A close aide of French President-elect Francois Hollande says U.S. President Barack Obama will hold bilateral talks with the new French leader on May18, ahead of a Group of Eight (G8) meeting at Camp David.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has summoned NATO's commander and the U.S. ambassador to warn that civilian deaths in military operations threatened a strategic pact he has signed with the United States.
An Afghan reporter with Iran’s semiofficial Fars news agency has been arrested in Afghanistan on spying charges.
The Washington Post newspaper has reported that the United States has freed "high level" detainees from a military prison in Afghanistan over the past two years in an effort to promote reconciliation with insurgent groups.
The NATO-led international force in Afghanistan says three of its soldiers have been killed by an improvised explosive device in eastern Afghanistan.
Afghan officials say at least 26 people were killed and more than 100 are missing after flash floods hit a wedding party in northern Afghanistan.
The Afghan government says Afghan security forces are ready to fill any vacuum caused by the possible early withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan.
Reports Say Taliban Has Launched Attacks Paktika Province
NATO says an attacker wearing an Afghan Army uniform opened fire on international troops in southern Afghanistan on May 6, killing one.
U.S. President Barack Obama has called for renewed focus on "nation building" at home after a decade of war in Afghanistan.
Two British soldiers have been killed after a Taliban attack on their base in southern Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's history of war, violence, and suppression is seen as contributing greatly to mental illness among its citizens. But while there is an abundance of sufferers, modern facilities and treatments are in short supply.