The IMF's Afghanistan representative was one of 15 people reported to have died in an attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners and wealthy locals. The Taliban say they are responsible.
Two Afghan reporters recently lost their lives while covering a deadly blast in Kabul. The killings underscore the danger of working as reporters on the ground in conflict-plagued areas.
Jalaluddin Haqqani, head of the Haqqani network insurgent group, has passed away, according to the Afghan Taliban. He led one of the most potent military factions operating in Afghanistan.
In an interview with DW, South Asia expert Michael Kugelman explains why Kabul and Washington turned down Moscow's invitation to participate in an Afghanistan peace conference next month.
At two least gunmen have been killed while attempting to lay siege to an intelligence facility in the Afghan capital. A day before, scores of students were killed in an attack described by rights groups as a war crime.
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