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.
A roadside bomb has killed an Afghan official, and three others, in the latest in a wave of assassinations by the Taliban, while an airstrike killed the Taliban ‘shadow governor’ for an eastern province.
A car bombing in Afghanistan, targeting an EU vehicle in the capital Kabul, killed at least three people, two Afghan civilians and a British security contractor.
At least three people have been killed as a Taliban suicide bomber attacked a bus in the Afghan capital Kabul, for the second time within a week.
Heavy fighting has occurred between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants in northern Afghanistan, after the insurgent group tried to capture the northern city of Kunduz.
At least 33 people have been killed, and more than 100 injured, following a suicide blast outside a bank in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.
A police chief and two officers were killed in a suspected Taliban militant attack on a court in Afghanistan, armed with rocket-propelled grenades and other weapons.
Three American security contractors were shot and killed, alongside an Afghan citizen, in an attack in Kabul, claimed by the Taliban.