Medics trying to stop the spread of Polio in Afghanistan have started their latest vaccination campaign.
They hope to vaccinate millions of children in the next few days.
by Emike Umolu
by Asad Hashim
Asia23 Mar 2017 10:04 GMT
Some 400,000 Afghan children might not attend classes this year, putting them at great risk, Save the Children says.
Asia20 Mar 2017 09:49 GMT
Pakistan has decided to reopen its crossing with Afghanistan as a 'goodwill gesture'.
Asia19 Mar 2017 16:38 GMT
Afghan special forces soldier shot dead inside Camp Shorab base in Helmand Province after allegedly carrying out attack.
Asia17 Mar 2017 09:43 GMT
Pakistani Taliban faction says it carried out attack on border post as suicide attack is 'foiled in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa'.
Afghanistan13 Mar 2017 14:34 GMT
Apparent roadside bomb attack targeting state telecom workers strikes in smart Kabul district, killing at least one.
Asia11 Mar 2017 15:54 GMT
Separately, three fighters attack an airbase close to the border with Pakistan in the eastern province of Khost.
Asia09 Mar 2017 15:03 GMT
As Afghans grieve and funerals are under way, officials assess ISIL claim of hospital assault that killed more than 40.
Asia08 Mar 2017 18:38 GMT
Dozens also wounded at Sardar Daud Khan hospital in central Kabul after disguised gunmen launch assault.
Humanitarian crises08 Mar 2017 13:11 GMT
Humanitarian workers have to balance the risks they are facing with the life-saving impact of their humanitarian work.
Asia07 Mar 2017 11:33 GMT
Torkham and Chaman crossings reopened for 48 hours to allow stranded visitors in both countries to return home.
War & Conflict06 Mar 2017 16:12 GMT
Ten fighters and five soldiers dead after border posts targeted in attacks claimed by a faction of Pakistani Taliban.
Human Rights02 Mar 2017 14:33 GMT
Five-year plan merges restive tribal areas with key province, extending basic rights to citizens for first time ever.
Asia02 Mar 2017 05:33 GMT
ISIL expansion poses new challenge for US President Donald Trump, as he vowed to "totally destroy" the rebel group.
Asia02 Mar 2017 00:33 GMT
Explosions and gunfire ring out in different parts of Kabul, killing at least 16 in attacks claimed by the Taliban.
Asia28 Feb 2017 10:13 GMT
Armed group claims attack on checkpoint in Lashkar Gah but official says it could be an 'insider attack'.
by Dominik Stillhart
by Najib Sharifi
by Davood Moradian
by Ahmed Rashid
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