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  • Six foreign troops killed in Afghanistan aircraft crash

    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...
  • Pakistan suicide bombing kills five troops at North Waziristan mosque

    Pakistan suicide bombing kills five troops at North Waziristan mosque
    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....
  • Obama willing to extend deadline on U.S.-Afghanistan security deal

    Obama willing to extend deadline on U.S.-Afghanistan security deal
    WASHINGTON — President Obama is prepared to extend a Dec. 31 deadline in a concession to Afghan President Hamid Karzai aimed at getting him to approve a security agreement that would permit U.S. forces to stay in Afghanistan past 2014, aides say....
  • 2 NATO service members killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan

    2 NATO service members killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A NATO service member was killed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday after coming under direct fire by enemy forces, officials said. A statement from the U.S.-led coalition, known as the International Security Assistance Force, didn&...
  • U.S. Embassy in Kabul defends itself against blistering fraud reports

    U.S. Embassy in Kabul defends itself against blistering fraud reports
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The reports are cranked out with relentless efficiency: blistering tales of waste, fraud and abuse of American taxpayer-funded projects to rebuild Afghanistan. The damning audits from the Special Inspector General for...
  • Two NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Two NATO service members were killed in Afghanistan on Monday after coming under fire by enemy forces in separate incidents, officials with the U.S.-led military coalition said. The International Security Assistance Force,...
  • U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan attacked; no casualties reported

    U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan attacked; no casualties reported
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Embassy in Kabul came under attack on Christmas morning, and the Taliban later claimed responsibility, saying it had fired four rockets at the American compound. U.S. officials said that two rounds of either mortar or...
  • Car bomb kills 3 coalition troops in Afghanistan

    Car bomb kills 3 coalition troops in Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide car bomber attacked a convoy of international troops in an eastern district of the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, killing three service members and wounding six Afghans, officials said. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah...
  • Afghanistan: Three NATO troops dead in Kabul suicide attack

    Afghanistan: Three NATO troops dead in Kabul suicide attack
    KABUL, Afghanistan--Three international service members were killed Friday and at least seven civilians were wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in eastern Kabul, authorities said. In an email sent to journalists, the Taliban claimed responsibility for...
  • Afghans to send delegates to meet with Taliban in Pakistan

    Afghans to send delegates to meet with Taliban in Pakistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan will send a delegation to Pakistan soon in an attempt to open channels with the Taliban toward a peace deal, officials said Wednesday. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in a statement that he and Pakistani Prime...
  • Kerry's Cairo visit underlines differences between U.S., Egypt

    Kerry's Cairo visit underlines differences between U.S., Egypt
    CAIRO—Secretary of State John F. Kerry paid a brief visit to Egypt on Sunday that was meant to smooth over recent rifts, but laid bare the two countries’ differences over authoritarian practices of the military-backed government that...