A suicide bomber detonated near a foreign convoy in the Afghan capital early on Tuesday.
A suicide attacker detonated a car packed with explosives in a crowded Afghanistan bazaar on Tuesday. It was the bloodiest attack on civilians since 2008.
The former Taliban captive, who was released six weeks ago into U.S. custody, returned to active military duty Monday. He has not yet seen or spoken with his family.
A private $10 million cash ransom deal was in the works before the five Gitmo prisoners were handed over.
The former captive of the Taliban, who was released nearly a month ago into U.S. custody, was moved Sunday to an outpatient treatment facility in Texas.
In response to remarks made by House Speaker John Boehner today, Representative Jackie Speier challenged the label he placed on the Taliban. “To say they are terrorists, at this point, is not necessarily accurate,” Speier said during a segment on Newsnation with Tamron Hall.
Following Sunday’s deadly attack by the Taliban, insurgents raid Karachi airport’s security academy.
Bergdahl has begun to share some details of his captivity. The soldier’s parents have also reportedly been receiving death threats.
The president told NBC Friday that despite the controversy that has erupted, he stands by his decision to exchange five Taliban fighters for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
The small central Idaho town on Wednesday canceled a planned celebration welcoming home the captive soldier, citing security concerns and negative feedback.
New footage shows the final moments of the U.S. soldier’s captivity and exchange from the Taliban to U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Saturday.
After five years in Taliban captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was handed to U.S. forces in Afghanistan, but some who served with the soldier accuse him of desertion. Update: U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said Tuesday that the Army may still pursue desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Twenty-eight-year-old Sgt. Bergdahl had been held by the Taliban since June 2009. On Sunday he was moved from Afghanistan to a medical facility in Germany, where he will stay until he is ready to return home.
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul confirmed early Saturday that Americans were among the dead after a coordinated Taliban attack. Updated: 4:50 a.m ET Saturday.
The girl’s brother is reportedly a commander in the Taliban, and is said to be responsible for getting her involved.
The young girl was reportedly encouraged to carry out an attack by her brother — a Taliban commander.
President Obama and first lady Michelle welcomed Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office on Friday and thanked her “for her inspiring and passionate work on behalf of girls education in Pakistan.”
The U.N. Human Rights Commission ruled that France had violated the man’s religious freedom by forcing him to remove his turban for his passport photograph.
The teenager who was shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking out about girls’ right to education explains why she won’t stop.
“If we get another chance we will definitely kill her and that will make us feel proud,” members of the Taliban in Pakistan said.
Sushmita Banerjee was shot 20 times outside her home and had her hair ripped off by militants.
Most of the victims were police officers. Children were also among the dead and injured. WARNING: Graphic images.
He feels “brotherly” emotions towards her. He’s not sure whether she deserved to be attacked.
Malala Yousafzai spoke today at the United Nations on her sixteenth birthday. It’s her first speech since the Taliban shot her in the head for work promoting education for girls in Pakistan last year.
After the prince compared helicopter controls to his Xbox, the Taliban accused him of having a “mental problem.” The Taliban!
No guarantees for the women in Afghanistan if the Taliban reconcile. But says one of the best indicators of a country’s prosperity is “how does it treat its women?”
The British hospital where the Pakistani schoolgirl activist shot by the Taliban recovered has released photos and video of her leaving. Malala survived being shot in the head and will still require more surgery later on.
Lonely Planet makes it sound fun — but a couple has been missing since October. “We’re just trying to get my daughter back,” Caitlan Coleman’s mother tells BuzzFeed.
See the first photo of Malala Yousafzai with her eyes open since she was shot in the head 10 days ago.