The new U.S.-Afghan Bilateral Security Agreement sets forth the conditions under which some American soldiers will remain in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year. Here are five things to know about its contents.
Officials from Afghanistan and the United States have signed a long-delayed security treaty to allow U.S. troops to stay in the country after the end of the year.
Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as the new president of Afghanistan at a ceremony in Kabul on September 29. The outgoing president, Hamid Karzai, inspected the troops for a last time before embracing his successor.
A court in Dushanbe has sentenced two ethnic Uzbeks from Tajikistan's southern Khatlon province to nine years in jail for fighting in Afghanistan as Taliban members.
The Taliban have reportedly executed an Afghan man who fled his home country for Australia some 14 years ago and had recently returned to Afghanistan.
Ashraf Ghani has been inaugurated as Afghanistan's new president and has sworn in Abdullah Abdullah as chief executive.
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.