The attacks in the country's north and northwest targeted a civilian auxiliary force that supports the military in a seven-year fight against the militants.
The last soldiers belonging to France's Barkhane operation in Mali left the African country after nearly a decade, following President Macron's decision to pull out.
Washington’s ill-planned approach strengthened the Taliban insurgency. Now, Kabul risks doing the same to Daesh-K.
Increasing threats from Daesh-K could bring about greater cooperation not only between the Taliban and Washington, but also between the new Afghan administration and other countries.
The suicide car bomb blast near a military base in Pul-e-Khumri was followed by a gunfight, killing at least six security force members, according to a spokesperson for the Afghan National Army.
Militants have briefly seized a strategic port city on the eastern African coast, pushing foreign contractors to flee and creating chaos unseen for a long time.
Just six weeks before a deadline for the US to pull out troops that have been in Afghanistan for nearly 20 years, Washington sent a senior official for the first time to participate in regional peace talks convened by Russia.
In a career filled with complexity and contradiction, Massoud was lionised as the ‘good Muslim’ during the insurgencies of the 1980s and 1990s, an expediency that would reek of Western dissonance post-2001.
Militant attacks in northern Mozambique have created a "worsening humanitarian crisis", the UN says, estimating that over half a million people had now fled their homes.
Pakistan's army reports at least seven dead in an attack by a group of militants at a paramilitary checkpoint in southern Balochistan province.
The Tigray People’s Liberation Front has executed a series of coercive steps to provoke a conflict at the local, national and regional level to force international powers to intervene.
Gunmen kill at least six supporters of a group associated with Jan Sanhati Samiti insurgent movement, about 400 kilometres southeast of the capital, Dhaka.
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