By Mohammad Stanekzai and Girish Gupta
By Girish Gupta
KABUL (Reuters) – More than 60 percent of Afghans still believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, but signs of better governance and rebuilding has slightly lifted the national mood,
Disgraced former Soldier Bowe Bergdahl may still be able to collect as mush as $300,000 in back pay and benefits during his captivity with the Taliban. On Thursday, the U.S. Army said it is deciding whether he should be considered a “prisoner of war” for which he would be compensated for.
The Taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing in Pakistan. A senior police official and two others died in Thursday’s attack, which happened in a residential area in the southwestern city of Quetta.
By Mirwais Harooni
ISIS militants are claiming responsibility for a deadly attack on a news station in Kabul, Afghanistan. Witnesses say gunmen disguised as police opened fire in the building Tuesday, killing at least two people and wounding 20 others.
KABUL (Reuters) – The Afghan government will not block the instant messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram, a spokesman said on Monday, following days of controversy after reports the services would
By Josh Smith