Insurgents in disguise attacked a police station in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday, killing three police officers and wounding seven others, the local authorities said.
Two gunmen attacked a governor's compound in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing two police officers, the interior ministry said.
A suicide bombing in southern Afghanistan killed two children and injured eight people Thursday, a government official said.
Long before the sun even hinted at lighting the sky Sunday, an American soldier left the remote combat outpost of Camp Belambay, allegedly headed for two villages in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan's Kandahar Province.
Four people were killed and eight wounded Wednesday morning after a motorcycle bomb exploded in southern Afghanistan, Kandahar regional officials said.
A suicide car bomb exploded Sunday in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar City, killing as many as nine people and wounding 19, President Hamid Karzai's office said.
A trio of blasts rocked the southern Afghanistan city of Kandahar Tuesday, killing at least 14 people and injuring 32, officials said.
Ten people were killed Monday in a suicide bombing outside a U.N. compound in Kandahar, Afghanistan, officials said.
Insurgents launched attacks Thursday on a Provincial Reconstruction Team base and a military outpost in Afghanistan, Afghan and NATO officials said.
One person was killed and 19 injured when a suicide bomber in a motorcycle bomber prematurely detonated his explosives near Kandahar City, Afghan officials said.
Afghan authorities on Tuesday raised the number of those killed by a suicide attack at a fuel depot near Kandahar International Airport to four people.
The mayor of Afghanistan's restive southern city of Kandahar -- a resolute and proud public official who was regularly surrounded by armed guards and long under threat of death -- was slain Wednesday in a suicide bombing.
A parliament member in Afghanistan struggles with the prospect violence, after a string of recent assassinations there.
At least five people were killed from clashes in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, the Kandahar provincial government said.
In the fifth killing of a senior official in less than a week, the police chief of Afghanistan's Registan district was killed Monday morning by a roadside bomb.
The guard who killed the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, had for years worked with International Security Assistance Forces against Taliban militants, according to three local officials with direct knowledge of the dealings.
Ahmed Wali Karzai was shot dead at his home in Kandahar. Journalist Carmen Gentile reports.
In a brazen strike that punctuates the power and reach of Afghan militants, a suicide bomber slipped into a Kandahar mosque Thursday and killed at least six people, wounding 15 others, a hospital official said.
Two blasts went off Wednesday as the governor of Helmand province was headed to Kandahar to take part in the funeral for President Hamid Karzai's half-brother.
The half brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai was shot dead at his home in Kandahar on Tuesday, authorities said.
Eight NATO soldiers -- seven of them Americans -- were killed Thursday when two improvised explosive devices blew up in southern Afghanistan, according to the International Security Assistance Force and the Pentagon.
Clashes raged for a second day Sunday as insurgents shot at national security officials in southern Afghanistan, a provincial spokesman said.
Militants staged attacks on government buildings in the restive southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Saturday, a brazen Taliban onslaught designed to seize or kill the provincial governor.
The head of a Kandahar prison where a mass escape occurred this week was among 20 people arrested Thursday on suspicion of assisting the jailbreak, a senior prison official told CNN.
Afghan authorities said Tuesday they have recaptured 65 of the more than 400 inmates who slipped out of a southern Afghanistan prison a day earlier through a nearly quarter-mile tunnel dug beneath the compound.
Hundreds of inmates, many of them insurgent fighters, slipped out of a southern Afghanistan prison early Monday through a nearly quarter-mile tunnel dug beneath the compound from the outside.
A suicide bomber attacked police headquarters in the volatile city of Kandahar on Friday, killing a top police official and two others, the Interior Ministry said.
Afghan police repelled an attack on an army recruitment center in Kandahar on Thursday, officials said.
The deadly protests in northern Afghanistan over a Quran burning spread to Kandahar where several people were killed.
Top U.S. officials in Afghanistan on Sunday condemned the burning of a Quran in the United States that sparked three days of protests in which more than 20 people died.
The deadly protests in northern Afghanistan over a Quran burning spread to the country's war-torn southern region on Saturday, with provincial government officials reporting at least nine civilians dead and dozens injured.
Violence erupted in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours: a deadly suicide attack in the north and the death of the president's cousin during a coalition operation in the south.
The deputy governor of Afghanistan's Kandahar province was killed in a suicide attack Saturday, a government official said.
