As more U.S. ground troops move into Afghanistan, the Pentagon is trying to clarify reports of a massacre in southeastern Afghanistan and anti-Taliban troop movements toward Kandahar.
The Northern Alliance today rejected the idea of sending an international peacekeeping mission to Afghanistan once the Taliban is defeated.
Central Intelligence Agency Director George Tenet today confirmed the death of a CIA officer during a bloody prison uprising near the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif.
U.S. warplanes pounded Taliban positions around Kandahar Tuesday as more U.S. Marines landed at a base near the last Taliban-controlled city.
Representatives from four Afghan ethnic and political groups began talks today near Bonn, Germany aimed at forging an outline for a post-Taliban power-sharing government.
About 500 U.S. Marines Monday landed in Afghanistan, seizing an airstrip near the Taliban southern stronghold of Kandahar.
Demanding that U.S. strikes on Afghanistan end, the Taliban says it no longer has any contact with Saudi-born militant and suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.
The Pentagon today said U.S. air and ground assaults against Afghanistan's Taliban militia would continue as usual, despite the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
U.S. warplanes focused their latest military assault on Kunduz, the last major town in Northern Afghanistan controlled by the Taliban. According to an opposition commander, some 20,000 Taliban fighters and al-Qaida members remain in the town.
Reporters from Independent Television News describe the scene on the ground in Afghanistan.
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