November 16, 2013 The explosion happened near the site of an upcoming gathering of Afghan elders. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
October 14, 2013 As a bilateral security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan begins an approval process, the Taliban's leader urged Afghans to reject what he calls a "colonial" arrangement. The message came in an email Monday from Mullah Mohammad Omar, who told Afghans to keep fighting.
September 26, 2013 The meta-analysis suggests that such attacks that kill militant leaders in Pakistan have little or no effect on the level of insurgent violence in neighboring Afghanistan.
September 23, 2013 Two suicide bombers stuck a historic Christian church in the country's northwest on Sunday. Groups linked to the Taliban have claimed responsibility.
September 22, 2013 Two suicide bombers struck after a service at the All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, killing more than 70 people and wounding more than 120, multiple reports say. The victims are believed to include children.
July 30, 2013 The attack was said to have been carried out "with military-like precision" and may have been aided by informants in the prison. The Taliban reportedly used mortars, bombs and rocket-propelled grenades in the assault.
June 25, 2013 The Taliban has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's assault in Kabul. The attack raises questions about the chances for peace talks between that group and the Afghan government.
June 20, 2013 The Afghan government reportedly pulled out of talks because the Taliban used the name Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan on the plaque of its office in Qatar. It's not the only time disputed names have stymied diplomacy. We look at some past examples.
June 20, 2013 U.S. officials promised to remove a nameplate and flag from the Taliban office in Qatar. But the Afghan government remained furious and committed to staying out of the talks.
June 19, 2013 The developments cast doubt on the newly announced peace talks between the insurgents and the U.S.
June 18, 2013 In announcing a new political office in Qatar, the Taliban said it supports a peace process in Afghanistan. U.S. officials said they welcomed the development.
June 18, 2013 It marks the first time the whole country has been under Afghan control since the coalition invaded to oust the Taliban in 2001.
May 29, 2013 Pakistani officials say Waliur Rehman was killed by a suspected U.S. drone strike. The U.S. has been offering a $5 million reward for information about him. Rehman is said to have been involved in a 2009 attack that killed seven Americans in Afghanistan — the worst loss of life in CIA history.
April 27, 2013 The militant group says it will use "every possible tactic" to inflict casualties on foreigners in Afghanistan. They specifically mention insider attacks, a growing threat in recent years. Taliban attacks are up nearly 50 percent compared to this time in 2012, an independent report says.