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Suicide car bomb kills 30 Afghan security personnel

A suicide car bomber struck an army base in Afghanistan on Sunday killing at least 30 security personnel, officials said, in one of the deadliest attacks targeting government forces in months

Suicide car bomb kills 30 Afghan security personnel

Death toll in suicide bomb attack at Afghan education centre rises to 24

Most of the victims were students aged between 15 and 26, according to the health ministry. Fifty-seven were injured in the attack, the interior ministry said

An Afghan man wheels an injured man in a hospital after a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan on 24 October 2020

18 killed as IS claims attack at Afghan education centre

A suicide bomber struck near an education centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 18 people in an attack claimed by the extremist Islamic State that rocked the ...

An Afghan man who lost his brother mourns at a hospital after a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan on 24 October 2020

Afghan security forces kill senior al Qaeda leader al-Masri

Al-Masri has been charged in the United States with having provided material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organisation, and conspiracy to kill US nationals

Afghan security forces kill senior al Qaeda leader al-Masri

11 Afghan women killed in stampede near Pakistan consulate

At least 11 Afghan women were killed Wednesday in a stampede at a stadium in an eastern province where thousands had gathered to apply for visas at a nearby Pakistan consulate, officials said

11 Afghan women killed in stampede near Pakistan consulate

12 killed, dozens wounded by car bomb targeting Afghan police

A car bomb Sunday targeting an Afghan police headquarters in the western province of Ghor killed at least 12 civilians and wounded more than 100, officials said

12 killed, dozens wounded by car bomb targeting Afghan police

Australia’s Afghanistan test, ODI series against NZ postponed

Australia’s one-off test against Afghanistan and one-day series against New Zealand have been postponed to the 2021-22 season due to scheduling “complexity” during the COVID-19 pandemic

Australia’s Afghanistan test, ODI series against NZ postponed

Afghan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians

At least 24 people, including children, were killed and six others were injured in a government airstrike in Northern Afghanistan on Saturday.

Map of Afghanistan locating Kabul

Afghan peace talks to open in Doha, 19 years after 9/11 triggered war

The talks open with an inauguration ceremony which will be attended by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. It takes place a day after the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States that ...

Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (L) speaks to media before departing from Kabul, Afghanistan to Doha, Qatar, 11 September 2020.
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