| Dec 3, 2013
He's done it again. Afghan President Hamid Karzai has startled and dismayed the world. After an arduous diplomatic process to define the terms of a future international presence in Afghanistan, he balked at the last second, like a white-eyed horse in...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:47 AM
KABUL – Six people were killed and 13 wounded Tuesday in two separate insurgent bombings in southern Afghanistan, according to the governor’s spokesman in restive Helmand province.
Four civilians were killed and two wounded when a private...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:18 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai has again accused the United States of killing civilians in a drone airstrike, this time in a Nov. 20 attack on a border area between two eastern provinces where Taliban insurgents maintain strongholds....
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:05 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday accused the U.S. military in Afghanistan of failing to conduct an adequate risk assessment for managing and accounting for $3 billion in military aid spent by U.S. taxpayers on Afghan...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:33 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government summoned Pakistan’s charge d’affaires in Kabul to the Foreign Ministry on Monday to file a “strong protest” after another clash along the countries' troubled border.
| May 3, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Witnesses say a U.S. tanker airplane that crashed Friday in northern Kyrgyzstan caught fire and broke apart in the air, according to local officials.
Emergency response crews were dispatched to the scene, but the fate of the crew was not immediately...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:21 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber slipped into a crowd of mourners at a funeral in northern Afghanistan on Friday morning, waited until the district governor and two of his bodyguards were leaving the mosque, and detonated his vest, killing eight...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Bill Murray and screenwriter Mitch Glazer have known each other for decades -- since Murray played the lead in Glazer's "Scrooged" in 1988. And now the two are partnering again on a project Barry Levinson will direct.
Glazer's screenplay, called "Rock...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:42 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, technicians work on the vertical stabilizer of an experimental version of a cargo hauling airship being built by Worldwide Aeros Corp. in a WWII-era blimp hangar at the former Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin, Calif....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:45 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. and Pakistan will revive high-level talks on a host of issues including counterterrorism cooperation and preventing militancy along the Afghan-Pakistani border, and economic revitalization in the nuclear-armed South...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:30 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan grew by almost 25% in the first half of this year as Afghan forces assumed more responsibility for the nation’s security, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday....