| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, D.C., where tourists walk past the U.S. Capitol as Congress remains gridlocked over legislation to continue funding the federal government. In Southern California: Laker guard Kobe Bryant is surrounded...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:05 AM
"The Network," Eva Orner's well-intended if rudimentarily told and structured documentary, follows the formation and development of Afghanistan's first independent television network, Tolo TV, by Afghan expatriate Saad Mohseni in the years following the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:14 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Afghan children play on the remains of a old Soviet tank in the city of Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Beijing: A Chinese man walks past an honor guard after a ceremony marking the 64th anniversary of the founding...
| 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...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:19 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A gunman who allegedly was a contract security guard killed a member of the international coalition forces in southern Afghanistan before he was killed, NATO said in a statement Saturday, raising the specter of a possible “...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:53 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Four international troops were killed by a bomb early Sunday in southern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest deaths in the 12-year war.
Javid Faisal, a spokesman for the governor of southern Kandahar province, said the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Closed-door negotiations to determine the American military mission in Afghanistan after 2014 have stalled over U.S. demands to conduct lethal counter-terrorism operations and Afghan insistence that Washington guarantee support in event...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Secretary of State John F. Kerry made an unannounced visit to Kabul on Friday to press Afghan President Hamid Karzai to work out the last, divisive details of a proposed U.S. military presence in Afghanistan after the 2014 withdrawal of NATO forces.
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:27 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Secretary of State John F. Kerry made an urgent visit to Afghanistan on Friday to spur stalled negotiations on an agreement that would keep some U.S. forces in the country after the NATO mission concludes next year.
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:30 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A full day of talks Saturday between Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai failed to yield a decisive breakthrough on a security agreement amid questions over immunity for U.S. troops.
The two sides...