Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said he saw and heard evidence that the U.S. counterinsurgency strategy is taking hold in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar Province.
Karzai's assurance -- the strongest he has issued yet in the crisis -- comes amid reports that many depositors have already withdrawn money from the bank amid fears it could collapse.
A visit to Afghanistan by U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has been overshadowed by a NATO air strike in northern Afghanistan.
Ordered by Kabul to resign, Afghanistan's ambassador to the United States says that while it's normal for him to step down after so long at the post, he's complained of a "smear campaign" against him in Afghanistan.
U.S. Defense Secretary Gates arrived in Kabul today for meetings with top NATO commander General David Petraeus and Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Afghanistan's central bank has dismissed media reports that Kabul Bank, the country's largest private bank, is on the verge of collapse due to the murky financial dealings of its top managers.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said in a statement that the United States is "deeply concerned" by the recent poisonings of Afghan schoolchildren in Kabul.
The recent ban imposed on Afghan TV channels by Pakistan’s government is not to the benefit of either country.
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says he hopes NATO member states will agree at an upcoming summit to start handing over security responsibilities in Afghanistan to Afghan authorities next year.
Six U.S. soldiers have been killed in insurgent attacks in Afghanistan.
The office of Afghan President Hamid Karzai has condemned U.S. media reports alleging that his government's top officials received money from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Foreign and Afghan troops have repelled attacks on two bases in Afghanistan's eastern Khost Province, near the border with Pakistan. The alliance says at least 21 insurgents were killed while coalition forces suffered no casualties.