With healthcare in their own country in a parlous state, Afghans who can afford it go overseas for treatment
Hamid Karzai says he’s in two minds over whether the war was worth it
President Obama delivered the strongest message yet to Karzai to sign a security agreement or the U.S. walks
A new report by Médecins Sans Frontières details gaping holes in Afghanistan’s public health system as the country’s occupation by foreign troops draws to an end
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghanistan released 65 accused militants from a former U.S. prison on Thursday despite protests from the American military, which says the men are Taliban fighters who will likely return to the battlefield to kill coalition and Afghan forces.
The release was ordered by President Hamid Karzai several weeks …
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Officials say a roadside bomb has killed seven Afghan soldiers in the west of the country.
The spokesman for Afghanistan’s defense ministry, Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi, said the powerful blast hit the soldiers’ vehicle Sunday in the Dilaram district of Farah province.
Azimi said no other soldiers were …
But that’s a big ‘if’
U.S. calls move to release 37 insurgents a “major step backward”
The new proof of life video is the first in three years of Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban in June 2009
Sister of a Taliban leader may be as young as 8
151 coalition troops killed this year
It’s the deadliest incident for American troops there since August 2012
Initial reports indicate no enemy activity around the crash Tuesday