KABUL Afghan officials pledged that Sunday's deadly suicide bombing of a voter center in Kabul will not derail preparations for this year's parliamentary elections but the attack has underlined the risks to an operation already clouded by doubt.
KABUL Afghanistan faces the threat of serious drought this year after recording the lowest snowfall and rain in years over the winter, officials said on Monday, with at least 20 of 34 provinces already suffering badly.
KABUL A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October. | Video
JALALABAD, Afghanistan Militants from Islamic State have beheaded three brothers, all working in the medical profession, in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Monday.
Afghanistan's central bank has granted a license to the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan (IBA), the first lender in the country to apply the interest-free principles of Islamic finance in all its operations, a senior bank official told Reuters.
KABUL The death toll from Sunday's blast in the Afghan capital Kabul rose to 48, with 112 others wounded, a public health officer said.
CAIRO Islamic State claimed responsibility for a blast that hit a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, the militant group's AMAQ news agency said.
KABUL The casualty toll from a suicide blast at a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday rose to at least 31 killed and 54 wounded, a health ministry spokesman said.
AGRI, Turkey On a mountainous road leading west from the Iranian border, 22-year-old Sunnatilla Rasulbek trudges through heavy rain, one of tens of thousands of Afghans hoping to find work and security in Turkey before a wall goes up to keep them out.
KHOST, Afghanistan Afghan tribesmen on Monday returned a Pakistani soldier they captured in a deadly skirmish along the countries' border, as well as the bodies of five soldiers, the governor of Afghanistan's Khost province said.