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.
The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) is not only allied to the Islamic State (IS) group, it now considers itself part of it.
At least 17 people have been killed in a military helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan.
A suicide truck bomb at a special-forces base in eastern Afghanistan has killed at least three soldiers and three civilians.
Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has said that at least 88 "armed insurgents" were killed during the previous 24 hours as a result of antiterrorism operations across the country.
Doctors say a 35-year-old woman has given birth to quintuplets in Afghanistan's northern Samangan Province.
The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has accused the Taliban of deceit and collusion, and demanded that the Afghan militant movement tell the truth about the circumstances of its late leader's death.