The rise comes despite a major Afghan-US operation to wipe the terror group out on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.Read the full story ›
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said the fees to apply for indefinite leave to remain should be waived.Read the full story ›
Shah Marai, AFP's chief photographer in Kabul, was killed in a second suicide bomb after rushing to the scene of the first attack.Read the full story ›
The shooting of Ahmad Shah came on the same day as suicide bombing in Kabul and Kandahar left more than 30 dead.Read the full story ›
So-called Islamic State said they were behind the attack that targeted people receiving their national identification cards.Read the full story ›
Ireland will not participate at next year's World Cup after suffering an agonising defeat to Afghanistan in their all-or-nothing encounter in Harare.
The two latest full member nations of the International Cricket Council were both vying for a place in England and Wales next summer as the qualification tournament reached its crescendo.
And it was Afghanistan who prevailed as they overhauled Ireland's 209 for seven with five wickets and five balls to spare to join the West Indies in the 10-team global tournament.
It is a spectacular reversal of fortunes for Afghanistan, who lost their first three group games and only progressed to the Super Six stage through net run-rate before hitting their straps.
While they will be contemplating a World Cup qualifier final against the Windies on Sunday, Ireland miss out on the tournament proper for the first time since 2003.
The blast happened on the road toward the Sakhi shrine where people gather to celebrate the New Year festival.Read the full story ›
The president railed against the "atrocities," adding that Washington would not engage in future talks with the group.Read the full story ›
The attack started at 4am on Monday when a suicide bomber attacked guards providing security to a military academy.Read the full story ›
At least 103 people are now known to have died after a suicide bombing hit the Afghanistan capital on Saturday.Read the full story ›