The remains of seven Ukrainian Kam Air employees murdered by Taliban gunmen were loaded onto a plane at Kabul airport on Wednesday to be repatriated, following a sombre ceremony.
Gunmen blasted their way into Save the Children's office in Afghanistan's restive east on Wednesday, killing at least two people and wounding 14 others in the latest attack on a foreign aid group in the war-torn country.
Five gunmen dressed in army uniforms made their way through two checkpoints before getting in to the hilltop Hotel Intercontinental on the weekend, killing at least 20 people, including 13 foreigners.
Afghan Special Forces ended an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Sunday, killing the last gunman from a group of three attackers who stormed the hotel, taking hostages and battling security forces for hours.
Three Taliban suicide attackers and one policeman are dead hours after an attack on Kabul's Northgate Hotel, police said Monday.
Three European holidaymakers wounded in an attack in an Egyptian resort were in stable condition on Saturday, as a witness recounted how the assailants burst into the hotel and stabbed guests.