Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South-Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China. Its territory covers 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi) and much of it is covered by the Hindu Kush mountain range. Kabul serves as the capital and its largest city.
An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage and.. Reuters - Published
Aghanistan continues to lead global opium production, even with efforts to curb production and trafficking of drugs in the country. That is because farmers continue to harvest poppies for their use in..
Khoshal Sadat, the new head of Afghan police force, has one of the hardest jobs in the country - rooting out abuse and bringing new energy to a force that for years has been used as a cash machine by..
On Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump said that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release..
According to Gizmodo.com, "Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in London last month after seven years in an Ecuadorian embassy, is now reportedly facing new charges of espionage in the..
Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit. Reuters looks at some of the Conservatives who have either said they plan to put themselves forward..
A U.S. combat veteran was indicted for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California. According to Reuters, 26-year-old Mark Steven Domingo, of Reseda, California, served with the Army..
Access to public life has improved for Afghan women since U.S.-backed forces ousted the Taliban, though many hardships remain, including the threat of militants increasingly targeting their workplaces...
According to Reuters, Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico. The transfer of funds..
A new Associated Press report says ISIS is recruiting new members to attack the U.S. and the West. Intelligence officials said the militant group is using Kabul, Afghanistan, for "practice runs" for.. CBS News - Published