Gulf Times - Badakhshan
Afghan forces retake northern district from Taliban

Afghan forces retake northern district from Taliban

Afghan forces backed by air strikes have retaken a district in the northern province of Badakhshan that was seized last week by Taliban insurgents, officials said, as fighting continued across Afghanistan.

US forces in Afghanistan attack anti-China militants

US forces in Afghanistan attack anti-China militants

US forces in Afghanistan have attacked networks of anti-China militants in an action that is likely to please Beijing, which had called for Western cooperation in its fight against a group it says wants to split off its Xinjiang region.

Heavy snow leaves 54 dead in Afghanistan

Heavy snow leaves 54 dead in Afghanistan

The death toll from three days of heavy snow across Afghanistan rose to 54 on Sunday and there were fears the toll could rise as rescuers began clearing roads to remote areas.