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At Least Seven Killed In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Ministry

KABUL – An apparent suicide attack close to a government ministry in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday killed at least seven people and wounded more than 15 as...

Suspected Suicide Blast Hits Afghan Capital Kabul

KABUL – An apparent suicide attack close to a government ministry in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday killed at least five people as staff were leaving the...

Suspected Suicide Blast In Afghan Capital Kabul-police Spokesman

KABUL – An explosion was reported in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, close to the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, a police spokesman said. He...

Afghan President Signals Return Of Exiled Dostum Possible After Protests

KABUL – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani gave his first indication on Sunday that vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum could be allowed to return from exile after days...

Civilian Deaths In Afghanistan Hit Record As Suicide Attacks Surge

KABUL – The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan reached a record in the first half of the year, despite last month’s ceasefire, with a surge in suicide...

Fears Of More Violence In Pakistan Election After Bomber Kills 130

ISLAMABAD – A week of bombings on political rallies has shattered the relative peace of Pakistan’s general election campaign, culminating in a devastating...

Second Us Soldier Killed In Afghanistan In A Week Identified

WASHINGTON – The second U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan over the past week was named on Friday as Sergeant First Class Christopher Andrew Celiz of Summerville,...

Second Us Soldier Killed In Afghanistan This Week Identified

WASHINGTON – The second U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan this week was identified on Friday as Sergeant First Class Christopher Andrew Celiz of Summerville,...

Trumps Portrayal Of Nato In Crisis Carries Risks For Alliance

BRUSSELS – Donald Trump’s portrayal of NATO as an alliance in crisis has raised concern that the U.S. president’s nagging criticism might erode U.S....

Young Portuguese Inmates Sing Mozart Opera On Way To Freedom

LISBON – Inmates from one of Portugal’s biggest youth prisons took to the stage at a prominent Lisbon music venue this week to perform Mozart’s...