| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Human Rights Watch reported from Kabul on Monday that the Afghan government is pondering a return to Taliban-era punishment of adultery with death by stoning and called on President Hamid Karzai to "reject this proposal out of hand."
A spokesman for the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:11 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to recommend approval of a proposed 10-year security accord with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:34 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a dramatic face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to approve a proposed 10-year security agreement with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:17 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Negotiations on a post-2014 security agreement between the United States and Afghanistan remained unresolved Wednesday, less than 24 hours before Afghan President Hamid Karzai was scheduled to address a gathering of tribal...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:39 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- For much of the last week, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been locked in a long-distance confrontation with U.S. politicians and diplomats over a proposed post-2014 security agreement between Afghanistan and the United States....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:48 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a telephone conversation Tuesday, Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai agreed that Kerry would request a letter from President Obama acknowledging the suffering of Afghan civilians caused by U.S....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:44 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan – In a harsh indictment of the Western-funded drug eradication effort in Afghanistan, the United Nations on Wednesday reported a rise of nearly 50% in the 2013 opium harvest, with land used for cultivation reaching an all-time...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin our report in the Philippines and the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, where an international aid effort gathered steam ands resilient Filipinos in battered towns have started the process...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:06 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A financier and senior leader of the feared Haqqani network, a group credited with attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul and numerous strikes on NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shot to death on the outskirts of the Pakistani...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on Friday killed eight civilians, including three women and three children, according to a provincial police chief.
The vehicle in which they were riding was destroyed and its driver killed...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Defense Department and CIA interrogation policies after 9/11 forced medical professionals to abandon their ethical obligations to "do no harm" to those in their care and some prohibited practices, including force-feeding of hunger strikers, continue...