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The chairman and the Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously supported the Obama administration's exchange of five Taliban leaders for an Army sergeant who was a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years.
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WASHINGTON a?? The photo of a smiling Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl posted to a Twitter account by a Taliban sympathizer is being dismissed by the Pentagon as "100% propaganda."
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A memorial for Canadians killed in Afghanistan is making its way across Canada this summer and fall, but only after a drawn-out struggle inside the department over how and when to commemorate the mission.
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The destroyed buildings were testament to the ferocity of a government operation to clear this area in northwestern Pakistan of extremists.
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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he won the election and he will "not accept a fraudulent result, not today, not tomorrow, never."
7 hrs ago | Reuters
The Taliban shot and killed six people working for a demining company in western Afghanistan, police said on Thursday, a day after the United Nations said the number of civilian casualties in the country jumped by a quarter in the first half of 2014.
On Wednesday, militants attacked the governor's house and a police headquarters in Kandahar City; more than 30 people on all sides died in the attack according to Dawa Khan Menapal, the provincial police spokesman.
President Obama spoke with both Afghan presidential candidates on Tuesday to discuss the controversial election and the need for calm and political dialogue.
The Taliban launched two major attacks in central and southern Afghanistan today, overrunning a provincial center in Ghor province and launching a suicide assault on government buildings in the capital of Kandahar.
There is renewed fighting in Kandahar as the outcome of the Afghan presidential election remains uncertain.
President Barack Obama of Hawaii had fondly dreamed of bidding turbulent and unrewarding West Asia farewell and turning the attentions of American diplomacy to East and South East Asia.
Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has praised the heroism of the four Czech soldiers who died in Afghanistan today and President Milos Zeman has expressed his deep respect for their fight against international terrorism.
Afghan policemen keep watch at a check post near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on June, 26. 2013.
1995: Khadr's father is arrested in connection with the bombing of the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, but is freed after then-prime minister Jean Chretien raises the arrest with Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
The leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Tuesday that Afghanistan needs to sign security agreements by the time of a NATO summit in early September.
The leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Afghanistan needs to sign security agreements by the time of a NATO summit in early September.
An explosive-rigged bicycle reportedly detonated in the Qalandarkhail area of Bagram district, as Afghan National Police and international military forces were on foot patrol nearby.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 11:13 am
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