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11 Afghan police get year in jail over Farkhunda mob killing

By Tue, May 19, 2015 3:00PM UTC 0 Comment

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan judge has sentenced 11 policemen to one year in prison for their role in the mob killing of a woman in Kabul....

Taliban claim responsibility for attack on Kabul guesthouse that killed 5

By Thu, May 14, 2015 4:00PM UTC 0 Comment

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have claimed a late night attack on a Kabul guesthouse that killed five people, including an American, and wounded at least six....

Afghan judge sentences 4 to death over Farkhunda mob killing

By Wed, May 06, 2015 3:56PM UTC 0 Comment

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan judge has convicted and sentenced four men to death for their role in the brutal mob killing of a woman in Kabul in March....

Afghan woman escapes beheading attempt by her mother-in-law

By Sun, May 03, 2015 2:36PM UTC 0 Comment

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a newlywed woman narrowly escaped a beheading attempt by her mother-in-law in eastern Ghazni province....

Afghan official: At least 52 dead in landslide in northeast

By Tue, Apr 28, 2015 7:13PM UTC 10 Comments

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least 52 people have been killed in a massive landslide in a remote part of northeastern Badakhshan province. Shah Waliullah Adeeb, the provincial governor, says the landslide happened in Khawhan district, near the border with Tajikistan, early on Tuesday. He says the area is extremely isolated,...