Fourth suicide bomber strikes Pakistan in 1 day

2017-02-15 16:23

At least six people have been killed in a series of suicide attacks in Pakistan, unnerving citizens whose growing sense of security has been shaken by multiple blasts.

Large bomb explodes at protest rally in Lahore

2017-02-13 16:03

Pakistani police say a large bomb has struck a protest rally in the eastern city of Lahore.

Taliban bomb expert accidently kills himself and 4 sons

2017-01-18 20:04

An expert bomb maker for the insurgent Taliban inadvertently has killed himself and his four sons in northern Afghanistan, while building a cache of roadside bombs

Suicide bomber kills four in Kabul

2016-11-16 11:25

A suicide bomber on foot has struck a government vehicle in Kabul, killing at least four people and wounding 11 others, officials said, in the latest attack in the Afghan capital.

Taliban attack Afghan German consulate, killing 4

2016-11-11 08:55

Germany's consulate in northern Afghanistan was attacked when a suicide car bomber rammed the compound, killing four people and wounding more than 100, police and a doctor said.

Blast kills 11 on way to Afghan wedding - officials

2016-11-04 20:10

A roadside bomb has killed 11 people on their way to a wedding in the northern Afghan province of Faryab, officials said, as civilian casualties rise in the war-torn country.

Suicide bomber kills six civilians in east Afghanistan

2016-10-31 19:11

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives in a gathering of tribal elders in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least six people in the latest direct assault on civilians.

ISIS militants abduct, kill 30 Afghan civilians

2016-10-26 20:11

Militants linked to ISIS have abducted and killed around 30 civilians, including children, in central Afghanistan, raising concerns about the group's expanding presence.

Afghan Taliban use drone to film suicide attack

2016-10-26 06:48

The Afghan Taliban have released aerial footage of a suicide car bombing in southern Helmand province, marking the first time the media-savvy militant group has used a drone to record an attack.

Taliban attack in southern Afghan city kills 14: officials

2016-10-10 20:53

Taliban insurgents trying to seize a southern Afghan city has killed 14 people including 10 policemen in a coordinated attack which started with a car bombing, officials say.


Taliban attack kills 5 in northern Afghan village

2017-02-15 11:43

An Afghan official says that a Taliban attack on a village in northern Faryab province has killed five members of the local police force.

International Red Cross suspends Afghan activities

2017-02-09 20:47

The International Red Cross has temporarily suspended its activities in Afghanistan following an attack that killed 6 of its employees

Afghan Taliban hang university student

2016-12-03 18:09

A Kabul Polytechnic university student, accused of killing a senior Taliban intelligence officer, has been hanged publicly even though elders tried to mediate.

4 dead in US base blast, Taliban claims responsibilty

2016-11-12 10:38

At least four people have died in an explosion inside the largest US military base in Afghanistan, Nato has said, with the Taliban claiming responsibility for the major security breach.

UN experts: 45 000 opposition fighters in Afghanistan

2016-11-05 07:26

Fighters loyal to al-Qaeda have taken on a more active supporting role for the Taliban during the current offensive in Afghanistan while the position of the Islamic State extremist group in the country "has distinctly weakened," UN experts say.

Afghan police: Roadside bombing in Helmand kills reporter

2016-11-04 16:00

Afghan police say that a roadside bombing in southern Helmand province has killed an Afghan journalist and wounded another.

Armed men burn down school in Afghanistan

2016-10-29 21:19

Armed men have burned down a girls' school in northern Afghanistan, officials say, with police blaming the Taliban for the assault.

Pakistani cadets ran, jumped from rooftops to flee militants

2016-10-26 07:46

Survivors of an overnight attack that killed 61 people at a Pakistani police academy have described chaotic scenes with militants shooting at anyone they saw and cadets running for their lives and jumping from windows and rooftops.

Afghan opium cultivation skyrockets

2016-10-24 06:35

Afghanistan saw a 10% jump in opium cultivation this year because of bumper harvests, collapsing eradication efforts due to growing insecurity and declining international aid to combat drugs, the UN says.

Four Shi'ite women killed in Pakistan bus attack

2016-10-04 18:08

Gunmen riding a motorcycle have opened fire on a moving bus in Pakistan and killed four women from the Shi'ite Muslim minority in an apparent sectarian attack, officials say.

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