Bombings in two restive eastern Afghan provinces killed at least 29 people Wednesday, authorities said.
Five girls who were treated at an Afghanistan hospital Wednesday after being poisoned in their classes returned to the hospital Thursday complaining of continued headaches, vomiting and dizziness, authorities said.
A suicide bombing in southeastern Afghanistan killed eight people, including two police officers, Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
Nearly 400 boys at a school in Afghanistan's Khost province fell ill after drinking water from a well that may have been poisoned, a health official said Tuesday.
NATO and U.S. forces are seeing a marked increase in infiltration into Afghanistan from Pakistan by the militant Haqqani network, a senior NATO official said Tuesday.
A week after the senior Haqqani network leader in Afghanistan was captured, a coalition airstrike killed one of his associates, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said on Wednesday.
A Taliban insurgent with a rocket-propelled grenade has painfully brought back the question: Is the U.S. strategy succeeding in Afghanistan?
The NATO-led command in Afghanistan is investigating a raid that led to the deaths of six Afghans and claims of civilian casualties.
A NATO-led raid in eastern Afghanistan left six civilians dead overnight, and President Hamid Karzai on Thursday ordered authorities to launch an investigation, Afghan officials told CNN on Thursday.
Eight children and three women died in eastern Afghanistan when NATO-led forces bombarded houses, a provincial official told CNN Thursday.
CNN's Jill Dougherty looks at a report critical of the effectiveness of U.S. aid projects in Afghanistan.
The number of civilians killed in attacks and other war-related violence hit 368 in May, making it the deadliest month for Afghans since 2007, the United Nations said Saturday.
Four suicide bombers wearing Afghan police uniforms stormed a traffic police station Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, prompting a lengthy gunfight that left at least 10 people -- including three police officers -- dead, authorities said.
At least three dozen road workers in southeastern Afghanistan were killed early Thursday when Taliban forces attacked their camp, a local Afghan official said.
The death toll from an insurgent attack on a bank in eastern Afghanistan rose on Sunday, with at least 38 people killed, including 13 policemen, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry said.
Armed insurgents killed nine people during a raid on a bank in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, and at least three militants were killed, officials said.
The Pentagon has announced the deaths of two U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan last week.
Three civilians and several insurgents were killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
One man remains missing on Friday after armed gunmen kidnapped members of a landmine removal team in eastern Afghanistan the night before, a group official said.
The United States has come close to taking out al Qaeda's second-in-command on more occasions than have previously been acknowledged, according to current and former U.S. officials.
An Afghan ambassador-designate kidnapped by militants two years ago in northwestern Pakistan has been freed and handed back to his government, authorities said Sunday.
On October 19, the Central Intelligence Agency made public the results of the inquiry by its counterintelligence division into the December 30 bombing of its Khost base in Pakistan and the killing of seven Agency officers.
In the wake of the deadly attack at one of its bases in Afghanistan, there is disagreement among CIA veterans about what went wrong.
Prior to a suicide attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan last December, some people within the CIA and the Jordanian intelligence service were skeptical about the reliability of a Jordanian informant, but those concerns were not passed on to officers on the base, according to a U.S. intelligence official.
Aftermath of a blast that tore through a mosque in northern Afghanistan, killing a provincial governor.
An anti-insurgent provincial governor who had survived Taliban assassination attempts was among 20 people who died Friday in an explosion at a northern Afghan mosque during prayers, a government official said.
NATO forces killed five armed men in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, and the command is investigating allegations of civilian casualties, the International Security Assistance Force said.
Preliminary results for Afghanistan's parliamentary elections will come out later than originally planned, elections officials announced Tuesday, following allegations of fraud in the vote.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports threats and a history of electoral cheating may dampen enthusiasm for parliamentary elections.
Afghans voted in the fourth post-Taliban-era national election Saturday, though it was not without the violence promised by militants or myriad procedural challenges.
Coalition troops in southeastern Afghanistan fought off insurgents after a failed assault on a combat outpost on Thursday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
Afghan and coalition soldiers fought off assaults on two military bases Saturday and killed more than 20 insurgents, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
Afghan and international forces targeting a militant commander launched several "precision strikes" in eastern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
Bombings killed five U.S. troops in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
Afghan and international troops killed a "large number of insurgents" during an offensive this week, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said on Wednesday.
