Apr 5, 2014 — No major violence has been reported since polls opened Saturday, in elections that may result in the nation's first democratic transfer of power.
Mar 29, 2014 — It's the latest violence leading up to the April 5 vote. The Taliban is warning citizens that heading to the polls could be deadly.
Feb 23, 2014 — Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been held by the Taliban since his capture nearly five years ago. He is thought to be somewhere in Pakistan.
Feb 4, 2014 — President Hamid Karzai has balked at signing a security agreement with the U.S. According to The New York Times, representatives of the Taliban and Karzai have been in contact about a peace deal. It's thought Karzai may not want to sign the deal with the U.S. while he's talking to the Taliban.
Nov 19, 2013 — The onset of winter in Afghanistan usually means an end to the so-called fighting season. That may not hold this year as the Taliban vow to pursue an aggressive campaign in advance of a presidential election.
Nov 16, 2013 — The explosion happened near the site of an upcoming gathering of Afghan elders. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Oct 14, 2013 — As a bilateral security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan begins an approval process, the Taliban's leader urged Afghans to reject what he calls a "colonial" arrangement. The message came in an email Monday from Mullah Mohammad Omar, who told Afghans to keep fighting.
Sep 26, 2013 — The meta-analysis suggests that such attacks that kill militant leaders in Pakistan have little or no effect on the level of insurgent violence in neighboring Afghanistan.
Sep 23, 2013 — Two suicide bombers stuck a historic Christian church in the country's northwest on Sunday. Groups linked to the Taliban have claimed responsibility.
Sep 22, 2013 — Two suicide bombers struck after a service at the All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, killing more than 70 people and wounding more than 120, multiple reports say. The victims are believed to include children.