Explosions and gunfire rocked central Kabul Friday as the Taliban launched an attack close to an Afghan intelligence facility and the headquarters of a government force that protects foreign firms.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Wednesday he had given a "wish list" of military equipment to India during a visit this week, presenting a conundrum for New Delhi as it weighs whether arming the Afghan army is in its interests.
Ten police officers have been killed in Afghanistan, by a roadside bomb in the west of the country and during fighting in the south, officials said today.
A suicide bomber blew up a senior official and 14 others outside a government office in the northern Afghan province of Baghlan on Monday, police said.
Two car bombs exploded in a sprawling housing development in southern Afghanistan linked to the family of President Hamid Karzai, killing at least nine people and wounding more than 60.
As plans to reduce Western troops gather pace in Afghanistan, the war-torn country on Thursday hoped to establish enhanced defence ties with India, including the supply of lethal and non-lethal military equipment.
A suicide bomber in a car attacked a convoy of foreign troops in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans, Afghan and foreign officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in months.
A bomb killed 10 civilians including women and children in southern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said, in the latest violence since the Taliban launched their annual "spring offensive".
Cross-border clashes flared on Monday between Afghan and Pakistani security forces for a second time in five days as Kabul and Islamabad engaged in a war of words over the porous frontier, officials said.
Five US soldiers were killed by a bomb in southern Afghanistan, a spokesman for the US Armed Forces said on Saturday.
In front of 300 villagers, Halima's father shot her in the head, stomach and waist -- a public execution overseen by local religious leaders in Afghanistan to punish her for an alleged affair.
A cargo plane crashed in Afghanistan killing all seven crew members on board Monday.
Three British soldiers have been killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, Britain's defence ministry said today, in the deadliest single attack on the British military there in more than a year.
A civilian cargo plane owned by an American company crashed at Bagram Air Field, north of the Afghan capital, soon after takeoff today, killing all seven people aboard, the US-led military coalition said.
The CIA has been dropping suitcases, backpacks and, plastic shopping bags filled with US dollars every month or so at the offices of Afghanistan’s president for more than a decade.