Blasts at Afghan market kill 23 civilians
Multiple explosions tore through a busy market in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 23 civilians...
Taliban killed 291 Afghan security personnel in past week: government t
The Taliban killed at least 291 Afghan security personnel over the past week, a top government official said Monday, accusing the insurgents of unleashing a wave of violence ahead of potential talks.
Attack blamed on Taliban kills seven Afghan police
Seven police officers were killed when their checkpoint was attacked in central Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday, blaming the Taliban for the assault.
Brexit Party leader Farage loses UK radio show after statue row
Leading British eurosceptic Nigel Farage lost his radio show contract on Thursday, just days after he compared the toppling of a slave trader's statue to the actions of the Taliban.
Taliban claims Afghan bomb attack, demands prisoner release
The Taliban claimed a deadly attack on an Afghan intelligence agency post Monday...
Taliban claim deadly attack on Afghan army base
The Taliban said it carried out a deadly attack Thursday on an Afghan army base after the government ordered forces to resume strikes against the militants.
US commander meets Taliban leaders over 'reduction in violence'
The head of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan has met with Taliban leaders to discuss a reduction in violence in the war-weary country, officials said Saturday, with the insurgents accusing the Americans of violating a landmark agreement.
Taliban protest as Kabul releases another 100 insurgents
The Afghan government said it would release another 100 Taliban inmates Thursday, even though the insurgents have walked out of talks over a comprehensive prisoner swap and dismissed Kabul's piecemeal freeing of captives as "unacceptable".