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At least six killed in Kabul suicide attack

Kabul - Six people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Kabul Monday, close to where scores of Afghans had been protesting against Taliban attacks on the minority Hazara ethnic group.

Highway to hell: Afghan travellers run gauntlet of Taliban violence

Kabul - On a good day, it takes Mohammad less than three hours to drive from Ghazni to Kabul. But preparations for the hair-raising journey through Taliban-infested areas can take weeks.Road trips are a dangerous, and often deadly, activity in Afghanistan.

Taliban confirms delegation to attend Moscow peace talks

Kabul - The Taliban will send representatives to multilateral talks in Russia on war-torn Afghanistan this month, the militant group said Tuesday, as the international community ratchets up efforts to end the 17-year conflict.

US soldier killed in 'apparent insider attack' in Kabul: NATO

Kabul - One US soldier was killed and another wounded in an "apparent insider attack" in Kabul on Saturday, NATO said, in the latest such assault on international forces in Afghanistan.

Ghani to seek re-election in Afghan presidential poll: official

Kabul - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will seek re-election in 2019, his office announced Saturday, as potential rivals begin jockeying for the country's top job ahead of the ballot.

25 killed in Afghan army helicopter crash: officials

Herat - An Afghan army helicopter carrying 25 people crashed in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing all those on board, officials said.

Seven killed in suicide attack near Kabul prison

Kabul - A suicide bomber targeting a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan's biggest prison killed at least seven people on Wednesday, officials said, in the latest militant attack in the war-torn country.

Suicide attack on Kabul election workers kills one, wounds six

Kabul - A suicide bomber targeting the headquarters of Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday killed at least one person and wounded six, officials said, in the latest violence to strike the controversial poll.

Afghans risk their lives to vote in delayed Kandahar poll

Kandahar - Afghans risked their lives to vote in legislative elections in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, after the Taliban-claimed killing of a powerful police chief delayed the ballot by a week.

Afghans risk their lives to vote in delayed Kandahar poll

Kandahar - Afghans will risk their lives to vote in legislative elections in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, after the Taliban-claimed killing of a powerful police chief delayed the ballot by a week.

Afghanistan probes claims at least 14 civilians killed in raid on Islamic State

Jalalabad - Afghan officials launched an investigation Wednesday into claims at least 14 civilians were killed in a military ground operation targeting the Islamic State group in their stronghold in eastern Afghanistan.

Afghan officials vow to probe chaotic legislative vote

Kabul - Embattled Afghan election officials on Monday vowed to investigate the mishandling of the weekend's problem-plagued legislative ballot, as voters prepare to wait weeks for the results.

NATO soldier killed in Taliban-claimed attack in Afghanistan

Kabul - A NATO soldier was killed and two others wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack in Afghanistan on Monday, days after a US general was wounded in a shooting on a high-level security meeting.

US general wounded in last week's Afghan insider attack

Kabul - A US general was shot and wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack on a high-level security meeting last week that killed a powerful Afghan police chief, NATO's mission in Afghanistan said Monday.

Afghan polling centres plagued by problems as casualties surge

Kabul - Problems plagued hundreds of Afghan polling centres Sunday in the shambolic legislative election's second day of voting, fuelling criticism of organisers and eroding hopes for credible results after a ballot marred by deadly violence.

Hundreds of Afghan polling centres open for second day of voting

Kabul - Hundreds of Afghan polling centres opened Sunday for a second day of voting in a chaotic legislative election marred by deadly violence and technical glitches that have eroded its credibility.

Nearly 170 casualties as violence rocks chaotic Afghan elections

Kabul - Nearly 170 Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence on Saturday, official figures showed, as the legislative election turned chaotic with many polling centres opening hours late -- or not at all -- due to technical glitches and lack of s...

Afghanistan braces for militant attacks as voters go to the polls

Kabul - Afghans are bracing for more deadly violence on Saturday as voters turn out for the long-delayed legislative election across the war-torn country that the Taliban has vowed to attack.

Brazen Taliban attack threatens Afghan peace talks, stability

Kabul - A Taliban attack on top US and Afghan security chiefs inside a highly secure compound in Afghanistan is a major coup for the insurgents that threatens to torpedo peace talks and destabilise the country's south, analysts say.

Taliban attack on top US commander, Afghan security officials kills three

Kandahar - A Taliban-claimed attack on the top US commander in Afghanistan and senior Afghan security officials Thursday killed at least three people and sent the government scrambling to secure the country's restive south.
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