New York Times Topic:Afghanistan

Afghan Candidate Threatens to Quit the Presidential Race

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 05:00
Abdullah Abdullah will stop cooperating with an audit of the disputed election results unless his demands are met, a top aide said Tuesday.

Hard-Line Splinter Group, Galvanized by ISIS, Emerges From Pakistani Taliban

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 05:00
The new group, known as Jamaat-e-Ahrar, is composed of disaffected Taliban factions from four of the seven tribal districts along the Pakistan border with Afghanistan.

In Afghan Election, Signs of Systemic Fraud Cast Doubt on Many Votes

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 05:00
More than two million ballots in the June 14 presidential runoff have been called into question, foiling a swift democratic transition and plunging the country into crisis.

Afghan Candidates Pledge to Welcome Reporter Back

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 05:00
The rival candidates, who are deadlocked over the results of a June runoff election, said they would welcome the return of the reporter, Matthew Rosenberg.

Afghanistan Defends Expulsion of a Times Reporter

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 05:00
The government lashed out at criticism from the United Nations and the American envoy over the expulsion of Matthew Rosenberg, saying a report by him was an act of espionage.

Prisoner Swap With Taliban Was Illegal, Investigators Say

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 05:00
The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.

Photographing Both Sides in Ukraine

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:00
“Sometimes you accumulate too many sad moments,” said Mauricio Lima, who has been on assignment for The Times in eastern Ukraine.

Calling Article ‘Divisive,’ Afghanistan Orders Expulsion of Times Correspondent

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 05:00
The action against Matthew Rosenberg was the first public expulsion of an American journalist from Afghanistan since the rule of the Taliban.

Coalition Soldier Is Stabbed to Death in Afghanistan

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 05:00
NATO confirmed the death, while the police in the Afghan capital, Kabul, said only that a foreigner was killed after an altercation with a taxi driver near the airport.

From Missouri to Syria, Journalists Are Becoming Targets

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 05:00
Reporters, editors and those who monitor the freedom of the press describe a harsh environment for reporters, in the United States and abroad.

President Obama on James Foley, and Muslim Victims

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 21:45
The point that the extremist group’s victims are overwhelmingly Muslim is worth repeating.

Afghan Officials Interrogate a Times Correspondent

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 05:00
The Afghan Attorney General’s Office later banned the correspondent, Matthew Rosenberg, from leaving the country over objections to his reporting.

Obama Holds to Afghanistan Withdrawal Deadline

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 05:00
President Obama rejected growing arguments that the chaos in Iraq should prompt him to reconsider his timetable for withdrawing the last soldiers from Afghanistan by the end of 2016.

Afghanistan Bars Times Journalist From Leaving the Country

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 22:28
All Matthew Rosenberg did was his job.

Why The Times Didn’t Cover an Amnesty International Report on Torture

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 22:08
The Times’s foreign editor, Joseph Kahn, responded to reader complaints.

Amid Election Impasse, Calls in Afghanistan for an Interim Government

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 05:00
Several top officials in the government say a ruling committee might be best for now as the candidates in Afghanistan’s recent presidential vote dispute the results.

U.S. General Killed by Afghan Soldier Is Laid to Rest

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 05:00
Hundreds of high-ranking military officers and other dignitaries attended the service for Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene.

From the Frontlines: Insider War Coverage

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 06:01
Times journalists have given us a closer look at how they rise to the challenge of working in dangerous areas and war zones.

A Mountain of Uncertainty in Iraq

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:00
Adam Ferguson has been covering the refugee crisis in northern Iraq, where a persecuted minority has been trapped on a mountaintop.

Women of War Speak

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 05:00
Helen Thorpe’s “Soldier Girls” shows how service in Afghanistan or Iraq affected three women.