An U.S. Army investigation found that the convoy accident in the capital of Afghanistan triggering violent riots against the U.S. was due to a mechanical failure. Meanwhile President Hamid Karzai vowed to stand up against the agitators. Two analysts discuss…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Authorities in Afghanistan imposed a curfew in the city of Kabul Monday after a traffic accident involving a U.S. Humvee triggered a day of rioting that left at least eight people dead and more than 100 injured.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Remnants of the Taliban continued to launch attacks Monday, claiming responsibility for two attacks in the southern part of Afghanistan that killed at least 26 people and wounded nearly 50 others.
By PBS NewsHour
Afghan Pres. Hamid Karzai selected his new cabinet Thursday, removing warlords from top positions and creating a new post to oversee the fight against opium production.
Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's first elected president, pledged in his victory speech on Thursday to crack down on warlords and the country's booming drug economy during his five-year presidency.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is poised to win his country's historic presidential election, but the result will not be official until the last few ballot boxes are counted, an official said Monday.
Afghanistan's first-ever presidential election last weekend proceeded without major bloodshed, with international observers saying the process was "mostly fair," despite initial concerns of voter fraud.
While the war in Iraq has dominated recent headlines, the U.S.-led effort to combat al-Qaida and Taliban elements in Afghanistan continues. Afghan President Hamid Karzai discusses efforts to hold elections this September and the need for more peacekeepers to stabilize…
The leader of Afghanistan's minority Uzbek community, General Abdul Rashid Dostum, renewed his calls for changes in the Karzai government Friday and refused to remove his forces that overran the northern province of Faryab.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai survived an attempt on his life in the southern city of Kandahar Thursday just hours after a deadly car bomb explosion ripped through the downtown commercial district of Kabul, Afghanistan's capital.
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