Britain is proposing to let Afghan interpreters who worked alongside its troops the right to settle in the U.K. in recognition of the risks to their personal safety.
Hard-line Islamist students are protesting in the Afghan capital demanding the repeal of a presidential decree for women's rights that they say is un-Islamic.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is expected to ask for more military aid during meetings with Indian leaders.
An international rights group says the number of Afghan women and girls jailed for "moral crimes" has risen dramatically in the past 18 months.
An Afghan official says a powerful roadside bomb has killed six policemen in the country's west.
A top American military officer says Pakistan has taken steps to prevent fertilizers made in Pakistan from being used for roadside bombs targeting American troops in Afghanistan.
A suicide bomber struck outside a provincial council headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Monday, killing the council chief and at least 13 others, authorities said. The Taliban insurgency...
An aide to Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he will seek military aid from India during a three-day visit this week.
Conservative religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked a law on Saturday that aims to protect women's freedoms, with some arguing that parts of it violate Islamic principles or encourage women to...
An Afghan legislator says conservative lawmakers have blocked a law that aims to protect women's freedoms, saying parts of it violate Islamic principles.
An official says motorcycle-riding gunmen have shot dead a police chief who led an anti-Taliban campaign in western Afghanistan in front of his house.
Afghan officials say a car bomb has exploded inside an elite gated community linked to the family of President Hamid Karzai near the southern city of Kandahar.
Sitting on a dirty straw mat on the parched ground of southern Afghanistan, Masooma sank deeper inside a giant black shawl.
A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy during rush hour in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, including six U.S. military advisers and two children, officials...
A powerful explosion has shaken buildings in Kabul and smoke is billowing east of the Afghan capital.