- Militant attack kills 9 Afghans working for Czech charity Updated: Jun-02-15 10:58 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - Militants attacked a remote guesthouse and killed nine Afghans working for a Czech charity on Tuesday, as a new report by a U.S. university warned that almost 100,000 people have been killed in Afghanistan since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion.
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- Afghan forces struggle as Taliban seeks northern stronghold Updated: May-26-15 2:25 am
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents, their ranks swelled by foreign fighters pushed across the border from Pakistan, nearly surrounded this northern Afghan city last month with an offensive that stunned local authorities and raised concerns over their ability to defend the country without U.S. and foreign combat troops.
- Top US commander says IS actively recruiting in Afghanistan Updated: May-23-15 12:23 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - The commander of international forces in Afghanistan said on Saturday that the Islamic State group is actively recruiting in Afghanistan but is not yet operational there.
- Judge faults US for delays in terror-related lawsuit Updated: May-19-15 1:22 pm
MIAMI - A federal judge sternly blamed the U.S. government Tuesday for lengthy delays in a lawsuit filed by a Pakistani-American man accusing the U.S. of malicious prosecution in a terror financing case.
- Pakistan, Afghanistan sign accord to share intelligence Updated: May-19-15 5:10 am
ISLAMABAD - The spy agencies of Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to share intelligence and carry out "coordinated intelligence operations" against militants operating along their porous border, in the latest sign of improved relations following years of mistrust that undermined the fight against the Taliban.
- Pakistan, Afghanistan pledge to fight terrorism together Updated: May-12-15 10:25 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif renewed their nations' vows on Tuesday to jointly combat the mutual threat of militant groups operating along the two countries' shared border.
- In the face of IS successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows stronger Updated: May-04-15 9:13 am
CAIRO - When al-Qaida overran the Yemeni port city of Mukalla last month, the group's commanders immediately struck a deal to share power with the area's tribesmen. No jihadi banners were raised. Al-Qaida even issued a statement denying rumors that it had banned music at parties or men wearing shorts.