Taliban use captured Humvees in suicide attack in Helmand

Feb 15, 2016

Taliban use captured Humvees in suicide attack in Helmand

Taliban insurgents in captured military Humvee vehicles launched suicide attacks in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Saturday, killing several members of the security forces in the district center of Sangin, a senior official said. The incident came amid bitter fighting in Helmand, ...

At least 20 cops killed in Taliban suicide blast outside Kabul base

Feb 2, 2016

At least 20 cops killed in Taliban suicide blast outside Kabul base

Twenty policemen were killed Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber struck their base in Kabul Monday, officials said, just days before a fresh round of international talks aimed at reviving dialogue with the Islamist group. Scores of people were also wounded as the attacker ...

Jan 12, 2016

Canadian freed after five years in Afghan Taliban captivity

A Canadian man has been freed from captivity in Afghanistan after being taken hostage by the Taliban five years ago, Canada’s foreign minister said Monday. Colin Rutherford, who was 26-years-old when he was reported missing in February 2011 while visiting the war-torn nation as ...