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Taliban strikes on Afghan bases a 'show of strength' against Trump

Kabul - A spate of deadly Taliban attacks targeting Afghan forces this week was a show of strength against Donald Trump's new strategy, and signalled a push to strike security bases rather than cities, analysts said.

Prayers turn to nightmare in Kabul mosque bombing

Kabul - After finishing work on Friday Jan Ali took his two sons to their local Shiite mosque in Kabul to worship, along with dozens of other ordinary Afghans.

15 Afghan army cadets killed in Taliban attack

Kabul - A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they travelled home from their base in Kabul on Saturday, officials said, as militants intensify a deadly rampage that has claimed more than 200 lives this week.

15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on security forces

Kabul - A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul on Saturday, the defence ministry said, as militants step up their deadly attacks across the war-torn country.

Death toll in Kabul Shiite mosque attack jumps to 56: officials

Kabul - The death toll in the Shiite mosque attack in Kabul has jumped to 56, officials said Saturday, as the Afghan capital reels from the latest deadly violence.

Smell of death permeates Kabul mosque hit by suicide bomber

Kabul - The smell of death permeated the Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul on Saturday hours after dozens of Shiite worshippers were slaughtered by a suicide bomber during evening prayers.

Nearly 60 dead in two suicide attacks on Afghan mosques: officials

Kabul - Nearly 60 people were killed when suicide bombers blew themselves up in two separate mosque attacks in Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, capping a bloody week in the war-torn country.

More than 40 dead in two suicide attacks on Afghan mosques: officials

Kabul - More than 40 people were killed when suicide bombers blew themselves up in two separate mosque attacks in Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, in the latest violence to rock the country.

Dozens killed as Taliban launch fresh assaults on Afghan bases

Kandahar - Militants launched two separate attacks on Afghan security installations killing dozens of soldiers Thursday, the latest in a series of devastating assaults this week that have left more than 120 people dead and underscored spiralling insecurity.

43 Afghan soldiers killed in suicide attack on military base: officials

Kandahar - At least 43 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban-claimed suicide attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, the third assault on a security installation this week.

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 71 in attacks on Afghan security forces

Gardez - Two separate suicide and gun attacks on police and soldiers in Afghanistan left at least 71 dead and nearly 170 wounded Tuesday in the latest devastating assaults on beleaguered security forces.

Afghan police foil truck bomber in Kabul: officials

Kabul - Afghan police seized a lorry packed with explosives hidden under boxes of tomatoes in Kabul, officials said Sunday, averting a potentially deadly blast months after a massive truck bomb killed or wounded hundreds.

Taliban reject rape, murder claims of freed Canadian hostage

Kabul - The Taliban on Sunday rejected claims by freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle that his kidnappers had killed his child and raped his wife during the family's captivity, saying the woman had a "natural miscarriage".

Afghan air force gets its own Black Hawk choppers

Kandahar - Parked at a military runway in Afghanistan near other aircraft used in the fight against the Taliban, the grey-green helicopter appears unremarkable at first blush.

Afghan civilian casualties soar as US ramps up airstrikes

Kabul - Civilian casualties caused by airstrikes in Afghanistan surged in the first nine months of this year, the United Nations said Thursday, as the US ramps up aerial attacks in the war-torn country.

Red Cross to reduce Afghanistan presence after deadly attacks

Kabul - The International Committee of the Red Cross will "drastically" reduce operations in war-torn Afghanistan after seven of its employees were killed in attacks this year, the aid organisation said on Monday.

Amnesty condemns 'forced' returns of Afghan asylum seekers

Kabul - A surge of failed Afghan asylum seekers "forcibly" returned from Europe are at risk of torture, kidnapping and death in war-torn Afghanistan, Amnesty International said Thursday.

Afghan airstrike kills 10 security forces in Helmand: official

Kandahar - An Afghan airstrike killed 10 security forces in volatile Helmand on Sunday, an official said, as the country's military attempts to oust Taliban insurgents from a stronghold.

Suicide bomber kills six near Kabul Shiite mosque

Kabul - Six people were killed when a suicide bomber posing as a shepherd blew himself up near a Shiite mosque in Kabul on Friday, police said, as Muslims prepared to commemorate a key Islamic event.

Up to six dead in suicide bombing near Kabul Shiite mosque

Kabul - Up to six people were killed when a suicide bomber posing as a shepherd blew himself up near a Shiite mosque in Kabul on Friday, police said, as Muslims prepare to commemorate a key Islamic event.
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