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With eye on Afghanistan talks, Trump vows to stop 'endless wars'

President Donald Trump told Americans on Tuesday his administration had accelerated talks for a political settlement in Afghanistan, and would be able to reduce U.S. troops there as negotiations advance to end America’s longest war.

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed, government says

The head of ISIS in Afghanistan, Abu Saad Erhabi, was killed in a strike on the group’s hideouts in Nangarhar province on Saturday night.

Civilian deaths in war-torn Afghanistan hit record high: UN

The number of Afghan civilians killed in the country's long-running conflict hit a record high in the first six months of 2018.
July 16, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Outrage after bloody day for Afghan journalists

The attacks highlight once again the risks media professionals face in carrying out their essential work, U.N. said.
May 02, 2018 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Blast at election center in Afghan capital kills more than 50

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
April 23, 2018 | 08:53 am GMT+7

IS suicide bomber kills dozens as Kabul marks Persian New Year

The blast killed 33 and wounded 65, the health ministry said, while a security source said the bombing left 37 dead and 70 wounded.
March 22, 2018 | 08:40 am GMT+7

Ambulance bomb kills 95, wounds 158 in Kabul: official

The blast happened in an area where several high-profile organizations, including the European Union, have offices.
January 27, 2018 | 10:52 pm GMT+7

At least six dead as Kabul hotel attack ends: officials

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest assault in the war-torn Afghan capital.
January 21, 2018 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

January 1 marks mass birthday in Afghanistan

Absence of official records and the hassle of converting from local calendar have made many Afghans resort to using January 1 as their birthday.
January 01, 2018 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Afghan war widows pay heavy price for husband's sacrifice

Afghan women have lost not only a loved one, but also their main income earner.
December 04, 2017 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Despite expected US troop hike, no end in sight to Afghan war

Trump declined to say how many more U.S. soldiers will be deployed or how long the U.S. force will be in Afghanistan.
August 22, 2017 | 11:16 am GMT+7

Huge bomb blast kills 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

The explosion is one of the deadliest in Kabul and coming at the start of the holy month of Ramadan.
May 31, 2017 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan confirmed killed

U.S. and Afghan officials said their forces jointed killed the head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, in an operation on April 27.
May 08, 2017 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Children pay the price in Afghan conflict: UN

From January to March, 210 children were killed.
April 27, 2017 | 05:21 pm GMT+7

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

U.S. President Donald Trump hailed the mission as 'very, very successful.'
April 16, 2017 | 09:19 am GMT+7
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