Mar 20, 2013 14:21 EDT
An alleged veteran of al-Qaeda's fight against US soldiers in Afghanistan who went on to plot a bomb attack on US diplomatic facilities in Nigeria was charged Wednesday in New York.
Mar 20, 2013 11:35 EDT
Almost 3,000 Afghan police and soldiers have been killed in the last 12 months, nearly the same as the number of NATO deaths in Afghanistan in the last 11 years of war, Kabul said Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 09:54 EDT
The United States and Kabul appeared Wednesday to reach an agreement on the pullout of coalition forces from a strategic province, nearly a month after an ultimatum from Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Mar 20, 2013 02:20 EDT
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai returned to school for the first time since October when she was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education.
Mar 19, 2013 18:45 EDT
Seven US Marines were killed and seven more wounded when a mortar round exploded while still in its launch tube during a training exercise in Nevada, the military said Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 15:48 EDT
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai returned to school on Tuesday for the first time since October when she was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education.
Mar 18, 2013 09:58 EDT
A German court will begin examining Wednesday a multi-million-euro class action lawsuit by relatives of victims of a deadly air strike in Afghanistan ordered by NATO's German command.
Mar 16, 2013 12:55 EDT
Afghanistan's leading religious body on Saturday warned the presence of US troops in the country would soon be treated as an "occupation" unless the United States hands over detainees.
Mar 16, 2013 09:29 EDT
Hundreds of Afghan demonstrators on Saturday marched to the parliament complex in the capital Kabul demanding US special forces withdraw from Wardak province after allegations of abuse.
Mar 16, 2013 00:01 EDT
Muslim and western nations overcame deep divisions to agree a historic United Nations declaration setting out a code of conduct for combatting violence against women.
Mar 15, 2013 00:28 EDT
The US commander in Afghanistan has warned his troops face an increased threat of attack from militants and rogue Afghan forces after a series of inflammatory anti-US comments from President Hamid Karzai.
Mar 14, 2013 12:32 EDT
President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said he wanted to "correct" rather than damage US-Afghan relations, after a storm of protest over his recent anti-US remarks.
Mar 14, 2013 07:38 EDT
The US commander in Afghanistan has warned troops that they face an increased threat of attack after a series of inflammatory anti-US comments by President Hamid Karzai.
Mar 13, 2013 14:36 EDT
A suicide bomb exploded in crowds at a traditional horse-back game of buzkashi in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least eight people, police said.
Mar 13, 2013 12:43 EDT
A suicide bomb exploded in crowds at a traditional horse-back game of buzkashi in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least six people, police said.
Mar 12, 2013 14:25 EDT
After 12 long years of war in Afghanistan the best US intelligence can say is that a reslient Taliban is "diminished in some areas," spy agencies said Tuesday in a notably pessimistic report.
Mar 12, 2013 06:18 EDT
Five US troops fighting Islamist insurgents in southern Afghanistan were killed in a helicopter crash in bad weather, the coalition and provincial authorities said Tuesday.
Mar 12, 2013 00:24 EDT
Five members of the NATO-led international force fighting in Afghanistan were killed in a helicopter crash in bad weather in the country's south, the coalition and provincial authorities said Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2013 23:11 EDT
Five members of the NATO-led international force fighting in Afghanistan were killed in a helicopter crash in the south of the country, the coalition said on Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2013 16:14 EDT
Two US soldiers were killed and 10 wounded in a suspected insider attack in Afghanistan on Monday, after President Hamid Karzai accused Washington of colluding with the Taliban to justify its presence in the country.