Asia

Kabul protesters call for action over rise in deadly attacks

Protesters have taken to the streets of Afghanistan's capital Kabul to call for action over the deteriorating security situation, after hundreds of people were killed recently in a string of attacks carried out by the Taliban in the city.

Asia

Afghanistan’s homes transformed into array of colour

The Afghan government has launched an ambitious urban regeneration project aimed at improving people's mental health.

Asia

Errant US air raid kills Afghan police

Officials say 16 dead in strike confirmed by US military as having killed 'friendly Afghan forces in a compound'.

US air raid kills Afghan police in Helmand

Asia

Afghanistan saves children abducted to train as suicide bombers

Police in Afghanistan have rescued dozens of boys who say they were being sent to Pakistan to train as suicide bombers.

Asia

Afghan girls team shines at US robotics competition

Group of girls from war-torn country, whose US visas were twice rejected, win silver medal for 'courageous achievement'.

Asia

Afghan vice president 'denied permission' to land

Abdul Rashid Dostum's private jet flying in from Turkey prevented from landing in Mazar-i-Sharif, say officials.

Plane carrying Abdul Rashid Dostum 'denied landing'

Asia

UN: Civilian deaths hit new high in Afghanistan

Fifteen percent increase in number of civilian lives lost in coordinated attacks involving more than one perpetrator.

UN condemns jump in Afghan civilian deaths

Asia

Kabul's American University students defiant despite violence

The American University of Afghanistan has held a graduation ceremony despite killings and kidnappings over the past year.

Asia

ISIL leader in Afghanistan 'killed in US raid'

Pentagon says Abu Sayed was killed earlier this week in an attack on his headquarters in Kunar province.

ISIL leader in Afghanistan 'killed in US raid'

Asia

All-girl Afghan robotics team granted US visas

All-girl Afghan robotics team that travelled hundreds of kilometres through the conflict-torn country to get visas for a US competition have finally been granted travel permission by the US government.

Afghanistan

Afghan-American female pilot breaks barriers

From Florida, 29-year-old Shaesta Waiz embarks on potentially record-breaking flight around the world.

United States

Afghan girls robotics team given US visa after outrage

Girls whose visa applications were rejected twice finally given green light to travel to international robotics contest.

Afghan girls robotics team given US visa after outrage

Asia

Afghanistan anti-corruption court begins work in Kabul

A new court to tackle Afghanistan's huge corruption problem has begun operating in Kabul. Bribes and embezzlement worth hundreds of millions of dollars have destroyed trust in the government. Al Jazeera’s Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.

Witness

Guantanamo's Child - Omar Khadr

Unprecedented access and an exclusive interview with Omar Khadr during his first days of freedom.

Asia

Denied US visas: All-girl Afghan robotics team still seek answers

Al Jazeera has caught up with the six teenage girls from Afghanistan who have been denied visas to travel to the US for an international robotics competition.

Asia

Afghanistan bus lanes to reduce congestion

Transport bus lanes are the latest idea put forward in Kabul to ease traffic jams. The war against the Taliban and other groups is a priority for the government. But stressed drivers say something has to be done to help them. Rob McBride reports.