KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say insurgents have attacked several army checkpoints in eastern and southern Afghanistan, killing at least four troops and wounding several people. No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which happened Sunday, but the Taliban have stepped up assaults on Afghan and NATO forces ahead of the pullout of most foreign combat troops by the end of the year....
Germany's government says a German man who was kidnapped in Pakistan more than two years ago has been freed in Afghanistan....
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has been sworn in as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban....
The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon has developed plans that will allow American forces to stay in Afghanistan a bit beyond the end of the year if the contested presidential election drags on and no security agreement is signed....
Amnesty International says the U.S. has failed to properly investigate Afghan civilian deaths, even possible war crimes, which occurred during military operations in Afghanistan....
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