| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:16 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan – The U.S. military on Tuesday slammed Afghanistan for continuing to order the release of prisoners who the United States believes are dangerous, but who Afghan officials say cannot be prosecuted because authorities lack evidence....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:43 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two civilians working for the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan were killed Monday in a suicide car bomb attack on a NATO convoy in eastern Kabul, officials said.
An official at Pul-e-Charkhi prison, near the site of the...
| Feb 9, 2014
If anyone is surprised that with each passing day Afghan President Hamid Karzai seems to veer more sharply away from the U.S. and toward the Taliban, it might be time to remember some history. Karzai himself was once asked to become a high-ranking...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 3:14 AM
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India -- Civilian deaths in the conflict in Afghanistan rose sharply last year, nearing the record levels of bloodletting reached in 2011 as Afghan security forces stepped up operations andTaliban-led insurgents continued to target...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:28 PM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. commander in Afghanistan is planning to go to the White House on Monday to argue for keeping about 10,000 troops in the country after this year, a subject that has exposed a fissure between some of President Obama's top...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:36 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Extending a spate of bloodshed in the Afghan capital, a suicide bomber attacked a military bus Sunday morning, killing two soldiers and two civilians and injuring 20, officials said.
The bomber was on foot and detonated his...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Before serving as an interpreter for the U.S. military, Shafiq Nazari passed exhaustive background checks by U.S. military and intelligence agencies.
The military trusted him enough to issue him an automatic rifle. He has...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:57 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — The campaign to succeed Afghan President Hamid Karzai officially began Sunday amid deep uncertainty about the prospects for a peaceful election after two aides to a leading candidate were killed in the normally peaceful...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Ghazalan Koofi loves her mother but not the life her mother has been compelled to live.
The older woman, her face cloaked in a shawl, had an arranged marriage at age 11. She didn't go to school and spent her life raising seven...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:15 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Six foreign troops were killed in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday when an aircraft crashed, according to the International Security Assistance Force.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization-led force declined to give the nationality...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Five security personnel were killed and 34 wounded Wednesday evening when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden mini-truck into a mosque near a checkpoint in Pakistan’s North Waziristan Agency, officials said....