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Up to 600 Afghan interpreters who worked alongside British troops are to be given the right to live in the UK, government sources have confirmed.
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"What separates me from someone in the streets of Kabul is such a thin line," says the Afghan-American author of "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns." "What I have is, in many ways, an undeserved gift." His amazing run continued Tuesday night as he appeared before an overflow crowd at the Barnes & Noble on Manhattan's Union Square.
She was pregnant with daughter Grace at the time - and she is determined to make sure she knows about his bravery The youngest widow of the Afghanistan war, who was A pregnant when her husband was killed, has spoken out nearly a year on, saying: "He would've been a great dad." Last June Sam Stone, 21, learned her childhood A sweetheart Gregg, 20, ... (more)
President Hamid Karzai passed the Elimination of Violence against Women law with a presidential decree in 2009, but law has yet to be ratified by the Parliament.
Laborers digging a water ditch just 200 yards from a former US Special Forces outpost in Afghanistan have discovered the body of a missing Afghan man, Sayid Mohammad, who was last seen being taken to the base after being taken into custody by men associated with the US military.
As of Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at least 2,091 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
Both soldiers died May 16, 2013, in Kabul, Afghanistan , of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with a vehicle borne improvised explosive device.
A powerful roadside bomb has killed seven policemen in western Afghanistan as forces were engaged in a deadly battle with large groups of Taliban fighters who attacked police checkpoints in the south, officials have said.
Gov. Nikki Haley canceled scheduled events Monday to spend time with her husband during a break from his deployment to Afghanistan.
A suicide attack in northern Afghanistan on Monday morning killed at least 11 people, including the head of the local provincial government, police said.
Pakistan's presumptive prime minister called for peace talks with Taliban militants at war with the government Monday, potentially charting a course that could put him at odds with the country's powerful army.
Militants opened fire on a polio vaccination team in Pakistan's tribal belt Monday, killing a paramilitary soldier and underscoring the continued threat to one of the region's most urgent health campaigns.
A suicide bomber dressed in a police uniform killed 14 people including a prominent provincial council chief Monday in northern Afghanistan in an attack outside the council headquarters, authorities said.
My main goal in reading Khaled Hosseini's new book, "And the Mountains Echoed," was to avoid crying.
Supporters of a failed asylum seeker from Afghanistan are hoping for a last minute victory as he prepares to be deported.
Afghan commandos practice a quick disembark from a transport helicopter prior to an air assault.