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An Afghan man talks on a phone outside a house in which a German aid worker was killed on Saturday, in Kabul. Photograph: Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images

A German aid worker and an Afghan guard were killed in and a Finnish national was abducted from a house in Kabul late on Saturday, an Afghan interior (...)

Migrant Ahmad Shakib at the entrance of a derelict customs warehouse in Belgrade, Serbia. Photograph:  Marko Djurica/Thomson Reuters Foundation

In the dead of night, as wild animals howled nearby, Syrian migrant Aras Mahmoud clung to his children as they slept on damp grass in the Bulgarian mo(...)

The international force assisting the Afghans has about 13,000 troops, of whom about 8,400 are American. Photograph: Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images

Senior Trump administration and military officials are recommending sending several thousand additional US troops to Afghanistan to try to break a mil(...)

Afghan security officials take position during an operation against Islamic Statge in Chaparhar district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on Monday. Photograph: Ghulamullah Habibi/EPA

The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, was killed in an operation on April 27th conducted jointly by Afghan and US special forces in t(...)

US army  photographer Hilda Clayton took this photograph on July 2nd, 2013.  It  shows an Afghan soldier engulfed in flame as a mortar tube explodes during a live-fire training exercise  in Laghman Province, Afghanistan. The accident killed Clayton and four Afghan  soldiers. Photograph: Hilda Clayton/US army via AP

The US army has released two photographs that show the moment an accidental mortar tube explosion killed five people in Afghanistan, including an Amer(...)

 Afghan security officials inspect the site of a suicide bomb blast that targeted a Nato convoy  in Kabul on Wednesday. Photograph: Jawed Kargar/EPA

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday that killed eight civilians in an attack on a co(...)

US defence secretary James Mattis looks out over Kabul as he arrives via helicopter on Monday. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Afghanistan’s defence minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest ever Taliban attack on a military base, and US defence s(...)

Coffins containing the bodies of Afghan national Army (ANA) soldiers killed in April 21st attack on an army base  in Mazar-i-Sharif, northern Afghanistan, April 22nd, 2017. Photograph: Presidential Palace/Handout/Reuters

President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning in Afghanistan after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fello(...)

Taliban attack: Afghan security personnel keep watch near the compound in Balkh province. Photograph: Farshad Usyan/AFP/Getty

Dozens of Afghan soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday when Taliban gunmen disguised in Afghan army uniform talked their way past checkpoints and (...)

A GBU-43  MOAB: The  weapon fired   on Thursday targeted a network of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State in the mountainous eastern province of Nangarhar near the border with Pakistan. Photograph: EPA/Department of Defense

Thursday’s military strike by the United States in Afghanistan killed 36 Islamic State fighters, the Afghan defence ministry has said, as America’s to(...)

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