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.
By Tom LeGro
The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan said in a confidential report that the situation in Afghanistan is growing worse, and without more boots on the ground, the United States risks losing a war it's been waging since September…
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.
The Taliban claimed credit for a suicide bombing Wednesday that killed Afghanistan's deputy chief of intelligence and at least 22 other people outside a mosque in the provincial capital Mehtar Lam, east of Kabul.
As Taliban insurgents refine their tactics, U.S. and NATO commanders told U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke that they require more troops to combat militants in Afghanistan.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai faces continued international and domestic pressure to further overhaul a controversial law affecting Shiite women that critics say he passed to secure votes from conservatives in this week's election.
Both of Afghanistan's two top presidential contenders are claiming victory in Thursday's presidential election, despite calls by U.S. and international officials to wait for official election results.
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