| 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 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
L.A.-based musician-filmmaker Ariana Delawari's very personal documentary "We Came Home" chronicles the frequent trips she made to her father's homeland, Afghanistan, in its alternatingly hopeful and turbulent years following the initial routing of the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:52 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A U.S. service member was killed Thursday in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province when a man in an Afghan National Army uniform opened fire at a joint military training base, provincial officials said.
The assailant was...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Clashes between Egyptian security forces and armed groups erupted in a village close to Cairo, leaving a senior police officer dead, state media and security officials reported. Full story Aleppo, Syria: Rebel fighters take cover behind a barricade....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:12 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan on Saturday released a top Afghan Taliban official who Afghan officials believe could nudge Islamist militants to the bargaining table and help hammer out a political solution after more than a decade of war....
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:10 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — A man in an Afghan soldier’s uniform was killed and a NATO service member wounded Saturday, officials said, in the latest in a series of so-called insider attacks that have fueled distrust at a time when international...