The chance to end 12 years of grinding war in Afghanistan should be seized by those committed to peace, British Prime Minister David Cameron said in Kabul on Saturday.
Ahead of Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's visit next week, India on Saturday said it was ready to discuss and consider Afghanistan's request for arms supplies.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has given US Special Forces two weeks to leave a key battleground province after some US soldiers there were found to have tortured or even killed innocent people, the President's spokesman said on Sunday.
President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday that 34,000 troops - about half the US force in Afghanistan - will withdraw by early 2014, bringing the United States one step closer to wrapping up the costly, unpopular war.
President Barack Obama is slated to meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Friday, the White House said in a statement, a meeting that comes as the United States tries to determine how quickly to draw down troops in Afghanistan after more than a dozen years of war.
India will step up training of the Afghan police and military after a request on Monday by President Hamid Karzai, who also urged Indian businesses to invest in his battle-weary nation as it gears up for the departure of Nato troops.
An Afghan poppy blight helping drive up heroin prices may not dent global opiate supply, the United Nations' anti-drug tsar said on Tuesday, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai lashed out at foreigners for their part in his country's drug trade
President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that his formal apology last week to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for the burning of copies of the Koran at a US military base had 'calmed things down', after the incident spurred protests against US and NATO troops in Afghanistan.
President Barack Obama sent a letter to Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday apologizing for the burning of copies of the Koran at a US military base in Afghanistan, the White House said.
President Barack Obama spoke on Monday with his Afghan counterpart to discuss regional support for Afghan-led reconciliation, the White House said.
India could play an anchoring role in transforming the country into a modern state but it must first work on the Gordian knot of contemporary geopolitics.
Afghanistan's intelligence agency said on Wednesday it had thwarted a plot to assassinate President Hamid Karzai.
Visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday praised the people of India for participating in the rebuilding process of Afghanistan, but also called Pakistan a twin brother of the battle-ridden country.
Afghanistan and India will give boost to their strategic partnership and take stock of the situation in the region during the visit of Afghan President Hamid Karzai here from tomorrow, in the backdrop of faltering peace process in the war-torn country due to nexus between Pakistan and Haqqani group.
The number of civilians killed in the Afghan war in the first half of 2011 rose 15 per cent, the United Nations said today, putting the year on track to be the deadliest in a decade.
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Saturday there could be political talks with the Afghan Taliban by the end of this year if NATO made more military advances and put pressure on the insurgents.
Sri Lankan seamer Farveez Maharoof has insisted that the team is not distracted by reports that batsman Upul Tharanga failed a dope test during the World Cup, saying the players have not even discussed the matter as they are focussed on the ongoing Test series against England.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today demanded a thorough investigation into the presence of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan for several years, but ruled out a US-type operation by India to eliminate Pak-based terrorists wanted by it.
The president of Afghanistan said on Sunday he would announce the start of a process to transfer the responsibility for security to Afghan forces from international forces on March 21.