The crucial southern Afghan city of Sangin has reportedly been captured by Taliban militants, following a year-long battle, according to officials.
At least seven people have been killed, and a further 20 wounded, following a suicide bombing outside a bank, in Afghanistan.
Around 100 police and soldiers have been killed earlier this week, after Taliban fighters ambushed them as they attempted to retreat, in southern Afghanistan.
An American photojournalist, and an Afghan translator, have been killed, whilst accompanying Afghan troops, in the country’s restive south.
At least 50 police officers have been killed, over the past two days, following heavy fighting in Afghanistan’s restive Helmand province.
At least one person has been killed, and a further 33 wounded, following a suicide attack, in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
At least six US troops have been killed, following a suicide bombing attack, by a militant on a motorbike, in Afghanistan.
At least two foreign NATO troops were killed, following an attack by two unidentified attackers, wearing the uniforms of Afghan security forces, in southern Afghanistan.
As many as 15 police officers have been killed, following an attack on a base in Afghanistan, as Taliban militants, dressed in police uniforms infiltrated the base in the southern Helmand province.
At least 19 people, including nine children, were killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, while Taliban fighters captured a key district in the country’s north.