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Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bengaluru in June

Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bengaluru in June

India's cricket board said it welcomed the opportunity to host its "friends" for their first Test since they gained full status last year.

US 'launches' Afghan airstrike after apparent insider attack

US 'launches' Afghan airstrike after apparent insider attack

The incident occurred on Thursday as US soldiers were patrolling in the Islamic State-stronghold of Achin in Nangarhar province, according to Hakim Khan, a commander of the government militia involved in the incident.

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 13

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 13

Thursday evening's blast targeted police as they clashed with angry protesters following a raid on shopkeepers accused of illegally peddling drugs and alcohol.

US service member killed, four injured in Afghanistan

US service member killed, four injured in Afghanistan

One US service member was killed and four others injured during a "combat engagement" in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, the US military said in a statement on Tuesday.

18 dead in attack on Afghan funeral

18 dead in attack on Afghan funeral

An explosion at a funeral in Afghanistan's restive east on Sunday killed at least 18 mourners and wounded another 13, officials said, capping a deadly year for ordinary Afghans.

Roadside bomb kills six children in northern Afghanistan

Roadside bomb kills six children in northern Afghanistan

A roadside bomb exploded in Afghanistan's northern province of Balkh early Thursday, killing six children.

Six killed in IS-claimed suicide attack near Afghan spy agency

Six killed in IS-claimed suicide attack near Afghan spy agency

A suicide bomber killed six civilians in an attack near an Afghan intelligence agency compound in Kabul Monday in the latest assault claimed by the Islamic State group in the capital.

7 civilians killed by roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan

7 civilians killed by roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan

At least seven civilians were killed on Sunday after a roadside bomb hit their van in Helmand, according to an official from the southern Afghan province.

Taliban kill at least six Afghan police in Humvee suicide attack

Taliban kill at least six Afghan police in Humvee suicide attack

A suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee into a police headquarters in Afghanistan on Friday killing at least six officers and wounding four others, officials said.

Afghanistan political turmoil deepens as regional leader ousted

Afghanistan political turmoil deepens as regional leader ousted

One of the main parties behind Afghanistan's Western-backed government warned President Ashraf Ghani that it could withdraw its support unless he reversed the dismissal ...

Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre: ministry

Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre: ministry

Militants stormed an intelligence agency training facility in Kabul on Monday, officials said, triggering intense fighting with police in the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital.

11 policemen killed in Taliban attack in south Afghanistan

11 policemen killed in Taliban attack in south Afghanistan

At least 11 policemen were killed when Taliban militants attacked two outposts in Afghanistan's embattled southern Helmand province, an official said on Sunday.