Taliban fighters enter Afghan city of Kunduz

Taliban fighters enter Afghan city of Kunduz

Taliban fighters pushed into the centre of the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Monday, taking control of the central intersection where they raised their flag a year earlier ...

Obama says he will keep 8,400 US troops in Afghanistan until 2017

Obama says he will keep 8,400 US troops in Afghanistan until 2017

President Barack Obama, saying the security situation in Afghanistan remained precarious, said he will keep US troop levels there at 8,400 through the end of his administration rather than reducing them to 5,500 by year's end.