afghanistan conflict

Taliban Capture Key District in Afghan North

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Aug 15 – Taliban insurgents, seeking to force the NATO-led coalition out of Afghanistan and bring in Islamic law, captured a key district in the northern province of Baghlan away after days of fighting, officials said on Monday. Fighting has escalated in Afghanistan as the Taliban insurgency spreads from its traditional strongholds in

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NATO to Keep Broad Presence in Afghanistan: Alliance Chief Stoltenberg

By Phil Stewart and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, June 15 – NATO allies will maintain troops across Afghanistan, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday, as the United States considers whether to reduce its presence there. “With a regional presence, we will continue to advise, train and assist the Afghan national forces because we are very committed to continuing

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