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Taliban sofa bomb kills prominent Afghan election candidate

Seven other people were wounded in the blast, the Helmand governor’s spokesman told Tolo News, adding that the bomb had been placed in Mr Qahraman’s sofa....

U.S., Afghan forces troops battle Taliban, ISIS ahead of elections

NANGARHAR, Afghanistan — Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan are just days away, and the Taliban and ISIS fighters, countered by Afghan and U.S. troops, are doing...

Taliban let Red Cross resume Afghanistan aid after prisoners row

The group runs medical and rehabilitation centres for the wounded and has cultivated a reputation for impartiality. It makes prison visits to ensure detainees are being...

Pushing the Limits: With a second chance, wounded veteran summits Mt. Kilimanjaro

In our series, Pushing the Limits, we introduce you to a wounded Army veteran who overcame incredible odds to climb one of the world’s most treacherous mountains....

Afghanistan police chief says Taliban attack on Jawzjan province leaves 12 Afghan security forces dead

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says a Taliban assault in northern Jawzjan province has killed 12 members of the security forces and wounded another 10....

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified

U.S. officials have identified the American soldier who was killed in Afghanistan earlier this week. The Department of Defense said Spc. James A. Slape, 23, from...

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan today 2018-10-04

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military says one service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan. The announcement Thursday from Kabul provided no details. It said...

He Risked His Life For Americans In Afghanistan. Trump Won't Let Him See His Family In Jersey.

HALEDON, N.J. ― Every night at 11 p.m., after her sons have long gone to bed, Zarmina Noori drags a chair away from her kitchen table and into her youngest son’s...

UN says US-led NATO coalition or Afghanistan military airstrikes kill 21 civilians in Kapisa and Maidan Wardak

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.N. mission in Afghanistan said Wednesday that 21 civilians were killed in two separate airstrikes over the weekend. It said in a...

Imran Khan vows to grant Pakistan citizenship to Afghan refugees

Imran Khan has vowed to grant citizenship to hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees born in Pakistan. Pakistan’s new prime minister said the country’s...