NATO says it could provide additional security during Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, amid increasing attacks in the country ahead of the October polls.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says a deadly suicide bombing outside a voter registration center in the capital, Kabul, will not “weaken” the country’s “democratic process.”
Gunmen have killed two Shi'a and wounded a third in southwestern Pakistan in the latest attack on the religious minority, officials say.
suicide bombing outside a voter-registration center in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has killed at least 57 people and wounded 119 others, officials say.
Afghanistan has returned the dead bodies of five Pakistani soldiers to Pakistan following clashes near the two countries' disputed border, Afghan officials say.
Afghan border police and members of Pakistan's paramilitary Frontier Corps clashed near the two countries' disputed border, leaving several dead and wounded on both sides.
Members of Pakistan’s tiny Hazara minority are staging a sit-in protest to demand protection from the government.
Survivors and witnesses of deadly air strikes by the Afghan military have accused authorities of killing dozens of civilians, contrary to the army’s claims that it killed only Taliban militants.
Government forces and insurgents are using access to irrigation water as leverage to pressure civilians into supporting them or force their opponents out of their villages and communities.