Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan intelligence agency, killing 6 people
A pattern of bold offensives by militants has emerged across Afghanistan in recent weeks during the summer 'fighting season.'
Here’s what James Foley meant to us
GlobalPost's editorial team pays tribute to our slain colleague and friend.
Red Cross says 5 of its workers have been seized in western Afghanistan
The latest spate of kidnappings underscores the ongoing dangers faced by both Afghans and foreigners working for development and aid groups across the country.
General's killing exposes fault lines in the US-Afghan relationship
Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene was killed Tuesday in a green-on-blue shooting that left many others injured. He was the first US general killed on an overseas battlefield since the Vietnam War.
Pentagon confirms a US general was killed by an Afghan soldier near Kabul
The Pentagon's spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said that 'up to 15' people were injured in the attack.
7 insane problems outlined in the new Afghan reconstruction report
Think things are bad? You don’t know the half of it.
Car bomb attack kills at least 89 people in Afghanistan
The attack comes at an uneasy time in Afghanistan as the country recounts votes from a disputed presidential election which the Taliban have vowed to disrupt.
Will Afghanistan be the new Iraq?
Not likely, but don’t get too excited just yet.
Here are the world's 10 biggest refugee groups compared to populations of US cities
There are almost as many refugees from Afghanistan as people in Denver, Colorado.
Thousands march across Kabul to protest election fraud
Some demonstrated their outrage by destroying posters of Karzai and shouting angry slogans against the president and the independent election commission.
Afghan presidential hopeful Abdullah wants election officials to stop counting ballots
Afghanistan has for months been consumed by the electoral process which has been marred by attacks by the Taliban who say the vote is a US ploy.
A new weapon in the fight against the Taliban: Theater
Using drama to push back against misinformation and intimidation in the elections.
Death toll from flash floods in northern Afghanistan rises above 70
The floods and landslides follow recent severe flooding in other parts of northern Afghanistan.
Afghan election front-runner Abdullah Abdullah escapes assassination attempt
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack on Abdullah but the Taliban, seeking to set up an Islamic state, have vowed to disrupt the election.
Taliban releases dramatic video showing handover of Bowe Bergdahl to US military (VIDEO)
Bergdahl, a US army sergeant, was released on Saturday in exchange for five senior insurgent leaders who had been held in a US prison at Guantanamo Bay.
4 questions we should be asking about the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap
Bergdahl is the new Benghazi, Obama is a Muslim, and terrorists are set loose upon the world. Can things get any weirder?
On Location Video: Inside one of Afghanistan's most important hospitals
For those lucky enough, making it to this hospital in Afghanistan's Khost province can mean surviving childbirth in a country where many women don't.
Taliban releases US soldier in exchange for 5 Guantanamo Bay detainees
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Qatar would take steps to ensure that US national security would not be endangered by taking in the five Taliban detainees.
'The future of Afghanistan must be decided by Afghans,' Obama says
US President Barack Obama said the US will maintain a military presence in Afghanistan after 2014 'if the Afghan government signs the Bilateral Security Agreement.'
Militants attack the Indian consulate in the Afghan city of Herat
The attack underscores Afghanistan's security issue as the country prepares to take over from foreign combat troops after more than a decade of war against a Taliban insurgency.
A landslide killed more than 2,100 people in northeast Afghanistan
Villagers were praying in two mosques when they were entombed by a tide of debris storming down the mountain.
Why Afghan media spun election day
There was actually more violence this time, but you didn't hear it from the press. Journalists are now admitting to a blackout.
A landslide in Afghanistan kills at least 350 people, says UN
The disaster follows severe flooding in other parts of northern Afghanistan, with 150 people dead and 67,000 people affected in three provinces.
Iraq is among the countries where genocide is most likely to happen
These 9 countries are the world's most dangerous for minorities.
Afghan and foreign forces kill 60 militants near Pakistan's border
'Hundreds of insurgents tried to take over the district center but we were there and hit them with a huge blow,' Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said.
Elections in Afghanistan: What’s next?
Preliminary results show a runoff is in the works, but concerns over fraud remain.
A British military helicopter crash in Afghanistan kills 5 NATO troops
The International Security Assistance Force said it is 'still in the process of reviewing the circumstances to determine more facts.'
Flash floods kill more than 80 people in north Afghanistan
The floodwaters swept through villages and fields, engulfing thousands of homes and leaving many people seeking safety on the roofs of their houses.
A security guard kills 3 Americans at a hospital in Kabul
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for similar attacks this year, but made no comment about Thursday's shooting.
This is what it takes to pack up the US war in Afghanistan
"For size and complexity, think of something in between D-Day and the moon landing.”
Afghan election love fest is officially over
With just 10 percent of the vote counted, it’s a close race between two powerful men. Anything could happen.