5 min ago | CBS News
Afghan forces have taken over the lead from the U.S.-led NATO coalition for security nationwide, President Hamid Karzai announced in a significant milestone in the 12-year war.
4 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan, officially announced the 2012 census results.
8 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Afghanistan officials will open a U.S.-backed office in the Gulf nation of Qatar as early as Tuesday to facilitate direct peace talks with the Taliban, according to three senior administration officials.
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Defence Secretary Philip Hammond during a visit to the main British base in Afghanistan, Camp Bastion in Helmand province /MOD/Crown Copyright/PA Wire) The handover of security in Afghanistan to its own armed forces is a "hard-fought milestone", Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said.
13 hrs ago | India Talkies
Kabul, June 18: Afghan President Hamid Karzai's appointment of a weakly qualified human rights commission with little public consultation raises concerns about the country's most important rights body, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
Two youths who were 17 at the time of the 2010 murder of 21-year-old Darrian Levon Moore will be tried separately.
Senator Bob Corker says he's holding up $75 million in U.S. assistance to Afghanistan until he gets answers from the Obama administration about alleged cash payments from the CIA to Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
The Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Monday he is holding up millions of dollars in U.S. aid to Afghanistan until President Barack Obama's administration explains the rationale behind more than a decade of cash payments to Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Humanity and compassion are virtues alien to the Taliban - their acts of barbarism are so well documented that they hardly are a source of repulsion anymore - brutality is second nature to them.
The office of the Afghan armed group in Doha is aimed at facilitating peace talks.
New Delhi, June 16: Fresh delays have pushed India into a race against time to hand over its most symbolically loaded gift - a new, bronze-domed parliament building - to Afghanistan ahead of key transitions in the strategically critical nation in 2014.
One of the most significant turning points in one of America's longest and costliest wars is imminent: Afghanistan's fledgling security forces are taking the lead for security nationwide, bringing the moment of truth on the question of whether they are ready to fight an insurgency that remains resilient after nearly 12 years of conflict.
Offering praise for Iranians and reproaching their government, the Obama administration said Saturday it respected the results of a presidential election conducted under restrictive conditions.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Outsiders may have trouble distinguishing between the turbans worn by Afghan Sikhs, with their tighter folds, varied colors and tucked-in edges, and those worn by Afghan Muslims, usually black or white with the end hanging down the wearer's back.
In this picture taken on June 12, 2013, Afghanistan National Army recruits learn how to de-fuse an improvised explosive device at the German-run training centre of Camp Shaheen, near the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.