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VIDEO: Afghans protest reduced sentences for Farkhunda mob killing

By Tue, Jul 07, 2015 7:43AM UTC 0 Comment

Dozens of Afghans have rallied to denounce last week's court ruling that overturned the death sentences for four men convicted for taking part in the mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine in March....

Afghan court cancels death sentences in mob killing of Farkhunda Malikzada

By Thu, Jul 02, 2015 5:51PM UTC 0 Comment

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan judge says a court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine....

Police: Taliban attack Afghan parliament in Kabul (VIDEOS)

By Mon, Jun 22, 2015 6:01PM UTC 1 Comment

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say the Taliban have launched an attack outside the Afghan parliament, setting off four large bombs as lawmakers were meeting inside....

Pakistani army: 19 militants, 7 troops die in border clash

By Mon, Jun 08, 2015 6:34PM UTC 0 Comment

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani army says an overnight clash near the Afghan border in the restive North Waziristan tribal area has killed 19 militants and seven soldiers. Monday’s statement from the military says there was an intense exchange of fire between security forces and militants along the border. It says five...

Soldier who massacred 16 Afghans says he was ‘consumed by war’

By Mon, Jun 08, 2015 12:03PM UTC 0 Comment

TACOMA, Washington (AP) — The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments....