A large suicide bomb has exploded near the defence ministry in central Kabul during a visit to the Afghan capital by new US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Beijing China's top security official has made a ''surprise'' four-hour visit to Afghanistan, the first time a member of China's highest ruling body has been there since 1966, the official Xinhua News...
HANIFA glides down the slanted ramp, her bright red-and-green traditional garb sparkling as she whizzes across the smooth floor.
Afghanistan's recent history - the Taliban banned music outright - along with the cost of musical instruments which are valued more than the average worker's annual salary, created bleak conditions...
Ben Doherty A Pakistani extremist cell has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a Shiite ceremony in Kabul.
Joshua Partlow, Kabul Suicide bomber shot trying to enter compound where Afghans will debate US relationship.
Ben Doherty THE CIA's compound in Kabul has been attacked by a lone gunman. An Afghan employee of the US embassy killed an American citizen on Sunday evening and wounded another before being shot dead at the...
Ben Doherty, South Asia Correspondent A lone gunman attacks the CIA's secret compound in Kabul, with an Afghan employee of the US embassy killing an American citizen and wounding another before being shot dead himself.
Ben Doherty Six gunmen, armed with explosives, lay siege to the most secure part of Kabul.
Ben Doherty TALIBAN insurgents have mounted a brazen attack on the US embassy and NATO's security headquarters in Kabul, taking over a nearby half-constructed building and firing rockets into the compounds while...
Explosions and a gun battle have broken out close to the US embassy in central Kabul.
Ben Farmer Kabul America and Afghanistan are close to signing a strategic pact that would allow thousands of US troops to remain in the country until at least 2024.
Jacob Greber WELLINGTON: A New Zealand special forces soldier was among nine people killed in the Taliban attack on Britain's cultural centre in Kabul.
Ben Doherty, Kate Geraghty It's a metaphor for this city, and its two-speed, ephemeral economy.
Ben Doherty HEAVILY armed Taliban insurgents laid siege to the landmark Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul through the early hours of yesterday in a carefully orchestrated attack, killing at least 10 civilians.
Afghanistan police say seven people have been killed in a more than four-hour stand-off between militants and police at a hotel in the capital.
Blasts and gunfire echoed through the Afghan capital Kabul today, as the Taliban said several attackers armed with rocket-propelled grenades and suicide vests were targeting government buildings near...
Taliban gunmen armed with suicide bombs and heavy weaponry have launched co-ordinated attacks in Kabul, targeting NATO's headquarters, the US embassy and the Afghan intelligence agency.
Aimal Yaqubi, Mark Magnier, Kabul Brazen and well-co-ordinated strikes not aiming at high casualties.
From outside, it is marked only by a simple sign over the door that reads “Strikers.” Beyond the gate, a covered, sandbagged driveway leads well away from the public road – a precaution against...