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Stories with organization: Afghanistan government
  • Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle story has photos
    Updated: Aug-31-15 5:02 pm

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan's government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan border aimed at resolving a dispute over the group's leadership following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar.

  • Afghan airfields built for war seen as economic hubs 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 2:07 am

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - It is a striking vision for a country torn to pieces by war and jihadi insurrection: a series of airports, built by NATO to fight the Taliban, are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil aviation upgrade that optimists hope will fuel not only regional trade but even tourism.

  • Sailor shot overseas is keen to redeploy 
    Updated: Aug-30-15 8:08 am

    HONOLULU - Navy Senior Chief Raina Hockenberry was a couple of paces behind Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene on a visit to an Afghan military academy near Kabul when the bullets started to fly.

  • Air Force: 2 special ops troops killed in Afghan attack 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 10:16 am

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says the two Americans killed in Afghanistan in an apparent insider attack by Afghan soldiers were Air Force special operations troops.

  • 100 National Guardsmen returning from Afghanistan 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 5:17 am

    BALTIMORE - The Maryland National Guard is welcoming home about 100 citizen-soldiers from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Afghan ties with Pakistan sour as Taliban gain strength story has photos
    Updated: Aug-21-15 4:29 pm

    KABUL, Afghanistan - One of the world's testier strategic relationships is deteriorating by the day as Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of meddling in its affairs and prolonging a 14-year war by aiding Taliban militants in a cynical quest for influence.

  • Afghan officials in Pakistan to discuss peace efforts story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 12:56 pm

    ISLAMABAD - A high-level Afghan delegation arrived in Pakistan on Thursday to discuss security cooperation and peace efforts after Afghanistan's president said Pakistan was involved in a spate of devastating Taliban attacks that rocked Kabul last week, killing dozens of people.

  • 10th Mountain Division troops heading to Iraq, Afghanistan 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 6:40 am

    FORT DRUM, New York - U.S. Army officials say more than 2,500 soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division will be deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in the coming weeks.