Death toll of Afghan suicide attack rises to 57

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The death toll of a suicide bombing in the southeastern Afghan province of Paktika has increased…

Obama charts end to Afghan war by 2016

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President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for keeping nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan…

US, Taliban to start talks on ending Afghan war

The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war…

Obama to announce 34K troops to be home in 1 year

President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan within a year, a senior administration official said Tuesday…

FBI: 4 US men charged in alleged terror plot

Four Southern California men have been charged with plotting to kill Americans and destroy U.S. targets overseas by joining al-Qaida and the Taliban in Afghanistan…

Afghanistan, China sign first oil contract

Afghanistan’s government concluded a deal on Wednesday with China’s state-owned National Petroleum Corporation…

Eight US soldiers charged in comrade’s death

Eight soldiers from his company have been charged in his October death…

Soldier Danny Chen’s suspicious death

Army Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, who grew up in New York’s Chinatown died on Oct. 3, in Afghanistan…