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Afghanistan

A landlocked south-central Asian country

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South-Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China. Its territory covers 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi) and much of it is covered by the Hindu Kush mountain range. Kabul serves as the capital and its largest city.

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Police in North Macedonia said on Saturday that 34 Afghan migrants have been injured in a highway accident after the driver of a truck carrying them north toward..
Credit: Reuters - Published 13 hours ago

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A powerful bomb blast outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on Friday killed at least eight people and wounded 33, as students and lawyers..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

An explosion on Friday outside an entrance to Kabul university in the Afghan capital killed at least two people and injured 10, officials said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Twelve people were killed and more than 80 wounded when Taliban fighters detonated two car bombs at a gate outside police headquarters in the Afghan city of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Taliban fighters detonated a car bomb at a gate of police headquarters in the Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday, wounding at least 20 people, police and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

A car bomb exploded at a gate of police headquarters in Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar on Thursday, a police official said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

A former military lawyer who leaked classified documents to ABC journalists at the centre of recent federal police raids has returned to court.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

The devastated family of Abdul Aziz, the young Afghan asylum seeker who died in mysterious circumstances in a Melbourne detention centre on the weekend, says the..
Credit: The Age - Published 4 days ago

Taliban militants killed at least 18 Afghan soldiers in clashes that erupted overnight when troops were trying to capture a senior Taliban leader, government..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Taliban militants have forced a Swedish charity to close dozens of health centers in a central Afghan province, accusing it of failing to provide safety to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Students from Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen and parts of Africa are too often years behind their Australian-born classmates.
Credit: The Age - Published 5 days ago

At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

A private radio station in Afghanistan has shut down after numerous threats from a suspected Taliban commander who objected to women working as presenters,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A 23-year-old Afghan man has died in a Melbourne immigration detention centre.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A suicide bomber on foot targeted a wedding party in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, killing at least five people and injuring 40, local..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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