A powerful earthquake has killed at least 1,000 people and injured 1,500 in eastern Afghanistan.
Pictures show landslides and ruined mud-built homes in the province of Paktika, where rescuers have been scrambling to treat the injured.
The quake struck shortly after 01:30 (21:00 GMT Tuesday) as...
Provincial officials in southern Kandahar province said that the Taliban officials conducted large-scale operations against ISIS-K fighters in four districts of Kandahar province on Monday night, November 14.
It is the first time that the Taliban launched operations against the Islamic State of...
The Taliban say they have shot dead four alleged kidnappers and hung their bodies in public squares in the Afghan city of Herat.
The gruesome display came a day after a notorious Taliban official warned that extreme punishments such as executions and amputations would resume.
The men were...
On 26 August 2021, two suicide bombings occurred near Abbey Gate at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attacks came hours after the United States State Department told Americans outside the airport to leave due to a terrorist threat.
At least 72 people have been...
For a third day in a row, heavy snowstorms caused avalanches in the Panjshir province on Thursday, bringing the total dead to 168.
Dozens of people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on August 6, 2013.
Huge crowds gathered shortly after the blast, a boy urinated on the dead suicide bomber as adults cheered him on.
Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis, 24, of Staten Island was killed in Afghanistan Wednesday.
An Army carry team carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis upon arrival at Dover Air Force Bas in Delaware Saturday.
Flags on state government buildings will...
The Pentagon is making the initial preparations for a cruise missile attack on Syrian government forces but Obama has the final word. The UK and other nations are also preparing for war.
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Once again, priceless antiquities from mankind's ancient past are being destroyed in the Middle East. This time in Egypt.
Mid Eastern countries many years ago decried...
More British soldiers and veterans took their own lives in 2012 than died fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan over the same period.
BBC Panorama learned that 21 serving soldiers killed themselves last year, along with 29 veterans.
The Afghanistan death toll was 44, of...
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of how Chicago skyline looks today
in frozen brutal winter here)
MURDERS are approaching an all time January high in brutally frigid Chicago!!
42 MURDERS so far, making January 2013 one of the deadliest of ALL in freezing subzero Chicago !!!
Just a few...
VIOLENT WEEKEND in CHICAGO
ANOTHER violent weekend in Chicago has just ended on July 2nd as the HEAT SOARED in Chicago ... NINE killed (including a three yr old boy) and at least 17 critcally wounded:
CHICAGO has now surpassed previous records for both students in schools SHOT and in overall shootings so far this year in 2012, making it the MOST VIOLENT city in the USA and one of the most VIOLENT cities on Earth.
THE CHICAGO homocide rate is DOUBLED that of U S MILTARY DEATHS so far this...