2 hrs ago
Prince Edward Island police officer saluted for work in Afghanistan
Thirty-seven Canadian police officers serving in Afghanistan were recognized for their service during a medal presentation held at the Canadian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.
6 hrs ago
China, Afghanistan, Pakistan agree to work for peace
BEIJING: China, Afghanistan and Pakistan held in-depth exchange of views on the situation in Afghanistan at a two-day trilateral dialogue, concluded in Kabul on Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei said.
10 hrs ago
Kabul blast was accident in arms depot:...
A huge explosion that shook central Kabul on Thursday was an accident in an arms depot, officials said, allaying fears of an attack on the Afghan capital that has often been targeted by militants.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Bomb goes off by accident at Kabul armory
Afghanistan's intelligence agency says a large bomb has accidentally gone off inside a weapons depot in downtown Kabul.
The Desert Sun
Valley students donate to homeless, soliders, first responders
This is a true story about a candy bar that traveled from Coachella Valley to war-torn Afghanistan and possibly saved a life or two.
The Washington Post
U.S. backing off its deadline for Afghan security agreement
The Obama administration is softening its demand that Afghanistan sign a security agreement by the end of the year or risk a withdrawal of all Americans troops, a threat that alarmed military officials and U.S. allies but did little to sway Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Envoy Says U.S. Certain To Get Afghan Security Accord
U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins has told U.S. lawmakers that Washington remains certain it will sign a Bilateral Security Agreement with Kabul despite delays.
Bookaroo diaries from Pune
The Pune's first edition of the Bookaroo Festival of Children's Literature offered a platform to 23 speakers including authors, haiku poets and storytellers who regaled audiences over two days.
Afghanistan: muzzling the media to win the war
When Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a formal end to the ADF's commitment in Afghanistan during a whistle-stop trip to Tarin Kowt on October 28, 2013, he observed that ''Australia's longest war is ending, not with victory, not with defeat, but with, we hope, an Afghanistan that is better for our presence here''.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Car bomb hits near NATO gate at Kabul airport
Chris Montes and his fellow volunteer rescuers first saw what looked to be children's footprints in the snow.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Suicide bomber attacks troop convoy near airport in Afghan capital
A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops near the international airport in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, a military official said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.
Right Wing News
Spike in Deaths in Afghanistan Linked to Obama Rules of Engagement
In total, 2,144 U.S. military personnel have given their lives fighting in and around Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The Daily Beast
$100 Million PaperweightsBy Hanqing Chen
After being given to the Afghan military, the planes were deemed unusable and have sat parked on a runway.
Nottingham Evening Post
BGS digging deep to aid Afghans
The war-torn country is thought to be rich in rare minerals which could be valuable to the world's electronics industries.
Drone strikes 'hurting' war on terror, Nawaz tells Hagel
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel on Monday that US drone strikes were "counter-productive" as Washington pushed for supply routes to Afghanistan to be kept open.
Payvand News of Iran
Afghanistan's 'Iran Option'
Much has been said about the United States' "zero option" when it comes to its future presence in Afghanistan.
PTSD hits civilians serving on war fronts, study finds
Rates of mental illness among an international force of civilian contractors hired to work in Iraq or Afghanistan rivaled those among service members, a report says.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Washington Post
In Afghanistan, an engagement, a bomb, and the way home
One week before his wedding, on a day when his fiancee picked out a gold-plated necklace, when his father borrowed silverware for hundreds of guests, when his mother waited for her son to return from the front lines, Sgt.
A rare opportunity: Israeli and Afghan educators meet in China
Hebrew U President Ben Sasson: Science is an international language that can serve as a bridge between peoples and nations.
Stars and Stripes
US needs millions more to complete Afghanistan's 'Pentagon'
The American government has already spent about $107 million - double the initial estimate - on the five-story Defense Ministry headquarters, which will include state-of-the-art bunkers and the second-largest auditorium in Kabul.