| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:57 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — The campaign to succeed Afghan President Hamid Karzai officially began Sunday amid deep uncertainty about the prospects for a peaceful election after two aides to a leading candidate were killed in the normally peaceful...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:00 PM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The Pakistani government’s efforts to open peace talks with Islamist insurgents gathered steam Saturday when Taliban leaders nominated a five-member committee to represent them at the negotiating table.
One of the five,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:16 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has agreed to Pakistan's request to stop drone-launched missile strikes except on Al Qaeda operational leaders while Islamabad pursues peace talks with local Taliban militants, U.S. officials say.
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:45 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide attacker on a bicycle detonated a large bomb near an Afghan police precinct in the capital Sunday, killing two police officers and wounding 21 police and civilians, including three children.
The attack occurred about 3:...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:14 AM
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.
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:46 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top justice officials on Thursday ordered the release of 72 imprisoned terrorism suspects for lack of evidence to prosecute them, defying U.S. objections to freeing men still considered a security risk.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Five security personnel were killed and 34 wounded Wednesday evening when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden mini-truck into a mosque near a checkpoint in Pakistan’s North Waziristan Agency, officials said....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:44 AM
MADRID -- Lawmakers in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia voted Thursday to demand powers to hold a referendum on independence from Spain, ramping up their confrontation with a central government determined to avoid the breakup of the country....
| Jan 19, 2014
There's nothing like attending a concert while traveling. Not only do you experience great music, but you also catch a glimpse of local fashion, dances, drinks and customs. And isn't experiencing life like the locals what traveling is all about? Here's...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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...