Taliban insurgency - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Taliban insurgency


Gunmen kill 5 female airport workers in Afghanistan

Dec 17, 2016 - 2:57 PM

No group has claimed responsibility of the incident but Afghan women have long been at risk from Taliban group and other insurgents

AIRPORT INCIDENT. Five airport female airport workers were gunned down by unidentified gunmen in Afghanistan.

Multiple attacks kill 13 in Afghanistan as NATO deadline looms

Dec 13, 2014 - 10:29 PM

Recent gun and suicide attacks in Afghanistan underline the worsening security as US led NATO forces end their combat mission in the country

Taliban gunmen kill 12 Afghan mine clearers – officials

Dec 13, 2014 - 8:47 PM

Ghulam Farooq Parwani deputy commander of the army s 205th Corps confirms the incident and adds that six mine clearance workers were injured

45 killed in suicide blast at Pakistan-India border post

Nov 02, 2014 - 11:52 PM

The blast comes after the end of the ceremony to close the Wagah border gate near the eastern city of Lahore a colorful military parade that attracts thousands of spectators every day and is popular with foreign tourists

Taliban attack Afghan election HQ in Kabul

Mar 29, 2014 - 6:39 PM

Ahead of the polls Taliban insurgents attack the Afghan election commission headquarters

Pakistan resumes Taliban talks despite deadly blast

Mar 05, 2014 - 11:00 PM

The government opened negotiations with the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan last month in a bid to end their bloody 7 year insurgency

MAKING PROGRESS. Special Assistant to Pakistan's prime minister Irfan Siddiqui (R) holds talks with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) committee members Maulana Sami-ul-Haq (C) and Professor Ibrahim Khan (L) during their meeting in Akora Khattak.

Landmine blast kills 10 Afghan girls

Dec 17, 2012 - 1:58 PM

The girls aged between nine and 11 died when one of them accidentally struck the mine with an axe

TRAGEDY IN AFGHANISTAN. Google Maps 3D image of Chaparhar district in Nargarhar province, eastern Afganistan