Taliban take control of Ghazni city on road to Kabul

KABUL: The Taliban captured the city of Ghazni on Thursday, the ninth provincial capital seized in a week, as US intelligence said the capital, Kabul, just 150 km to the northeast, could fall to the insurgents within 90 days. The

US military plane crashes in Afghanistan

KABUL: A plane which US officials described as a small military aircraft crashed in a Taliban-controlled area of central Afghanistan on Monday. The Aghan Taliban claimed to have brought it down but US officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity