Cross-border Taliban alliance growing stronger
CAMP THUNDER, Afghanistan : Taliban militants in Pakistan have established an increasingly close relationship with insurgents from across the border in Afghanistan, supplying them with explosives and well-trained fighters, a senior Afghan army commander said on Wednesday.
Stars and Stripes
Officials: Despite Afghan election success, insurgents remain active
Contrary to initial reports, Afghanistan saw unusually high levels of violence during Saturday's presidential vote, according to analysts and military officials, putting a dent in the prevailing narrative of a largely peaceful election.
Canadian journalist Kathy Gannon, injured in Afghan attack, described as tenacious, courageous
In this Aug. 27, 2013 file photo Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, right, and AP journalist Kathy Gannon, are pictured during a visit to the photo agency Keystone in Zurich, Switzerland.
Afghan Presidential Candidate's Home Attacked
Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani gestures towards a crowd in an assembly hall in Kabul on Februray 13, 2014.
Explosion at house of Afghan presidential candidate: police
An explosion and gunfire rattled the house of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday, a senior police officer said, although Ghani was not there at the time.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Smuggling Threatens Legal Economy in Afghan Southeast
Business leaders in the Khost province of southeast Afghanistan say their livelihoods are threatened by a thriving black market in smuggled goods brought across the border from Pakistan.