The Afghan president made the announcement after the US said it would meet the Taliban
A suicide attack has claimed six lives and air attacks have killed 10 children over a weekend that served as a reminder of Afghanistan's conflict.
As the US prepares to ship most of its weapons home after more than a decade in Afghanistan, the bill for the move will be a staggering $6-billion.
China on Friday attacked a top US envoy as "extremely irresponsible" for saying at the Copenhagen summit that no US climate aid would go to China.
The script is jarringly familiar. Bodies lie on streets of an ethnic minority area, troops fan out, and Beijing denounces overseas enemies.
What do Johnny Depp, Garfield, Paris Hilton and roast pork have in common? In China, they can be bad for your moral health.
Three decades of war and unrest have left Afghanistan's infrastructure in pieces, with few and badly equipped hospitals.
Afghanistan's president is delaying a law that would limit his control of media, raising worries about a "level playing field" ahead of elections.
Lots of salty yak butter tea and an end to beatings marked the start of the 1960s for farmer Kigya, who grew up shackled to the estate of a nobleman.
China leapt and twisted to gold in the women's synchronised three metre springboard on Sunday, claiming the first diving medals.