Officials claim to have reclaimed much of the city – but pockets of resistance remain
Attack on city - which was briefly taken by the Taliban last year - is one of a number of incidents across the country
The story of how 30 volunteers and one ex-RNLI lifeboat have saved more than 2,500 people on the shores of Lesbos
Exclusive: Aid will be focussed on helping women and girls in the war-ravaged country
Save the Children says displaced people live with poor security, education, employment and healthcare
'They claim infidels are plundering our beloved country but it is they who are destroying our lives'
The Taliban has intensified its insurgency in recent months, amid attacks claimed by Isis
People running to help victims of first explosion hurt as second blast goes off
Mahdi Aziz and his father Nader were luckily at the same concert in Sweden when they saw each other
'They don’t care. The fact that you have fought for your country, done three combat tours, that counts for nothing.'
Exclusive: Veterans say men and women left with the mental scars of war are left to struggle against a Government scheme determined to give them as little as possible
Government 'supporting' the British-Australian national as his family demands immediate release
Despite hopes in recent years that Afghanistan might open up to the outside world, last week’s Taliban’s attack on Western tourists was a shocking reminder that this beautiful country is a long way from a stability
The trade-off involved a bag of rice, sugar, a few litres of cooking oil and a goat
The group of at least a dozen travellers includes eight Britons, three Americans and one German
Map shows 'aspiring branches' in Mali, Egypt, Somalia, Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines