As Afghans voted Saturday, a reporter in Wardak Province spoke to an election worker about how his team had set out to stuff ballot boxes. The widescale fraud in Wardak may speak to troubles in the broader Afghanistan vote.
A credible parliament must emerge from Afghanistan's elections this month. Can Janan Mosazai, a young, Western-educated candidate help that happen?
A number of protests broke out in Afghanistan Friday and turned violent in response to Quran-burning plans by a Florida pastor, even after the pastor said he cancelled those plans.
US troops rely on local Afghan interpreters in the mission to win hearts and minds in the Afghanistan war. But many learn crucial languages on the job, resulting in deadly mishaps.
The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack Wednesday on a NATO airfield, which wounded one American and one Afghan soldier. In what is becoming a common tactic, a suicide car bomb was followed by a rush of Taliban militants on foot.
Friday's ruling is a victory for the US government, which seeks to hold enemy combatants indefinitely at Afghanistan's Bagram Air Base. Detainees' lawyers had argued for judicial oversight.
An eight-hour firefight at Bagram Air Base killed an American contractor and injured nine US servicemen.
An American contractor was killed when the Afghanistan Taliban launched a 'spectacular' assault on Bagram Air Base this morning. The Bagram attack followed Tuesday's bombing in Kabul that killed six foreign troops – and underscored the capital's vulnerability.
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan lacks a paper trail. But her Senate confirmation hearing last year for solicitor general offers a preview of what's to come.
A zookeeper holds the beak of a Caribbean flamingo at Chester Zoo in northern England on March 29. The zoo's 87 flamingos are being measured, weighed, and microchipped for the first time in a decade as part of a check-up.