At least 70 people were killed and 300 wounded in the blast
Leaked EU documents have left some fearing exactly that outcome
Elliot Ackerman explains why he then quit to write fiction grounded in conflict
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Rizwan Haider was convicted in an anti-terrorism court of three charges, including promoting sectarian hatred
Another Taliban militant was injured in the incident
The high-profile attack came as officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States and China have been pressing for a resumption of the peace process
I have long nursed the suspicion that Taliban units, Isis and government militias are not fighting about religion or government at all, more about mafia power
Exclusive: Hundreds sent back from UK to countries where Isis and Taliban are rampant
Going walkabout in Afghanistan, Bowe Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban and suffered years of torture. Despite the risks his comrades took on rescue missions, he was spirited into Pakistan and only released in a prisoner exchange. And then the questions started. The Army called him a deserter and worse but refused to reveal the conclusions of its preliminary inquiry. Meanwhile, the Serial podcast tried to undermine thetop-brass case.
Ashraf Ghani's trip to appease the men whose support is vital for his campaign against the Taliban threatened by the actions of his head of protocol
His role firing mortars and machine guns from the roof of a besieged government compound during the 43-day stand-off led to him being feted as a hero by the police militia with whom he fought. But it also made him a target of the Taliban
Both countries are waging a war on terrorism, but their enemies appear to have several faces
It was not immediately clear why Mohammad Khan attacked the mother-of-one, but the Taliban have pledged to deal with him 'according to Sharia law'
Canadian Minister Stephane Dion said the Canadian authorities were still working to return Mr Rutherford to Canada
Hundreds of British and American lives were lost fighting the Islamist group during the West’s ‘war on terror’. Now, the threat from the caliphate has drastically changed the political landscape