Pakistan calls it a “positive development” toward addressing recent violence
The U.S. says the prisoners could now pose a security threat to Afghan and international troops
A new report by the U.N. details a bloody year for Afghan civilians
(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 …
Both sides are making preliminary noises about peace talks, and the U.S. seems to have cut back on drone strikes, which helps, but it’s far too early to say how effective negotiations will be
The Afghan president reportedly tried to reach a peace deal without the involvement of American and Western allies
A sign that the militant group is embracing negotiations with Pakistan
Election day set for April 5
Bombing killed 21, including 2 Americans
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
No casualties reported during attack in Afghan capital
Mikhail Kalashnikov, the Soviet general who designed the ubiquitous automatic weapon that now bears his name, died on Dec. 23 at the age of 94. Iterations of the gun he invented now exist in the tens of millions, making it the …