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.
Afghan President Karzai to visit Pakistan to discuss peace with Taliban
The role of Pakistan is seen as critical to efforts to get the Afghan Taliban to sit down to talks.
Afghanistan: 3 US soldiers killed in Paktia province
The three soldiers are the first NATO troops to be killed in action this month.
Cemetery bomb kills 14 in east Afghanistan
A bomb planted in a cemetery in eastern Afghanistan killed 14 women and children as they visited a relative's grave.
Kabul and Taliban in secret peace talks
The Associated Press reported that the talks with the Afghan High Peace Council and Taliban leaders have so far remained informal.
Kandahar blast kills 4, injures at least 22 in Afghanistan
A bomb attack at a busy market in Kandahar killed four civilians and injured at least 22, a sign of increasing violence in Afghanistan ahead the withdrawal of international forces.
Botched suicide bomb attack kills 9 in Afghanistan
Nine civilians died and 24 were injured after a failed suicide bomb attack on the Indian consulate in Jalalabad, while no officials were harmed.
Manning’s other acquittal: the Garani airstrike video leak
What about Bradley Manning’s leaked video allegedly showing a brutal US airstrike on Garani, Afghanistan, that WikiLeaks never released?
Afghan civilian casualties jump 23 percent in 2013: UN report
The UN Mission in Afghanistan says 1,319 civilians died and 2,533 were wounded between January and June.
Wikilocked: Manning dodges most serious charge, but faces decades in prison
Analysis: Bradley Manning’s acquittal on charges of aiding the enemy has encouraged his supporters, but the case casts a long shadow over the Obama administration.
Afghanistan’s next conflict: India vs. Pakistan
Analysis: As the Obama administration flubs peace talks, the risk is rising of proxy war between South Asia’s two nuclear rivals
Afghanistan bombings kill 14
Two bombings — one overnight and another early Monday morning — killed at least 14 people in southern Afghanistan.
Afghanistan: Donkey bomb attack kills 8, including 3 US soldiers
A donkey-riding bomber attacks in Afghanistan's Wardak province.
US-funded fighters around the world: Where are they now?
As Washington mulls its move into Syria, here's a look back at some allies of yesteryear — from Afghanistan to Nicaragua — and how that all turned out.
New fatwa prohibits Afghan women from wearing make-up
A religious edict from northern Afghanistan micro-manages women.
Eight Afghan workers headed to US base likely killed by Taliban
The eight murdered workers, thought to be killed by the Taliban, were taken in the deadliest such killings since the Ramadan holiday began
The world according to Gatsby: smash things and then retreat
Commentary: The foibles of Tom and Daisy Buchanan remind us of the US government.
Women's rights face new obstacles in Afghanistan
Human Rights Watch calls draft law being reviewed by Afghan parliament a "legislative threat," and a symbol of a larger attack on women's rights.
With Egypt divided about its future, US government emerges as a common foe
Conflict in the streets boils down to supporters of deposed President Morsi versus supporters of the military that removed him from power. Many on both sides think they see Preside
US military spent $34 million on Afghan base they won't even use, watchdog reports
The sprawling complex in Afghanistan's volatile Helmand province was deemed unnecessary by military commanders three years ago.