KABUL, Afghanistan— Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has inaugurated the first Afghanistan- India air corridor during a ceremony at the Kabul International Airport— a direct route that bypasses Pakistan and is meant to improve commerce. Ghani says the aim of the route is to create more opportunities and make Afghanistan an exporter country.
Afghan officials say that at least four foreign soldiers have been wounded after an Afghan soldier opened fire on them.
"The delegation of this authority does not in itself change the force levels for Afghanistan," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in a statement.
U.S. President Donald Trump has given Defense Secretary Jim Mattis the authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, Reuters reported.
Defense Secretary James Mattis plans to present President Trump with options on how to deal with the Afghanistan situation "very soon."
When the president failed to endorse NATO's Article 5, advisors McMaster, Mattis and Tillerson were taken off guard, says Politico.
Otso Iho, senior analyst at IHS Markit, speaks about the counter-terrorism forces' reaction to the security threat in the U.K.
A suicide car bomb in Afghanistan's capital has killed at least 80 people and injured more than 300.
A suicide car bomb has claimed the lives of 80 people and injured hundreds more in Afghanistan's capital. The explosion took place in a highly-secure area where many foreign embassies and government offices are located.
Otso Iho, senior analyst at IHS Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Centre (JTIC), discusses the motives and strategy behind a car bomb explosion near embassies in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Pricier smartphones and higher U.S. federal debt are among the key consequences from a potential war against North Korea, according to a Capital Economics.
At the Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing on "World Wide Threats," Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, DIA director, answers questions on the state of security in Afghanistan.
The Trump administration is considering whether to send as many as 5,000 troops into Afghanistan, NBC News reports.
Why the Russia story isn't fake news, the Kushner family's potential ethical problem, and more from First Read by NBC News.
Trump held his first-meeting with Australia's Turnbull on Thursday, declaring they "get along great," after a tense January phone call.
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on May 4 in New York City amid strained relations over asylum seekers.
President Donald Trump ran on an "America First" theme but now has backtracked on other major issues, including China and NATO.
The former Afghan president is calling the US 'use of a massive bomb' an immense atrocity against the afghan people.
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai called the U.S.'s recent use of the largest-ever non-nuclear bomb "an immense atrocity against the Afghan people."
Retired U.S. Army Col. Jack Jacobs and Ron Insana, CNBC Contributor, weigh in on the U.S. military forces dropping the largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan.