A NATO airstrike on two fuel trucks hijacked by the Taliban in northern Afghanistan Friday triggered a massive explosion that killed up to 90 people. Many of the causalities are reported to be civilians.
Seven years into the war in Afghanistan, U.S. and allied troops are still battling Taliban insurgents, leading to talk of sending more troops to the country. New York Times correspondent John Burns, who just returned from the Afghanistan, provides an…
A group of French paratroopers was ambushed by a group of 100 Taliban-linked insurgents outside Kabul late Monday, killing 10 soldiers and wounding 21 others as a wave of attacks against foreign forces continues to rock Afghanistan.
By PBS NewsHour
After a U.S. air strike killed a possible al-Qaida operative in Pakistan's tribal belt Monday, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani discusses the complexities of securing his country's border with Afghanistan.
The newly elected government in Pakistan is being confronted with a rise in insurgent attacks and a Taliban that is increasing in strength along the volatile Afghan border. Two experts discuss the latest outbreaks of violence.
By PBS NewsHour
As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization officially expands its mission Monday to the restive southern region of Afghanistan, the alliance must try to stabilize an area in the midst of an insurgency orchestrated by the Taliban fighters.
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…
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