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It burned white hot as a human-rights issue at the height of the Afghan war, sparking a political crisis that in 2009 nearly toppled Stephen Harper's minority government.
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At just 32 years of age, Farkhunda Zahra Naderi is a Member of the Afghan Parliament, elected to represent Kabul.
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Staff Sgt. Ross Worley has been through seven overseas deployments in his 16 years in the Army.
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Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement emailed to media that the Taliban are also telling clerics across to country to spread the word that the election is "an American conspiracy."
Islamabad capital territory police Sunday registered a case against eight unidentified people for setting ablaze a yoga centre.
Keira Knightley and Salma Hayek are follwing the lead of activist and actress Angelina Jolie - the pair are campaigning for women's rights in Afghanistan.
In the weeks since the brazen attack on Taverne du Liban, Atiqullah Aslamy has barely slept and says he is afraid to leave home.
The meeting had barely gotten underway at the U.S.-led Kandahar provincial reconstruction team's base when one of the Canadian diplomats excused himself to take a phone call.
A memorial service that was both celebratory and somber honored Salinas native Edward Balli, a U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 who lost his life in a battle with the Taliban in southern Afghanistan on Jan. 20. Balli, a husband, father and grandfather, was 20 days short of his 43rd birthday when a suicide bomber ignited the battle in which he was ... (more)
A roadside bomb ripped through a car in southern Afghanistan, the deadliest of a series of weekend attacks that killed 11 civilians, officials said Sunday.
A government spokesman says one of Afghanistan's two vice presidents, former anti-Taliban commander Field Marshal Mohammed Qasim Fahim, has died.
It's 25 years since the Soviet Union pulled its troops out of Afghanistan. The US is due to remove most of its forces at the end of the year.
The former head of the armed forces has appealed to Britain and other Western powers not to give up on Afghanistan after the final withdrawal of international forces later this year.
JALALABAD: A magnetic bomb attached to a district governor's vehicle exploded in eastern Afghanistan yesterday, killing the governor and his bodyguard, provincial authorities said.
Ed Miliband used a visit to Camp Bastion to promise new legislation to protect the armed forces if Labour wins the 2015 general election Ed Miliband promised swift action from a Labour government to beef up legal sanctions to protect the armed forces from assault and discrimination in the UK as he met troops in Afghanistan.
Washington and Kabul have, for endless months, been performing a strange pas de deux over the issue of American withdrawal.
By THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated Press Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself... By THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated Press Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ... (more)