Two US Army Rangers who were killed in fighting with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan this week may have been hit by friendly fire, according to the Pentagon.
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.
United States forces have reportedly dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat on eastern Afghanistan, targeting a tunnel network used by Islamic State militants.
At least five people have been killed, and several more wounded, following a suicide bomb attack, claimed by Islamic State militants, in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
The crucial southern Afghan city of Sangin has reportedly been captured by Taliban militants, following a year-long battle, according to officials.
At least 30 people have been killed, and more than 50 others wounded, after gunmen dressed as doctors stormed a military hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
At least five Pakistani soldiers have been killed, following attacks on border checkpoints by militants based in Afghanistan, in northwestern Pakistan.
At least 16 people have been killed, and a further 44 injured, following almost simultaneous attacks in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
At least seven people have been killed, and a further 20 wounded, following a suicide bombing outside a bank, in Afghanistan.
More than 100 people have been killed, following heavy snowfall and avalanches in northern Afghanistan and Pakistan.