Attack in Afghan capital kills US soldier, civilian

A US soldier and a US civilian were killed Wednesday by an unknown gunman in the Afghan capital Kabul, the NATO military alliance said. 

Taliban militants deny involvement in Kabul shrine attack

A deadly attack on a Kabul shrine was not the work of Taliban militants, the Islamist group said Wednesday.

Taliban retreat from northern city, pursue offensive in south

Taliban militants are retreating from the capital of Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, as fighting in the capital of a southern province intensifies, official sources said on Wednesday.

At least 14 dead, 36 injured in attack on Shiite shrine in Kabul

A single gunman attacked a crowded Shiite shrine in Kabul on Tuesday, leaving 14 people dead and 36 injured on the eve of a major holy day, Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said.

Taliban overrun district centre in north-western Afghanistan

Taliban militants overran a remote district centre in Afghanistan's north-western Faryab province on Tuesday with Afghan forces retreating to an Afghan army base away from the main bazaar, an...

Taliban attack capital of Helmand in southern Afghanistan

Taliban fighters launched an attack on the capital of Afghanistan's embattled southern province of Helmand, closing in on the already besieged city, officials said on Monday. 

Tens of thousands displaced as Kunduz fighting continues

Nearly 24,000 residents have been forced to leave the Afghan city of Kunduz due to ongoing fighting between security forces and Taliban militants, according to the UN.

Afghan army helicopter shot down by Taliban, seven killed

Seven people were killed early Sunday after an Afghan army helicopter was shot down by Taliban militants in the northern province of Baghlan, a local official said. 

Taliban kidnap more than 100 locals in Afghanistan

Taliban militants in the past days have kidnapped more than 100 travelers in two Afghan provinces.

Afghan forces, Taliban fight for Kunduz in third day of clashes

Afghan forces attacked Taliban militant positions in Kunduz on Wednesday in the third day of clashes since the insurgents launched a coordinated attack on northern Afghan city.

Afghan forces beat back Taliban offensive in Kunduz city

Afghan forces late Monday beat back a Taliban offensive in some parts of Kunduz city, stopping their advance on the key provincial capital after the militants launched an attack late Sunday night...

Parts of Kunduz city fall to Afghan Taliban, local officials claim

Heavy fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants on Monday afternoon continued following relative calm, with parts of the city falling to the Taliban, local officials claimed....

Taliban launch coordinated attack on Kunduz city

Taliban militants launched a coordinated attack on Kunduz city, the capital of the province of the same name and one of the most embattled provinces in Afghanistan's north, a security official...

MSF: 77 attacks on clinics since Kunduz hospital strike one year ago

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Sunday there had been 77 attacks on medical facilities it supports in Syria and Yemen over last year.

Six Afghan security forces killed in fighting with Taliban

Six Afghan national security force members were killed while fighting Taliban militants in southwestern Farah province, an army official said on Saturday.