Multiple rockets hit near the diplomatic area in the Afghan capital Kabul early Tuesday, as officials said fighting had broken out between security forces and militants in the city's old quarter.
Islamic insurgents in Afghanistan have promised to release “hundreds of prisoners” after President Ashraf Ghani announced a long-term ceasefire would take place from Monday.
Taliban say they'll release hundreds of prisoners
Gunmen attacked an intelligence training centre in Kabul on Thursday just hours after at least thirty people died in a suicide bombing at an educational centre in the city
The attack was followed by another on an intelligence service in the capital.
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A suicide bomber killed three NATO service members on a foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, and Taliban militants claimed responsibility.
Gunmen stormed a government building in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, taking dozens of hostages.
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Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum narrowly escaped a suspected suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport as he returned home from exile in Turkey on Sunday
The Minister of Education, Mirwais Balkhi visits a school hit by an explosion in January in Kabul as President Ghani may ask the Taliban for a ceasefire during next months Eid holiday on 22 August
Euronews' correspondent Masoud Imani Kalesar visited Kabul in the wake of a deadly ambulance blast which killed dozens, and witnessed the violence - and Afghans' defiance - first hand.
"Last year he got married. This year his wife fell pregnant. He was the only son in the family: Him, his mother and his wife."
Taliban insurgents posed for photos and shared hugs with their opponents during the three-day ceasefire.
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Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the Chief Executive of Afghanistan, says his country is making progress despite many setbacks
The ceasefire will run for three days over the Eid holiday that marks the end of Ramadan
Truce announcement comes after government said it would also halt its operations