A collection of notable quotes made over the years by outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
A bomb attached to a military vehicle has exploded in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul, one day before the inauguration of a new president was due to take place.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has signed orders for the execution of five men convicted of rape and armed robbery.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest told a September 26 press briefing the United States expects Afghanistan's president-elect will sign the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) after he is inaugurated next week.
Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) confirmed on September 26 that Ashraf Ghani has won the country's disputed presidential runoff with more than 55 percent of the vote.
Is the Islamic State extremist group expanding to Afghanistan and Pakistan? The possibility is growing as some militants in the region are pledging allegiance to the organization's leadership.
Local officials say hundreds of Taliban fighters have stormed a district in the strategic Ghazni Province, southwest of Kabul, killing nearly 20 people, including women and children.
NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said he expects that security agreements with the United States and NATO will be signed by Afghanistan's new leadership "in the next few days, after the inauguration of the president-elect."
The runner-up in Afghanistan's disputed election, Abdullah Abdullah, has congratulated his rival, Ashraf Ghani, on becoming president.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai leaves behind a mixed legacy as he steps down after nearly 13 years in power.
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has used his farewell speech to take one last swipe at the United States and Pakistan, blaming both countries for the continuing war with the Taliban.
A power-sharing deal has been signed and a new president-elect has been named in Afghanistan. But numerous questions remain over how the planned national unity government will function in practice.