Mirwais Harooni

More than 2 100 confirmed dead in Afghan landslide

Officials have given up hope of finding survivors and begun helping the more than 4 000 displaced villagers in the area.

US report claims Taliban ready to retake Afghanistan

The US says the Taliban are set to retake control of Afghanistan when Nato withdraws, raising fears of a failure of Western policy after a costly war.

Afghan peace council head killed in Kabul

A Taliban suicide bomber on Tuesday killed Burhanuddin Rabbani, former Afghan president and head of the government's peace council.

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