War & Conflict

Taliban fighters die in Afghanistan attack

No civilian or army deaths reported in attack on Kabul's "Green Village," an area that houses many foreign contractors.


Afghanistan sees rise in poppy cultivation

UN report says opium production has increased by seven percent over last year despite counter-anti-narcotics programmes.

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Deadly explosions hit three Afghan cities

At least 10 policemen killed following blasts in the capital, Kabul, and Logar and Nangarhar provinces in the east.

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Suicide bomber targets Kabul police HQ

Bomber detonates his explosives in offices of police chief in Afghan capital, killing officer and injuring six others.


The Arbaki can secure Afghanistan better than the US

When US troops withdraw from Afghanistan, is a 19th century tribal solution the only option?

by Ali Seraj

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Suicide attack kills Afghan security forces

Taliban claims responsibility for blast in Logar province, which killed at least six police officers and three soldiers.

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UK troops leave Afghanistan after 13 years

British hand Camp Bastion base in Helmand to Afghan troops, in withdrawal that went unannounced due to security fears.

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Soldiers killed in Afghan bomb blast

At least four Afghan soldiers killed and dozens, including civilians, injured in blast in Kabul.

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Deadly Taliban ambush in Afghanistan

At least 22 soldiers and police killed and seven others kidnapped in attack on convoy in mountainous north.

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Suicide bomber targets NATO troops in Kabul

One civilian killed in attack targeting convoy of international troops in Afghanistan's capital.


UK PM makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

David Cameron is first world leader to hold talks in Kabul with newly-inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

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Suicide bomber targets Afghan army bus

Three people killed and 10 wounded in fourth high-profile attack in the capital since Monday.


Afghan interpreters demand promised US visas

Hundreds of translators, who took risks to aid US war efforts, accuse US of reneging on pledge to help them.