Afghanistan's changing political landscape is forcing two longtime rivals to attempt cooperation in a northern province.
Zainullah, who was at the Park Palace Guest House in Kabul for a seminar, recounts the horrific events of May 13, when a gunman opened fire on him and other diners.
The former head of Afghan intelligence offers scathing criticism of neighboring Pakistan's policies toward his country.
As investigators consider the possibility of an inside job, details surrounding a deadly Taliban attack that targeted foreign partygoers at a popular Kabul guesthouse remain sketchy.
Pakistani officials say at least 43 members of a minority Shi'ite Muslim sect were killed when gunmen opened fire on their bus in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi.
In Pakistan, a secondary school for girls was reopened in the Khyber tribal district’s Bara area after being closed for more than six years due to threats from Islamic militants.
Thousands of seasoned Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan fighters have dominated the conflict across Afghanistan as its security forces scramble with the escalating violence.
Nearly 20 Hazaras taken in February in a brazen hostage-taking in southern Afghanistan have reportedly been released.
Officials in northern Afghanistan say the Taliban have been joined by foreign fighters from the Islamic State (IS) militant group in the ongoing fighting in Kunduz province.
Frustrated by government inaction, some civilians in northern Afghanistan have taken their security into their own hands.
At least seven people, including two ambassadors, were killed when a Pakistani military helicopter crashed on May 8.
Bestselling author Ahmed Rashid sees progress in a recent 'nonofficial' meeting between the Taliban and the Afghan government.