The Afghan Taliban have recaptured a strategic district in the northern province of Kunduz, which they briefly overran last September before being pushed back by the Afghan…
In Afghanistan, the appointment of the new leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban has prompted fears of a spike in militant attacks.
At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…
The head of Pakistan’s army has ordered extra security operations across the country following Monday’s deadly suicide bomb attack at a hospital in Quetta.
Karachi is suffering a wave of killings of secular and anti-Taliban figures, but the murder of beloved singer Ajmad Sabri could mark a turning point if public opinion cries out for justice.
The Afghan Taliban has named one of its former leader’s deputies as its new leader.
Pakistan says US drone strike violated its airspace US says Islamabad was informed Body still to be formally identified The apparent death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone stri
The US has carried out a drone strike against the leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mansour, ‘likely killing him, according to officials.
Police in Pakistan are hunting militants behind a suicide bomb attack that has killed at least 69 people and injured at least 300 more. Sunday’s
A suicide bombing has killed at least 65 people, mostly women and children, at a park in the Pakistani city of Lahore. Local authorities said at
Pakistani police say that the operation against gunmen who attacked a university in the northwest of the country is over, and that at least 30 people
At least 13 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. The blast appears to have targeted the home of
The Taliban has captured more ground in Afghanistan’s Helmand province after months of heavy fighting. Helmand is where most of the world’s
The theatre of heavy fighting with the Taliban in the last few days with Afghan government, US and UK troops in Helmand province, Sangin district is
Fighting continues across Afghanistan’s Helmand province as Taliban forces overrun the town of Sangin. But officials deny that police and government
US army segeant Bowe Bergdahl, who has been charged with desertion, appeared before a court to ask for time on deciding whether a judge or a jury
Six NATO soldiers have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan. It happened near Bagram air base, as they patrolled with Afghan forces
One year after Pakistan’s worst militant attack, families of children killed or wounded in the Peshawar school massacre say the local government has
At least ten people have been killed in an attack near the Spanish embassy in Kabul. It is reported that among the dead are two Spanish police
Half a dozen people were earlier reported to have been taken hostage, but there is no word on their fate.