Weekend violence kills 11 civilians in Afghanistan

A roadside bomb ripped through a car in southern Afghanistan, the deadliest of a series of weekend attacks that killed 11 civilians, officials said on Sunday.

Hamid Karzai to press for stepping up defence aid during India visit

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, who will visit India from Friday, will hold talks with top leadership here during which he is expected to press for stepping up of aid - both civilian and military including lethal and non-lethal weapons - while apprising it of "ground realities" in the face NATO forces withdrawal by next year.

US envoy doubts complete Afghan withdrawal

A US envoy dismissed suggestions that Washington would withdraw all troops from Afghanistan after next year, saying that both countries wanted to preserve a smaller force.

Pakistan assures Afghanistan of not indulging in `double play`

Afghanistan on Tuesday said Pakistan has assured it of not indulging in "double play" while firmly committing to non-interference in the country`s internal affairs.

Yasin Bhatkal wanted to fight NATO forces in Afghanistan after 9/11 attacks

Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal wanted to fight NATO forces in Afghanistan as an 18-year-old when the US launched its campaign against Taliban following the 9/11 attacks, investigators said.

At least 57 militants killed in Afghan raids

At least 57 militants were killed in operations launched by the Afghan police, army and the NATO-led coalition forces since Thursday, the country`s interior ministry said Friday.

‘Karzai’s anti-US speech puts NATO forces at risk’

NATO has warned that international troops in Afghanistan have been put at risk following an ‘inflammatory speech’ by President Hamid Karzai.

New Afghan police attack on NATO forces; no deaths

The new US ambassador to Afghanistan called a sudden rash of attacks on international forces by their Afghan partners "troubling" on Monday.

Thousands protest Pakistan`s reopening of NATO supply route

Thousands of people in northwest Pakistan Tuesday staged a sit-in on the main supply route for NATO forces in Afghanistan.

US not reporting all Afghan attacks

The military is under-reporting the number of times that Afghan soldiers and police open fire on American and other foreign troops.

American drone strikes should end: Pak lawmakers

Pakistani lawmakers asked
the government not to allow its territory for transportation
of arms and ammunition to NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Afghans furious over Quran burning, US apologizes

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta issued an apology for "inappropriate treatment" of Islam`s holy book at the base to try and contain fury.

Helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan kills 6

The helicopter crash occurred on the same day seven civilians were killed outside a crowded gate at Kandahar Air Field.

Taliban not to attack Pakistan forces: Report

Taliban militants in Afghanistan
and Pakistan have formed a new grouping which has pledged to stop targeting Pakistani security forces.

Two Pak nationals shot dead by NATO forces

The 2 Pakistani men from Chagai district of Balochistan were visiting their relatives in Bibijan area of Afghanistan, their relatives told the media.

Late night explosions rock Tripoli

Tripoli was rocked by a series of airstrikes by NATO forces in the early hours of the morning on Sunday.

NATO forces trying to `kill Gaddafi`: US admiral

Samuel Locklear said Libya mission would require troops on the ground if and when Gaddafi falls.

Burqa-clad insurgents attack Kabul base, both killed

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the latest attack on Camp Phoenix.

NATO forces seize rockets from Iran in Afghanistan

The 122-millimeter rockets can be fired up to 22 km away from a target.

Afghan, NATO forces brace for spring offensive

Ten loud explosions that rocked Kandahar one day last week actually signaled good news on the front line of the war against the Taliban.