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Afghan Militants

Staggering Number of Afghan Police Die Every Week In Fighting Season

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Nearly 80 Afghan police have died every week during the current fighting season, officials said Tuesday, as the national security forces take on the b...

Drone Strike Kills Militant Leader In Pakistan

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A U.S. drone fired a pair of missiles at a militant hideout near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan on Friday, killing six ...

Taliban Attack Afghan Governor's Compound

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 06.02.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgents wearing Afghan army uniforms launched a suicide attack and stormed a courthouse Wednesday in a failed bid to fre...

Afghan Militants Poison Food, Attack And Kill Police

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 06.03.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO says a roadside bomb killed one of its service members in southern Afghanistan. In a statement Wednesday, NATO said t...

Pakistani PM Deflects U.S. Pressure Over Militants

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 11.29.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's political leaders voiced their support Thursday for the country's powerful army in its destabilizing standoff with the Un...

Troops Kill At Least 34 Afghan Militants: US

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Afghanistan's top Muslim clerics urged President Hamid Karzai on Friday to push ahead with a proposal for talks with the Taliban that wo...

Taliban Plan To Attack Kabul Restaurants Popular With Westerners

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Taliban said Tuesday that its suicide bombers would attack restaurants where Westerners eat in Kabul, an ominous new threat that forced American a...