Twelve new stars have been recently added to the CIA's Memorial Wall, which pays tribute to the 102 men and woman who lost their lives in the line of duty for the spy agency.
Six Afghan policemen were killed and two others were wounded Sunday in a roadside mine explosion, according to the governor of Afghanistan's Badakhsan province.
A suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan's Khost province killed one civilian and wounded two security guards at the entrance to a military base on Monday, the interior ministry said.
Radical militant Islamist websites posted a new video Friday containing an audio message purported to be by Humam Al Balawi, the Jordanian doctor turned suicide bomber who killed seven CIA agents in eastern Afghanistan in December.
A suspected al Qaeda member believed to have played a key role in a deadly December attack on CIA employees in Afghanistan appears to have been killed, a U.S. counterterrorism official told CNN Wednesday.
The man believed to be the suicide bomber who killed seven CIA employees and contractors last year appears in a newly released video, claiming to have tricked Jordanian intelligence officers as a double agent.
A man claiming to be Ayman al-Zawahiri, al Qaeda's No. 2 man, blasts the Turkish government for its role in Afghanistan in a newly released video.
Insurgent fire killed three Afghan women and wounded three people in southeast Afghanistan on Saturday, military officials said.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's second attempt to seat a new Cabinet failed Saturday with the parliament rejecting a majority of his selections.
Fourteen militants and three international troops died in fighting over the past 24 hours in Afghanistan, authorities said Saturday.
The nation lost seven valuable intelligence officers in the attack in Khost on December 30, 2009. Those of us "in the business" lost good friends and longtime colleagues.
An American intelligence official vowed Thursday that the United States would avenge a suspected terrorist attack on a U.S. base in Afghanistan that resulted in the deaths of seven CIA officers.
Two of the seven CIA officers killed Wednesday in a suspected terrorist attack on a U.S. base in Afghanistan were contractors for Xe, a private security firm formerly known as Blackwater, a former intelligence official said Thursday.
An attack by a suicide bomber at a military base in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday killed eight Americans believed to be CIA employees, a senior U.S. official told CNN.
At least seven Taliban insurgents wearing suicide vests and wielding machine guns struck at government targets Saturday in the eastern city of Khost, authorities in Afghanistan said.
The governor of the northern Afghan province of Kunduz was slightly wounded Saturday when his car was struck by a roadside bomb, his spokesman told CNN.
A car bomber targeted a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan, killing seven people Wednesday, a day after Taliban militants attacked many locations in the city of Khost, U.S. military officials said.
A Taliban suicide bomb squad disguised as regular Afghan army troops stormed a strategic city close to the border with Pakistan Tuesday, prompting a fierce six-hour battle with U.S. troops, local officials and the U.S. military said.
Eight civilians were killed and at least eight others were wounded Wednesday when a roadside bomb struck a mini-bus in eastern Afghanistan, the NATO command said.
Afghan Border Police and coalition forces killed 12 militants and detained five suspected militants in several operations Saturday, the U.S.-led coalition announced.
Fighting involving coalition troops in eastern Afghanistan has led to the deaths of 22 militants, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Thursday.
A 14-year-old who was trained to kill by radicals in the tribal regions of Pakistan now sits in a crowded classroom at a detention facility in Kabul. His only wish is to see his parents again.
A suicide car bomb blast near a voter registration site killed 16 people, 14 of them children, and wounded 58 in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday morning, according to a senior police official and the U.S. military.
A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance of an Afghan intelligence headquarters Thursday, killing at least one police officer, officials said.
Taliban militants stormed a government building in the center of the Afghan capital and one of them blew himself up inside, killing five people
A coalition airstrike has killed a commander of Taliban forces in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
Pakistani troops fired at American reconnaissance helicopters patrolling the Afghan-Pakistan border Thursday, heightening tensions as U.S. steps up cross-border operations in a region known as a haven for Taliban and al-Qaida militants
Some in Afghanistan blame Pakistan's government for rising violence, but others say nothing can stop the growing militancy
More than a dozen insurgents died on Wednesday during a battle in eastern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
Ten French soldiers were killed Tuesday in fighting near the Afghan capital of Kabul after 100 insurgents attacked a patrol, authorities said.
