Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after deadly drone strike
The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday announced Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader, elevating a low-profile religious figure in a swift power transition after officially confirming the death of Mullah Mansour in a US drone strike.
The US just took out the head of the Taliban. Here's what could happen next.
A look at possible successors and fallout after the US drone killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
Survivor of US hospital bombing in Afghanistan tells his harrowing story
He knew immediately that it was an American bomb. "Only they had this technology," he says.
Survivors call for US troops to face trial over Afghan hospital air strike
Survivors of a US air strike on a hospital in Afghanistan have called for those responsible to go on trial.
30 dead, hundreds wounded as Taliban attack rattles Kabul
Thirty people were killed and hundreds wounded when a Taliban truck bomb tore through central Kabul and a fierce firefight broke out Tuesday, one week after the insurgents launched their annual spring offensive.
Freed Afghan village reveals key to Taliban 'success'
The Taliban now control more territory than in any year since they were toppled from power in a 2001 US-led invasion.
Afghanistan is still a war that the United States is fighting
The Taliban is on the rebound, which was made tragically clear after the deaths of 6 American soldiers.
Behold: How the US blew $17 billion in Afghanistan
It did take some effort.
Abuse of Afghan prisoners by SEAL Team soldiers outlined in new report
A Navy investigation details witness accounts of the abuse. The accused SEALs, however, were all cleared.
Pentagon spent $150 million housing 'handful' of employees in private villas in Afghanistan
The US has spent nearly $1 trillion in Afghanistan since 2001. Some of that went toward flat-screen TVs and 24-hour access to 'light snacks' for 5 to 10 workers.
US bombing of Afghan hospital 'avoidable,' caused by 'human error,' DOD says
US forces who launched a deadly airstrike on an Afghan hospital had intended to attack a nearby Taliban-controlled compound, US military officials said.
MSF says some Afghan hospital staff were gunned down by US planes
Medical charity MSF Thursday released grim new details from a catastrophic US bombing of an Afghan hospital in Kunduz province.
Massive earthquake strikes Afghanistan and Pakistan
At least 200 people have been killed so far in a quake felt all over South Asia.
America’s longest war just got a little longer ... again
President Obama announced today that the US will delay its withdrawal from Afghanistan.
A call and an apology for the bombing of a hospital is apparently not enough these days
The Doctors Without Borders president was unimpressed with a phone call from the US president.
Before-and-after video shows what US airstrikes did to the MSF-run hospital in Afghanistan
Over the last four years, tens of thousands received free care at the hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders. Then US forces bombed it, killing 22 people.
Doctors Without Borders calls for international inquiry into US bombing of Afghan hospital
Even war has rules, the aid organization said.
Nightmare week for US in Afghanistan forces policy review
A deadly strike on a hospital capped a disastrous week for US forces. But for war-weary Afghans, the Taliban's brief capture of Kunduz only exposed their lack of credible options.
Afghan forces asked for air strike at Kunduz hospital: US general
Afghan forces who said they were under Taliban fire asked for the US air strike that killed 22 people at a hospital in Kunduz, the US commander in Afghanistan said Monday.
So much for a troop withdrawal in Afghanistan. Now we're bombing hospitals
Kunduz remains the scene of fierce fighting since the Taliban took over a week ago. Except now MSF has closed its hospital, so there are far fewer people to treat the wounded.
Afghan forces called for hospital air strike, US general says
Afghan forces called in a US air strike on a Kunduz hospital that killed 22 people, the top American commander in Afghanistan said Monday, after medical charity MSF branded the incident a war crime.
Obama pledges probe into fatal airstrike on Afghan hospital
President Barack Obama has promised a full investigation into an apparent US air strike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people.
MSF demands independent probe into strike on Afghan hospital
The US military said it conducted an air strike 'in the vicinity' of the MSF hospital as it targeted Taliban insurgents who were directly firing on US military personnel.
As everyone talks war in Syria, war in Afghanistan drags on
The Taliban has seized a major city in northern Afghanistan. Now the Afghan army is trying to take it back.
Taliban storm Afghan prison, free hundreds of inmates
Taliban insurgents in military uniform stormed an Afghan prison Monday, freeing hundreds of inmates after detonating a car bomb and killing four policemen in the country's largest
Fourteen years after 9/11, a return to Foreverstan
The GroundTruth Project's founder Charles Sennott on America's longest war.
Ominous signs en route to a unique school for girls in Afghanistan
Filmmaker Beth Murphy's latest visit to the school this month was different than previous ones.
To save world heritage sites from destruction, the US should bring back Monuments Men
Commentary: The US can provide resources to prevent the destruction of antiquities threatened by groups like the Islamic State.
The Afghanistan war was supposed to be over by now
Instead 2015 could be Afghanistan's bloodiest year yet.
Attacks on army, police and US special forces kill 50 in Kabul
The bloodshed began on Friday with a truck bomb that exploded in a heavily populated district and included an hours-long battle at a base used by US special forces.
New Taliban leader urges unity in ranks in first audio message
Mullah Akhtar Mansour's comments are apparently aimed at fending off the emerging risk of the group splintering into factions at a time when there is growing discord.