Taliban attack Kunduz year after once seizing city

Oct 4, 2016

Taliban attack Kunduz year after once seizing city

The Taliban launched a large-scale assault Monday on Kunduz, a northern Afghan city that briefly fell to the insurgents a year ago and was only fully liberated weeks later with the help of U.S. airstrikes. The insurgents reached a central roundabout and hoisted their ...

Taliban blasts target defense ministry, police, kill at least 24

Sep 6, 2016

Taliban blasts target defense ministry, police, kill at least 24

At least 24 people were killed and 91 wounded Monday in a Taliban double bombing near the defense ministry in central Kabul during rush hour, the latest assault on the Afghan capital. High-level officials, including an army general, were among those killed in the ...