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  • United States Praises China's Growing Role in Afghanistan

    United States Praises China's Growing Role in Afghanistan

    The United States welcomed China's growing role in trying to ensure Afghanistan's stability on Thursday, saying a Beijing conference of foreign ministers on Afghan reconstruction this week shows its commitment to the region as Western troops pull out...

  • Twin Suicide Attacks on Army Buses in Kabul: Police

    Twin Suicide Attacks on Army Buses in Kabul: Police

    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.

  • Afghanistan and US Sign Long-Delayed Troop Pact

    Afghanistan and US Sign Long-Delayed Troop Pact

    Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a deal to allow about 10,000 US troops to stay in the country next year, as new President Ashraf Ghani took a major step towards mending frayed ties with Washington.

  • Afghanistan to Sign Troop Deal on Tuesday: US Adviser

    Afghanistan to Sign Troop Deal on Tuesday: US Adviser

    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.

  • Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel's Visit to Boost India-US Strategic Ties

    Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel's Visit to Boost India-US Strategic Ties

    Withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, Iraq's descent in chaos, co-production and development of military hardware and exploring convergence of interests of India and America is high on the agenda of US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel, who reached I...

  • John Kerry in Kabul to Push for New President Within Weeks

    John Kerry in Kabul to Push for New President Within Weeks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kabul on Thursday to pressure feuding presidential candidates to resolve the disputed election result that risks triggering instability as NATO troops withdraw.

  • US Major General Reportedly Killed in Kabul Shooting, 19 Wounded

    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.

  • Attack at Afghan Base Kills US Soldier, Wounds 15

    Attack at Afghan Base Kills US Soldier, Wounds 15

    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.

  • Problems and Paperwork Pile up at Afghanistan Election Audit

    Problems and Paperwork Pile up at Afghanistan Election Audit

    Afghanistan's election audit needs to be fast and decisive to avert the threat of spiralling instability as US troops pull out, but attempts to speed up the process are bogged down in squabbles and confusion.

  • Afghan Suicide Attack Kills 16, Including Four NATO Soldiers

    Afghan Suicide Attack Kills 16, Including Four NATO Soldiers

    A Taliban suicide bomber killed 16 people, including 10 civilians and four NATO soldiers, in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said, as foreign troops wind down their war against the insurgents.

  • 800 Taliban Fight Afghan Troops in Five Day Battle: Officials

    800 Taliban Fight Afghan Troops in Five Day Battle: Officials

    More than 800 Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive in southern Afghanistan to try to gain territory recently vacated by US troops, officials said on Wednesday, as five days of fighting left about 40 civilians dead.

  • Iraq Crisis Stirs Fears Afghanistan Could Be Next

    Iraq Crisis Stirs Fears Afghanistan Could Be Next

    The deteriorating situation in Iraq is giving Congress pause about President Barack Obama's plan to withdraw US forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, with fears that hard-fought gains could be wiped out by a resurgent Taliban.

  • 1,800 United States Troops for Afghan Counter-Terror

    1,800 United States Troops for Afghan Counter-Terror

    The US military said Wednesday that about 1,800 of the nearly 10,000 US troops the US plans to leave in Afghanistan at the end of the year would be conducting counter-terror operations, providing that specific breakout for the first time.

  • Roadside Bomb Kills 12 Civilians in Eastern Afghanistan

    Roadside Bomb Kills 12 Civilians in Eastern Afghanistan

    A roadside bomb killed 12 civilians, including seven women in eastern Afghanistan today, officials said, the latest violence in the country as US-led troops prepare to leave after 13 years of war.

  • Barack Obama Ended Afghan Uncertainty: Top US Commander

    Barack Obama Ended Afghan Uncertainty: Top US Commander

    The top U.S. and coalition commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that President Barack Obama's decision to keep about 10,000 American troops in the country past 2014 has eliminated any uncertainty Afghans may have had about America's commitment.

  • Taliban Condemn US Exit Strategy From Afghanistan

    Taliban Condemn US Exit Strategy From Afghanistan

    Taliban insurgents on Wednesday denounced US plans to keep troops in Afghanistan until the end of 2016, threatening to wage war against the "occupation" until the very last foreign soldier pulls out.

  • Barack Obama Says it's not US Responsibility to Make Afghanistan a Perfect Place

    Barack Obama Says it's not US Responsibility to Make Afghanistan a Perfect Place

    President Barack Obama said on Wednesday in announcing a plan to leave 9,800 troops in Afghanistan in 2015 that Afghanistan will not be a perfect place and it is not up to the United States to make it one.

  • A Snapshot of US Troop Commitment in Afghanistan Since 2001

    A Snapshot of US Troop Commitment in Afghanistan Since 2001

    U.S. and British forces began launching airstrikes into Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001, after the 9/11 terrorist attacks against America. The initial strikes were aimed at Taliban troops, training camps and air defenses. By early November there were abo...

  • United States to Keep 9800 Troops in Afghanistan

    United States to Keep 9800 Troops in Afghanistan

    President Barack Obama will seek to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by 2016, senior administration officials said Tuesday.

  • Barack Obama Invokes 9/11 as New Afghan Troop Mission Pondered

    Barack Obama Invokes 9/11 as New Afghan Troop Mission Pondered

    As he ponders leaving some troops in Afghanistan after longest US war, Barack Obama harkens back to the September 11, 2001 attacks to justify more than a decade of sacrifice.

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