| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:16 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — The last time Abdullah Abdullah ran for president of Afghanistan the election devolved into a bloody farce.
Votes cast in some areas in 2009 exceeded the number of voters. One in 5 ballots nationwide was tossed out because...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:06 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf escaped a bombing early Thursday morning as he was being transferred by convoy from a hospital to his farmhouse in the Islamabad suburbs, police officials said.
The bomb went off at about 2...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:50 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Taliban suicide bomber managed to get past a security checkpoint Wednesday and then blew himself up at the entrance to the Afghan Interior Ministry, killing six police officers on the last day of campaigning in this country’s...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Shia LaBeouf may be taking his whole "I am not famous anymore" thing seriously.
The unpredictable actor, who has recently attempted to distance himself from his own celebrity, has exited the upcoming Bill Murray comedy "Rock the Kasbah," to be...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:22 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was indicted on treason charges on Monday in a bold assertion of authority by Pakistan’s civilian government, which has historically been marginalized by the nation's powerful military....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:13 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers dressed as women broke into a private home on Saturday and began firing rocket-propelled grenades at their target next door: the headquarters of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission, the latest...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:43 AM
NEW YORK -- In a quick decision, a jury convicted Osama bin Laden's son-in-law of conspiring to kill Americans in his role as the angry voice of Al Qaeda after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Sulaiman abu Ghaith, 48, faces life in prison when he...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:09 PM
NEW YORK — A cleric who gave a rousing speech urging jihad against "Jews, Christians and America" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks testified at his terrorism trial Wednesday that he was speaking for Muslims, not for Al Qaeda, even though he...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:20 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -– Taliban insurgents opposed to Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential vote stormed an election office in Kabul on Tuesday and killed five people, officials said.
The sound of gunfire echoed across Kabul’s Darul Aman...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:01 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan officials Friday raised the death toll in a Taliban assault on a luxury hotel to nine people, including four foreigners, as police investigated a devastating security lapse at one of Kabul’s supposedly safest locations....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:18 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan – Four gunmen opened fire late Thursday in a Kabul hotel that caters to foreigners, wounding two employees before police killed the assailants.
Sediq Sediqi, spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry, said the teenage attackers...