Politics Mar 23U.S. slashes aid to Afghanistan after Pompeo trip to Kabul
The announcement came from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made an unannounced visit to Kabul to meet with Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah.
World Mar 23Pompeo leaves Kabul with no word on political power-sharing deal
Since the signing of the deal, the peace process has stalled amid political turmoil in Afghanistan, with the country's leaders squabbling over who was elected president.
World Mar 10U.S. starts troop pullout, seeks end to Afghan leaders’ feud
Ashraf Ghani and his main political rival, Abdullah Abdullah, were each sworn in as president in separate ceremonies Monday.
World Mar 09Dueling Afghan leaders hold simultaneous inauguration ceremonies for themselves
The rival leaders were each sworn in as president in separate ceremonies on Monday, throwing plans for negotiations with the Taliban into chaos and creating a dilemma for the United States as it figures out how to move its peace…
World Feb 22UN: 100,000 civilians casualties in Afghanistan in 10 years
A United Nations report says Afghanistan passed a grim milestone with more than 100,000 civilians killed or hurt in the last 10 years since the international body began documenting casualties in a war that has raged for 18 years.
Nation Feb 09US says 2 soldiers killed, 6 wounded in Afghanistan attack
Two U.S. soldiers were killed and six wounded in a so-called insider attack in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province late Saturday when an Afghan dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire, the U.S. military said.
Nation Jan 112 U.S. troops killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan
Two U.S. service members were killed and two others injured when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said in a statement Saturday. In keeping with defense department rules, the U.S. military did…
World Dec 22Afghan president wins 2nd term in preliminary vote count
Afghanistan's election commission said the president has won a second term, earning 50.64% of a preliminary vote count announced Sunday, but his opponents can still challenge the results.
World Nov 123 Taliban released in effort to free American and Australian
Afghan President Ashraf Ghanis aid the "conditional release" was a very hard decision and aims to get insurgents to free an American and an Australian professor they abducted in 2016 and have held captive for over three years.
World Oct 18Blast at Afghan mosque kills 62 during Friday prayers
An explosion caused the the roof to collapse at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, killing dozens of worshippers.