Most Shared Stories Tagged: Afghanistan

Taliban threat in Afghanistan

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the BBC's Alistair Leithead about the threat posed by the Taliban in parts of Afghanistan, where Taliban forces have regrouped in sufficient numbers to pose an increasing threat to NATO-led forces in the country.

News summary

Anchor Lisa Mullins reviews some of the other news stories that have been pushed out of the headlines by the two natural disasters in Asia.

NATO's Afghan challenge

The outgoing US military commander for NATO forces in Afghanistan says the mission is "under-resourced,� and The World's Matthew Bell reports on why that is the case.

Tensions along Afghan-Pakistan border

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has threatened to send troops into neighboring Pakistan because militants from Pakistan have been making cross-border raids; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets more from The World's Quil Lawrence who's in Kabul.

Kandahar confrontation

NATO and Afghan troops are bracing for a battle with Taliban fighters around Afghanistan's second largest city, Kandahar, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports.