8 family members killed in Afghan blast

2015-01-20 16:32

Eight members of a family were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan, an official has said.

Afghanistan investigates cabinet nominee wanted by Interpol

2015-01-18 16:22

Afghan authorities have launched an investigation into a minister-designate wanted by Interpol for tax evasion in Estonia, a presidential official says.

Afghan cop kills commander, district governor

2015-01-13 11:48

An Afghan policeman has shot and killed his commanding officer and a district governor in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, officials say, in an attack claimed by Taliban insurgents.

Afghan coach stabbed

2015-01-11 15:51

Police say the Afghan national football team coach has been stabbed and injured by unknown attackers in Kabul.

Suicide blast hits EU vehicle in Kabul

2015-01-05 22:28

A Taliban suicide bomb has hit an EU police vehicle in Kabul days after the Nato combat mission ended in Afghanistan, killing at least one passer-by.

Afghan troops 'to blame for deadly wedding bombing'

2015-01-02 12:00

Afghan soldiers are responsible for firing mortars at a wedding party that killed 17 women and children, officials, in a mistaken strike that overshadowed the transfer of nationwide security from Nato forces.


Anti-Charlie protesters burn French flag in Afghanistan

2015-01-19 14:09

Hundreds of people in eastern Afghanistan demonstrated Monday against the French weekly Charlie Hebdo, burning a French flag and calling for the government to cut diplomatic relations with France.

Afghan president condemns Charlie Hedbo cartoon

2015-01-17 18:30

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has strongly condemned the publication of a Prophet Mohammed caricature by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, describing it as great insult to Islam and Muslims.

Taliban in Afghanistan resisting ISIS presence

2015-01-12 20:11

An Afghan general has confirmed for the first time that ISIS is active in the country, and said that Taliban insurgents are resisting their presence there.

100 days in power for Afghan president, but no govt

2015-01-06 11:37

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is marking his first 100 days in power, still struggling to form a government as a new political stalemate threatens to fuel the Taliban insurgency.

Afghan wedding bombing 'result of firefight'

2015-01-05 21:22

An Afghan investigator says the army was fighting the Taliban in a volatile region of southern Helmand province when artillery shells fired by the military hit a nearby wedding party, killing at least 28 people on New Year's Eve.

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