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11 security personnel dead across two Afghan provinces

11 security personnel dead across two Afghan provinces

At least 11 police and Afghan national army officers have been killed in fresh Taliban attacks, officials said Wednesday.

Afghan ‘Messi boy’ forced to flee home

Afghan ‘Messi boy’ forced to flee home

The family of an Afghan boy who gained brief Internet fame after being photographed in a shirt improvised from a plastic bag in the colours of his hero, Argentine soccer idol Lionel Messi ...

Afghan election commission rejects Kabul vote invalidation

Afghan election commission rejects Kabul vote invalidation

The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday announced that it rejects the earlier declaration by the country's electoral complaints commission invalidating all votes cast in Kabul ...

Suicide bomber kills six near police checkpoint in Afghan capital

Suicide bomber kills six near police checkpoint in Afghan capital

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least six people near a police checkpoint, including policemen ...

Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board: officials

Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board: officials

An Afghan army helicopter carrying 25 people crashed in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing all those on board, officials said.

At least 14 killed in bomb attack on Afghan election rally

At least 14 killed in bomb attack on Afghan election rally

A motorcycle carrying explosives blew up among supporters of an Afghan election candidate on Saturday, killing at least 14 people, officials said, in the latest attack on a political rally.

Afghan forces, Taliban battle for control of highways in Ghazni province

Afghan forces, Taliban battle for control of highways in Ghazni province

Heavily armed Taliban fighters destroyed bridges near the central city of Ghazni on Saturday, closing the main highway between the capital Kabul and southern Afghanistan, officials said.

Afghan military helicopter crashes, kills all five aboard

Afghan military helicopter crashes, kills all five aboard

A helicopter carrying security forces crashed in western Afghanistan, killing all five people on board, including the pilot, officials said on Saturday, but ruled out a militant attack.

7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including UK tourists

7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including UK tourists

Four of the victims were in a critical condition, police said, after the man brandishing a large blade and and iron bar went on the rampage in Paris.

2 US citizens hurt in Dutch knife attack as terror link probed

2 US citizens hurt in Dutch knife attack as terror link probed

Panic broke out at the Dutch capital's main station shortly after midday Friday when the knife-wielding man stabbed two bystanders before he was shot and wounded by police.

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

At least 10 people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed in a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan after melting snow triggered a landslide, officials said Thursday.

Afghan air strike targeting Taliban causes many casualties: officials

Afghan air strike targeting Taliban causes many casualties: officials

An Afghan forces air strike on a gathering of Taliban representatives in the northern province of Kunduz on Monday caused numerous casualties, including civilians, officials said.