Afghanistan

‘Breadwinner’ a dazzling account of a family’s fight for survival

The story could be tighter, but the heroine is as intrepid as…

 

‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ a searing portrait of Afghan women

Cruelty, oppression, despair, grief, rage and yes, redemption, are only some of…

 

Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attack

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday,…

 

Obama to slow pace of Afghanistan troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will slow the pace of its troop drawdown…

Little-known extremist cleric chosen to lead Afghan Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan — A little-known extremist cleric was chosen Wednesday to be…

Afghan leaders see Taliban leader’s death as hopeful sign

KABUL, Afghanistan — The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar…

Military disciplines about 16 in Afghanistan hospital attack

WASHINGTON — About 16 U.S. military personnel, including a two-star general, have…

More than 12 punished for mistaken Afghan hospital attack

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen U.S. military personnel have been disciplined…

Tina Fey can’t save ‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’

A bored news writer finds fulfillment as a war reporter in “Whiskey…

After 1 million migrants, Europe’s borders are back

STOCKHOLM — Since it opened in 2000, the Oresund bridge between Sweden…

US troops killed near Bagram, Taliban insurgency intensifies

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide attacker rammed an explosives-laden motorcycle into a…

Bergdahl says he left base to expose ‘leadership failure’

BOISE, Idaho — Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he walked off his base…

Medical group says no armed men in hospital attacked by US

WASHINGTON — Inside the intensive care unit of the Doctors Without Borders…

Over 260 dead as earthquake strikes Afghanistan, Pakistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — A massive earthquake struck remote and impoverished regions of…

Troops who sought strike thought Taliban had hospital

WASHINGTON — The Army Green Berets who requested the Oct. 3 airstrike…

US analysts knew Afghan site was hospital

WASHINGTON — American special operations analysts were gathering intelligence on an Afghan…

Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama apologized to Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday…

Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that…

US commander says Afghans requested US airstrike in Kunduz

WASHINGTON — Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the…

Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive…