An ISIS suicide bomber killed more than 60 and wounded more than 120 civilians, including children, at a voter registration centre in Kabul.
Ravaged by air strikes and declining morale, ISIS in Afghanistan has responded to its increasingly desperate situation by manipulating society's most vulnerable members -- children.
Intensified military operations carried out by Afghan and coalition forces against ISIS in Jawzjan Province have fractured the group, according to Afghan officials.
Dozens of militants from ISIS and Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Islam have been killed in recent clashes in Achin, Nazyan and Haska Mina districts.
'Do you accept God and the Koran?' the sit-in organiser asked the Taliban. 'If you accept, then please come and make peace.'
Afghan forces have captured a female ISIS militant believed to be from France. She shares the fate of many of the foreign fighters who come to Afghanistan to join the terrorist group.
The blast hit a crowd of teenagers returning from celebrations at the Karte Sakhi shrine to mark the start of spring and the solar new year.
Militants coming to Afghanistan on behalf of ISIS will find only death at the hands of Afghan and coalition forces, popular uprisings against militants, and resistance even from the Taliban.
2 policemen were among the dead and 18 people were wounded, officials said.
The terrorists are trying to stifle moderate voices, but even if they kill a prominent leader like Mawlawi Abdul Zahir Haqqani, hundreds and thousands of others will take his place, locals say.