BBC reporter killed in eastern Afghanistan
A BBC reporter was killed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, the broadcaster said, hours after twin blasts in Kabul marked the deadliest day for journalists in the war-torn country since the Taliban's fall in 2001.
IS claims twin Kabul suicide attacks
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a double suicide bombing in Kabul on Monday that left at least 21 people dead, including four journalists.
Twin Kabul suicide blasts kill at least 25, including journalists
At least 25 people were killed, including Agence France-Presse chief photographer Shah Marai and five other journalists, when two suicide blasts ripped through Kabul on Monday, police and AFP have confirmed. The attacks, claimed by the Islamic State group, are the latest deadly assaults on the Afghan capital and have spurred an outpouring of grief…
Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 31
A suicide bomber killed at least 31 people and wounded dozens outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, the health ministry said, in the latest attack on election preparations.
IS suicide bomber kills 26 as Kabul marks Persian New Year
A suicide bomber on Wednesday killed at least 26 people, many of them teenagers, after detonating a device among a crowd of people in Kabul who were celebrating the Persian new year holiday, officials said.
Kabul hotel gunmen 'waved through without checks' before assault
The deputy head of security at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel says guards were ordered to wave through a car later revealed to be carrying militants and explosives ahead of a deadly assault one month ago.
Ambulance bomb kills 95, wounds 158 in Kabul
An explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others, officials said, in one of the biggest blasts to rock the war-torn city in recent years.
At least 18 wounded in Kabul explosion
A huge blast rocked a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, leaving at least 18 people wounded, an official said, in the latest apparent attack in the Afghan capital. "So far 18 wounded civilians have been brought to Kabul hospitals," health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh told AFP. AFP reporters heard a loud explosion that shook…
Taliban militants 'searched for foreigners' in Kabul hotel attack
Taliban militants who killed at least 22 people at a luxury Kabul hotel went from room to room searching for foreigners, survivors said Monday as more details of the victims emerged.
At least six dead in 12-hour siege at luxury Kabul hotel
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least six people including a foreigner, sparking a 12-hour fight with security forces that left terrified guests scrambling to escape and parts of the building ablaze. People trapped at the top of the six-storey Intercontinental Hotel, on a hilltop overlooking the Afghan capital, could be…