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Insurgents stormed a checkpoint in northern Baghlan province. Photograph: Google Maps

At least 21 people including 11 police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan, provincial officials said. Insurgents stormed a (...)

American soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division walkin in the mountains of Paktia Province in Afghanistan, in April 2013. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times

American and Taliban officials have agreed in principle to the framework of a peace deal in which the insurgents guarantee to prevent Afghan territory(...)

On Monday, a group of attackers drove a captured military humvee packed with explosives into a national intelligence base in Wardak, about 40 km outside the Afghan capital, Kabul. More than 100 people were killed in the attack. Photograph: Jawad Jalali/EPA

On Monday, a group of attackers drove a captured military humvee packed with explosives into a national intelligence base about 40 km outside the Afgh(...)

An Afghan military vehicle near the military base attacked by a car bomber in the central province of Maidan Wardak, Afghanistan. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Afghanistan was reeling from Monday’s brazen Taliban assault on a military base in the country’s east that killed at least 45 people and wounded as ma(...)

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(...)

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/File Photo/Reuters

Afghan Taliban representatives and US officials met in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, the Taliban said, amid diplomatic moves towards establishin(...)

An injured man receives medical care at Wazir Akbar Khan hospital after a car bomb blast in Kabul. Photograph: Jawad Jalali/EPA

Gunmen attacked a British security contractors’ compound in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 19 only h(...)

Afghan health workers carry an injured person outside the emergency hospital after a suicide attack targeted a wedding hall, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photograph: Jawad Jalali/EPA

At least 50 people were killed and 75 injured in the bombing of a crowded religious gathering in Kabul on Tuesday. Afghan officials were trying to d(...)

Election observers watch the counting of ballots during parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters.

Afghans unable to vote in Saturday’s parliamentary election after hundreds of polling stations failed to open were given another chance to cast their (...)

Afghan women cast their votes during parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan October 20th, 2018. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters

Afghans braved chaotic delays outside polling stations and the threat of militant attacks to vote in parliamentary elections on Saturday that were see(...)

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