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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....

11 Afghan police get year in jail over Farkhunda mob killing

By Tue, May 19, 2015 3:00PM UTC 0 Comment

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan judge has sentenced 11 policemen to one year in prison for their role in the mob killing of a woman in Kabul....

Taliban claim responsibility for attack on Kabul guesthouse that killed 5

By Thu, May 14, 2015 4:00PM UTC 0 Comment

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have claimed a late night attack on a Kabul guesthouse that killed five people, including an American, and wounded at least six....