President Trump spent part of this Thanksgiving in Afghanistan, making a surprise visit to Bagram Airfield north of Kabul, where he shared a traditional holiday dinner with U.S. troops and met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Trump also said he…
In a surprise visit to Afghanistan, President Donald Trump says the U.S. and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and he thinks the Taliban want to make a deal.
By Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Anil Raj, a civilian aid worker from San Francisco, was killed in a weekend attack on a U.N. vehicle in Afghanistan.
By Associated Press
The hostages — American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks — were released in an area of southern Afghanistan heavily controlled by the Taliban, ending more than three years of captivity.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
The U.S. has been fighting in Afghanistan since shortly after 9/11, ousting the Taliban and their harsh interpretation of Islam from power that fall. But the insurgent group as which it reformed has plagued Afghanistan with violence ever since. Now,…
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
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.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Canadian voters delivered Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a second term in office but not a majority in Parliament. Trudeau vowed in his acceptance speech to “work every single day” even for those who did not…
By PBS NewsHour
Presidential candidates in Afghanistan lodged accusations of fraud as polls came to a close on Saturday, with preliminary results expected in October. An earlier wave of violent Taliban attacks led to low voter turnout across the country. Craig Nelson, Kabul…
In Afghanistan, commando military units are kept busy chasing out the Taliban, then moving on to the next, inevitable advance elsewhere. But after special forces retake an area, ill-equipped regular forces that replace them struggle to hold on -- the…
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