Three Afghans were killed in a suicide attack in Kandahar province on Monday, the Afghan government said.
A suicide attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar province killed at least 17 people and wounded 23 others on Friday, officials said.
Walking into the room with three grinning former Taliban relaxing in on aging corduroy covered sofa was a bit of shock.
Afghan and NATO troops killed 10 insurgents during separate sweeps in southern and eastern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Monday.
Afghan and coalition forces have detained several people after a weekend suicide attack that killed six Americans, officials said Monday.
Kandahar's mayor tells CNN's Nic Robertson his life is in more danger from corrupt officials than from the Taliban.
For the mayor of Kandahar, public service at the helm of Afghanistan's second-largest city carries a grave risk. His last two deputies were assassinated, and Ghulam Hayder Hamidi survived a roadside bomb 15 months ago.
War casualties in a Kandahar hospital are "hitting record highs," figures that illustrate the "deteriorating security situation" in southern Afghanistan, the International Committee for the Red Cross said on Tuesday.
Nine children were among 10 people killed Tuesday when explosions rocked a residential area near the city of Kandahar, an Afghan government official said.
Family and friends buried the deputy mayor of Kandahar, Afghanistan on Tuesday, a day after he was shot while traveling home from work.
A suicide car bomber targeting NATO-led troops in southern Afghanistan killed two civilians and wounded 12 others Thursday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
Kandahar police have seized a truck carrying 17,000 kg (37,478 lbs) of explosives skillfully placed in boxes marked paint and pickles, authorities said.
An explosion in southern Afghanistan killed nine civilians and wounded eight others Friday, officials said.
A bombing at a wedding ceremony in Afghanistan's Kandahar province was carried out by a suicide bomber wearing an explosives-laden vest, the interior ministry said Thursday.
A suicide bomber targeted a wedding ceremony in the Kandahar province killing dozens. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
A bombing at a wedding ceremony Wednesday in Afghanistan's Kandahar province killed 40 people and wounded 74 others, officials in the village of Nagaan said.
Three suicide attackers who assaulted a police training center in Kandahar province were killed Monday, the Afghan Interior Ministry said.
A bicycle bomb exploded in front of the Red Cross office Saturday in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar killing a policeman and injuring 11 people, authorities said.
CNN's Paula Hancocks and Michael Holmes discuss what it's like to report from Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Kandahar's newest gathering place offers reporters a refuge from their dangerous jobs. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.
The deputy mayor of Kandahar, Afghanistan, was assassinated Monday as he took part in evening prayers, according to a local government spokesman.
NATO-led troops fired on a bus in southern Afghanistan on Monday morning, killing four civilians and wounding 18 others, officials said.
U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan have their sights set on a June offensive designed to gain control of the southern city of Kandahar from the Taliban, according to U.S. military officials.
Officials say at least 35 people were killed in a series of blasts in Afghanistan's Kandahar province. CNN's Phil Black reports.
A series of deadly blasts in southern Afghanistan's volatile Kandahar province on Saturday was a message to the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, according to a posting Sunday on a Taliban Web site.
A series of explosions rocked southern Afghanistan's volatile Kandahar province on Saturday, killing at least 35 people and wounding 47 others, local officials said.
The top U.S. general in Afghanistan vowed that coalition forces "are absolutely going to secure Kandahar," as security efforts expand in the country's south.
At least 16 Taliban members were killed during an Afghan/NATO-led military operation in southern Afghanistan, a local official told CNN on Saturday.
A blast ripped through Kandahar city Thursday, killing at least eight people and injuring three, a provincial security official said.
A plane that reportedly was refused permission to land in China because of a bomb threat returned to Afghanistan and landed safely in Kandahar, officials told CNN.
Tensions mounted between U.S.-led coalition forces and the Afghan government Monday, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai demanded U.S. troops hand over private security guards suspected of involvement in the killing of a top Kandahar law enforcement official.
Five security officials were killed Saturday morning by suicide bombers who were targeting the governor's office in Kandahar, Afghanistan, government officials said.
Afghan Border Police and coalition forces killed 12 militants and detained five suspected militants in several operations Saturday, the U.S.-led coalition announced.
Shivering in pain and calling for her mother, Shamsia's hands shake uncontrollably, her eyes swollen shut and her skin peeling from terrible acid burns.
