Police say they intercepted the suicide bomber before he reached his target, but he managed to detonate his vest, killing at least six civilians and wounding many others.
Daesh has emerged as the biggest security challenge to the Taliban government since last year, carrying out attacks against Afghan civilians as well as foreigners and foreign interests.
Active and veteran soldiers testify about chaotic American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan in what is expected to be a series of Republican-led hearings examining Biden administration's handling of the pullout.
The report, titled "Why the Afghan Security Forces Collapsed," sheds critical light on the flaws in America's longest war and how the Afghan people were set up to fight and die for a doomed cause.
Cold snap over the past eight days in Kabul and several other provinces killed dozens of people and tens of thousands of cattle — a vital commodity in the country's economy.
The Taliban administration is facing insurgency since it seized power in August 2021 as Daesh carried out dozens of attacks in Kabul and other parts of the country.
The 25-year contract as the first major foreign investment deal since the Taliban seized power in 2021 is a step towards close relations between Kabul and Beijing
China has not formally recognised the Taliban administration but it has significant interests in a country at the centre of a region important for its Belt and Road infrastructure initiative.
Some 1,260 NGOs operate across Afghanistan, with thousands of women workers providing services in healthcare, education, water and sanitation.
The cause of the blast at the gate of the facility next to Kabul's international airport was unclear, interior ministry spokesman Abdul Nafy Takor said.
Deadly attack at hotel popular with Chinese nationals comes a day after China's ambassador sought more attention on the security of its embassy in the Afghan capital.
Islamabad says attackers failed to harm Pakistani diplomat but shot and wounded his security guard in capital Kabul. Afghan Taliban says it has arrested a suspect.
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