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  • Death toll rises in southern Afghanistan battle

    Death toll rises in southern Afghanistan battle
    The death toll from a week of fighting between Afghan forces and hundreds of Taliban militants in a southern province rose above 100, officials said Thursday, while the U.N. called on all parties to protect civilians who are increasingly caught in the...
  • Directors picked for 'Taliban Shuffle' movie with Tina Fey - report

    Directors picked for 'Taliban Shuffle' movie with Tina Fey - report
    Having wrapped the Will Smith movie “Focus” for Warner Bros., John Requa and Glenn Ficarra have signed on to direct “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount and producer Tina Fey, TheWrap has learned. Fey will produce through her...
  • Freed U.S. soldier Bergdahl flown out of Afghanistan

    Freed U.S. soldier Bergdahl flown out of Afghanistan
    The sole American prisoner of war held in Afghanistan was flown to a U.S. military hospital in Germany on Sunday after being freed in a swap deal for five Taliban militants who were released from the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba. Army Sergeant Bowe...
  • Republicans demand hearings in Congress over soldier's release

    Republicans demand hearings in Congress over soldier's release
    Republican lawmakers angered by a White House deal to swap five Taliban prisoners for a captured U.S. soldier in Afghanistan on Monday demanded hearings over why the Obama administration reached the agreement without consulting Congress. Adding to...
  • Afghan election officials plead for patience as vote count begins

    Afghan election officials plead for patience as vote count begins
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Plastic crates loaded with ballots arrived at counting centers Sunday as Afghan officials began tallying results from a historic presidential election that largely defied fears of low voter turnout and Taliban violence....
  • 5 NATO troops killed in Afghanistan chopper crash

    5 NATO troops killed in Afghanistan chopper crash
    MUMBAI, India – Five NATO troops died in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan on Saturday in the deadliest incident so far this year for the international forces, officials said. The U.S.-led NATO coalition said it was investigating the...
  • CIA's plan to retrench in Afghanistan worries U.S. military

    CIA's plan to retrench in Afghanistan worries U.S. military
    The CIA is planning to close its satellite bases in Afghanistan and pull all its personnel back to Kabul by early summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of American...
  • Report: Poor planning led to River Forest diplomat's death in Afghanistan

    Report: Poor planning led to River Forest diplomat's death in Afghanistan
    A U.S. mission to deliver books to a school in Afghanistan that ended in the death of a young foreign service officer from River Forest was plagued by poor planning that “failed at all levels,” according to a scathing Army report obtained by...
  • Who and where were Bowe Bergdahl's captors? And why?

    The armed Taliban fighters who captured Bowe Bergdahl in southeastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, quickly handed him to a far more dangerous group that shuttled him between hide-outs in Pakistan's rugged tribal belt for the next five years. For much...
  • Afghan police officer kills Western journalist in Khowst province

    KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan police officer turned his weapon on two Western journalists Friday, killing one and wounding the other inside a security forces compound in eastern Afghanistan on the eve of the country's closely watched presidential...
  • White House accidentally identifies CIA chief in Afghanistan

    White House accidentally identifies CIA chief in Afghanistan
    The CIA’s top official in Kabul has been publicly identified by the White House in an email accidentally circulated to thousands of journalists as part of President Obama’s surprise Memorial Day weekend trip to Afghanistan. The White House...
  • Long goodbye in Afghanistan

    Long goodbye in Afghanistan
    As recently as February, President Obama was signaling that the United States might withdraw all of its military forces from Afghanistan at the end of this year. Whether that so-called zero option was truly under consideration or was simply a tactic to...