Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Suicide attack in Kabul kills several

A suicide attack targeting a military academy killed at least six people in Kabul early on Tuesday, in what was the first major assault in the Afghan capital in months. Along with the six (two civilians and four military personnel) killed, 12 other people, including five civilians, were wounded...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 11:17am

Explosion hits city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan

According to the TOLOnews broadcaster, an explosion has occurred near the Provincial Central Hospital and Department of Migrants and Refugees. A blast has hit the Afghan city of Jalalabad in eastern Nangarhar province, local media reported. The media outlet added, citing local residents that...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:59am

Afghanistan: Taliban resume fighting as Eid ceasefire ends

On the final day of a three-day Eid al-Fitr ceasefire, the Taliban said they would resume fighting, despite President Ashraf Ghani's announcement that the government was extending its own ceasefire with the group by 10 days. In the statement on Sunday, the Taliban repeated their preconditions...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 8:03am

Suicide bomber kills at least eight near Afghan clerics' peace tent

A suicide bomber on Monday killed at least eight people near Muslim clerics leaving a giant tent in the Afghan capital where they had gathered to denounce terrorism, security officials said, the latest attack in a growing cycle of violence. The bomb exploded near a residential area in the west of...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 11:30am