Afghanistan

Conflict

Migrants stuck in Serbia play a desperate 'game' to reach the EU

Nearly 8,000 refugees and migrants are currently stranded in Serbia. Iraqis and Syrians have the best chances of being granted asylum. People with money can pay a smuggler to take them across the border. It's only the most desperate that try to cross the border into Croatia — and the European Union — illegally.

Conflict

More than 40 killed in a suicide blast in Kabul

More than 40 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide blast targeting Shiites in Kabul Thursday. The Sunni Islamic State group (IS) claimed responsibility for the gruesome assault on the pro-Iranian Tabayan cultural center, the third deadly attack it has claimed in the Afghan capital this month.

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