World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Afghan troops backed by US air support launched a counter-offensive Tuesday to retake Kunduz, a day after Taliban insurgents overran the strategic northern city in their biggest victory since being ousted from power in 2001.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 22, 2015
When two U.S.-made Humvees approached a checkpoint in Afghanistan's Helmand province last month, the police assumed them to be friendly local or coalition forces.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 8, 2015
A wave of attacks on Afghan army, police and US special forces in Kabul on Friday killed at least 50 people and wounded hundreds, dimming hopes that the Taliban might be weakened by a leadership struggle after their longtime leader's death.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
The ISIS is preparing to attack India to provoke an Armageddon-like confrontation with the US, according to an internal recruitment document of the feared group which also seeks to unite the Pakistani and Afghan Taliban into a single army of terrorists.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 20, 2015
At least 14 Afghan soldiers were killed in a US airstrike early Monday on an army checkpoint in a Taliban-infested province south of Kabul, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 13, 2015
At least 18 people were killed on Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack near a military base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, where Afghan and foreign soldiers are stationed, authorities said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 30, 2015
A suicide attacker targeting a prominent Afghan MP killed three people including a child and wounded seven others in Kabul on Sunday, officials said, just days after Washington announced it would slow the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan.
World News | Reuters | Thursday March 26, 2015
US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan, was formally charged on Wednesday with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of the most serious count, the Army said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 24, 2015
A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed nine militants linked to the Pakistani Taliban in an area close to the countries' rugged border, officials said today.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 20, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry has praised the efforts of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief General Raheel Sharif in improving ties with war-torn Afghanistan, saying the US is "grateful" for the premier's commitment in this regard.
World News | Reuters | Thursday February 12, 2015
President Barack Obama is considering a request from Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to slow the pace of the withdrawal of US troops in Afghanistan, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 13, 2015
The US will provide Pakistan $250 million in addition to the billions of dollars of military aid already spent, Secretary of State John Kerry said in Islamabad on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday December 23, 2014
A U.S. general will decide whether to pursue disciplinary action against Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl over his 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan, after the Army said on Monday it forwarded the findings of its investigation to him.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 15, 2014
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the capture of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl by Taliban militants in Afghanistan has been completed, but it is unclear when the military will finish its report, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
World News | Agencies | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Two Taliban suicide bombers hit army buses in Kabul on Wednesday with reports of eight people killed in the twin attack, police said, one day after the new Afghan government signed a deal for US troops to stay in the country.
World News | Associated Press | Monday September 29, 2014
A senior adviser to US President Barack Obama said on Monday that Afghanistan will sign a deal on Tuesday to allow American soldiers to remain in the country past the end of the year.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday August 17, 2014
A general investigating the disappearance of a U.S. Army sergeant in Afghanistan is getting several more weeks to complete his probe.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
The US Army has begun questioning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl about his disappearance in Afghanistan that led to five years in captivity by the Taliban, his attorney and an Army spokeswoman said Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 6, 2014
A US general was killed and more than a dozen people were wounded on Tuesday, including a German general, in the latest insider attack by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier, US, German and Afghan officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A man in Afghan military uniform opened fire on NATO troops at an army training centre in Kabul on Tuesday, reportedly killing a US general and wounding at least 19 other people, including a senior German officer.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at a military base, killing at least one US soldier and wounding 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and "about a dozen" Americans, authorities said.
World News | Asscociated Press | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A bitterly divided House panel has voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday July 17, 2014
The lawyer representing Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has said that his client has been vilified by some people, but the public should not leap to conclusions before the US Army finishes its investigation into how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan before being captured by the Taliban.
World News | Associated Press | Monday July 14, 2014
A senior U.S. defense official says Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, has been returned to regular Army duty.