Suicide attack kills 15 people in Afghan capital on election day
The bombing happened as people vote in parliamentary elections which were marred by violence from the outset.
'When we fled Ghazni my mother was crying’
Earlier this month, Taliban fighters launched an attack on the Afghan city of Ghazni. After a five-day siege, government forces regained control. DW spoke to one family that fled to the capital Kabul to avoid the fighting.
German town struggles to cope with immigration protests
As an Afghan asylum-seeker goes on trial in the stabbing death of his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend in the western German town of Kandel, anti-refugee marches and counterdemonstrations there are putting a strain on the town of about 9,000 residents.
Big profits keep Afghan farmers hooked on opium poppies
Afghan farmers are busy in their poppy fields as the annual opium harvest begins, underscoring the government's failure to stamp out a crop that yields much of the world's supply of heroin.
Death toll from Kabul bomb attack climbs to 57
The death toll from a suicide attack in Afghan capital of Kabul has risen to 57 with over 110 others wounded, according to the Ministry Of Public Health.
Militants storm Save the Children in Afghanistan
Attackers set off a car bomb near the office of the Save the Children aid agency in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday (January 24) and clashed with security forces, according to a provincial government spokesman.
U.S. will put more sanctions on North Korea: Trump
In response to a question at a meeting with Afghan president Ashraf Ghani, President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would be adding more sanctions on North Korea.
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for a suicide attack that targeted the Iraqi embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul, the group's Amaq news agency says.
'These were poor people who were torn to pieces' - Afghanistan blast witness
Wounded men in Afghan hospital express horror after Monday's Taliban car bomb attack in Kabul.