Metallurgical Group Corp. is in the process of building an open-pit copper mine that will destroy a 5,000-year-old Afghanistan city.
Iran's defense minister said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic had tested a new missile.
The U.S. will apply "extreme vetting" to up to 1,250 asylum seekers it has agreed to resettle as part of an agreement with Australia.
Prime Minister Theresa May called on President Donald Trump to renew the "special relationship" between Britain and the United States.
Two bombs claimed by Islamic State killed 25 people in central Baghdad on Saturday.
The Taliban are now "committed to safeguarding" the copper mine south of Kabul.
Trump's pick for secretary of defense accused by ex-Army Special Forces officer of 'leaving my men to die' in Afghanistan, reports NBC News.
President-elect Donald Trump is willing to play any role to help "fantastic" Pakistan overcome problems, PM Nawaz Sharif's office said.
Trump may be finalizing his secretary of state choice, deciding between former CIA chief David Petraeus and Mitt Romney, NBC reports.
Wildfires tore across central and northern Israel on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of residents to flee the city of Haifa.
The independent U.S. watchdog for Afghanistan aid is out with a new report pointing to significant problems in the education sector, NBC News reports.
Opium production in Afghanistan has increased 43 percent in the past year.
China needs trains to cross through Afghanistan in order to link all the parts of its "One Belt, One Road" trade corridor.
Soros has vehemently condemned Russia's bombing campaign in Syria, accusing President Vladimir Putin of aggressively exploiting a power void.
According to Afghan officials two gunmen forced their way into the institution, killing 12 people, including seven students.
One gunman is dead and another thought to be on the loose at American University of Afghanistan after attack on institution, NBC News reports.
Officials said 15 Guantanamo inmates were transferred to the United Arab Emirates, the largest transfer during President Obama's administration.
Contrary to the apparent conclusion of Donald Trump, the terror quasi-state known as ISIS was not founded by Barack Obama.
A top U.S. military commander said that the militant group that calls itself Islamic State is on the retreat "on all fronts" as the number of its combatants at its disposal declines.
France is more vulnerable to business disruption than emerging markets like South Africa, Argentina, Brazil — and even Afghanistan, says a new report.