Afghan officials say the Taliban has stoned to death a 19-year-old woman in the city of Firoz-Koh in Ghor Province.
One of the strongest earthquakes to hit Afghanistan in decades rocked the country's north on October 26, leaving heavy casualties and damage in its wake across South Asia.
One of the strongest earthquakes to hit Afghanistan in decades has rocked the country's north, leaving heavy casualties and damage in its wake across South Asia.
European and Balkan leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed to a 17-point plan of cooperation to manage flows of migrants through the Balkan peninsula.
Afghan officials say security forces have retaken the Ghormach district in the northwestern Faryab Province after it was overrun by Taliban militants several days ago.
International medical charity Doctors Without Borders said the death toll from a U.S. air strike on its hospital in northern Afghanistan has risen by one, after it confirmed the death of a staff member.
Afghanistan's problems are now clearly visible from Turkmenistan's side of their border, and despite Ashgabat's efforts to keep its neighbor's affairs from spilling over the frontier, fighting has now reached Turkmenistan's doorstep.
The recent offensive launched by forces of Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum has chased several dozen Taliban militants to an island in the Amu-Darya, the river that divides Afghanistan and Turkmenistan.
An Afghan political party has sponsored the construction of a memorial in honor of Farkhunda, a young Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob in Kabul. The brutal assault in March sparked widespread outrage.
Pakistani military said that air strikes have killed 21 "terrorists" in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border.
Afghan security forces have launched a two-pronged offensive to take on the Taliban in areas where the militant group has made gains in recent days.
An Afghan-born woman, who migrated to Canada with her family nearly two decades ago, has won a seat in Canada's parliament.