12 hrs ago
The Globe and Mail
UN rights chief rebukes Security Council for failures to act
'I firmly believe that greater responsiveness by this council would have saved hundreds of thousands of lives,' outgoing United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay tells Security Council.
16 hrs ago
Big News Network.com
Pakistan seeks proof after Afghanistan's terror allegations
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Wed Aug 20, 2014
Afghanistan orders NYT reporter to leave country
The attorney general's office called Matthew Rosenberg, 40, into their office Tuesday and asked him to reveal his sources, which he refused to do, the Times reported.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Hundreds of Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces near Kabul-...
A member of the Afghan National Police looks on in a village in Kherwar district in Logar province, eastern Afghanistan, May 20, 2012.
Afghanistan bars NYT reporter from leaving country
Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.
AQAP Sides With ISIS; Karzai Calls for End to Impasse; Police Arrest...
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula published a statement on its website on August 14 announcing its support for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria .
Real Clear Politics
Why America Is A Lousy Puppeteer
Nuri al-Maliki is out. Hamid Karzai is on his way out. And it's long past time for the United States to get out - of the puppet business, that is.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Afghanistan's Missing Political Will
In May 2014, as the three-person team I was on went to deliver emergency aid packages to the victims of flooding in northern Afghanistan, the police commander who escorted us told stories of his career in the armed forces that kept my mind busy for the rest of the trip.
Stars and Stripes
Death of Afghan Sikh in shipping container shows minority's desperation
Bilandar Singh, 30, left, and Enderpal Singh, 28, stand next to their small store in downtown Kabul on Aug. 18, 2014.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Sri Lanka, Afghanistan agree to jointly work in various sectors strengthening friendly relations
Aug 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have agreed to further strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries and jointly work in various sectors when Sri Lanka's new Ambassador to Afghanistan met with the Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Saturday in Kabul.
45 pct of Afghan election votes re-counted
Spokesman for Afghan election commission Noor Mohammad Noor said Sunday that 45 percent of the votes cast in the second round of the presidential election held on June 14, had been completed.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Afghanistan seen running out of funds as poll deadlock drags on
The Afghan government is running out of funds despite an influx of millions of dollars in aid as a deadlock over who won the election drives a sharp decline in revenues, already suffering from the drawdown of thousands of foreign troops.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Afghanistan's presidential tussle: Come together
WHEN America's secretary of state, John Kerry , introduced Afghanistan's "next president" to a media gathering in Kabul, the capital, on August 8th, two men stepped forward.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Daily Record
Editorial: The mess in Afghanistan
The killing of Army Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene in Kabul by an Afghan soldier at a training academy and the refusal of Afghan politicians to agree on a new president seven weeks after the election call into question once more why the United States maintains a presence there.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Kerry urges Afghan candidates to end dispute
The Obama administration on Thursday stepped up efforts to press Afghanistan's two feuding presidential candidates to end their dispute over June elections, accept the results of an ongoing audit of all ballots and form a national unity government by early September.
First Take: When foreign friends become foes
First Take: When foreign friends become foes Iraq's prime minister is the latest U.S.-backed leader who becomes untrustworthy Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/VfYPxV The U.S. government lends its support and trust to the political leader of a strategic ally only to see that friend turn foe.
Amnesty slams US over civilian deaths in...
The families of thousands of civilians killed by American forces in Afghanistan have been left without justice or compensation, an Amnesty International report said Monday, in a damning indictment of the US military as it withdraws.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Best of TomDispatch: Ann Jones, In Bed With the U.S. Army
A year after she finished it, she was back in Afghanistan again following wounded American soldiers, fresh off the battlefield, into a trauma center at a major U.S. base and then on their many-thousand-mile journeys, via a medical facility in Germany and then Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, back to their homes.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Week to Week News Quiz for 8/8/14
It's been a bad week for tea partiers, African health officials, and Saudi TV anchors.
Rauner Joins Disgraced Gen. McChrystal for Navy Seal Fundraiser in Chicago
MAY 10: US military commander in Afghanistan General Stanley McChrystal listens during the White House daily briefing May 10, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC.