Asia

Afghan wedding blast: Families grieve after suicide attack

With 63 killed and nearly 200 injured, this was the deadliest explosion in Kabul in more than 18 months.

Inside Story

Is Donald Trump in a rush to withdraw from Afghanistan?

The US president hints at a deal with the Taliban that could end Washington's longest military engagement abroad.

Afghanistan

At least 63 killed in Kabul wedding blast

President Ghani condemns 'inhumane attack' claimed by ISIL after suicide bombing kills at least 63 and wounds 182.

Afghanistan

Massive blast at Kabul wedding 'wounds at least 20'

A bomb rips through a wedding reception in Kabul, where members of the minority Shia Muslim community were celebrating.

Blast at wedding in Afghan capital wounds at least 20: Hospital

Pakistan

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in Pakistan mosque blast

Two Taliban sources confirm Haibatullah Akhunzada's sibling was killed in bomb explosion during Friday prayers.

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in Pakistan mosque blast

Afghanistan

US-Taliban peace talks: What we know so far

Eighth round of talks ends without announcement of agreement; two sides to consult respective leaderships on next steps.

'Peace deal is near': What we know so far about US-Taliban talks

Afghanistan

'Poor people's Eid': How Kabul IDPs welcomed Muslim celebration

Amid deteriorating conditions, internally displaced persons in Afghan capital seek job opportunities, adequate shelter.

'Poor people's Eid': How Kabul IDPs welcomed Muslim celebration

Afghanistan

US-Taliban talks end without deal, both sides to consult

Two sides have been negotiating in Doha for agreement that would see the US withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.

US-Taliban talks end without deal, both sides to consult

Afghanistan

At least 14 killed, 145 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

Officials and witnesses said explosion occurred about 9am local time in western part of Afghanistan's capital.

Deadly suicide attack targets Kabul police station

Afghanistan

Afghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 7: Official

Taliban spokesperson says the attacker, who fled the scene of the shooting, is a member of the armed group.

Afghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 7: Official

Afghanistan

US, Taliban push for peace deal in new round of Doha talks

Eighth round of talks between the two sides is under way in Qatar's capital.

US, Taliban push for peace deal in new round of Doha talks

Afghanistan

July casualties in Afghanistan highest since May 2017: UNAMA

More than 1,500 people were killed or injured in July 2019, as peace negotiations fail to find solution to bloody war.

July casualties in Afghanistan highest since May 2017: UNAMA

Afghanistan

34 civilians killed as Afghan bus hits roadside bomb

The victims were mostly women and children, officials say amid calls to end 'senseless loss of life' in Afghanistan.

Dozens of civilians killed as Afghan bus hits roadside bomb

Asia

Afghanistan National Museum: Experts work to restore lost legacy

Afghan artists, curators and international experts are restoring the damaged displays.

Afghanistan

UN: Nearly 4,000 Afghans killed and wounded in first half of 2019

Civilians are being killed and wounded at a 'shocking and unacceptable' rate despite push to end Afghan war, says UN.

UN: Nearly 4,000 Afghans killed and wounded in first half of 2019