When an Afghan villager saved an American soldier from the Taliban, it was a story fit for the silver screen. But there is no Hollywood ending for Mohammad Gulab in his quest for asylum in the United States.
After his conviction became public, a man nominated to become Afghanistan's agriculture minister has been dropped from the cabinet nominees presented to a mandatory confirmation vote.
Afghanistan's recently nominated cabinet is unraveling after a nominee appeared on Interpol's wanted list, another withdrew, and more ministers come under parliamentary scrutiny.
Families in a restive Pakistani city are skeptical of a government move to ask teachers to carry guns after a Taliban massacre of schoolchildren last month.
A former Afghan strongman has warned of 'unprecedented fighting' in the near future as reports emerge of Islamic State militants in Afghanistan.
The proposed Afghan cabinet features many new faces, but stays true to the old guard. How is Kabul's unity government shaping up?
Visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Pakistan to take on all militant groups that threaten its domestic security, the region and the United States.
After months of wrangling over names for key posts, Afghanistan's national unity government has finally announced nominees for the cabinet.
A military-run school in northwestern Pakistan has reopened after the Taliban killed more than 150 students and teachers on December 16.
Afghanistan needs to invest in a public education sector that can prevent future generations from becoming cannon fodder for extremist organizations.
Media in the Muslim world have published a wide variety of reactions to the deadly attack on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
A provincial government in Pakistan that once championed negotiations with the Taliban has now announced hefty rewards for hunting hundreds of fugitive Islamist militants.