This year 88 journalists killed worldwide, says UN chief

In just over a decade, more than a thousand journalists have been killed while carrying out their indispensable work, says the United Nations.

25 killed in Afghan military helicopter crash

Twenty-five people were killed when a military helicopter crashed in Anar Dara district of Farah province of Afghanistan on Wednesday.

One killed, six wounded in suicide blast on election commission office in Kabul

One person was killed and six others were injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a Afghanistan´s Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday.

European court says freedom of speech doesn’t cover blasphemy

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the freedom of speech doesn’t cover disrespect to the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him).

Nato service member killed, 2 injured in Afghan insider attack

A Nato service member was killed and two others were injured in an insider attack in Herat province of Afghanistan on Monday.

Explosions cause several casualties in Kabul on election day

Explosions in different parts of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul caused several casualties on the day of parliamentary elections on Saturday.

Kandahar police, spy chiefs killed in firing

Kandahar police chief Gen Abdul Raziq and intelligence chief Gen Abdul Momin were killed in a shooting in Afghanistan on Thursday.

Kandahar police chief General Abdul Raziq killed

General Abdul Raziq, one of Afghanistan's most powerful security officials, was killed, along with Governor Zalmai Wesa and a local intelligence commander

Afghan election candidate among four killed in explosion

Four people, including election candidate Jabar Qahraman, were killed in an explosion at an election office in Afghanistan on Wednesday.

‘US agrees to discuss troops pull out’

The United States has agreed to discuss the withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan in a direct meeting with Taliban representatives in Qatar, officials from the armed group said.

Eight killed in suicide attack on election gathering in Afghanistan

Eight people were killed and 12 others injured in a suicide attack on an election gathering in Helmand province of Afghanistan on Tuesday.

Taliban say they won’t target civilians in Afghan elections

The Afghan Taliban on Monday said they would not target civilians in the upcoming parliamentary elections in the war-torn country.

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