Topic: Staffan De Mistura
Despite increased eradication efforts in Afghanistan, opium cultivation rose by 7 percent in 2011 as compared to last year, according to a new United Nations report. Production is up 61 percent.
10/11/2011 12:07 pm
Four militants attacked the United Nations compound in Herat, Afghanistan Saturday in the most serious incident on a UN facility since the Oct. 2009 attack on a Kabul guesthouse that killed several employees.
10/24/2010 01:10 pm
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.
09/10/2010 01:12 pm
Terrorism & Security UN envoy holds first talks with Taliban-linked warlord Hekmatyar in Afghanistan
Thursday's meeting between the top UN envoy to Afghanistan and Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is seen as a breakthrough. But who the Taliban-linked warlord speaks for is unclear.
03/26/2010 09:31 am
At least 40 people were killed at a stop along a major Shiite pilgrimage route to Karbala.
02/13/2009 12:00 am
While conditions are improving at the Central Teaching Hospital for Children in Baghdad and elsewhere in Iraq, the country still faces vast humanitarian needs.
12/12/2008 12:00 am
At a flash point for violence, an Army general plays diplomat.
10/21/2008 01:00 am