May 24, 2013
Women on Afghan frontlines to fight Taliban
May 24, 2013
World | Reuters | Monday March 10, 2014
The Afghan Taliban said on Monday next month's presidential election was being manipulated by the United States, which had already chosen the winner, and threatened to use "full force" in attacking anyone taking part.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 10, 2014
The Taliban on Monday vowed to target Afghanistan's presidential election, urging their fighters to attack polling staff, voters and security forces before the April 5 vote to choose a successor to Hamid Karzai.
World | Agence France-Press | Sunday March 9, 2014
Afghan Vice President Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, formerly one of the country's much-feared warlords, has died of natural causes, officials said Sunday, adding that three days of national mourning would be held.
World | Reuters | Monday March 3, 2014
Expressing "extreme anger" toward the U.S. government, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in an interview with the Washington Post that the war in Afghanistan was not fought with his country's interests in mind.
World | Reuters | Wednesday February 26, 2014
The Pakistani military launched new air strikes targeting militant hideouts in the North Waziristan tribal region on Tuesday, killing at least 30 people, and a senior government official warned of a big offensive unless the Taliban showed they were s...
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Pakistan's army launched new air strikes targeting militant hideouts in the tribal region of North Waziristan on Tuesday, killing at least 27 people, military officials said.
World | Associated Press | Sunday February 23, 2014
Hundreds of heavily armed Taliban insurgents attacked army checkpoints in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, killing 21 soldiers in the deadliest single incident for the Afghan army in at least a year.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 23, 2014
Set to complete a decade in this run-down former power hub of the Taliban, Dr Shah Nawaz, the 'lone Indian' here, is happy to serve the war-weary Afghan people in their medical needs.
World | Reuters | Sunday February 23, 2014
The Taliban attacked an Afghan army base in the country's eastern Kunar province early on Sunday, killing 19 soldiers and kidnapping seven, the spokesman for the provincial governor said.
World | Reuters | Monday February 17, 2014
A delegation from Afghanistan's High Peace Council has travelled to Dubai to meet former and current Taliban figures, in the hope of laying the groundwork for peace talks to end Afghanistan's long conflict, sources familiar with the move told Reuters...
World | Agence France Presse | Sunday February 16, 2014
Aliceghan was supposed to be a haven for war-torn Afghanistan's returning refugees and a symbol of resurgence after the dark years of the Taliban.
World | Reuters | Saturday February 15, 2014
The Taliban called on Afghans to expel the United States from Afghanistan on Saturday just as they said Afghan mujahideen fighters had done to Soviet forces 25 years ago to the day.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Afghan officials have launched a polio vaccination campaign after a young girl from Kabul was diagnosed with the disease, the capital's first case since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.
World | Associated Press | Monday February 10, 2014
An explosion struck near a NATO convoy in the Afghan capital on Monday, drawing American troops to the scene, although the international coalition could not confirm whether it was the intended target of the attack.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday February 9, 2014
A roadside bomb ripped through an Afghan army vehicle in southwestern Afghanistan today and killed eight soldiers, officials said.
World | Reuters | Saturday February 8, 2014
War took an increasing toll on Afghanistan's civilians in 2013 as fighting intensified between the government and insurgents, the United Nations said in a report on Saturday, with total casualties rising 14 per cent.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 9, 2014
The Taliban has claimed to have captured a dog belonging to US troops in eastern Afghanistan during a raid.
World | Reuters | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been holding secret talks with Taliban officials in the hope of persuading them to make peace with his government, his spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 30, 2014
The United States and its allies cannot continue to put off decisions about a post-2014 mission in Afghanistan, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said, urging Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a pact allowing US troops to stay beyond this year.
World | Associated Press | Sunday January 26, 2014
An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has attacked a military bus in Kabul, killing at least four people.