A powerful blast has hit the center of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul. The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing, which comes just days after the Islamist extremists announced the start of their spring offensive.
The US has finally announced its "new strategy" for Afghanistan. Some at NATO have applauded the proposals, though Trump's lack of specifics on troops leave NATO insiders and allies still wanting more clarity.
US President Donald Trump warned against a "hasty withdrawal" from Afghanistan while announcing a new strategy for the war-torn country. However, he refused to provide details on the number of additional troops.
Suicide bombers have attacked a refugee camp and a market near Maiduguri, killing at least 20 people and injuring dozens more. The city has been the epicenter of the conflict between government forces and Boko Haram.
More than two dozen people have been killed in a suicide attack on a Shiite mosque in the Afghan city of Herat. The strike highlights the country's deteriorating security situation.
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