Taliban threaten Afghan election, warn voters to stay away

Taliban insurgents threatened Monday to attack Afghanistan's run-off presidential election, warning voters to stay away from polling stations for fear of injury or death.
Afghans are due to go to the polls on June 14 to choose whether Ashraf Ghani or Abdullah Abdullah should succeed President Hamid Karzai.

Suicide attack kills 3 Turkish engineers in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber killed three Turkish engineers and wounded another one on June 2 in eastern Afghanistan, the latest attack on foreigners in the war-torn country.
It came after the US and the Taliban sealed a dramatic prisoner swap that saw soldier Bowe Bergdahl released for five senior insurgent figures, raising hopes for peace as foreign forces prepare to withdraw.