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Mourners attend the funeral of victims killed in the US drone strike in Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. Photograph: EPA

A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labour in the fields, off(...)

Mullah Jan holds Sima in the back of a taxi as he brings her body   to her hometown.  Photograph: Kiana Hayeri/The New York Times

On the small whiteboard above the little girl’s hospital bed, in the medical bills that she had no one left to pay, and in the news reports about a sh(...)

People celebrating the  ceasefire  in the Rodat district of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan.  Photograph: Reuters

A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad yesterday, killing at least 19 people. It was the second attack in as many days tar(...)

A Taliban operative holds a flag in Kabul, Afghanistan. The writing on the flag reads: “There is no god but Allah, Muhammad is the messenger of Allah.” Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters

A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official has s(...)

Afghan security forces inspect the site of an attack on British charity Save the Children’s office in Jalalabad  on Wednesday. Photograph:   Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images

Gunmen stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces all d(...)

Migrants and refugees queue for transportation by bus to reception centres across France, from the “Jungle” camp in Calais, northern France. Photograph:   Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

Before dawn on Monday, Yusef (35), a pharmacist who had fled violence in Sudan, stuffed some blankets into a donated backpack and bid farewell to the (...)

People run for cover after a suicide bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Photograph: Parwiz/Reuters

A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people.Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the pro(...)