Hilda Clayton, a 22-year-old U.
At least eight are killed and dozens wounded in an ISIL-claimed suicide blast targeting a military convoy in the Afghan capital.
“I invite the Taliban to join the peace caravan and stop the pointless, meaningless and unholy war”.
The Afghan Defence Minister and Army Chief of Staff stand down in the wake of deadly Taliban attacks last week. Their resignation coincides with a surprise visit by US Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis.
Taliban fighters wearing government army uniforms killed and wounded up to 100 Afghan soldiers when they stormed a military base in Mazar-i-Sharif, officials have said.
The number of militants who died in this week's huge US bomb attack has been revised upwards by officials to over 90.
At least 36 suspected ISIL militants are thought to have been killed when the US dropped "the mother of all bombs" in Afghanstan.
The US drops the so-called mother of all bombs onto a cave complex in Afghanistan.
The United States has used its largest non-nuclear bomb on a series of ISIL caves and bunkers in eastern Afghanistan.
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.
Taliban militants claim to have targeted multiple areas in the Afghan capital, killing at least 16 people.
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.
A group of failed asylum seekers have been deported from Germany’s Frankfurt Airport back to Afghanistan.
Dozens of people have been killed in Afghanistan in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in recent weeks.
The Afghan Taliban claims responsibility for deadly twin blasts in Kabul, which officials believe targeted MPs.
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.