Afghanistan: UN issues warning as Taliban launches major offensive
The Taliban continues to take over districts across Afghanistan as the US and its NATO allies continue a military pullout. The UN has warned that provincial capital cities could soon fall into the hands of militants.
Biden set to meet Afghanistan President Ghani amid troop pullout
The US president will discuss troop withdrawal with his Afghan counterpart as the Taliban gain ground in Afghanistan. Biden is expected to pledge economic and humanitarian aid.
Bundeswehr has to ship beer back from Afghanistan
The German army is planning to bring back more than thousands of beer cans from Afghanistan. Soldiers are not longer allowed to drink it due to security concerns.
Afghanistan: Taliban kill 10 mine-clearing workers
The Afghan interior ministry has said that the Taliban are responsible for attacking dozens of mine clearers. The violence took place in a region north of Kabul that has seen heavy fighting recently.
Afghanistan: Mortar attack on wedding party kills 6
Government forces and Taliban militants blamed each other for the deadly strike. Violence has risen across Afghanistan as the US and NATO move ahead with plans to withdraw their troops from the country.
Afghanistan: UK to relocate more Afghan staff
UK government members supported the move, including the home secretary, who called it a "moral obligation." All NATO troops are expected to leave Afghanistan in just over three months.
Power struggle on Afghanistan's frontline over key dam
In the heart of territory under siege from the Taliban, one of Afghanistan's most important hydroelectric dams is at the centre of a power struggle that symbolises the battle between the government and insurgents.
Afghanistan: Taliban declare three-day cease-fire for Eid
Just hours before the Taliban announced a cease-fire to mark the end of Ramadan, at least 11 people died in a bomb attack on a bus in the southern Zabul province.