American military forces and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are believed to be responsible for the torture of dozens of detainees in connection with the war in Afghanistan, the International Criminal Court said on Monday. (more)
A gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire near a coalition base in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing two Americans and injuring three others, military officials say. The attacker was killed when soldiers returned fire. (more)
Taliban fighters pushed into the center of the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Monday. Witnesses and police said that insurgents were attacking the governor's compound and police headquarters, while some officials were seen fleeing to the airport. They entered the city in the early hours of the morning. Footage posted by the Afghan Taliban on social media showed fighters in Kunduz, many wearing white headbands.
The United States has carried out a drone strike against Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansour, the Pentagon says. It is believed Mansour was killed though confirmation of his death was not immediately available. (more)
The son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani has been freed during a deadly raid in eastern Afghanistan, officials say, just a day after the third anniversary of his kidnapping in central Pakistan. (more)
In what may signal the beginning of a Taliban spring offensive, at least two people are killed and seven wounded when a bus carrying government workers in eastern Kabul is hit by a roadside bomb blast. Mana Rabiee reports.
Several loud explosions and gunfire have been heard in downtown Kabul after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left the Afghan capital, witnesses say. The blasts are believed to be the result of a rocket attack. (more)