At least 140 Afghan soldiers have been killed, following an attack by Taliban suicide attackers, disguised as army personal, on an army base in the country’s north.
The crucial southern Afghan city of Sangin has reportedly been captured by Taliban militants, following a year-long battle, according to officials.
Around 100 police and soldiers have been killed earlier this week, after Taliban fighters ambushed them as they attempted to retreat, in southern Afghanistan.
The leader of the Afghan Taliban has likely been killed, following a US drone strike targeting him, in a remote region just inside neighbouring Pakistan.
At least seven Pakistani soldiers have been killed, by militants firing, from neighbouring Afghanistan, according to Pakistan.
At least one person, a NATO coalition force member, has been killed, following an attack by Afghan insurgents, at US airbase, outside the capital, Kabul.
More than 350 prisoners have been freed, and at least four prison guards have been killed, after Taliban militants stormed a prison, in Afghanistan.
At least 31 people have been killed, following airstrikes, carried out by Pakistani forces, in the country’s north, as part of an ongoing offensive against Taliban militants in the region.
At least four people have been killed, and dozens wounded, following a suicide bombing attack on security forces, in Pakistan.
A series of bomb attacks, which began with a truck bomb earlier in the day, have killed dozens in the Afghan capital city, Kabul.