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March 26, 2020
Islamic State gunman kills 25 in attack on Sikhs in Kabul
A lone Islamic State gunman rampaged through a Sikh house of worship in the heart of the Afghan capital Wednesday, killing ...
March 10, 2020
US starts troop pullout, seeks end to Afghan leaders' feud
The United States began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Tuesday, taking a step forward on its ...
March 06, 2020
Officials say gunmen kill 32 at ceremony in Afghan capital
Gunmen opened fire Friday at a ceremony in Afghanistan's capital attended by prominent political leaders, killing at least ...
March 05, 2020
International court approves Afghanistan investigation
International Criminal Court judges authorized a far-reaching investigation Thursday of war crimes and crimes against ...
March 04, 2020
Editorial Roundup: US
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 4 The Washington Examiner on President Donald ...
March 03, 2020
US peace deal leaves Afghans to determine post-war landscape
Now that the U.S. has signed a deal with the Taliban to eventually leave Afghanistan, it will soon be up to Afghans on both ...
March 02, 2020
Esper: U.S. to start initial troop pullback from Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he has given the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan the go-ahead to begin the initial ...
February 29, 2020
US, Taliban set peace signing for America's longest war
America's longest war may finally be nearing an end. The United States and the Islamists it toppled from power in Afghanistan ...
February 28, 2020
Afghans view US-Taliban deal with well-earned skepticism
Many Afghans view Saturday's expected signing of a U.S.-Taliban peace deal with a heavy dose of well-earned skepticism.
February 22, 2020
Afghan deal will be hard to assess, fraught with pitfalls
Hopes for ending America's longest war hinge on maintaining a weeklong fragile truce in Afghanistan that U.S. officials and ...
February 18, 2020
Election commission: Afghan president Ghani wins 2nd term
Ashraf Ghani won a second term as president of Afghanistan, the country's independent election commission announced Tuesday, ...
February 17, 2020
Afghan refugees tell UN: 'We need peace, land to go home'
Hukam Khan isn’t sure how old he is, but his beard is long and white, and when he came to Pakistan 40 years ago fleeing an ...
February 15, 2020
Esper says Taliban deal is promising but not without risk
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that a truce agreement between the United States and the Taliban that could ...
February 13, 2020
Stormy US-Europe relations as top officials head to Munich
Some of President Donald Trump’s top foreign policy priorities stand at pivotal moments as two high-level national security ...
February 11, 2020
Suicide bombing near military academy in Kabul kills 6
A suicide bomber targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital on Tuesday killed at least six people, including two ...
February 06, 2020
War-weary Afghan youth turn to snowboarding for thrills
Aspen! Zermatt! Kabul? While Afghanistan’s capital may seem an unlikely destination for snowboarders, a group of young ...
January 31, 2020
Top commander sees increased Iran threat in Afghanistan
There has been an increase in Iranian activity in Afghanistan that poses a risk to American and coalition troops there, a ...
January 31, 2020
Afghans will need billions more in aid, as US looks to leave
Afghanistan will need vast amounts of foreign funding to keep its government afloat through 2024, a U.S. agency said Friday, ...
January 30, 2020
Terror attacks drop, but Pakistan 'not out of the woods'
Terror attacks in Pakistan plummeted by more than 85% over the last decade. It's a welcome statistic for the country, but one ...
December 30, 2019
Taliban council agrees to cease-fire in Afghanistan
The Taliban's ruling council agreed Sunday to a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan, providing a window in which a peace ...
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