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  • Panetta: U.S. doing everything possible to free captive soldier

     
    Put on the defensive after the parents of a U.S. soldier held captive by Afghan insurgents complained about government inaction, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Thursday that U.S. officials were doing everything possible to win his release....
  • 7 killed in Kabul attack just after Obama's visit

     
    Insurgent gunmen and bombers struck a foreigner-frequented guesthouse complex in the Afghan capital early Wednesday, just hours after President Obama ended a lightning visit. In the attack’s aftermath, several charred bodies could be seen lying in...
  • Equipment for Afghan army is stranded in Pakistan, Pentagon says

     
    Thousands of tons of military equipment intended for the Afghan army and police is stranded in Pakistan, which for months has refused to reopen ground supply routes for NATO convoys despite high-level U.S. pressure, a new Pentagon report says....
  • U.S. lawmakers want Pakistan network to be dubbed terrorists

     
    Democratic and Republican leaders of the congressional oversight committees are urging the Obama administration to formally designate Pakistan’s Haqqani Network a terrorist organization....
  • Suicide bomber strikes Afghan police checkpoint, killing 11

     
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber struck a police checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing 11 people, three of them police officers and six of them passing schoolchildren, Afghan officials said. The bombing in Khowst province came on...
  • U.S. confirms death of No. 2 Al Qaeda figure

     
    Al Qaeda’s second-in-command was killed in a U.S. drone missile strike on a Pakistani compound near the Afghan border, a U.S. official said....
  • U.S. drone strikes targeted Al Qaeda second-in-command

     
    The fate of Al Qaeda’s second-in-command remained unknown Tuesday after Pakistani intelligence sources confirmed that U.S. drone missile strikes targeted the compound near the Afghan border where he was believed to be staying....
  • Panetta: U.S. at 'limit of our patience' with Pakistan

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, paying a brief visit to the Afghan capital, said Thursday the United States was reaching “the limit of our patience” with neighboring Pakistan’s sheltering of insurgents who cross the border to attack...
  • Insurgents' deadly attack on Afghan resort ends

     
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The bloody 11-hour siege of a lakeside resort ended Friday morning when the last of a four-member team of Taliban assailants was killed, Afghan police said. Sixteen hotel guests and workers, three guards and a police officer also...
  • 3 U.S. troops among dead in two Afghanistan bombings

     
    Two explosions in eastern Afghanistan, one targeting an American convoy, killed three U.S. troops, an Afghan interpreter and at least 24 other Afghans on Wednesday, defying what the military had described as a trend of diminishing violence this year....
  • Gunmen seize control of lakeside hotel in Afghanistan

     
    Gunmen seized control of a lakeside hotel outside the Afghan capital and were holding hostages early Friday, police said. The Taliban claimed responsibility....