At least 15 people were killed and four were injured on Saturday in an attack by the Taliban on a military academy in Kabul, a Defense Ministry spokesman said.
The Taliban, alternative spelling Taleban, (meaning "students" in Farsi) is an Islamist militia group that ruled large parts of Afghanistan from September 1996 onwards. Read more
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The toll in two suicide attacks that took place in Kabul and Ghor province has increased to 71 with 83 others injured, Afghan authorities said on Saturday.
Three rockets were fired onto a diplomatic area in Kabul on Saturday, Afghan police and witnesses said.
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is concerned about intensified fighting between the Taliban and the Islamic State-Khorasan in eastern Afghanistan, which has triggered new displacements, said the world body on Friday.
Nearly 70 people were killed on Friday in a two suicide attacks on mosques in Afghanistan's capital and in the western province of Ghor, officials said.
A Pakistani Taliban group on Thursday confirmed that its leader Omar Khalid Khorasani has been killed in a recent US drone strike on the Afghan side of the border.
India on Thursday strongly condemned the terror attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province that claimed at least 43 lives and expressed solidarity with the violence-hit nation.
At least 43 soldiers were killed and another nine wounded on Thursday in a coordinated attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.
The Security Council on Wednesday condemned "the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks" carried out by the Taliban in various provinces of Afghanistan.
A senior Pakistani Taliban leader Omar Khalid Khorasani is presumed dead in recent air strikes on the Afghan side of the border, local media and the militant sources said late on Wednesday.
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October 19, 2017
KANDAHAR, Oct. 19, 2017 - Afghan army soldiers stand guard at a security checkpoint after Taliban attack near the Maywand district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Oct.19, 2017. Forty-three Afghan army soldiers were killed in a pre-dawn attack by Taliban insurgents in Maywand district of southern province of Kandahar, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.
October 18, 2017
GHAZNI, Oct. 18, 2017 - Afghan security force members inspect the site of Taliban attack in Andar district of Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2017. At least 15 Afghan security forces were killed and 12 others wounded after Taliban attacked with two car bombs a district office building in eastern province of Ghazni on Tuesday, police said.
October 14, 2017
HELMAND (AFGHANISTAN), Oct. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Afghan security force members take part in a military operation in Nad Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 13, 2017. At least 12 militants loyal to the Taliban group have been killed and six others wounded, following a series of government forces air-and-ground operations to retake Nad Ali and Marja districts of Helmand province, an official said Saturday.
September 27, 2017
KABUL, Sept. 27, 2017 - Afghan security force members patrol at the site of an attack in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, Sept. 27, 2017. Three Taliban and one civilian were killed and 11 people wounded after Taliban attacked an international airport in Kabul on Wednesday, authorities said.
September 26, 2017
ASADABAD, Sept. 26, 2017 - Afghan policemen take part in a military operation against Islamic State (IS) militants in Wata Pur district of eastern Kunar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 25, 2017. Afghan forces have beefed up security operations against militants as the war-weary people are facing upsurges in attacks by Taliban and IS militants across the country.