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Afghan suicide blast kills 68 in Nangarhar province

The death toll from a suicide attack on Afghan protesters has soared to 68, officials said Wednesday, as violence flares across the country ahead of elections and a...

American man who fled to Afghanistan to join Al Qaeda says terrorist life was ‘extremely boring’

Bryant Neal Vinas grew up in Long Island but fled to Pakistan and then Afghanistan in 2007 A homegrown terrorist who fled the US to join Al Qaeda in Afghanistan in 2007...

Trump administration to take tough stance against The Hague’s ICC

The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, threatening sanctions against its judges if...

Defense Secretary Mattis makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Kabul on Friday to meet the new commander of NATO troops in Afghanistan and discuss progress on talks with the Taliban,...

Social media users slam Ivanka Trump as she campaigns for women’s rights in Afghanistan

Ivanka Trump has come under fire on social media after airing her support of women’s rights in Afghanistan. The first daughter, 36, shared a video of herself on...

Haqqani network founder and ally of bin Laden has died, Afghan Taliban says

Jalaluddin Haqqani, the Afghan founder of the militant Haqqani network and a close associate of Osama bin Laden, has died after a long illness, the Afghan Taliban...

Police investigate possible terror link to double stabbing at Amsterdam station

A knife attacker on Friday stabbed two people at Amsterdam’s Central Station before being shot by police in a suspected terror attack, Dutch police said. The...

Pentagon cancels aid to Pakistan amid growing tension over militant havens

US frustration has boiled over before: President Donald Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama authorised drone strikes on safe havens and sent US commandos to kill...

Situation At Boiling Point At Greek Refugee Center Un Says

GENEVA – The United Nations refugee agency called on Greek authorities on Friday to speed up the transfer of eligible asylum-seekers to the mainland, saying the...

Afghan Taliban Urges Retaliation Over Planned Dutch Cartoon Contest

KABUL – The Taliban urged Afghan soldiers on Thursday to attack Dutch troops serving in the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in retaliation for a contest of...