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  • Suicide attack kills 13 near Pakistan army headquarters

    Suicide attack kills 13 near Pakistan army headquarters
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suicide bomber struck near Pakistani army headquarters Monday, killing at least 13 people, including six soldiers, in the second major attack on Pakistan’s security forces in as many days. Eighteen others were wounded in...
  • Afghanistan bombing kills coalition soldier

    Afghanistan bombing kills coalition soldier
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A bombing at the entrance to a base in southern Afghanistan used by the U.S.-led military coalition killed one international soldier Monday, Afghan officials said. Nine assailants were gunned down in the attack, which took place...
  • Afghanistan restaurant attack was retaliation, Taliban says

    Afghanistan restaurant attack was retaliation, Taliban says
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban claimed Saturday that its devastating, commando-style assault on a popular restaurant was payback for a NATO airstrike that killed Afghan civilians, as officials raised the death toll in the Friday night attack to 21...
  • Afghanistan restaurant death toll now at 21; most were foreigners

    Afghanistan restaurant death toll now at 21; most were foreigners
    KABUL, Afghanistan – Officials on Saturday raised the death toll from a Taliban assault on a popular Kabul restaurant to 21 people, including 13 foreigners, in one of the worst attacks on Western civilians in the 12-year war in Afghanistan. The...
  • Gunmen storm Kabul restaurant; 3 U.N. personnel among 14 killed

    Gunmen storm Kabul restaurant; 3 U.N. personnel among 14 killed
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- In one of the deadliest attacks in the Afghan capital in months, a team of attackers stormed a Lebanese restaurant popular with Westerners on Friday night and sprayed gunfire across the busy dining room, killing at least 14 people...
  • Bombing at Pakistani mosque observing evening prayers kills 6

    Bombing at Pakistani mosque observing evening prayers kills 6
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A bomb ripped through a crowded mosque where evening prayers were being held Thursday, killing six people and wounding 60 others, officials said. The dead included two children. The explosion occurred in the main prayer hall of a...
  • New video surfaces of missing U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl

    New video surfaces of missing U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl
    A new video has surfaced of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, raising hope that the soldier captured in Afghanistan in 2009 is still alive. U.S. officials confirmed Wednesday that the video exists and said they believe it is genuine. The video came to light in...
  • Afghanistan security at risk in U.S. pullout, official says

    Afghanistan security at risk in U.S. pullout, official says
    BRUSSELS — Security in Afghanistan would decrease steadily if all U.S. troops are withdrawn this year, a senior U.S. military official warned Thursday, two days after President Obama ordered the Pentagon to begin contingency planning for such a...
  • Pakistani Taliban calls one-month cease-fire

    Pakistani Taliban calls one-month cease-fire
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday announced a one-month cease-fire in a move that could revive stalled peace talks with Pakistan's government. The militant group's announcement came hours after two roadside bombs killed 11 security...
  • Suicide bomber strikes outside Iranian consulate in Pakistan

    Suicide bomber strikes outside Iranian consulate in Pakistan
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A suspected suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives outside the Iranian consulate in an upmarket section of this northwestern city Monday evening, killing two Pakistani paramilitary soldiers and wounding 10...
  • Taliban raids Afghanistan army posts, killing 19 soldiers

    Taliban raids Afghanistan army posts, killing 19 soldiers
    KABUL, Afghanistan – In the deadliest attack on Afghan security forces in months, Taliban militants struck two army posts in volatile Kunar province early Sunday, killing at least 19 soldiers, officials said. Six other soldiers believed to have...