Afghan Political Crisis Raises Fears of Violence

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to Afghanistan on Friday, where a political crisis is raising fears of instability and violence.    More ...

Six injured in southern Afghan explosion: police

About six people were wounded Sunday after a booby-trapped motorcycle went off in southern Afghan province of Kandahar, said police.

Abdullah’s team says they will not accept preliminary vote results

The electoral team of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah said Thursday that they will not accept the preliminary vote results for the runoff presidential election.

Spanta says Pakistan has direct link in Helmand clashes

Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta, national security advisor to President Hamid Karzai, said Monday that Pakistani forces have direct link in deadly clashes in souther Helmand province.

Runoff vote results to be announced as scheduled: Noor

The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) officials said the results for the runoff presidential election will be announced as scheduled.

Afghan Presidential Candidate says No to Partial Results

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he will not accept preliminary results that are due to be released Monday.


Dozens Of Fuel Trucks Set Alight Outside Kabul

Afghan officials say militants have set fire to dozens of fuel trucks in an attack overnight on the outskirts of Kabul.


Taliban militants destroy Karzai’s helicopter

Taliban militants in Afghanistan have launched a rocket attack against Kabul International Airport's military wing, destroying the helicopter of President Hamid Karzai.


Seven Afghans killed in US airstrike

At least seven people have been killed in a US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan.


Afghan Army Says Regains Control Of Helmand District

Afghan officials say the army has regained control of Sangin district of southern Helmand Province, which was attacked in a major Taliban offensive last week.


US-led drone strike kills 3 in Afghanistan

At least three people have been killed in a drone strike by US-led forces in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar.


Nikpa to compete at World Taekwondo championship in China

Rohullah Nikpa, the first Olympics medal winner for Afghanistan, will compete for Afghanistan at World Taekwondo championship in China.


Abdullah’s team once again boycott election results

Presidential runner, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s electoral team, once again boycotted the election results from June 14th runoff vote.


IECC seeks UN’s technical help to authenticate Amarkhel’s audio tape

The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission of Afghanistan (IECC) officials said Saturday that they have requested for United Nation’s technical help to verify the authenticity of former electoral chief Ziaulhaq Amarkhel’s audio tape.


Pakistani soldiers operate in Afghanistan in civilian clothes

The Pakistani soldiers have increased to their presence and attacks in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, the defense minister said Sunday

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