January 8, 2007 -- A UN official has called on the Afghan and Pakistani governments to stop their "war of words."
The man who spent six years chasing Osama bin Laden says he doubts the Al-Qaeda head will be killed or captured soon.
Pakistan's plan to mine and fence the disputed border with Afghanistan is being criticized in Kabul as an ineffective, divisive measure.
January 7, 2007 -- A remote-control roadside bomb killed two Afghan children and two women traveling in a vehicle near the border with Pakistan.
January 6, 2007 -- Afghan authorities have banned an Indian film about journalists in their war-ravaged country because parts of it were deemed offensive to the Hazara minority.
January 6, 2007 -- Four NATO soldiers have been wounded in a suicide bombing in eastern Paktika Province, when provincial officials say a bomber rammed his explosives-filled vehicle into a NATO vehicle late on January 5.
Has security assistance to states transitioning from conflict to democratic systems been more effective than assistance to governments that remain repressive? RAND thinks so.
ISAF soldiers in Afghanistan (file photo) (epa)
January 5, 2007 -- The NATO-led force in Afghanistan has urged parents not to let their children play with toy guns, warning that they could be mistaken for real weapons.
January 4, 2007 -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai says that ties between his country and Pakistan have deteriorated over the past year, Radio Free Afghanistan reports.
January 4, 2007 -- Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar says he has not seen fellow fugitive Osama bin Laden since U.S.-backed forces ousted the Taliban regime from Afghanistan in late 2001.
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has arrived in Afghanistan in a bid to shore up bilateral relations strained by talk of a mined border.
An injured Afghan receiving medical treatment (file photo) (epa)
January 3, 2007 -- NATO says it will work hard to bring down the number of civilians killed by its forces in Afghanistan.