Gulf Times - Badakhshan
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.