At a time when the situation in Afghanistan is becoming increasingly volatile, Western troop withdrawals have many wondering what the U.S.-led drawdown might mean for Afghanistan's Central Asian neighbors.
A suicide bomber who apparently hid his explosives inside his turban killed three people and injured 15 when he struck a mosque in Kandahar during a prayer service for the recently assassinated brother of President Hamid Karzai.
France has confirmed that five of its soldiers who serve in the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan have been killed by a suicide bombing in the northeastern Kapisa Province.
A bomb attack in southern Afghanistan has targeted the motorcade of a key Afghan governor who was traveling to the funeral of the slain brother of President Hamid Karzai, who was at the ceremony.
Ahmad Wali Karzai, the assassinated head of Kandahar's provincial council and the brother of Afghanistan's president, was one of the country's most controversial public figures.
In an interview with RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan recorded at his Kandahar home in 2010, Ahmad Wali Karzai talked about what the international community could do for Afghans.
Ahmad Wali Karzai, a brother of Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, has been assassinated in his hometown of Kandahar. Local officials said the assassination was carried out by Sardar Muhammad, a close associate of the Karzai family.
There have been mixed reports about the fate of 26 deminers abducted earlier this week in Afghanistan's western province of Farah.
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, says that insurgent attacks against foreign and Afghan forces in Afghanistan are down this summer compared to the same time last year.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the "strategic defeat" of Al-Qaeda is "within reach."
An agent from Afghanistan's intelligence unit opened fire at a foreign base today, killing two soldiers from the NATO-led coalition and wounding a third, the police chief of normally peaceful northern Panjshir province said.
When 10,000 U.S. troops and thousands of British and French forces start leaving Afghanistan this month, what will they be leaving behind?