Taliban militants said Wednesday they killed four U.S. military troops in a rocket attack targeting the Bagram Air Base just outside Kabul.
The Taliban announced Tuesday that after nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan they are ready for talks with the United States, as senior Obama administration officials said discussions with the Islamic militants who sheltered Osama bin Laden would start within days.
A military judge on Tuesday refused a three-month trial delay for the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage.
The Obama administration will open formal talks with the Taliban this week aimed at ending insurgent attacks, officials said Tuesday.
One of the most significant turning points in one of America's longest and costliest wars is imminent: Afghanistan's fledgling security forces are taking the lead for security nationwide, bringing the moment of truth on the question of whether they are ready to fight an insurgency that remains resilient after nearly 12 years of conflict.
A uniformed Army psychiatrist had no justification for gunning down U.S. troops and won't be allowed to tell jurors that he was protecting Taliban leaders in Afghanistan, a military judge ruled Friday, appearing to clear the way for the Fort Hood murder trial to begin.
In a part of Pakistan where guns are everywhere, 17 young people armed only with cameras are determined to change how the world thinks about their homeland.
A suicide bomber who detonated outside the Supreme Court in Kabul on Tuesday killed at least 17 and left 39 wounded, police in Afghanistan said.
Taliban militants beheaded two boys — including one who was only age 10 — for spying in the southern Afghanistan district of Kandahar, law enforcement reported Monday.