An Afghan security force member takes position during a fighting with Taliban in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua

New attacks as spring offensive begins in Afghanistan

  • At least eight people were killed and 62 wounded in one assault at the edges of the Taliban-controlled city of Kunduz
  • And in the capital of Kabul, one person was killed and six others wounded when two hand grenades were thrown at a military vehicle
Topic |   War in Afghanistan

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An Afghan security force member takes position during a fighting with Taliban in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
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A US warplane bombing Taliban positions in Afghanistan. File photo: Reuters

US applauds top UN court decision not to investigate claims of war crimes in Afghanistan

  • Prosecutor said reason to believe US forces committed torture, cruel treatment, rape and sexual violence against detainees
  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had threatened to deny or revoke visas to ICC investigators looking into abuses by US citizens and allies
Topic |   International Criminal Court

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A US warplane bombing Taliban positions in Afghanistan. File photo: Reuters
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