IS-claimed attack on Afghan prison leaves 21 dead

The Islamic State (IS) group has said it was behind a high-profile attack on a central prison in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad that saw hundreds of prisoners try to flee. The attack began on Sunday evening when car

Six die in clashes at Afghan food aid protest

At least six people were killed when protesters angry at the distribution of food aid clashed with security forces in western Afghanistan, officials say. The violence began after demonstrators gathered in Firozkoh, the capital of Ghor province, to complain about