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Food and Agriculture Organization said farmers in the north of Afghanistan are turning to licit crops as an alternative to opium cultivation. FAO said it's been working in the northern provinces of Afghanistan to supply farmers with fertilizer and
Afghanistan Afghan women, and sometimes even little girls, are sold or traded to pay family debts. So-called honor killings are a constant threat to women, especially in the country's vast rural areas, where even talking to a man who is not a close
Breaking News An Afghan border policeman was killed and two Pakistani soldiers were wounded in an exchange of fire along the border late on Wednesday, officials from both countries said, a clash likely to unsettle already strained ties between the
17 A roadside bomb in Afghanistan has exploded under a bus, killing nine people and wounding at least 22 people in an attack by suspected Taliban militants, officials have said. "Today at around 8:00 am [4 GMT] an IED [improvised explosive device]
Targeting Taliban commanders in precision attacks has been an important part of Nato strategy. Photograph: Jose Cabezas/AFP/Getty Images Britain's role in supplying information to an American military "kill list" in Afghanistan is being subjected to
It's unclear why she was shot, but local officials offer various reasons for her execution. She was reportedly executed last month for adultery, a crime that is indeed punishable in Islam. But for an adultery charge to be proved, Islam requires four
Afghan anti-raid policemen stand guard amid three days of violent protests since Korans were burned at the U.S. base in Bagram north of Kabul February 23, 2012.
Mike Mullen , acknowledged Thursday that President Obama 's withdrawal timetable was more aggressive than he and senior commanders had been prepared to accept...Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appeared before the House Armed
The U.S. military's top officer told Congress on Thursday that President Barack Obama's decision to withdraw up to 33,000 troops from Afghanistan by next summer is riskier than he originally was prepared to endorse. Navy Adm.
Foreign Secretary William Hague says the UK will work with the Afghan people "for many years to come". Mr Hague, in Afghanistan for a three-day visit, was speaking as US President Barack Obama is expected to announce troop withdrawals this year. All