Taliban fighters have captured the strategic district of Sangin in the southern Afghan province of Helmand after security forces pulled out.
At least one woman has been killed and nearly 20 other people wounded after a huge blast in the Afghan capital Kabul.
At least 49 people are confirmed dead and dozens are wounded following a gun and bomb attack on a military hospital in Kabul.
The German cabinet has agreed a raft of new measures aimed at streamlining the deportation of failed asylum seekers.
Security forces in Pakistan have killed dozens of suspected militants. It comes a day after ISIL said they were behind a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufi shrine.
The Afghan government finds its former Taliban enemies may be their biggest ally against the ISIL threat, and Iran and Russia agree.
Top US military man in Afghanistan calls for more troops for in country
The Red Cross has put its aid activities across Afghanistan “on hold” after at least six of its staff were killed in a suspected ISIL attack.
The Taliban militant group has announced it is engaging in rescue efforts in Afghanistan after heavy snowfall caused over 80 deaths in 48 hours.
Dozens of people have been killed in Afghanistan in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in recent weeks.
A second attack in a week on a member of the Afghan parliament misses its target as Fakuri Biheshti survives bomb blast in Kabul.
Niloofar Rahmani was supposed to return to Kabul over the weekend after a much-publicised stint of 15 months' training with the US Air Force
A senior Taliban commander Mullah Firoz Jahadi has been killed during an anti-terror operation, according to the Afghan interior ministry.
A spokesman for the governor of Kandahar says the women were in charge of searching female travellers at Kandahar airport.
Nearly 40 Afghan men have arrived in Kabul on a flight from Frankfurt after being deported from Germany.
Arguably footballer Lionel Messi’s biggest fan, five-year old Murtaza Ahmadi made headlines when photos of him sporting a blue-and-white-striped
US and Afghan officials are increasingly worried by ties between Russia and the Taliban, despite a denial from Russia that they are providing aid to the insurgents.
A group of young Afghan men and women gather on a hill outside Kabul to practice a variety of freestyle cycling tricks they have learnt from online videos via YouTube, Facebook and other social…
The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich former Soviet republic with Afghanistan.
ISIL claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Kabul in which scores are killed and dozens more are injured.
At least four people are reported dead in the Afghan capital Kabul, after a suicide bomber on a motorbike attacked a vehicle carrying national security…
The International Criminal Court has said that US forces might face a full investigation into possible war crimes committed in Afghanistan
The Taliban says it carried out a suicide bomb attack on the German consulate in Afghanistan.
Several people are reported dead and dozens wounded after a suicide bomber rammed a car into the wall of a German consulate in Afghanistan.