Sep 3, 2013
A Day In The Park For Sheberghan Women
Authorities in the northwestern Afghan province of Badghis have arrested a local cleric accused of killing a woman for allegedly having an affair with her male cousin.
Stars and Stripes
Report: Contractors were paid millions but Afghan school remains dangerous, unfinished
A $3.4 million teachers' school in northern Afghanistan remains unfinished and dangerous to its occupants four years after construction began, and the contractor faced no penalties for failing to complete the project, according to a report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
U.S.-Built Afghan Schools Could Collapse
A new U.S. report finds that two schools the American government built there put students and teachers in harm's way, writes Josh Rogin.
Christian Science Monitor
As Karzai blusters over Taliban, more trouble in Afghanistan
Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks at a press conference during a ceremony at a military academy on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 18. Karzai suspended talks with the US over a new Status of Forces Agreement, furious that America might be involved in peace talks with a Taliban in Qatar.
Governor's Guards, Dostum's Militia Clash In North Afghanistan
The governor of Afghanistan's northern Jowzjan Province says his house has been attacked by ethnic Uzbek commander Abdul Rashid Dostum's militia.