In his first speech since being declared the victor in the disputed Afghan presidential election, President Hamid Karzai vowed Tuesday to fight corruption and unite the country's disparate factions.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's main election challenger said Sunday that he will withdraw from a planned Nov. 7 runoff, casting new doubts on the legitimacy of the Afghan government as the Obama administration debates U.S. strategy in the region.
By Quinn Bowman
A car bomb exploded Wednesday in a market in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 91 people and wounding some 200 others. The attack came just 15 minutes after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in nearby Islamabad.
By Larisa Epatko
A nationwide poll of Afghans released Tuesday by The Asia Foundation found more Afghans feel the country is moving in the right direction but are still concerned about security and local rebuilding projects.
By Quinn Bowman
Two separate helicopter crashes in Afghanistan killed a total of 14 Americans Monday, although military officials said enemy fire was not the likely cause of the crashes.
Friday's surprise announcement that President Barack Obama would be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize drew both praise from backers of the president and criticism from some of his harshest critics.
A large car bomb exploded Thursday morning next to India's Embassy in the center of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, killing 17 people and wounding more than 80.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Wednesday that a U.S. aid bill that would provide $1.5 billion per year for five years to Pakistan was critical to the country's efforts to fight terrorism.
By Molly Finnegan
Five people were killed in Islamabad Monday, when a suicide bomber dressed in a military uniform detonated an explosive in the lobby of the U.N.'s World Food Program Pakistan headquarters.
As the number of U.S. troops and casualties rise in Afghanistan and the popularity for the war declines, lawmakers and military strategists are beginning to wonder whether America has the right strategy in the conflict.
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