When we last left her, Sahar Gul was in dire straits. The 15-year-old Afghan newlywed, who was allegedly tortured by her husband and in-laws and kept in a basement for several months, was near death when she was rescued about two weeks ago.
A statement from Afghan President Hamid Karzai's office said today that Bagram prison, currently run by the United States-led international coalition, is to be handed over to Afghan control within a month.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that his country supports the Taliban's decision to open a political office in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar to facilitate peace negotiations.
Afghan officials say they have found a mass grave containing at least 10 human skulls in northern Afghanistan.
United Nations staff members were the primary target in several terror attacks during 2011, with more than twice as many personnel killed than in the previous year.
Three bomb blasts in southern Afghanistan have killed at least 11 people and wounded many more.
Once, Kabul's Ghazi stadium was used by the Taliban for public punishment, like stoning women for adultery. Now it's where Afghanistan's first team of female boxers trains, aiming for gold in this summer's Olympic Games.
The Afghan Taliban has confirmed it has reached an "initial agreement" with the United States to open a contact office in Qatar.
Afghan officials say a suicide bomber driving a motorcycle has killed four civilians and a police officer after detonating explosives at a police checkpoint in southern Kandahar city.
The torture endured by a 15-year-old newlywed allegedly at the hands of her husband and in-laws has shocked Afghan officials and the world alike.
Georgia’s defense ministry says that a Georgian soldier has been killed in Afghanistan, bringing to 11 the number of Georgian troops who have been killed serving with NATO-led forces fighting the Taliban.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has met with French Defense Minister Gerard Longuet in Kabul and thanked Paris for the assistance it has given his country.