KABUL (Reuters) - Divisions at the top of Afghanistan's government deepened on Tuesday after President Ashraf Ghani was forced to reject accusations by his own vice president that he was favoring members of his Pashtun ethnic group.
Police patrol the Afghan capital on a warm Sunday, but not to hunt extremists. Instead, they are deflating the tyres of parked cars -- a theft prevention tactic that is raising eyebrows as the country struggles to contain the growing menace of petty crime. Show More Summary
KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. general in charge of the war in Afghanistan is very concerned about casualty rates among Afghan Security Forces, and he says some of the fault lies directly with the Afghan leadership. "We are very concerned...Show More Summary
The Army sergeant and a contractor killed in a suspected insider attack in Afghanistan were inspecting an ammunition dump.
One service member and a civilian die after a gunman wearing a military uniform opens fire near a NATO base.
Two Americans, a service member and a civilian, were shot and killed Wednesday by an Afghan wearing a military uniform near a military base outside Kabul, according to the U.S. military. Three other Americans, a service member and two civilians, were wounded, officials said. They were reported...
The attack is the first of its kind in over a year, but comes amid a Taliban offensive.
KABUL, Oct 19 (Reuters) - A gunman in an Afghan army uniform on Wednesday shot dead at least two American advisers and wounded three more near a base in the Afghan capital before being killed himself, officials said. The American deaths...Show More Summary
A man wearing an Afghan army uniform killed a US servicemember and an American civilian in the capital Kabul on Wednesday, NATO and an Afghan official say. A NATO statement says another US service member and two US civilians were wounded in the attack and were in a stable condition,...
Two Americans including a civilian were killed Wednesday when a gunman opened fire near a NATO base in Kabul Wednesday, the military coalition said, with Afghan officials calling it an "insider attack". No insurgent group has so farShow More Summary
A gunman in an Afghan army uniform on Wednesday shot dead at least two American advisers and wounded three more near a base in the Afghan capital before being killed himself, officials said. The American deaths included one soldier and one civilian, while one soldier and two civilians were injured and in stable condition, the U.S. Show More Summary
NATO and an Afghan official say a man wearing an Afghan army uniform has killed a U.S. service member and an American civilian in the capital Kabul. A NATO statement Wednesday said another U.S. service member and two U.S. civilians were also wounded and were in a stable condition. Dawlat Waziri,...
Two Americans died Wednesday as a result of wounds sustained in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday.
A gunman wearing an Afghan military uniform killed one NATO soldier and injured five at a base in the capital Kabul on Wednesday, the defence ministry said. "The shooter was also killed," ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri told AFP, giving no details of the nationalities involved.
International troops shoot dead attacker in Afghan army uniform who also wounded several American soldiers.
KABUL (Reuters) - A gunman in an Afghan army uniform on Wednesday shot and killed at least one international soldier and wounded five at a base in the Afghan capital before being killed himself, an Afghan military official said.
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan civilians are paying the price for increased fighting in populated areas around the country, the United Nations reported on Wednesday, with government troops responsible for a growing share of civilian casualties.
Blast in northern Balkh province comes a day after ISIL gunman killed 18 at Kabul shrine on the holy day of Ashoura.
KABUL (Reuters) - Islamic State on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an attack that killed at least 18 worshippers at a shrine in the Afghan capital, raising fears of sectarian violence after a string of attacks on the country's Shi'ite minority.
Grieving worshippers on Wednesday described desperately trying to shelter their children against a hail of gunfire in Kabul that killed at least 18 people gathering to mark Ashura, one of the most important festivals of the Shiite calendar. Show More Summary