UK-based Afghan tells of his race to find lone 14-year-old in the refugee camp when he appeared after six months of silence An Afghan chef working in London made a dash for the Calais refugee camp on Tuesday when he heard his teenage cousin had turned up on the site after six months. Show More Summary
KABUL (Reuters) - Divisions at the top of Afghanistan's government deepened on Tuesday after President Ashraf Ghani was forced to reject accusations by his own vice president that he was favoring members of his Pashtun ethnic group.
The Afghan Taliban have released aerial footage of a suicide car bombing in southern Helmand province, marking the first time the media-savvy militant group has used a drone to record an attack. The 23-minute video shows a suicide bomber ramming a Humvee into a military base in volatile Nawa district, triggering a mushroom cloud of […]
Clutching a radio in his hand on a barren hill surrounded by desert peaks, Sahil prepares to guide a pilot flying low overhead toward his training target -- the third car in a convoy below. Under pressure from the Taliban, Afghanistan's...Show More Summary
A Sydney man was shocked when he changed his Facebook profile photo to a picture of his Afghan hound and it went viral. The hound is Luke Kavanagh’s 5-year-old, recently retired, respected show dog named Tea.
Police patrol the Afghan capital on a warm Sunday, but not to hunt extremists. Instead, they are deflating the tyres of parked cars -- a theft prevention tactic that is raising eyebrows as the country struggles to contain the growing menace of petty crime. Show More Summary
One after another, American fighter jets and armed drones screech down the runway at this mountain-fringed northern military outpost, launching missions around the clock to support Afghan forces battling militants aligned with Islamic State and the Taliban. More than 700 U.S. airstrikes have been...
Basic leadership failures in many Afghan police and military units are helping drive casualty rates to ever-higher levels, the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan warned Sunday. Afghan forces are nearing the end of their secondShow More Summary
Some dogs are just destined for greatness. Meet Tea, a 5-year-old Afghan hound who's become something of an internet sensation in the past year. With her long silky locks, excellent posture and vacant stares, 'Tea' has everything itShow More Summary
KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. general in charge of the war in Afghanistan is very concerned about casualty rates among Afghan Security Forces, and he says some of the fault lies directly with the Afghan leadership. "We are very concerned...Show More Summary
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TORKHAM, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Perched on top of lumbering trucks overflowing with all their possessions, Afghan families are streaming back to their home country at unprecedented rates, leaving international organizations scrambling to provide aid as winter approaches.
Tea, an Afghan Hound, has been named the world’s “prettiest dog.” The ‘supermodel’ dog from Sydney became an overnight social media sensation due to her glossy hair. She is a highly decorated show dog and well-admired in those circles but had never before experienced such social media fame. The ‘supermodel’ dog from Sydney became an [...]
Afghanistan saw a 10 percent jump in opium cultivation this year, the United Nations said, a sharp rise after a drop last year for the first time since 2009. High levels of cultivation meant the total opium production soared 43 percent, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) told reporters, citing better yield because of favourable weather conditions.
An Afghan Taliban delegation has arrived in Pakistan, militant sources said Saturday, raising speculation over efforts to revive peace negotiations days after reports of secret talks with Afghan officials in Qatar. Taliban spokesmanShow More Summary
Al Jazeera speaks to Afghan asylum seekers fearing imminent deportation under a new deal between the EU and Afghanistan.
Many stores offer classes, supplies and a place to work on your next scarf, afghan or fiber-art masterpiece.
Meeting with Pakistani officials follows insurgent group’s contacts with both Afghan and US officials in recent months Senior members of the Taliban’s political commission based in Qatar have travelled to Pakistan for discussions with security officials there about possible peace talks with the Afghan government. Show More Summary
LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Reuters) - NATO forces have begun a new program to train Afghan soldiers to pinpoint ground targets for aircraft flying overhead, hoping that it will help stem militant advances in recent months and reverse a sharp rise in civilian casualties.
These men risked their lives for the U.S. military. Now many would like to come to America but are stranded -- and in danger