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Three heavily armed insurgents tried to storm a former intelligence headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, prompting a fierce gunbattle that left the attackers dead.
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An understated ceremony, held under heavy guard, at NATO headquarters in Kabul brings to an end just over a dozen years of military involvement in the war-wasted nation.
The U.S. still has not reached a security agreement with Afghanistan, and Marine Corps Gen.
A judge should allow a witness to testify by video against a British citizen who pleaded guilty in Connecticut to supporting terrorists through websites, prosecutors said.
If the U.S. government turns over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, higher costs and delays in identifying potential threats could result, the Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency said Tuesday.
Kwantlen First Nation Chief Marilyn Gabriel, Ingeborg Violet and Christina Bucholtz were honoured Saturday at an International Women's Day lunch at Newlands Golf and Country Club, organized by Langley Central Rotary Club.
The "new" Ashraf Ghani speaks to supporters during a campaign rally in Kabul on March 9, against a backdrop of himself in conservative garb and his vice-presidential running mates, Abdul Rashid Dostum and Sarwar Danish.
A Swedish journalist was shot to death on Tuesday while he was talking to a translator on a street in Kabul, the second killing in two months to strike foreigners in an affluent and well-guarded area of the Afghan capital.
Afghan First Vice President Muhammad Qasim Fahim tours and avalanche site in the Salang Pass, north of Kabul, with President Hamid Karzai in 2010.
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.
At just 32 years of age, Farkhunda Zahra Naderi is a Member of the Afghan Parliament, elected to represent Kabul.
Staff Sgt. Ross Worley has been through seven overseas deployments in his 16 years in the Army.
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.