| Nov 3, 2013
| 12:58 PM
CAIRO—Secretary of State John F. Kerry paid a brief visit to Egypt on Sunday that was meant to smooth over recent rifts, but laid bare the two countries’ differences over authoritarian practices of the military-backed government that...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Defense Department and CIA interrogation policies after 9/11 forced medical professionals to abandon their ethical obligations to "do no harm" to those in their care and some prohibited practices, including force-feeding of hunger strikers, continue...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on Friday killed eight civilians, including three women and three children, according to a provincial police chief.
The vehicle in which they were riding was destroyed and its driver killed...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:06 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A financier and senior leader of the feared Haqqani network, a group credited with attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul and numerous strikes on NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shot to death on the outskirts of the Pakistani...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:44 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan – In a harsh indictment of the Western-funded drug eradication effort in Afghanistan, the United Nations on Wednesday reported a rise of nearly 50% in the 2013 opium harvest, with land used for cultivation reaching an all-time...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:47 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- An independent federal watchdog has accused the U.S. Army in Afghanistan of allowing access to a prison complex by an Afghan contractor identified by a Pentagon command as having assisted insurgents by providing bomb-making...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:10 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a harsh indictment of the Western-funded drug eradication effort in Afghanistan, the United Nations on Wednesday reported an increase of nearly 50% in the 2013 opium harvest, with land used for cultivation reaching an all-...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:32 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News a candlelight vigil for Elawnza Peebles, 14, who was fatally shot as he was walking home in Los Angeles. Tacloban, Philippines: Super typhoon Haiyan devastation. Luetzelau, Switzerland: Autumn colors at lake...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber detonated a Toyota sedan Saturday next to an Afghan army vehicle protecting the site of an upcoming national assembly expected to consider a security pact with the United States. At least six people were killed and...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:09 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgents in southern Afghanistan claim they have kidnapped and killed six Afghan government workers, police spokesmen in the neighboring southern provinces of Kandahar and Zabul said Sunday. Taliban insurgents control much...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:35 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan – Seven children were killed and three were wounded Monday by a roadside bomb in southeastern Afghanistan, provincial officials said.
The children, 6 to 10 years old and all from the same extended family, were killed while...