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An Afghan volunteer distributes a balloon to a resident during "We Believe In Balloons" an art project promoting peace in Kabul on May 25, 2013.
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FILE – In this May 23, 2013, file photo President Barack Obama is seen at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington during a speech in which he sought to refine and recalibrate his counterterrorism strategy, and asserted that al-Qaida is "on the path to defeat." Some call it wishful thinking, but Obama has all but declared ... (more)
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The Indian government is evaluating the possibility of stationing troops in Afghanistan after the international forces begin leaving the country in 2014.
"We took a lot of casualties," said Stark, 26, of East Lansing. "After that, you really had to come to grips with the fact that you might not be making it home." Stark survived, but his haunting memories of what he experienced in Afghanistan stayed with him.
Hedvig Alexander sits in a quiet coffee shop steps from Toronto's bustling financial hub, a markedly different landscape from the war-ravaged nation where she spent seven years.
Editor's note: Will Bunch is the author of " October 1, 2011: The Battle of the Brooklyn Bridge ," Tear Down This Myth: How the Reagan Legacy Has Distorted Our Politics and Haunts Our Future ," as well as "The Backlash: Right-Wing Radicals, High-Def Hucksters and Paranoid Politics in the Age of Obama." He is senior writer for the Philadelphia Daily ... (more)
An explosion has sent smoke rising over the heart of Afghanistan's capital. The strong blast was felt several kilometres away.
One staff member from the UN International Labour Organization was also injured, according to a statement issued by Jan Kubis, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan .
Authorities say an Army veteran charged with killing a police officer and wounding five others in a shootout during a marijuana raid has been found dead hanging in a jail cell.
RAMSEY The borough will bid farewell next month to fallen son Eric Christian, a marine killed May 4 in Afghanistan.
Pfc. Holmes, one of Calvin Gibbs' 'Kill team' members stands over one of their victims.
Taliban militants launched a coordinated attack on a U.N. compound in the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday setting off explosions and battling the security forces.
Several large explosions rocked a busy area in the center of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday with Reuters witnesses describing shooting in the area.
A suicide bomber struck in the heart of the Afghan capital on Friday, sending a plume of smoke billowing over Kabul in the second major attack in the city in little over a week, police said.
I have been updated by the commissioner and will chair Cobra shortly. I will make a statement on this sickening killing this morning Asked if local people would be more frightened about having an army base on their doorstep, he said people would carry on as normal What's the point of hiding in your house? You might as well just carry on with your ... (more)
In order to reduce the number of boots on the ground in Afghanistan, the Pentagon asked Congress for $9.6 billion of its allowance to be moved from one budget line to another.
The British soldier butchered on the streets of London by two suspected Islamists was a 25-year-old father who had fought the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday.