- Afghan probe finds leadership failure behind fall of Kunduz Updated: Nov-21-15 9:40 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - Weak leadership, misuse of resources and lack of coordination between Afghan security services were the main reasons a strategic northern city briefly fell to the Taliban, the head of an investigative team said Saturday.
- Afghan official claims splinter Taliban group leader killed Updated: Nov-12-15 8:48 am
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - A senior figure of a breakaway Taliban faction has been killed in battle between rival insurgent groups in southeastern Afghanistan, an Afghan police official said Thursday.
- Pakistan tells US envoys it hopes to revive Afghan talks Updated: Nov-11-15 6:48 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani officials told visiting U.S. envoys on Wednesday that Islamabad hopes to revive peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban that collapsed earlier this year.
- Afghan security adviser warns of risk from IS, al-Qaida Updated: Oct-26-15 1:59 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - Al-Qaida has re-established a presence in Afghanistan and the Islamic State group has become a serious threat, the Afghan national security adviser warned, saying the country was in danger of again becoming a safe haven for terrorists and calling for U.S. and NATO military backing to help drive them out.