Taliban kill, behead 18 Afghan soldiers

2015-04-13 17:32

Taliban fighters have killed 18 Afghan soldiers, including some who were beheaded, after storming an army outpost in the remote mountainous northeast.

Taliban attack in northern Afghanistan kills 10

2015-04-09 20:35

The Taliban have stormed a government office in northern Afghanistan, killing 10, including 4 prosecutors.

Roadside bomb kills 7 Afghan family members

2015-03-31 10:49

A deputy official says a roadside bombing in a remote province in eastern Afghanistan has killed seven people, all members of the same family.

Bike bomb kills two outside Karachi mosque

2015-03-21 07:00

At least two people have been killed and seven others wounded after a bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded outside a mosque in Karachi.

Lawyer for doctor who helped CIA find Bin Laden gets killed

2015-03-18 10:45

A lawyer who was defending a Pakistani doctor who helped CIA agents hunt Osama bin Laden has been killed, local media report, quoting the police.

Sharp rise in Afghan civilian casualties: UN

2015-02-18 15:58

The number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan jumped 22% in 2014, the UN says, as Nato troops withdrew from combat leaving government forces to battle a raging Taliban insurgency.

Taliban ambush, kill 6 police in Afghanistan

2015-02-17 13:48

Taliban insurgents have killed six policemen in southern Afghanistan after luring them to an abandoned building by setting off a bomb, officials say.

Afghanistan could become haven for ISIS

2015-02-11 09:44

Afghanistan is in danger of turning into a sanctuary once again for Islamist extremists as the West withdraws troops and shifts its attention elsewhere, a former senior CIA official warns.

Pakistan massacre survivors leave for 'healing trip'

2015-02-02 13:29

A group of students and teachers who survived a Taliban massacre at a Pakistani school have left for a trip to China aimed at healing the mental scars of their ordeal.

17 killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan - latest

2015-01-29 12:09

A state of Taliban attacks across Afghanistan has killed at least 17 people, officials say, the latest violence that comes as insurgents increasingly target local police and Afghan forces.


Suicide bombing kills 4 in eastern Afghanistan

2015-04-10 11:06

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Afghan official: Suicide bombing at protest kills 16

2015-04-02 14:14

Afghan official: Suicide bombing at anti-corruption protest kills 16, wounds 60.

Children playing cricket among dead in Afghanistan attacks

2015-03-24 20:39

At least 25 people, mostly civilians and including six children playing cricket, were killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan.

Pakistan army kills 34 militants in air strikes

2015-03-18 13:15

Pakistan's military says it killed 34 militants in air strikes on a tribal region near the Afghan border as part of a major offensive against insurgents that began last year.

Pakistani girl poses as Taliban to extort money

2015-02-24 18:28

Police in Pakistan have arrested a teenage girl for posing as a Taliban militant to extort money from wealthy people, officials say.

Suicide attack on Pakistani police HQ kills 6

2015-02-17 19:06

A Taliban suicide bomber has killed six people and himself in a brazen attack on police headquarters in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore.

Taliban now smuggle drugs and gems like mafia

2015-02-12 06:41

Afghanistan's Taliban Islamist movement is increasingly financed by criminal enterprises including heroin laboratories, illegal ruby and emerald mines and kidnapping.

Pakistan hangs 2 for sectarian murder

2015-02-03 15:10

Pakistan has hanged two sectarian militants for the murder of a Shi’ite Muslim doctor in Karachi, officials say, the latest executions since the government ended a moratorium on the death penalty.

Taliban claim Kabul airport 'insider' killings

2015-01-30 10:41

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an apparent 'insider attack' at Kabul airport in which three American contractors and an Afghan were killed.

Taliban attack kills 15 in Afghanistan

2015-01-29 09:34

Afghan officials say a roadside bombing in the country's east killed 4 people, including a policeman, while a Taliban attack on a checkpoint left 11 dead.

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