Afghanistan

US envoy returning to Doha for new round of Taliban peace talks

Zalmay Khalilzad to resume talks with Taliban in Qatari capital to facilitate peace process to end war in Afghanistan.

US envoy returning to Doha for new round of Taliban peace talks

Afghanistan

Blasts hit Afghan city Jalalabad on independence day celebrations

At least 66 wounded in as many as 10 explosions in Jalalabad as country marks 100th anniversary of its independence.

Blasts hit Afghan city Jalalabad on independence day celebrations

Asia

Afghanistan marks 100 years of independence from British rule

President Ashraf Ghani planned a large celebration, but it was postponed following a suicide attack at a wedding on Saturday.

Afghanistan

'Maximum carnage': Kabul wedding attack leaves families mourning

Survivors say they are devastated as wedding hall organisers look to beef up security following the deadly ISIL bombing.

'Maximum carnage': Kabul wedding attack leaves families mourning

Afghanistan

Afghanistan promises to crush ISIL after wedding attack

Afghan president pledges to avenge loss of civilian lives after suicide attack by ISIL killed more than 60.

President Ghani promises to crush ISIL after Kabul wedding attack

Afghanistan

Afghanistan halts independence festivities after wedding massacre

Debate over marking 100th year of independence had been intensifying even before Kabul blast saw celebrations postponed.

Afghanistan halts independence festivities after wedding massacre

Asia

Afghan wedding blast: Families grieve after suicide attack

With 63 killed and nearly 200 injured, this was the deadliest explosion in Kabul in more than 18 months.

Inside Story

Is Donald Trump in a rush to withdraw from Afghanistan?

The US president hints at a deal with the Taliban that could end Washington's longest military engagement abroad.

Afghanistan

At least 63 killed in Kabul wedding blast

President Ghani condemns 'inhumane attack' claimed by ISIL after suicide bombing kills at least 63 and wounds 182.

Afghanistan

Massive blast at Kabul wedding 'wounds at least 20'

A bomb rips through a wedding reception in Kabul, where members of the minority Shia Muslim community were celebrating.

Blast at wedding in Afghan capital wounds at least 20: Hospital

Pakistan

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in Pakistan mosque blast

Two Taliban sources confirm Haibatullah Akhunzada's sibling was killed in bomb explosion during Friday prayers.

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in Pakistan mosque blast

Afghanistan

US-Taliban peace talks: What we know so far

Eighth round of talks ends without announcement of agreement; two sides to consult respective leaderships on next steps.

'Peace deal is near': What we know so far about US-Taliban talks

Afghanistan

'Poor people's Eid': How Kabul IDPs welcomed Muslim celebration

Amid deteriorating conditions, internally displaced persons in Afghan capital seek job opportunities, adequate shelter.

'Poor people's Eid': How Kabul IDPs welcomed Muslim celebration

Afghanistan

US-Taliban talks end without deal, both sides to consult

Two sides have been negotiating in Doha for agreement that would see the US withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.

US-Taliban talks end without deal, both sides to consult

Afghanistan

At least 14 killed, 145 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

Officials and witnesses said explosion occurred about 9am local time in western part of Afghanistan's capital.

Deadly suicide attack targets Kabul police station