New York Times Topic:Afghanistan

Taliban Attack on Convoy of Afghan Police Cadets Kills at Least 27

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 14:11
The bombings were the second large-scale assault by the militants in Kabul in less than two weeks.

Lured by Jobs in Afghanistan, Nepalis Face Risks and Death

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 03:05
An attack shows that South Asian contractors are more vulnerable than many of their Western counterparts.

U.S. Investigates Whether Airstrikes Killed Taliban Hostages

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 19:05
Afghan officials agree that the American military conducted drone strikes in a remote area dominated by the Taliban, but give widely divergent accounts of what happened.

Blaming Muslims, at First, in Norway

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 13:00
After a mass shooting, an Afghan refugee finally meets his neighbor.

A Broken Promise in Afghanistan

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 09:21
Afghan interpreters risked their lives for American troops. Now Congress is preparing to abandon them.

Suicide Bombs Rock Kabul

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:12
Nepalese security guards traveling by bus were killed by a suicide bomber in Kabul on Monday. The Taliban took responsibility.

Bomb Kills Foreign Security Contractors in Kabul

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 07:24
At least 14 Nepalese and Indian guards were killed while riding in a minibus to work at the Canadian Embassy, police officials said.

Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 14 in Afghan Capital

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 06:21
A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least 14 people and wounded eight in an attack on a minibus carrying Nepalese security contractors in the Afghan capital, Kabul, early on Monday, officials said.

I Used an Assault Rifle in the Army. I Don’t Think Civilians Should Own Them.

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 20:48
These weapons were intended for the battlefield.

Afghanistan and Pakistan Exchange Heavy Gunfire Along Border

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 16:14
The fighting, which forced the closing of the Torkham crossing, left 11 wounded on the Pakistani side and killing at least one Afghan police officer.

Omar Mateen: From Early Promise to F.B.I. Surveillance

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 03:29
The Orlando gunman’s life once seemed to be on a successful track, but he became the subject of investigations and allegations of abuse.

Gun Deaths Today Surpass Those In Our Bloodiest War

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 23:15
Examining gun violence in the Civil War and today.

Obama Loosens Restrictions on U.S. Forces Fighting Taliban in Afghanistan

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 23:35
The president moved closer to allowing American forces to again directly battle the Taliban in what is expected to be an especially bloody summer fighting season.

Research Traces Link Between Combat Blasts and PTSD

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 00:31
Researchers say they have found evidence of tissue damage caused by explosions alone, not by concussions or other injuries.

Afghanistan by Choice

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 10:20
How do you make the wrenching decision of whether to leave your homeland?

Afghanistan by Choice

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 10:20
How do you make the wrenching decision of whether to leave your home?

Greed, Corruption and Danger: A Tarnished Afghan Gem Trade

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 02:48
The government’s muted response to a militia’s takeover of a giant lapis mine suggests an aligning of interests among insurgents and the political elite.

NPR Journalist and Translator Killed by Taliban in Afghanistan

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 00:03
Mr. Gilkey was the first American journalist not in the military killed in Afghanistan during the 15-year-long Afghan conflict.

A Carnival of Life Flourishes in Kabul’s Field of the Dead

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 22:48
At the Kart-e-Sakhi cemetery, children hustle for tips, young lovers seek privacy, a cotton-candy seller circulates and cockfights are held every weekend.

Taliban Claim Killing of 7 in Afghan Province, Including New Attorney General

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 15:57
The attack at a court in Logar was revenge for the recent executions of Taliban prisoners, a Taliban spokesman said.