One person was killed and 10 others wounded after a Taliban fighter rammed a auto bomb into a provincial intelligence agency's office in the principal capital of Lashkar Gah city.
Meanwhile, 25 Afghan army members died after Taliban militants attacked their checkpoint in Bala Buluk district of western Farah province late Friday evening with the attack continuing into early Saturday morning, Khair Mohammad Noorzai, a provincial council member from Farah, told dpa.
The identity of the casualties was not known, said Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish.
It comes just one month after Taliban gunmen killed 20 people at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, in an assault which led to a 12-hour standoff between gunmen and security forces. The instability has persisted in the country since the United States launched a military operation on October 7, 2001 to defeat the Taliban and al-Qaeda after the 9/11 attacks.
At least five people, including two assailants, were killed and 11 others wounded in two separate suicide auto bombings in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand on Saturday morning, provincial officials said.
Duke's Bagley III to return after four-game absence The Syracuse Orange will go on the road to take on the Duke Blue Devils as part of the College Basketball schedule for Saturday. While Duke still has a chance to win a share of the ACC regular-season title, Syracuse is battling for its postseason lives.
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Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has recovered from a groin injury, while Mesut Ozil should shake off an illness to be involved. Ramsey is coming back from an injury and is expected to play on Sunday against the current Premier League leaders.
The warrant at issue in the Republican memo was obtained under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or Fisa. Democrats have countered that the GOP memo was inaccurate and a misleading collection of "cherry-picked" details.
The new indictment also provides fresh details about the work that Mercury and the Podesta Group did on Manafort's behalf. Gates pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of making a false statement.
The president said unless a school has "offensive capability, you're wasting your time, you're wasting your time". Members of Trump's own party have said they're not interested in taking this up legislatively - Sen.
I did genuinely do better at ice skating than I ever had before (except for maybe back in 1985), and I even landed a few jumps. While that description of the closing ceremony doesn't give away much, it's sure to be a fun show to close out the Games.
The adviser, Rick Gates, is a longtime political consultant who once served as Mr Trump's deputy campaign chairman. The indictment does not name other members of the group or say how many former politicians were involved.
The Billy Graham Evangelical Association announced Graham's funeral service will take place at noon on March 2. Invitations to the funeral will be extended to President Donald Trump and former presidents, DeMoss said.
They're coming off a great 3-1 win against Crystal Palace last time out although he knows that Watford will present a stern test. Now we have an opportunity to play again another match, against West Brom, and try to play the same way".
South Korean skaters stayed in third place until the 24th cycle, while Canada and China exchanged the lead. But that did not affect Choi's final spurt to the finish line, edging out the Chinese anchor.
I thought we helped them to be exciting at times which isn't something we are trying to do at all. He intercepted the ball and scuttled away to score a try that secured the win.
Bollywood legend Sridevi passes away
The actress was in Dubai with her family, including husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Khushi and Janhavi, to attend a wedding. The news of Sridevi's tragic death has become a dominating theme of social media conversations with condolences pouring in.
Don't ask teachers to kill their students
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India outplay South Africa to win T20I series Video
The teams are locked at 1-1 in the series, ensuring there's something to play for in the final game of India's two-month tour. WICKET! This is a huge wicket, Rohit Sharma departs! South Africa were 114 for 5 in the 17th when Behardien joined Jonker.
More firms end ties with NRA
The hotel brand used to offer a 10 percent discount to NRA members but no longer will, a representative told Business Insider . Radio host Tony Katz blasted the companies that announced they were cutting ties with the National Rifle Association .
"Black Panther" dominates silver screen
Now, here we are, a decade later, and we are celebrating another installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - Black Panther . For Michelle Parker it was her third trip to see the movie in less than a week. "You saw people with little kufis", she said.