Top US military officials allude to increasing concerns over Moscow's role in Afghanistan.
Taliban14 Apr 2017 19:07 GMT
Clashes between Pakistani military and Taliban fighters in Dera Ghazi Khan leave three soldiers and nine Taliban dead.
Asia24 Mar 2017 18:13 GMT
Moscow rejects NATO commander's remark that it is 'perhaps' aiding the Taliban in fighting against US and allied forces.
Middle East24 Mar 2017 07:52 GMT
Russia is 'perhaps' aiding the Taliban in fighting against US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, US general alleges.
Afghanistan23 Mar 2017 14:42 GMT
Afghan security forces amassing for full-scale counterattack in a bid to retake Sangin district after Taliban assault.
Asia11 Mar 2017 15:54 GMT
Separately, three fighters attack an airbase close to the border with Pakistan in the eastern province of Khost.
Asia28 Feb 2017 10:13 GMT
Armed group claims attack on checkpoint in Lashkar Gah but official says it could be an 'insider attack'.
Asia27 Feb 2017 14:17 GMT
Taliban confirms Mullah Abdul Salam Akhund's death, saying he was killed by a US bombing raid in Afghan province.
Opinion26 Feb 2017 07:22 GMT
Vladimir Putin's posturing towards Afghanistan has opened a new chapter in the great game in the heart of Asia.
Taliban25 Feb 2017 12:14 GMT
Taliban claims responsibility for deadly attack in Jowzjan province as officials blame ISIL.
People & Power23 Feb 2017 11:39 GMT
People and Power goes behind the scenes with the Taliban in the Helmand province of Afghanistan.
Infographic19 Feb 2017 20:04 GMT
Armed groups have often targeted Muslims at shrines who do not conform to their strict interpretation of Islam.
Asia18 Feb 2017 04:41 GMT
Day after deadly ISIL attack, more than 100 gather to wash blood-soaked floors of the shrine and continue ritual.
Pakistan15 Feb 2017 12:27 GMT
At least one killed and several wounded in blast claimed by Pakistani Taliban as violence across country rises.
Asia08 Feb 2017 18:35 GMT
Jowzjan governor blames ISIL for deadly assault on convoy carrying supplies to snowstorm-hit areas in country's north.
Asia06 Feb 2017 17:27 GMT
A total of 3,498 civilians killed and 7,920 wounded in 2016, in part due to increase in ISIL attacks and air raids.
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