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- Police: Afghan district chief killed by bomb Updated: Mar-08-14 1:52 am
- AP Interview: Karzai's brother on Afghan vote Updated: Mar-07-14 3:04 pm
- Afghan official: Motorcycle bomb at market kills 5 Updated: Mar-07-14 4:46 am
- Entrepreneurship grows in Egypt's flailing economy Updated: Mar-07-14 2:11 am
- American tells of meeting bin Laden before 9/11 Updated: Mar-06-14 8:41 pm
- Final groups of Louisiana-based soldiers to return Updated: Mar-06-14 3:12 pm
- Ex-Afghan translators for German army fear attacks Updated: Mar-06-14 10:58 am
- US options for Afghanistan: 0 to 10,000 US troops Updated: Mar-05-14 11:33 am
- Pakistan resumes Taliban talks as 6 soldiers die Updated: Mar-05-14 8:21 am
- 2015 defense plan would keep links to Europe Updated: Mar-04-14 4:49 pm
- Agency-by-agency summary of Obama budget Updated: Mar-04-14 11:47 am
- King honors Army National Guard unit for service Updated: Mar-02-14 2:41 pm
- Will Sgt. Bergdahl be left behind in Afghanistan? Updated: Mar-02-14 7:36 am
- Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Ky. soldier Updated: Mar-01-14 1:34 pm
- Odd couple at center of Russian helicopter inquiry Updated: Mar-01-14 8:39 am
- Will 'zero option' in Afghanistan cause chaos? Updated: Mar-01-14 4:11 am
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- US: Lack of security pact could cost Afghanistan Updated: Feb-28-14 1:50 pm
- Fort Wainwright soldiers to deploy to Afghanistan Updated: Feb-28-14 1:13 pm
- Officials: Al-Qaida plots comeback in Afghanistan Updated: Feb-28-14 9:39 am
- Questions about 30 Americans killed in Afghan war Updated: Feb-27-14 4:59 pm
- Hagel: Total troop withdrawal could pose problems Updated: Feb-27-14 9:38 am
- US general: Grim Afghan future if no security pact Updated: Feb-26-14 3:20 pm
- Hagel says Europeans should step up NATO support Updated: Feb-26-14 10:16 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - In 2009, the United States gave Wazhma Frogh the International Woman of Courage award for her women's rights activism in Afghanistan. Prominently displayed in Frogh's office is a picture of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton granting her the award as First Lady Michelle Obama smiles, clapping by her side.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Police say a bomb has ripped through the vehicle of a district chief in eastern Afghanistan, killing him.
KABUL, Afghanistan - The elder brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Friday he dropped out of the country's April 5 presidential election to leave the field open to a candidate that he hoped would steer the nation through a "dignified" transition.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - An Afghan provincial official says a motorcycle bomb was remotely detonated in a crowded market in the country's south, killing five people and wounding eight.
CAIRO - In Egypt's newest reality television show, contestants sold fruit juice from push carts in Cairo's busiest market and later organized a desert safari for tourists, hustling to make sales in the capital's crowded streets.
NEW YORK - An American who trained at an al-Qaida camp in Afghanistan in the spring of 2001 before losing his nerve testified Thursday how he encountered Osama bin Laden and the terror group's spokesman at a safe house - and that bin Laden hinted that a suicide attack on U.S. soil was in the works.
NEW ORLEANS - The last of the 1,200 Louisiana-based soldiers who've been in Afghanistan since last summer are returning home to Fort Polk in the coming days.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Sometimes the calls come in the middle of the night. Other times it's a text message sent to a mobile phone. But the warnings are always the same, threats of death for having worked with the German military in northern Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon has developed several options for the size of the post-2014 force in Afghanistan, ranging from zero to 10,000 troops. But he says that with every day that goes by some of the options become less likely.
PARACHINAR, Pakistan - The Pakistani government pushed forward with Taliban peace negotiations on Wednesday, despite recent militant attacks that include a roadside bomb in the country's northwest that killed six soldiers.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said Tuesday its spending plan for 2015 would begin to reshape the military after more than a decade of war without lessening America's commitment to support European allies at a time of tension with Russia.
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BANGOR, Maine - U.S. Sen. Angus King is honoring the service of a Maine Army National Guard support battalion at a meritorious unit citation ceremony in Bangor.
WASHINGTON - The case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held by the Taliban since 2009, has arisen again as the U.S. and other countries engage in diplomatic efforts to free him.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Gov. Steve Beshear says flags at state office buildings are being lowered to half-staff in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON - The ties between a former Army colonel and a Russian entrepreneur are at the heart of a criminal investigation into a program that supplies American allies with Russian helicopters.
WASHINGTON - If President Barack Obama were to decide to leave no military advisory force in Afghanistan next year, would Afghan security unravel to the point of enabling a civil war, a Taliban takeover and a return of al-Qaida in such numbers as to pose a 9/11-type threat?
BISARIYEH, Lebanon - The once-tranquil, religiously mixed village of Bisariyeh is seething: Two of its young men who fought alongside the rebels in Syria recently returned home radicalized and staged suicide bombings in Lebanon.
WASHINGTON - U.S. willingness to wait to sign a new security pact with the next Afghan president offers hope that a deal can still be made, but the ongoing delay could mean fewer American troops and fewer dollars for the impoverished country, the top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan said Friday.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - More than 400 Fort Wainwright soldiers are preparing for a deployment to Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON - Al-Qaida's Afghanistan leader is laying the groundwork to relaunch his war-shattered organization once the United States and international forces withdraw from the country, as they have warned they will do without a security agreement from the Afghan government, U.S. officials say.
WASHINGTON - Relatives of some of the 30 U.S. troops killed when their helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan said congressional testimony from U.S. military officials on Thursday answered some, but not all, of their lingering questions about the single deadliest incident of the war.
BRUSSELS - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says withdrawing all U.S. military advisers from Afghanistan after the combat mission ends in December would risk an "erosion of confidence" among Afghan security forces.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - Depicting a grim future for Afghanistan without U.S. help, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday that Afghanistan's refusal to sign a security agreement with the United States may make the fight more difficult this year, embolden the enemy and prompt some Afghan security forces to cooperate with the Taliban to "hedge their bets."
BRUSSELS - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday the European allies must start bearing more of the burden of modernizing NATO or risk it becoming irrelevant.