Afghan foreign ministry spokesman, Abdul Qahar Balkhi, condemned the attack, saying that the Taliban will not allow any "malicious actors to pose a threat to the security of diplomatic missions in Kabul".
''More than 28 million people – two-thirds of the entire population – will need humanitarian assistance, up from 18 million people just two years ago,'' says a senior UN official.
A series of attacks have taken place in the capital Kabul and other urban areas in recent months amid deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan.
Those killed were behind two major attacks in late September including girls at an educational center, says a Taliban spokesperson.
The afternoon explosion went off inside the mosque of the country's interior ministry, which is responsible for security and law enforcement in the country.
A suicide bomber attack on an education centre in western Kabul has left at least 100 people killed and injured, most of them young women.
US government’s preconditions are, at best, attempts by the President to delay returning the money the Taliban government desperately needs to rebuild Afghanistan after years of death and destruction.
At least seven people killed and 41 others injured, including children, as a car bomb exploded outside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul when worshippers were coming out after Friday prayers.
Two Russians and a civilian are killed and 11 others wounded in the blast near the entrance of the Russian embassy in Kabul.
The explosion in western city of Herat killed Mujib ul Rahman Ansari, a prominent cleric who was known across Afghanistan for his criticism of the country's Western-backed governments over the past two decades.
The Taliban government on Sunday claimed that the airstrike that killed the leader of the Al Qaeda terrorist organisation, Ayman al Zawahiri, was carried out using Pakistani airspace.
Afghanistan's defence minister demands Pakistan not allow its airspace to be used by the US military, while Islamabad denies the accusation and cites a lack of evidence.
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