AFP met with the family recently in the cramped room in Kabul they are renting from another impoverished family.
The casualties come just days after another US soldier was killed in Afghanistan's Nimroz province on Saturday
While 14,000 US military personnel remain deployed in Afghanistan 17 years after the war began in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks, the Republican...
A wave of election-related violence has killed or wounded hundreds across the country in recent months.
On top of war, poverty, and a galloping population, the medical staff face a further obstacle: a patriarchal social code of honour.
His arrival in Kabul comes at a sensitive time in the 17-year war.
'The ceasefire ends tonight and our operations will begin, inshallah (God willing). We have no intention to extend the ceasefire'
Girls remain more likely to miss out on a formal education, making up 60 percent of the 3.7million children aged between seven and 17 not at school.
Afghanistan was ranked the third most dangerous country in the world for journalists.
The attack, claimed by the Islamic State group, is condemned internationally by groups including the United Nations and the European Union.
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