Huge explosion rocks Kabul’s diplomatic quarter

A powerful car bomb exploded in the centre of Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, sending clouds of black smoke spiralling over the centre of the city in an area near the presidential palace and foreign embassies, police said

Afghan warlord Hekmatyar returns after 20 years

A former warlord branded the "Butcher of Kabul" made a triumphant return to the Afghan capital Thursday, met by uneasy residents two decades after leaving the city where he stands accused of killing thousands of people.