Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned last week's deadly attack on a Pakistani air force base and said Afghanistan will never allow its land to be used against Pakistan.
Twenty-two suspects have been detained in connection with a deadly attack on a Pakistan air force base claimed by the Taliban.
The Taliban responded scornfully to the formal end of NATO's war in Afghanistan, describing the US-led mission as a "fire of barbarism and cruelty".
Suspected Taliban gunmen stopped two vehicles in central Afghanistan and shot dead 15 passengers at the side of the road, officials said Friday, in the latest attack to highlight the growing civilian toll from violence.
A US judge sentenced two British men to a combined total of 20.5 years in prison Wednesday for conspiring to provide and for providing equipment and personnel to the Taliban.
A Taliban suicide bomber in Kabul killed eight military officers Wednesday in an attack on an air force bus, Afghan officials said, in the latest strike against the national security forces as US troops withdraw.
More than 800 Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive in southern Afghanistan to try to gain territory recently vacated by US troops, officials said Wednesday, with 40 civilians killed in five days of fighting.
Afghans defied Taliban threats by voting Saturday in a second-round presidential election, as US-led combat troops wind down a 13-year war that has failed to defeat the insurgents.
The White House apologized for keeping lawmakers in the dark regarding the exchange of an American soldier for five Taliban fighters, senators said Tuesday, as controversy grew over the issue.
The Taliban launched their annual "spring offensive" on Monday by firing rockets at Kabul airport, but the attack missed its target and caused no casualties, Afghan officials said.
Afghanistan started using its first ever satellite on Saturday in a bid to boost its national broadcasting and telecommunications infrastructure as well as its international connectivity.
A bomb tore through a bustling Islamabad market on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, police and hospital officials said, the latest violence to hit government peace talks with the Taliban.
At least six Taliban suicide attackers stormed a police station in the centre of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Thursday, killing three people in a major assault ahead of the presidential election.
Osama Bin Laden claimed responsibility for masterminding 9/11 on the night of the attacks, his son-in-law said Wednesday as he unexpectedly testified at his federal trial in New York on terror charges.
Afghanistan released 65 alleged Taliban fighters from jail on Thursday despite condemnation from the United States, which says the men could return to the battlefield to launch strikes against NATO and Afghan forces.
Militants stormed a house of anti-Taliban activists and shot dead nine men in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar early Wednesday.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai suspects the United States may have backed insurgent-style attacks to undermine his government but has no evidence to support his theory.
Two Canadians are among those killed in an attack on a popular restaurant in Kabul, the country's foreign minister said Friday.
Three times a day dozens of men pack the auditorium, the air heavy with hashish smoke, to watch graphic sex movies: welcome to the Shama -- a pornographic cinema in Pakistan's Taliban heartland.
Jahanzeb says he can no longer live in his home village in eastern Afghanistan where, when night falls, fear rules in "the kingdom of the Taliban".
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