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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.
In total, 2,144 U.S. military personnel have given their lives fighting in and around Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
After being given to the Afghan military, the planes were deemed unusable and have sat parked on a runway.
The war-torn country is thought to be rich in rare minerals which could be valuable to the world's electronics industries.
Much has been said about the United States' "zero option" when it comes to its future presence in Afghanistan.
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.
Hebrew U President Ben Sasson: Science is an international language that can serve as a bridge between peoples and nations.
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.
MOST of us will never know the horrors of war: we leave the front-line butchery and barbarism to others, content to judge the effectiveness of military strategy from our armchairs and calmly pontificate on the relative morality of battles lost and won.
After three tours of duty in Afghanistan, former US special operations soldier Matthew Griffin now wants to help the country by opening a factory there instead of going on combat missions.
Dust trails several U.S. soldiers as they head past twisted and blackened tanker trucks on Highway 1 in search of insurgents who set the vehicles on fire.
South Africans flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela, starting planned events that will culminate in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals in modern times.
IRNA quoted Rouhani as telling visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai: "We believe that all foreign forces should leave the region and that the security of Afghanistan should be handed over to people of the country."
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, right, shakes hands with Afghan Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, left, during a meeting at the International Security Assistance Force Headquarters on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Whistler may have had sub-zero temperatures this week, but the stars didn't mind, and still strutted their stuff for the cameras at the Whistler Film Festival.