Afghan officials may have saved hundreds of lives Tuesday when they disrupted a planned terrorist attack that was believed to be imminent. At least 11 suicide vests were found. They were believed to be planned for use on commuter buses. At least a dozen people, Afghan soldiers mostly, have been arrested so far.
Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, says he's free of the corruption and violence that taint many Afghan politicians. And after quickly signing a long-delayed security pact with the US, he's looking for other ways to break with the country's recent past.
Afghanistan is a major supplier of the raw material for heroin but some of the drug is being consumed at home, and now Afghanistan is struggling with a growing addiction problem, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Kabul.
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai was inaugurated at a ceremony in Kabul today for his second term in office. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Kabul resident Sultana. Sultana says that Afghans see little hope for change.
Training is difficult in Kabul, but Afghanistan's only Paralympian says even if he doesn't get a medal, his presence will help raise awareness about the strength and plight of disabled people in Afghanistan.
Hamid Karzai has been sworn in as Afghan president. Kabul's streets were almost empty on Thursday as security forces set up numerous roadblocks ahead of the ceremony. The World's Aaron Schachter looks at security for Karzai's second inauguration.