Five things to know about the new U.S.-Afghan Bilateral Security Agreement that sets forth the conditions for some American soldiers to remain in Afghanistan beyond this year.
Afghans expect their new national unity administration to move swiftly to end uncertainty and deliver security and prosperity.
Ashraf Ghani has been inaugurated as Afghanistan's new president and has sworn in Abdullah Abdullah as chief executive.
NATO's Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says international support has given Afghanistan a strong foundation to build a secure future.
Is the Islamic State extremist group expanding to Afghanistan and Pakistan? The possibility is growing as some militants in the region are pledging allegiance to the organization's leadership.
The new head of Pakistan's premier intelligence agency is seen as focusing on security issues while extracting his organization from the country's messy politics.
Deal brokered to end the months-long election standoff is just the beginning, analysts say.
Afghanistan's President-elect Ashraf Ghani says the goal of the country's new unity government is "peace."
A power-sharing deal has been signed and a new president-elect has been named in Afghanistan. But numerous questions remain over how the planned national unity government will function in practice.
The Afghan Independent Election Commission has officially named former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani as the new president of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) has said the final results of the country's disputed presidential election will be announced on September 21 following a weeks-long audit for fraudulent votes.
Nearly one million residents of Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region are desperate to repatriate to their homeland.