2019-08-28| Crime Justice
Herat public services improve as government steps up fight against corruption
Internally displaced Afghans from western provinces return home as security improves
Taliban militants surrender upon realising their insurgency 'wasn't legitimate'
Taliban leaders lash out at investigation pointing to their secret 'posh life'
Eyeing the 'sweetness of peace', thousands in Herat urge Taliban to stop fighting
2019-08-12| Crime Justice
Taliban behead disabled farmer in Sar-e-Pul who rejected extortion demand
Taliban militants burn bodies of Afghan soldiers in latest atrocities in Takhar
With Afghan forces in control, Nangarhar residents return to former ISIS stronghold
NewsbriefUS ambassador criticises Taliban's destruction of telecom infrastructure Afghan forces launch large-scale operations against Taliban in Badakhshan Afghan forces kill 16 Taliban fighters in Balkh Afghan forces kill 44 Taliban fighters in southern provinces Afghan forces kill 7 Taliban fighters in Faryab Taliban kill 3 Samangan tribal elders, provincial council member in Baghlan Afghan forces kill 2 Taliban leaders in Balkh Province US will continue support of Afghan forces: Khalilzad Afghan special forces rescue 15 captives from Taliban prison in Kunduz Taliban vow to attack more telecom sites, cut fiber optic cables Roadside bomb kills civilian in Nangarhar Afghan special forces arrest 6 Taliban militants in Logar Parwan residents set Taliban stronghold on fire Afghan forces kill 20 Taliban militants in Uruzgan Death toll from Kabul wedding bombing reaches 80 US ready to finalise peace deal, says Khalilzad Afghan special forces arrest 2 ISIS members in Kabul Taliban militants set ablaze girls' school in Kabul Air strike kills Taliban shadow district governor in Logar Special police arrest 5 suspected terrorists in Kabul Afghan forces arrest 5 Taliban militants with 400kg of opium in Farah Afghan forces kill 13 Taliban militants in Logar, Ghazni Afghan forces kill 15 Taliban members in Faryab Helmand police repel Taliban, killing 6 militants Afghan special police arrest key member of Haqqani Network in Kabul Afghan forces destroy Taliban suicide training centre in Logar Afghan government releases 35 Taliban prisoners as gesture of goodwill Coalition air strikes kill 55 Taliban militants in 2 provinces Afghan forces raid 3 ISIS hideouts in Kabul Afghan air strikes kill 31 Taliban militants in Faryab Afghan special forces arrest 4 Taliban fighters in Balkh Kabul bomb targeting TV employees' bus kills 2 Afghans US air strike kills Taliban militants in Ghazni Afghan forces kill Taliban militants from China and Chechnya in Logar IED kills 2 police officers in Kabul Afghan forces kill Taliban leaders in 2 provinces Afghan special forces destroy 3 suicide vest factories in Paktika