US, Afghanistan edge closer to a post-2014 security deal
The Bilateral Security Agreement would keep some US troops in Afghanistan after 2014.
List of Afghan candidates includes former warlords
Some of the names on the ballot paper underlined that the election would see the same leaders who tipped Afghanistan into civil war 20 years ago running for high office.
Who are the Pakistani Taliban?
A multitude of militant groups in Pakistan shares at least one characteristic: uncompromising hostility to the West, particularly the US. Could the Pakistani Taliban be the next big threat?
Who bombed Pakistan's Christians?
Bombs have killed more than 100 in Pakistan in little over a week, with scores more injured. The violence has reignited a quest to understand who is fighting whom in Pakistan — and why.
Gunman in Afghan security force uniform kills 3 NATO soldiers
A man dressed in an Afghan security force uniform shot dead three NATO soldiers, said the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force on Saturday.
Pakistan releases Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Baradar
Pakistan frees one of the founders of the Taliban.
18 Afghan police killed in ambush in remote northeast
Militants in northeast Afghanistan killed 18 police in an ambush, the interior ministry said Friday, as the nation's security forces struggle to thwart the Taliban with decreasing assistance from international troops.
Thank goodness it's Goat Week!
For obvious reasons.
Gunmen kill top female police officer in Afghanistan's Helmand province
Gunmen shot and fatally wounded the top female police officer in Helmand province as she went to work.
At least 27 dead in Afghanistan coal mine collapse
Another four miners were critically injured when part of the Abkhorak coal mine collapsed on top of them.
At least three killed in suicide blast in Afghanistan's Kandahar
A woman and two children were killed in a suicide blast on a highway in Afghanistan on Saturday.
US consulate in Afghanistan attacked by Taliban
At least three people are dead after Taliban insurgents launched a bomb attack on the US consulate in Herat, western Afghanistan.
Afghanistan celebrates 1st international soccer title
Afghanistan beat India 2-0 Wednesday night to take home its first-ever international soccer title.
China's New Great Game
With big deals and money, Xi Jinping expands China’s sphere of influence into Central Asia.
Americans don't support war like they used to
Over the last decade, American support for military action has for the most part dwindled.
This is how American reactions to 9/11 contributed to the current crisis in Syria
Analysis: America’s crisis over Syria has its roots in the deceptions and missteps stemming from the World Trade Center attacks.
Pakistan to free senior Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar
Pakistan said Tuesday that it would free senior Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in order to help neighboring Afghanistan in its peace efforts.
16 dead in drone strike as Taliban kill 4 troops in Afghanistan
A drone strike in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar Province killed 16 people, officials said Sunday, as the Taliban killed four Afghan troops and wounded more than 120 civilians near Kabul.
NATO base attacked by suicide bombers near Torkham, Afghanistan
Three suicide bombers exchanged fire with Afghan security forces, apparently dying by gunfire before exploding their vests.
Taliban targets US army base in Afghanistan as attacks mount
Increased attacks raise fears Taliban is regaining ground as US forces leave.
Suicide bombing at Afghanistan bank kills at least 6
A suicide bombing early Saturday outside a bank in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar killed at least six and injured 20 others.
Taliban kill at least eight in attack on Polish-US military base in Afghanistan
The Taliban attacked a Provincial Reconstruction Team base in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on Wednesday.
Here are 3 other places the US military bombed in the past month
Not every bombing campaign is as well publicized as the one probably coming to Syria. Here's what else the US military is up to.
Taliban shoot dead six aid workers in Afghanistan: Officials
Six aid workers who were working on government projects to develop rural areas in Afghanistan were shot dead on Monday.
Karzai calls for Pakistan's aid in Afghanistan-Taliban peace process
Afghan President Hamid Karzai called on Pakistan "to facilitate peace talks" between his government and the Taliban during his visit on Monday.
Robert Bales sentenced to life in prison without parole for Afghan massacre
Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales pleaded guilty in June to avoid death penalty; jury rules he won't get chance at parole.
The world is picking sides in Egypt's conflict (PHOTOS)
Protests are erupting around the globe as people and governments pick a team in Egypt.
8 US troops accused of horrific crimes who got less time than Manning
The US military justice system has a mixed record when it comes to punishing its own.
Afghan village massacre survivors confront Robert Bales in courtroom
Survivors of Kandahar village massacre fly 7,000 miles to testify during sentencing of US soldier Robert Bales.
Mohammad Roozi, Afghan soldier who reportedly wounded fellow soldiers in a 2011 attack, is tracked down and killed
Australian leader says military dedicated 'months of focused intelligence' to finding Roozi.
Female Afghanistan MP taken hostage
Afghanistan MP Fariba Ahmadi Kakar has been taken hostage in Ghazni, while her children have been released from custody.