has spent more than $70 billion on Afghan security. But the defense against the Taliban is falling to some very unconventional soldiers.