US general: Afghan pullout could reverse gains
11 Dec. 20131:40 PM ET
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — America's top military officer warned the withdrawal of most U.S. and allied forces from Afghanistan by the end of next year could reverse gains made in the war against the Taliban and further destabilize the region.
Car bomb hits near NATO gate at Kabul airport
11 Dec. 20134:33 AM ET
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bomb went off Wednesday near a gate used by NATO troops in the northern section of the Kabul airport, the Afghan Interior Ministry said.
US organization optimistic on Afghan elections
9 Dec. 20139:00 AM ET
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An American organization tasked with furthering democracy in developing nations said Monday that while elections next April in Afghanistan are unlikely to be perfect, they should be better than previous polls marred by widespread fraud.
UN: Afghanistan slow to enforce law on women
8 Dec. 20135:51 AM ET
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations complained Sunday that Afghan authorities have been slow in enforcing a law protecting women against forced marriages, domestic violence and rape.
Hagel given assurances on Afghan security deal
7 Dec. 20131:56 PM ET
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said Saturday he received assurances from Afghanistan's defense minister that a stalled security agreement with the United States would be signed in "a very timely manner."