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  • U.S. apologizes after airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghanistan troops

    U.S. apologizes after airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghanistan troops
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military offered its condolences Thursday after an airstrike on an Afghan army outpost mistakenly killed five Afghan soldiers and injured at least seven. The predawn strike in eastern Afghanistan's Logar province,...
  • Bin Laden's son-in-law convicted of conspiring to kill Americans

    NEW YORK -- In a quick decision, a jury convicted Osama bin Laden's son-in-law of conspiring to kill Americans in his role as the angry voice of Al Qaeda after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Sulaiman abu Ghaith, 48, faces life in prison when he...
  • Judge rules Army command interfered in Sinclair sex assault case

    FT. BRAGG, N.C. -- A military judge ruled Monday that the U.S. Army improperly interfered with a decision  to reject an offer by Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair to plead guilty to lesser charges in his sexual assault case. The judge, Col. James C. Pohl,...
  • Taliban threatens to attack presidential election in Afghanistan

    Taliban threatens to attack presidential election in Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban threatened to attack next month’s presidential election in Afghanistan, calling on its followers “to use all force” in targeting poll workers and political activists and to disrupt balloting. “We...
  • Court-martial of Army general on sexual assault charges is put on hold

    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — The sexual assault case against Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was suspended indefinitely Tuesday pending new plea negotiations, one day after a military judge's extraordinary ruling that there was evidence the Army had...
  • At least 15 dead in Afghanistan bombing

    At least 15 dead in Afghanistan bombing
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed rickshaw in a northern Afghanistan marketplace Tuesday, killing at least 15 people, including women and children, authorities said. The bloody attack in Meymaneh, in which at least...
  • Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears

    Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers dressed as women broke into a private home on Saturday and began firing rocket-propelled grenades at their target next door: the headquarters of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission, the latest...
  • U.S. looks to smartphones and satellites to monitor Afghan projects

     U.S. looks to smartphones and satellites to monitor Afghan projects
    WASHINGTON — As the U.S. military presence dwindles in Afghanistan, officials are finalizing a $200-million plan to use smartphones, GPS-enabled cameras and satellite imagery to monitor relief projects that will continue in areas deemed too remote...
  • Injured Afghan girl finds a second home in U.S.

    Injured Afghan girl finds a second home in U.S.
    MOORESVILLE, N.C. — The dark-haired girl wearing an "American Girl" T-shirt blended in with the other giggling girls flopped on their bellies and watching cartoons inside a darkened classroom. All that distinguished 11-year-old Farida was an eye...
  • Taliban leader calls for peace talks, new attacks on foreign troops

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The reclusive leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban said Tuesday that his militant group was willing to begin peace negotiations, even as he urged stepped-up attacks on foreign troops to force them out of the country. In a...
  • Attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan leaves at least 10 dead

    Attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan leaves at least 10 dead
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- An attack by militants Saturday on the Indian consulate in Jalalabad left at least 10 Afghans dead and raised new concerns about Afghanistan's security once foreign troops depart next year. Many of those killed were children in...
  • U.S., Pakistan agree to revive high-level talks

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. and Pakistan will revive high-level talks on a host of issues including counterterrorism cooperation and preventing militancy along the Afghan-Pakistani border, and economic revitalization in the nuclear-armed South...