There isn’t too much that binds together Ama Gullah, a 45-year-old grandmother from the city of Kandahar, and Dr. Becky Whetstone, a marriage counselor and therapist in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The United Nations says the number of people seeking asylum in Western countries rose 20 percent last year, with high numbers of people fleeing conflicts in Libya, Syria, and Ivory Coast.
Afghanistan's Defense Ministry has rejected as erroneous media reports about the alleged foiling of a planned mass suicide bombing attack that would have targeted the ministry's headquarters in Kabul.
NATO-led forces say a senior commander of the Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has been killed by allied troops in northwestern Afghanistan.
A new study by a Yale University economist suggests that the language you speak can have an impact on your long-term well-being by affecting how you think about saving money, smoking, exercise, and even obesity.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has slammed U.S. policy in Afghanistan as the source of all the country's problems.
NATO-led forces in Afghanistan say a man wearing an Afghan Army uniform has shot and killed two British soldiers inside a NATO base in southern Afghanistan.
The wife of the U.S. soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan villagers, including women and children, says she finds the charges "unbelievable."
A regional cooperation conference on Afghanistan is set to begin in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe.
An Afghan official has told RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan that families who lost relatives in the Kandahar massacre by a U.S. soldier have been paid compensation.
An Afghan official has said that a bomb detonated by remote control in southern Afghanistan has killed seven Afghan policemen, a foreign soldier and their interpreter.
Afghan officials said at least five people were killed on March 24 when a roadside bomb went off in the southern province of Uruzgan.