Police on the Greek island of Kos beat migrants with truncheons and sprayed them with fire extinguishers on August 11 as the mayor warned that the refugee crisis there could end in "bloodshed."
The Afghan president has called on Pakistan to crack down on the Taliban after a wave of attacks in the capital left dozens dead and hundreds wounded.
A young Afghan mother welcomes the death sentence handed down against her own father for years of sexual abuse.
At least five people were killed and 16 injured after an explosion at a checkpoint near Kabul airport. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
A moderate earthquake centered in Afghanistan has sent shock waves across South Asia.
A Taliban spokesman has claimed responsibility for a major explosion that struck a checkpoint outside the entrance to the Kabul airport, with varying reports of casualties.
A deadly attack on Afghan culture only strengthened Ahmad Sarmast's resolve to recover from his injuries and return to Kabul to train a new generation of musicians.
Afghan police say at least 22 people were killed in the northern province of Kunduz on August 8 when a Taliban suicide bomber drove a vehicle loaded with explosives into a group of pro-government militia and detonated it.
A U.S. jury convicted a former Russian military tank commander of planning and leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2009.
A suicide bomber on August 7 carried out a bomb attack near Kabul’s police academy -- the second major terrorist attack in the Afghan capital within 24 hours.
A powerful suicide bombing in the Afghan capital has killed at least eight people and filled the local hospital with injured men, women, and children.
Fifteen more fatalities have been confirmed from a wave of bomb attacks in Kabul, raising the death toll to 51 in attacks that also wounded nearly 300 people.