Authorities tightened security in Kabul for Afghanistan's Independence Day celebration Monday amid "credible intelligence" that attacks were planned against civilian, military and government targets, according to the commander of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan.
Five NATO-led soldiers were killed in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, military officials said.
Some Afghan police officers and dozens of insurgents were killed in a battle in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, the NATO-led alliance said.
Nearly seven years after their defeat by U.S. forces, the Taliban have regrouped and have formed a "resilient insurgency," according to a new Pentagon report on security in Afghanistan.
Five foreign troops were killed Saturday in Afghanistan, bringing the number of NATO and U.S.-led coalition troop deaths in June to 32 -- more than in Iraq.
Seven people, including four Afghan soldiers and two children, died when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in Afghanistan's southeastern Khost province Friday morning, a spokesman for NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.
A U.S.-led coalition raid in east Afghanistan Wednesday claimed civilian lives -- but Afghan officials and the coalition are disagreeing on the number.
A roadside bomb struck an unmarked police car in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday morning, killing five police officers who were all part of the same family.
Roadside bombings and a military operation across Afghanistan over the last two days left six people dead, five others wounded, and three detained, officials said on Wednesday.
A suicide car bomber rammed a minibus filled with Afghan National Army soldiers south of Kabul Wednesday, killing 13 people, including six soldiers, said military spokesman Gen. Mohammed Zahir Azimi.
CNN's Nic Robertson meets U.S. Defense Secretary Gates as he gets a tour of Khowst, Afghanistan's new model province.
The U.S. military in eastern Afghanistan said it is starting a "Most Wanted" campaign, with rewards ranging from $20,000 to $200,000 for the capture of 12 midlevel Taliban and al Qaeda leaders.
The governor of Afghanistan's southeastern province of Khost survived an assassination attempt on Wednesday when a suicide car bomber struck his convoy, witnesses and officials said.
Twenty-four Taliban fighters were killed during a seven-hour battle with Afghan and coalition forces at nightfall Wednesday in southern Afghanistan, the U.S.-led coalition command said Thursday.
At least 28 Taliban militants have been killed in fighting on Thursday in southern Afghanistan, Afghanistan's interior minister said.
A suicide attack outside a NATO military base in eastern Afghanistan has killed at least eight people and wounded five others, a statement from the military alliance said.
By the numbers, 2006 was a bad year for terrorism.
A senior al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan who escaped last year from Bagram prison has been captured, U.S. military sources said Monday.
Afghan and coalition forces have killed "three armed terrorists" and detained another in a raid near an eastern Afghan town, the Combined Forces Command said.
An Italian soldier serving with NATO's International Security Assistance Forces died late Wednesday when his armored vehicle overturned on a steep incline outside of Kabul, an ISAF statement said.
A battle between insurgents and soldiers with the International Security Assistance Force in the Uruzgan province of central Afghanistan ended with 17 insurgents dead and no ISAF casualties Friday night, the ISAF said.
Afghan and coalition forces killed three suspected al Qaeda members and detained three associates during a raid in eastern Khowst province Friday, a statement from the Coalition Press Information Center said.
Four suspected al Qaeda operatives believed to be involved in planning attacks against Afghan and Coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan were captured in a raid early Saturday in Khowst Province, according to a Coalition spokesman.
Remember the ad slogan "Pork - The Other White Meat?" The new slogan here should be "Afghanistan -- The Other Insurgency."
A roadside bomb attack Tuesday in eastern Afghanistan killed two U.S. soldiers and wounded another American soldier and an Afghan interpreter, the U.S. military said.
The U.S.-led coalition said Afghan and coalition forces had "stymied" militant designs to disrupt voting in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections on Sunday.
Thirteen of the 16 people confirmed killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday were U.S. service members, the American military said Thursday.
A U.S. Marine was killed and 14 others were wounded in Afghanistan's Khowst province Thursday when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed, a statement from the U.S. Central Command said.