| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Friday condemned the killing of a 4-year-old boy this week during a security patrol by international forces, adding to the animosity between Kabul and Washington that may leave the war-ravaged country on its own at the end...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:45 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide attacker on a bicycle detonated a large bomb near an Afghan police precinct in the capital Sunday, killing two police officers and wounding 21 police and civilians, including three children.
The attack occurred about 3:...
| 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 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Formal peace talks between Taliban insurgents and the central government may be at a dead end, but provisional peace negotiations are underway in the rugged and often unforgiving Afghan countryside.
In some remote districts,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, D.C., where tourists walk past the U.S. Capitol as Congress remains gridlocked over legislation to continue funding the federal government. In Southern California: Laker guard Kobe Bryant is surrounded...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:05 AM
"The Network," Eva Orner's well-intended if rudimentarily told and structured documentary, follows the formation and development of Afghanistan's first independent television network, Tolo TV, by Afghan expatriate Saad Mohseni in the years following the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:14 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Afghan children play on the remains of a old Soviet tank in the city of Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Beijing: A Chinese man walks past an honor guard after a ceremony marking the 64th anniversary of the founding...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:05 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday accused the U.S. military in Afghanistan of failing to conduct an adequate risk assessment for managing and accounting for $3 billion in military aid spent by U.S. taxpayers on Afghan...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:19 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A gunman who allegedly was a contract security guard killed a member of the international coalition forces in southern Afghanistan before he was killed, NATO said in a statement Saturday, raising the specter of a possible “...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:53 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Four international troops were killed by a bomb early Sunday in southern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest deaths in the 12-year war.
Javid Faisal, a spokesman for the governor of southern Kandahar province, said the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Closed-door negotiations to determine the American military mission in Afghanistan after 2014 have stalled over U.S. demands to conduct lethal counter-terrorism operations and Afghan insistence that Washington guarantee support in event...