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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

NATO chief Stoltenberg says security situation in Afghanistan remains difficult but NATO will continue its support - TOLO

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Russian governments denies reports that it's engaging in behind-the-scenes talks with Taliban - Interfax

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politics

More: US President-elect Donald Trump also spoke with president of Afghanistan Friday by phone, transition team says in release

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Trump appointments and nominations

Report: Ex-Army Special Forces officer accuses Gen. James Mattis of 'leaving my men to die' in Afghanistan in 2001; Trump's transition team has not yet responded to request for comment - NBC News

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Afghanistan

A senior Afghan officer who commanded an army corps in the western region of the country dies in a helicopter crash - News18

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Afghanistan

Hundreds protest outside palace of Afghan vice president, accused of holding rival Ahmad Ishchi hostage - New York Times

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

JUST IN: Retired Army colonel from Elizabethtown killed in Nov. 12 suicide bombing in Afghanistan… https://t.co/PMv5raeZSR - @wave3news

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing of Shiite mosque in Kabul that left at least 27 dead - SITE

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France

Update: Strasbourg mayor says Paris appeared target of 7 arrested in militant plot; officials say suspects French, Moroccan, Afghan in origin, aged 29 to 37 - Reuters

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Afghan security officials say 4 dead, several wounded in suicide bombing in Kabul - AP

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Afghanistan

Magnitude-5.3 earthquake reported 40km (25 miles) south of Jarm, Afghanistan - USGS

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War in Afghanistan (2001–2014)

Editor's note: International Criminal Court prosecutors said Monday that U.S. military forces and the CIA may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan, according to a preliminary probe. Prosecutors say they will decide "imminently" whether to seek authorization to open a full-scale investigation, AP reports. While the U.S. is not a member of the court, American citizens can face prosecution if they commit crimes in a member country, like Afghanistan. - Stephanie

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War in Afghanistan (2001–2014)

More: International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says US military, CIA may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan through the 'cruel and violent' interrogation of detainees mostly between 2003-2004 - AFP

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War in Afghanistan (2001–2014)

International Criminal Court prosecutor believes US troops may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan and inside secret CIA detention facilities - @annaholligan (Clarified)

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Ministry of Interior says 25 insurgents killed in operations across Afghanistan in past day - TOLO

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

France condemns suicide attack on NATO base in Afghanistan that killed 4 Americans - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Statement: US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on suicide attack at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan: 'I want to express my sincere condolences to the families of the fallen, and I want to reassure the loved ones of those injured that they are getting the best possible care. Force protection is always a top priority for us in Afghanistan, and we will investigate this tragedy to determine any steps we can take to improve it. For those who carried out this attack, my message is simple. We will not be deterred in our mission to protect our homeland and help Afghanistan secure its own future.'

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Pentagon says 4 Americans killed in suicide blast at US military base in Afghanistan included 2 US service members, 2 US contractors

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Pentagon: 4 Americans killed in suicide blast at US military's Bagram Airfield, north of Kabul, Afghanistan - AFP

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Afghanistan

Afghan parliament sacks 3 ministers citing poor performance - AP

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