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The targeting of a festive event attended by women and children struck at the heart of the Afghan capital’s lively, family-oriented social scene. 
  • Aug 18, 2019
The Taliban has promised to disrupt the elections, warning civilians to stay away from campaign rallies.
  • Aug 14, 2019
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast, a day after the militants and the U.S. spoke of progress in peace talks.
  • Aug 7, 2019
Amrullah Saleh, former intelligence chief, is an outspoken Taliban foe.
  • Jul 29, 2019
Some worry a peace deal with the insurgents could jeopardize such artifacts again.
  • Jul 3, 2019
No Afghan woman has ever won an Olympic medal. This 25-year-old Afghan black belt hopes to become the first. 
  • Jul 1, 2019
The U.S. military did not immediately provide details on the deaths, which occurred a day after a visit to Afghanistan by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. But the Taliban claimed responsibility, saying the two were killed in an ambush.
  • Jun 26, 2019
The move against Keramuddin Keram, former president of the Afghan Football Federation, came a day after FIFA banned him for life.
  • Jun 9, 2019
Ahmad Rahman is one of thousands of Afghan children to receive artificial limbs because of war injuries.
  • May 7, 2019
Four attackers also were killed in the hours-long battle at the Ministry of Telecommunications complex, according to Afghan officials.
  • Apr 20, 2019