US Department of State News: Consultations With the European Union on the Afghan Peace Process

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement late yesterday: U.S. Special…

Blasts in Kabul hit near ceremony attended by top officials

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say several explosions have struck outside a ceremony in Kabul…

The Latest: Death toll in Afghanistan attack rises to 16

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 11:55 a.m. An…

World News: ATN Nationwide Poll Finds More Than Ninety Percent of Afghans Want Peace and Fair Elections

Groundbreaking Nationwide Survey of Afghans Shows Strong Support For Peace Talks and New Elections KABUL, Afghanistan…

UN says heavy rains, floods kill 20 in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.N. humanitarian agency says at least 20 people died as heavy…

DOHA, Qatar | Senior Taliban leaders in Qatar for talks with US envoy

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Senior Taliban leaders, including one of the group’s founders, were to hold…

KABUL, Afghanistan | UN: Last year saw highest number of Afghan civilian deaths

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — More civilians were killed in Afghanistan last year than in any of…

KABUL, Afghanistan | AP Interview: Karzai worries Pakistan talks risks peace pact

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has expressed fear that previously unscheduled peace…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Anti-communist guerrilla who became Afghan president dies

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Sibghatullah Mujadidi, who was Afghanistan’s first president following the withdrawal of invading…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Top Pentagon official in Afghanistan amid push for peace

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Pentagon’s top official has arrived in Afghanistan to meet with U.S.…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Pentagon chief arrives in Afghanistan amid a push for peace with Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Pentagon chief arrives in Afghanistan amid a push for peace with Taliban.…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan leader speaks with Pompeo amid fresh peace efforts

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s president spoke with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo late Tuesday…

Senate breaks with Trump on Afghanistan, Syria withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Monday to oppose the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria…

KABUL, Afghanistan | US envoy briefs Afghan officials on talks with the Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan —January 28, 2019—The Afghan president’s office says U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad shared details…

WASHINGTON | Ending showdown with Pelosi, Trump postpones State of Union

WASHINGTON — January 24, 2019—President Donald Trump said he is postponing his State of the Union…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan officials say the Taliban attack on a military base in eastern province on Monday killed 45 military personnel

KABUL, Afghanistan —January 22, 2019—Afghan officials say the Taliban attack on a military base in eastern…

United States | Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad Travel

United States – Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad will lead an interagency delegation…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 15 Afghan policemen

KABUL, Afghanistan— An Afghan official says the Taliban launched two blistering attacks in northern Sar-e-Pul province,…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghanistan postpones presidential election

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s presidential election, initially scheduled for April, will be postponed for several months…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan Health Ministry says death toll from attack in capital has risen to 43

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan Health Ministry says death toll from attack in capital has risen to…

United States | Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XII, Afghanistan

United States – The Department of State released today Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977–1980,…

Trooper wounded in 2014 ambush shooting has leg amputated

A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot in a 2014 ambush has had his right…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Suicide bomber kills 4 security forces near Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says a suicide car bomber has struck a security convoy…

BRUSSELS | Despite Afghan deaths, slow peace moves, NATO vows to stay

BRUSSELS — Fifteen years after NATO took the lead on international security efforts in Afghanistan, the…

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania celebrates 100th birthday amid rule of law concerns

BUCHAREST, Romania — Thousands have turned out to celebrate 100 years since Romania became a modern-day…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan Interior Ministry official reports loud explosion in eastern part of capital Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan— Afghan Interior Ministry official reports loud explosion in eastern part of capital Kabul. By…

GENEVA | EU announces new funds for Afghanistan at UN conference

GENEVA  — The European Union has announced 474 million euros ($535 million) in financial aid for…

KABUL, Afghanistan | US forces in Afghanistan say three American service members have been killed in a roadside bombing in Ghazni province

KABUL, Afghanistan— US forces in Afghanistan say three American service members have been killed in a…

KABUL, Afghanistan  | Afghan official says a Taliban ambush of a police convoy in western Farah province killed at least 20 policemen

KABUL, Afghanistan  — Afghan official says a Taliban ambush of a police convoy in western Farah…

SALEM, Ore | Unique firefighting crew has common trait: Military service

SALEM, Ore.— After being in firefights in Afghanistan and Iraq, members of one of America’s newest…