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- Car bomb hits near NATO gate at Kabul airport Updated: Dec-11-13 4:35 am
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- Pakistani activists accuse outed US spy of murder Updated: Nov-27-13 5:42 pm
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- Pakistan releases 3 senior Taliban prisoners Updated: Nov-26-13 12:37 pm
- Afghan election season off to a messy start Updated: Nov-20-13 6:21 pm
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- Kerry, Clinton: Afghanistan nearing turning point Updated: Nov-15-13 1:04 pm
- After record opium year, Afghans plant new crop Updated: Nov-13-13 12:51 pm
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - America's top military officer warned the withdrawal of most U.S. and allied forces from Afghanistan by the end of next year could reverse gains made in the war against the Taliban and further destabilize the region.
KABUL, Afghanistan - A car bomb went off Wednesday near a gate used by NATO troops in the northern section of the Kabul airport, the Afghan Interior Ministry said.
Unless there's something to that myth about Muslim martyrs being issued 72 virgins in paradise, it's probably of no comfort to the first adherent of radical Islam killed by an unmanned drone that his death has given rise to a potential revolution in the business of delivering small parcels to America doorsteps.
BRUSSELS - NATO's chief said Wednesday that President Hamid Karzai isn't the only Afghan government official who can sign a security pact so that thousands of coalition troops can stay in Afghanistan after 2014. But an Afghan diplomat insisted Karzai will have final say anyway.
WASHINGTON - Since Jimmy Carter's utter miscalculations led to the installation of a radical theocracy in Iran, the Persian nation has become a thorn in the world's body politic - a rogue state in many ways fostering terrorism and preparing a nuclear capability that frightens most of its neighbors.
ISLAMABAD - Rising anger over deadly drone attacks spurred a Pakistani political party Wednesday to reveal the secret identity of what it said was the top U.S. spy in the country. It demanded he be tried for murder, another blow to already jagged relations between the two nations.
If Afghan President Hamid Karzai is bluffing with his 11th hour set of new conditions for the U.S. and NATO to remain in Afghanistan, we should call his bluff. If he's not bluffing, we should start packing up to depart our longest war by the end of 2014.
ISLAMABAD - The Pakistani government released three senior Taliban prisoners Tuesday in an attempt to jumpstart stuttering peace talks with the Afghan government, the latest in a wave of detainees freed to help negotiations, said Pakistani and Taliban officials.
KABUL, Afghanistan - With Afghanistan's next presidential election just five months away, authorities say they are facing a possible repeat of the abuses that have discredited the country's efforts to build a democracy.
You thought BSA stood for Boy Scouts of America or a brand of British motorcycle, but you were wrong. It stands for Bilateral Security Agreement and it will authorize the United States to ply the government of Afghanistan with $1.4 billion a month in aid. That's on top of the hundreds of billions we've spent there already.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor, Hillary Rodham Clinton, said Friday that Afghanistan is reaching a turning point in maintaining the advances made by women in Afghan society and any future security agreement needs to respect the rights of women.
CHAM KALAI, Afghanistan - The seeds flew from his hands into the soil. Wrapped in a woolen shawl against the cold, Khan Bacha sowed his fields with the only crop he says brings him enough money to pay his bills and feed his family: Poppies.