Tarin Kowt

Taliban driven back from southern Afghan capital

Afghan forces have halted the advance of Taliban militants in Uruzgan's capital Tarin Kowt after the Taliban threatened to overrun it on Thursday. 

Southern Afghan capital on the verge of falling to Taliban

The capital of Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan province, Tarin Kowt, is on the verge of falling to the Taliban, as militants attacked the town's security checkpoints for the fourth consecutive day...