Afghanistan

Civilians killed in rocket attack on Afghanistan cattle market

At least 23 killed, dozens wounded after four rockets hit the market in Sangin district in Helmand province.

Civilians killed in rocket attack on Afghanistan cattle market

Donald Trump

'Everybody denying it': Trump says no Russian bounty on US troops

im体育官网In series of posts, US president says neither he nor the vice president were briefed about Moscow's alleged plot.

'Everybody denying it': Trump says no Russian bounty on US troops

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Why is the US targeting the ICC? | Start Here

What is behind the Trump administration's sanctions against the International Criminal Court?

Afghanistan

Russia denies report spy unit paid Taliban to attack NATO forces

im体育官网The Taliban also denies the New York Times report, which it denounced as an attempt to defame the armed group.

Russia denies report spy unit paid Taliban to attack NATO forces

Afghanistan

Afghanistan human rights workers killed in Kabul blast

Two employees of the country's human rights body killed after a bomb attached to their car exploded, the agency said.

Afghanistan human rights workers killed in Kabul blast

Asia

US watchdog: Afghanistan gov't weakened ahead of Taliban talks

The upcoming intra-Afghan dialogue is the first high-level meeting between the two after years of fighting.

US watchdog: Afghanistan gov't weakened ahead of Taliban talks

Press Freedom

Afghan media reject new rules they say could hurt press freedom

Proposed amendment to law would require journalists to reveal sources to government bodies including security agencies.

Afghan media reject new rules they say could hurt press freedom

Afghanistan

Taliban kill seven Afghan military personnel in raid on army post

The assault comes as Kabul accuses the fighters of stepping up attacks against security forces in recent weeks.

Taliban kill seven Afghan military personnel in raid on army post

Taliban

Taliban killed 291 Afghan security personnel in past week: Gov't

im体育官网'Deadliest' week in the country's 19-year war, says top official even as the armed group rejects the figures.

Taliban killed 291 Afghan security personnel in past week: Gov't

United States

US has hit agreed troop-cut target of 8,600 in Afghanistan

im体育官网President Donald Trump has been eager for a full US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

US has hit agreed troop-cut target of 8,600 in Afghanistan

Asia

Taliban raids kill at least 18 Afghan security forces

Attacks on checkpoint and army outpost come as the two sides inch towards peace negotiations.

Taliban raids kill more than a dozen Afghan government forces

Coronavirus pandemic

'Million at risk' as attacks on Afghan healthcare facilities rise

Red Cross raises concern over spike in attacks on health facilities and large number of coronavirus cases among medics.

'Million at risk' as attacks on Afghan healthcare facilities rise

Asia

MSF pulls out of Kabul hospital after maternity ward attack

Charity says it fears being target of another attack after May raid on Dasht-e-Barchi facility that left dozens dead.

MSF pulls out of Kabul hospital after maternity ward attack

Afghanistan

Afghan government, Taliban agree on Doha as venue for talks

The intra-Afghan dialogue will be the first high-level meeting between the two sides after years of fighting.

Afghan government, Taliban agree on Doha as venue for talks

Afghanistan

Taliban killed, wounded over 400 Afghan forces in one week: Gov't

Afghanistan's interior ministry accuses the Taliban of carrying out 222 attacks against security forces in past week.

Taliban killed, wounded over 400 Afghan forces in one week: Gov't