CNN's Barbara Starr touches down in one of most dangerous areas in the Afghanistan war.
The deputy intelligence chief in Afghanistan's Kandahar province has been shot dead, authorities said Tuesday.
With the battle in Arghandab valley apparently over, grim signs remained Friday of the fight government and NATO troops waged against Taliban militants who had crept within range of Afghanistan's second-largest city
Afghan and Canadian forces moved into villages outside Kandahar on Wednesday to root out Taliban militants, killing at least 36 insurgents, while an explosion elsewhere killed four British soldiers
A well-planned jailbreak and quick takeover of dozens of villages show Taliban fighters are again gaining strength
Hundreds of Taliban fighters took over several villages in southern Afghanistan on Monday just outside the region's largest city, and NATO and Afghan forces were redeploying to meet the threat
Afghan security forces on Saturday worked to hunt down the nearly 400 Taliban militants who escaped from a Kandahar prison in what police called a daring and well-executed jailbreak the day before.
Taliban militants staged a brazen bomb and rocket attack on the main prison in southern Afghanistan late Friday, blowing down the gate and helping hundreds of suspected insurgents flee
An explosion struck a vehicle carrying British troops Sunday, killing two and wounding two others in southern Afghanistan, Britain's Defence Ministry said Monday.
Afghanistan's version of the wildly popular TV talent show has drawn huge ratings -- and shaken Afghan tradition as well
Editor's note: Peter King is on a seven-day USO trip this week with Luis Castillo of the San Diego Chargers, Tommie Harris of the Chicago Bears and Mike Rucker of the Carolina Panthers. Here are his latest diary entries from Afghanistan and a link to a composite file.
A suicide bomber rammed his car into a Canadian military convoy near Afghanistan's border with Pakistan Monday, killing 35 civilians, officials said.
A suicide bomb exploded in a crowd of people gathering to watch dog fighting, killing at least 80 people and wounding dozens more in the western section of Kandahar, Afghanistan Sunday morning, according to Afghan officials
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary David Miliband visited Afghanistan on an unannounced trip Thursday to meet with troops, military leaders, and top government officials.
U.S. officials seek more NATO troops for the war in Afghanistan. CNN's Barbara Starr reports
No one has yet claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of an American aid worker who was snatched from her car on the outskirts of Kandahar Saturday morning, officials with her aid organization in Afghanistan said Sunday.
A Canadian soldier was killed and four others were wounded on Monday in southern Afghanistan, Canadian Forces said in a statement Tuesday.
A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people and wounded 25 others in an attack launched on an American security firm convoy Saturday morning in southern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry spokesman told CNN.
Seven people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a security contractor's office in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, a U.N. spokesman said.
This year's upsurge in fighting is causing serious dislocation in southern Afghanistan, where NATO and government troops are battling insurgents, the U.N. refugee agency said.
Fighting has flared in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, resulting in the deaths of a Canadian soldier, a civilian on a motorcycle that sped past a cordon and an estimated 11 Taliban militants.
A minibus carrying workers to an American base blew up in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday, killing 10 people and wounding 15 others in an incident thought to be caused by the detonation of explosives planted on the vehicle.
At least 40 alleged insurgents were killed as part of Operation Mountain Thrust, a military operation aimed at routing out resurgent Taliban fighters who have recently cropped up in southern Afghanistan, the military said Thursday.
A human rights group said Friday that about 34 civilians were killed in a U.S. air attack Monday on the village of Azizi in southern Afghanistan, more than double the number previously cited by President Hamid Karzai.
A Canadian soldier shot and killed a passenger in a vehicle after the driver failed to respond to signals to stay away from a military patrol near Kandahar, Afghanistan, Canadian forces said Wednesday.
Thirteen people were killed and 13 others wounded when a suicide bomber set off explosives outside police headquarters in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, officials say.
At least 27 people have been killed in two suspected suicide bombings in southern Afghanistan, according to news reports.
Two Afghans and a Canadian soldier were killed and 13 people, including three Canadian troops, were wounded when a suicide car bomb struck a military convoy in Kandahar on Sunday, military officials and police said.
An explosion in southern Afghanistan has wounded four members of the U.S. military on patrol near the city of Kandahar, a coalition spokeswoman said.