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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.
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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.
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In this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo, an unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on a moon-lit night.
13 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
On Wednesday, the Obama administration publicly acknowledged for the first time that four Americans were killed in drone strikes since 2009 as part of U.S. counterterrorism activities surrounding al Qaeda.
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Gunmen kidnapped the father of Afghanistan's national cricket team captain near his home in an eastern city, officials said Thursday.
Hard-line Islamist students protested in the Afghan capital demanding the repeal of a presidential decree for women's rights that they say is un-Islamic. It was the latest sign of a backlash against the legal protections passed in the 12 years since the toppling of the Taliban regime known for its harsh treatment of women.
A coordinated Taliban assault on checkpoints in southern Afghanistan killed four policemen before a counterattack drove the insurgents back, Afghan officials said Tuesday.
Navy SEAL dog handler John Douangdara was killed two years ago in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, along with his dog Bart.
Janet Landrum prepares to give her son 1LT Brandon J. Landrum's portrait a final kiss at the conclusion of a Memorial Cermony in honor of the five soldiers from Reconnaissance Platoon, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, Fort Bliss, Texas which were killed in action in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
When the 4th Brigade Combat Team from the 101st Airborne Division took control over three key provinces in southeastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, they were likely the last American combat brigade in the area now that the U.S. is handing over responsibility for security to the Afghans.
A PROUD father held his son tightly in his arms as his Lancashire's soldiers were given a heroes' welcome in Burnley.
Fighting between Taliban militants and Afghan government forces has erupted in a highly-volatile corner of Helmand province.
A suicide bomber on foot killed an anti-Taliban village elder and at least three other people in a busy marketplace Wednesday in central Afghanistan, the latest in a wave of assassinations and bombings.
Up to 600 Afghan interpreters who worked alongside British troops are to be given the right to live in the UK, government sources have confirmed.
"What separates me from someone in the streets of Kabul is such a thin line," says the Afghan-American author of "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns." "What I have is, in many ways, an undeserved gift." His amazing run continued Tuesday night as he appeared before an overflow crowd at the Barnes & Noble on Manhattan's Union Square.
She was pregnant with daughter Grace at the time - and she is determined to make sure she knows about his bravery The youngest widow of the Afghanistan war, who was A pregnant when her husband was killed, has spoken out nearly a year on, saying: "He would've been a great dad." Last June Sam Stone, 21, learned her childhood A sweetheart Gregg, 20, ... (more)
President Hamid Karzai passed the Elimination of Violence against Women law with a presidential decree in 2009, but law has yet to be ratified by the Parliament.