Boys play football on a dusty patch of land on the streets in Bentiu, south-central Sudan, on Nov. 8. Bentiu was a flash point during the two-decade civil war between North and South Sudan.
As part of Obama's Afghanistan war surge, some 9,000 marines are moving into small Afghan towns near the border to stop Taliban soldiers and supplies coming from Pakistan. The view from this new front.
On the 30th anniversary of Russia's invasion of Afghanistan, Russian vets talk about losing more than 14,000 lives in their Afghanistan war that ended in retreat.
US relations with Pakistan are key to success in Afghanistan. Here’s how to bolster them.
The UN global warming summit in Copenhagen presented a picture of confusion to the outsider. It appeared even wilder to reporters covering President Obama's trip from the inside.
Nearly half of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s 23-member cabinet will carry over from his last term, and it will include a former warlord, and only one woman.
A briefing on what the US wants from Pakistan – and why Pakistan might be more willing than it publicly indicates to help the US tackle the Afghan Taliban hiding in Pakistan.
Pakistan military officers are split. Some want to attack key North Waziristan Taliban, including the Haqqani network. Others don't want to challenge the Taliban leader who controls swaths of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
While Afghanistan mental health treatment has improved in cities, many rural residents still opt to send the ill to shrines, where they may be chained and poorly fed. Aid workers are trying to expand training for community health workers.