The Islamic State (IS) group is rapidly expanding in parts of Afghanistan, advancing militarily into areas where it once had a weak presence and strengthening its forces in core regions, according to Afghan and U.S. officials.
A tanker truck carrying oil overturned on a highway in Pakistan before bursting into flames, killing at least 152 people who were trying to collect fuel from the leaking vehicle.
Pakistani officials say the death toll from twin explosions in the northwestern town of Parachinar has risen to 67, bringing total deaths from multiple attacks across Pakistan on June 23 to at least 85.
Let's recall how brutal Tajikistan's 1992-97 civil war really was. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL.)
Pakistani officials say three blasts in two major cities killed at least 40 people and wounded more than 100 on June 23 -- the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.
A powerful car bombing close to the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan has killed 11 people and wounded 20, officials say.
Thirty-four people have been killed and 58 others wounded in a car bomb outside a bank in the southern province of Helmand, the provincial governor’s office said.
The security situation in Afghanistan remains "intensely volatile," according to a new report by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.
Government critics in the Afghan capital have pledged to continue their demonstrations, despite a deadly crackdown by security forces.
Afghan officials have shown journalists around the Tora Bora region of eastern Afghanistan, which has been retaken from Islamic State (IS) militants. (RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)
Afghan officials say they have recaptured an important tunnel complex from the Islamic State (IS) fighters in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar.
Cricket fans in Pakistan celebrated their team’s victory over archrival India in the Champions Trophy final, one of the country’s biggest wins ever in the sport.