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US general: Deal to back Afghans vital

US general: Deal to back Afghans vital

A French soldier at the ISAF headquarters in Kabul. Under a stalled bilateral security plan, it's believed about 9,000 U.S. forces and 6,000 allies would stay in Afghanistan past 2014 to keep training Afghan forces.

August 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
US general: Deal to back Afghans vital

US general: Deal to back Afghans vital

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August 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Afghan Taliban attack Kabul airport

Afghan Taliban attack Kabul airport

An Afghan official inspects wreckage at the site where seven Taliban insurgents launched a pre-dawn attack Monday near Kabul military airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

June 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Taliban kill 2, lose 6 in attack on foreign aid group in Kabul

Taliban kill 2, lose 6 in attack on foreign aid group in Kabul

Aghan policemen fire at gunmen after the attack in the capital. The Taliban claimed responsibility for Friday's assault.

May 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Around the World: Officials back at work after militia siege; Kite flying allowed in Afghanistan once more

Around the World: Officials back at work after militia siege; Kite flying allowed in Afghanistan once more

An Afghan boy flies his kite on a hill overlooking Kabul. Banned during the Taliban regime, kite flying is once again the main recreational escape for Afghan boys and some men in Afghanistan.

May 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
US, Karzai reach a deal on pullout of commandos

US, Karzai reach a deal on pullout of commandos

An Afghan soldier secures a hill overlooking Kabul. Afghanistan and the U.S. are engaged in delicate negotiations.

March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Karzai takes US alliance to a new low

Karzai takes US alliance to a new low

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March 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
NATO forces will heed Karzai, end airstrikes on home areas

NATO forces will heed Karzai, end airstrikes on home areas

Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr.

February 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Karzai says he'll curb coalition airstrikes

Karzai says he'll curb coalition airstrikes

Afghan officers listen to President Hamid Karzai's speech. Anger has risen over civilian deaths from coalition airstrikes, but curbing them severely would leave Afghan forces without a key weapon against insurgents.

February 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
With complaints in hand, Karzai goes to Washington

With complaints in hand, Karzai goes to Washington

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January 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Animal shots of the week

Animal shots of the week

An Afghan man walks with his goat in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Temperatures dropped to 1 degrees Celsius (34 Fahrenheit) in Kabul. (AP Photo/Ahamd Jamshid)

December 30, 2012 9:43 pm
4 hostages of Taliban rescued in daring raid

4 hostages of Taliban rescued in daring raid

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June 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Afghan father who lost family in rampage is struggling to cope

Afghan father who lost family in rampage is struggling to cope

Mohammad Wazir has 1 son left after losing his wife and 5 children.

March 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Pakistan group blamed for Kabul blast

Pakistan group blamed for Kabul blast

An Afghan funeral procession bears the body of a victim of Tuesday's suicide attack that killed 56 Shiite worshippers outside a shrine in Kabul.

December 08, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Kabul suicide blast kills 56, wounds 160

Kabul suicide blast kills 56, wounds 160

An man is comforted by relatives outside a hospital in Kabul. Until now, the decade-long Afghan war has largely been spared sectarian violence, but Tuesday's bloodshed could mean that is changing.

December 07, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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