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  • NATO plans follow-up Afghan presence after Resolute Support 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 11:56 am

    BRUSSELS - NATO defense ministers are reassuring Afghanistan's government that it can count on the alliance's continued help after its military training and support mission, called Resolute Support, ends.

  • Man of peace to become Afghan wartime defense minister story has photos
    Updated: Jun-16-15 10:20 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - War-torn Afghanistan may soon have a defense minister, nine months after the new government was formed and amid some of the toughest fighting since the Talban's insurgency began nearly 14 years ago.

  • Afghanistan gets 'mini-Pentagon' as troops struggle 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 3:38 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - They call it the "mini-Pentagon" -- a white marble building in the heart of Afghanistan's capital built with U.S. funds to serve as the headquarters of a modern military more than a decade in the making.

  • Soldier who killed 16 Afghans says he was 'consumed by war' 
    Updated: Jun-07-15 10:44 pm

    TACOMA, Washington - The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments.

  • Afghan Taliban, female lawmakers held informal talks in Oslo story has photos
    Updated: Jun-05-15 1:53 pm

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Taliban representatives have held unprecedented meetings with a large delegation of Afghan women in Norway's capital this week, an apparently incremental step in efforts to end a bitter 14-year war that has killed thousands, officials said Friday.

  • Army sergeant accused of taking bribes in Afghanistan 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 5:17 pm

    PADUCAH, Kentucky - An Army sergeant from Fort Campbell has been accused of taking $100,000 and a Rolex watch in bribes from vendors seeking contracts in Afghanistan.