Taliban

Taliban attack Afghan parliament
One-Minute Read
22 Jun, 2015

Fighters attempt to storm building as MPs prepare to confirm appointment of new defence minister

Jihadists
One-Minute Read
14 Jan, 2015

Fighting breaks out as former Guantanamo detainee sets up Islamic State network in Afghanistan

One-Minute Read
16 Dec, 2014

Taliban militants also killed, and Pakistani officials say the attack on a military school in Peshawar is over

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah at a rally in Kabul
One-Minute Read
08 Jul, 2014

Amid an electoral crisis in Afghanistan, the latest Taliban attack kills 16, including 4 Nato troops

Karachi Airport Taliban Attack
One-Minute Read
10 Jun, 2014

Flights have been suspended at Karachi Airport, where security forces came under fire again today

Smoke rising from Karachi airport
One-Minute Read
09 Jun, 2014

Taliban entered via cargo terminal and launched gun and bomb attack that lasted six hours

Taliban video showing Sgt Bowe Bergdahl being handed over to US forces
One-Minute Read
05 Jun, 2014

Pressure builds on Barack Obama as more rumours swirl about the motives of Bowe Bergdahl

Afghan commandos sit on their vehicle after a clash with Taliban fighters
In Depth
30 May, 2014

Analysts say the Taliban is growing in strength as Nato forces begin their withdrawal

Afghanistan elections
In Depth
24 Mar, 2014

As international troops begin to leave Afghanistan and violence continues, the world is watching this crucial vote

One-Minute Read
04 Feb, 2014

Analysts sceptical that an agreement can be made following violence that has claimed 45,000 lives

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