Afghanistan's economy under the gun

2014-06-11 14:45

The most pressing challenge awaiting Afghanistan's new leader may be an international blacklist hanging over the country's banks.

Violence in Afghanistan

2013-02-24 13:25

A series of early morning attacks hit eastern Afghanistan with three separate suicide bombings in outlying provinces and a shootout between security forces and a would-be attacker in the capital city of Kabul.

3 British units 'under scrutiny'

2010-10-27 10:45

Three British military units in Afghanistan face questions about their conduct after details of their involvement in attacks on Afghan civilians emerged, a report says.

Four children die in bomb blast

2010-03-11 20:04

Four Afghan children and an adult have been killed in a bomb blast near a Nato outpost in Afghanistan, a military official says.

EU: Afghan vote generally fair

2009-08-22 10:47

The chief European Union election observer says the recent Afghanistan's landmark elections were generally fair but not free in some parts of the country due to violence and intimidation.


Gunmen kidnap Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

2014-04-15 10:25

Officials say that gunmen have kidnapped an Afghan deputy ministry from his car in Kabul.

Taliban set to attend Paris conference

2012-12-10 19:36

The Taliban has said it will attend a conference in Paris on Afghanistan this month but will not hold peace talks with Afghan government delegates or other groups.

Taliban leader disguised as woman

2010-06-26 14:33

A senior Taliban commander disguised in woman's clothes has been killed by Afghan and international forces after he fired on troops trying to catch him south of Kabul.

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