Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said ...
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has lashed out at the United States, accusing it of making threats in the dispute over an agreement to keep U.S. troops in the country beyond 2014.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he did not think additional pressure from U.S. officials would persuade President Hamid Karzai to sign the bilateral-security agreement by the end of December.
Human Rights Watch called Monday on the Afghan government to reject a proposal to reintroduce public stoning as a punishment for adultery, but the Justice Ministry denied that such a law had been submitted.
The civilian casualties couldn’t have come at a worse time for U.S. diplomats, who have watched with dismay as President Hamid Karzai appeared increasingly dismissive of administration plans to keep several thousand U.S.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has trust issues with America. Fine. Bring everyone home. Now. A new pact? No, pack up.
Two separate roadside bombs killed nine children in Afghanistan on Monday, while six bodies found the day before in a restive southern province were identified as policemen and not contractors as was initially reported, officials ...
President Hamid Karzai’s accusations are likely to stoke tension over his reluctance to sign the security agreement that would allow several thousand U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan after 2014.
As Congress considers whether to grant trials and transfers to most detainees, time may be running out on the law that allows the U.S. to hold them.