In our Wednesday news wrap, Afghan intelligence says the Taliban commander who orchestrated Monday’s deadly attack on a security complex has been killed in an airstrike. The Taliban dispute the claim. Also, Pope Francis arrived in Panama, kicking off a…
In our news wrap Tuesday, the teachers’ strike in Los Angeles may be over. After the union and the school district tentatively agreed on a deal, allowing teachers to return to work Wednesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti praised how the city…
By Amir Shah, Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
A suicide bomber drove an armored Humvee packed with explosives at the base in eastern Maidan Wardak province on Monday, a severe blow to the government that already has lost control of nearly half of the country to the insurgents.
By Associated Press
News of the death came the same day that a suicide bombing attack by the Taliban on an Afghan military base in eastern Maidan Wardak province killed at least 45 people and wounded as many as 70 others.
In our Monday news wrap, Taliban fighters carried out a brazen and deadly attack at a heavily fortified Afghan intelligence base, killing dozens of military personnel. The attackers detonated a stolen military vehicle packed with explosives, allowing more militants to…
In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump denied knowing that former campaign chair Paul Manafort allegedly shared polling data with a Russian associate in 2016. The associate is accused of having ties to Russian intelligence. Also, rebels in Yemen attacked…
By Associated Press
At least 30 Afghan villagers searching for gold in a riverbed perished on Sunday in a flash flood in northeastern Badakhshan province, provincial officials said.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The former top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Sunday that withdrawing up to half the 14,000 American troops serving there would reduce the incentive for the Taliban to negotiate a peace deal after more than 17 years of war.
By Amir Shah, Associated Press
A suicide bomber and extremists armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked a government building in the Afghan capital in an eight-hour-long siege that left 29 people dead and more than 20 wounded, authorities said. It ended when the three…
By Joshua Barajas, Daniel Bush
Here’s why Mattis’ resignation has worried lawmakers and what it means for U.S. foreign policy going forward.
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