Afghanistan: Dozens killed after bus hits 'Taliban' bomb
Afghan officials have accused the Taliban of planting a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah. Civilians often take the brunt of fighting between insurgents and pro-government forces.
Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence
The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban.
Army offers rare career opportunities for Afghan women
Army offers rare career opportunities for Afghan women.
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.
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.
Afghan Donald Trump receives threats from Islamists
An Afghan family has named their newborn after US President Donald Trump. But not everyone in Afghanistan is pleased with the name. The family, after being declared "heretic" by extremists, is now on the run.
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.