Adorable video shows an Afghan boy who lost his leg from a landmine dancing after receiving a prosthetic limb

2019-05-09 12:04

In a heartwarming video, 5-year-old Ahmad Sayed Rahman gleefully reacts and dances after receiving a prosthetic leg at an Afghan orthopedic centre.

95 killed, 158 wounded in Afghan car bombing

2018-01-27 20:14

Authorities say a suicide bomber driving an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 in an attack claimed by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul.

Freed hostage says Taliban murdered his baby, raped wife

2017-10-14 20:48

Freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle has accused his kidnappers of murdering his baby daughter and raping his wife during his family's years-long captivity by the Haqqani network.

Deadly attack on police buses claimed by Taliban

2016-06-30 13:58

At least 27 policemen have been killed and 40 wounded after a bomb attack claimed by the Taliban struck a convoy of buses transporting police cadets in Kabul, the interior ministry says.

Afghan Taliban appoints new leader after deadly drone strike

2016-05-25 09:42

An Afghan Taliban spokesperson has confirmed the death of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, the group's leader, in a US drone strike and announced the appointment of Haibatullah Akhunzada as his successor.

30 dead, hundreds wounded as Taliban attack rattles Kabul

2016-04-19 15:19

At least 30 people were killed and hundreds wounded when a Taliban truck bomb tore through central Kabul, triggering a fierce firefight, a week after the insurgents launched their annual spring offensive.

Pakistani parents arrested for refusing polio vaccination

2015-03-04 12:15

Pakistan reported 306 polio cases last year, but many parents refuse to allow their children to be vaccinated against the disease.

Taliban releases kidnapped MP

The Taliban released a senior female Afghan MP on Saturday, after kidnapping her last month. Watch this dramatic footage of her release.

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Is your teen extraordinary?

2012-10-12 11:56

Two remarkable teens are proof that kids can change their very different worlds.


Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

2018-09-04 13:10

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates the Afghan Taliban have announced.

18 dead in 12-hour Taliban siege at luxury Kabul hotel

2018-01-21 15:11

Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least 18 people including 14 foreigners, sparking a 12-hour battle that left terrified guests scrambling to escape and parts of the building ablaze.

Eight police killed in Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

2017-05-18 20:02

Afghan official says eight police have been killed in attacks on three checkpoints in southern Kandahar province.

Afghan Taliban release some kidnapped bus passengers

2016-06-22 14:43

The Taliban have released 21 of some two dozen hostages pulled from their vehicles on a highway in southern Afghanistan, officials say, a day after they were abducted by the militants.

Obama confirms Taliban leader's death in US strike

2016-05-23 10:41

President Barack Obama has confirmed that Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US air strike, hailing his death as an "important milestone" in efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan.

Google pulls Taliban app from online store

2016-04-04 08:49

Google has removed a Taliban-developed online application for Android smartphones aimed at increasing the militant group’s visibility worldwide.

Taliban declares last 'spring offensive'

2014-05-08 11:56

Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have announced the start of their "spring offensive", vowing a final summer of bloody attacks on foreign forces.


Afghanistan suicide attack

2013-09-09 11:14
At least four people were killed and dozens of civilians were wounded when a group of Taliban militants attacked an intelligence bureau. See the pictures.

At least four people were killed and dozens of civilians were wounded when a group of Taliban militants attacked an intelligence bureau. See the pictures.

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Fierce battles rage in Pakistan

2009-10-18 23:09

Pakistani troops and the Taliban are fighting fierce battles in north west Pakistan in a campaign that could shape the future of the country.

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