The Independent Election Commission confirmed the date was pushed back for the second time to allow time for reforms to the voting system
Diplomatic sources said that US cut relations with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s national security adviser after he launched a blistering public attack on the chief US negotiator, Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad.
Meanwhile, around 100 Afghan soldiers fled their posts and tried to cross into neighbouring Turkmenistan during a weeklong battle with the Taliban in the western Badghis province.
Abdul Aziz is being hailed as a hero for preventing more deaths at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch after leading the gunman in a cat-and-mouse chase before scaring him into speeding away in his car.
The US announces it will revoke or deny visas to members of the International Criminal Court involved in investigating the actions of US troops in Afghanistan or other countries.
The longest peace talks between the US and the Taliban to end America's 17-year war in Afghanistan concluded on Tuesday night in Qatar, with both sides saying progress had been made, but no final agreement could be reached.
The 'War on Terror' has taken the lives of hundreds of thousands of innocent people globally, while its most wanted targets hide in plain sight of those waging the war. What does that say about the war?
New book by Dutch journalist Bette Dam claims "US, and almost everyone else, had it wrong" and that "the Pentagon and the CIA knew little about Mullah Mohammad Omar [Taliban founder]."
A suicide bomber in Afghanistan blew himself on Wednesday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, an official said.
The Taliban co-founder joined the latest round of talks with the US, renewing hopes for the peace-keeping initiative, but there are key structural questions that linger in the backdrop, says the movement’s spokesman, Sohail Shaheen.
The provincial governor's office said 16 other troops were wounded in the attack that began Friday and continued into Saturday in Wahser district.
The pre-dawn assault in Helmand province's Shorab military base, one of the largest military installations in the country, also left at least 20 insurgents dead, officials say.
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